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Management & Budget
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FY 2013 Budget Process

To: City Council, Mayor, and City Manager

General property tax revenue has increased 9 times ...more

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FY 2013 City Manager's Proposed Operating Budget & Capital Improvement Program

On February 14, 2012, Alexandria City Manager Rashad M. Young proposed a $585.6 million General Fund Operating Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013.  The proposed budget keeps the current real estate tax rate level at 99.8 cents per $100 of assessed value

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Budget in Brief    
Brief summary of the City Manager's FY 2013 proposed budget.

Proposed Operating Budget (Complete) 

  • Table of Contents 
  • City Manager's Message 
  • Overview
  • Understanding the Budget
  • Combined Sources & Uses Tables
  • Expenditure Summaries
    -- Expenditure Summary by Department
    -- Expendature Summary (BFAAC Budget Format)
    -- Expendature Summary by Strategic Goal Area
  • Revenue Summaries 
    -- Revenue Overview
    -- General Fund Revenue Distribution
    -- Summary of Budgeted Revenues and Other Finance Sources
    -- Significant Fee and Fine Changes
    -- Real Property Tax Revenues
    -- Statement of Estimate Real Property Tax Revenues
    -- Real Estate Assessments by Calendar Year
    -- Real Property Tax Base
    -- Real Property Assessments Compared To General Fund Expenditures
    -- FY 2013 Proposed Tax Rates for Major Revenue Sources
    -- Grant Funding Summary
  • Personnel Summary
    -- Changes in City Staffing Levels
    -- General Salary Adjustments
  • Fund Balance
    -- History of Fund Balance
    -- Estimated FY 2012 General Fund Balance Year-End
    -- Statement of Projected Fund Balance
    -- Layperson’s Guide to Fund Balance
  • Forecast Scenarios
    -- Multi-Year Revenue and Expenditure Projections
  • Legislative & Executive
    -- City Council
    -- City Manager
    -- City Attorney
    -- City Clerk and Clerk of Council
  • Courts & Constitutional Officers
    -- 18th Circuit Court
    -- 18th General District Court
    -- Clerk of Courts
    -- Commonwealth’s Attorney
    -- Court Service Unit
    -- Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court
    -- Law Library
    -- Other Public Safety and Justice Activities
    -- Registrar of Voters
    -- Sheriff
  • General Government
    -- Finance
    -- General Services
    -- Human Resources
    -- Human Rights
    -- Information Technology Services
    -- Internal Audit
    -- Office of Communications & Public Information
    -- Office of Management and Budget
    -- Non-Departmental
    -- Real Estate Assessments
  • Public Safety
    -- Department of Emergency Communications
    -- Fire
    -- Office of Building and Fire Code Administration
    -- Police
  • Health & Welfare
    -- Department of Community and Human Services
    -- Alexandria Health Department
    -- Other Health Activities
  • Community Development
    -- Housing
    -- Planning and Zoning
    -- Economic Development Activities
  • Parks, Recreation & Cultural Activities
    -- Historic Alexandria
    -- Library
    -- Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities
    -- Other Recreation Activities
  • Public Works
    -- Transportation and Environmental Services
    -- Transit Subsidies
  • Education
    -- Alexandria City Public Schools
    -- Northern Virginia Community College
  • CIP Related Information
  • Community Profile
  • Glossary
  • Legislative References
    -- Relevant Budget Legislative References
    -- Ordinance 4291(BFAAC)
    -- Resolution 2480 (Setting Guidance to FY 2013 Budget Preparation) 
    -- Reduction in Force (RIF) Administrative Regulation 6-22
    -- Financial Policies
  • Appendices
    -- Compensation Philosophy
    -- General Salary Schedule
    -- Police Salary Schedule
    -- Sheriff Salary Schedule
    -- Fire Salary Schedule
    -- FY 2013 City Holidays


Proposed Capital Improvement Program (Complete) 

  • Table of Contents 
  • Overview
    -- CIP Overview Contents
    -- FY 13-22 Proposed CIP Summary
    -- Comparison to Last Year's CIP
    -- CIP Purpose & Definitions
    -- CIP Development Process
    -- Proposed FY 13 Project Highlights
    -- Proposed FY 13-22 Project Highlights
    -- Projects Not Funded
    -- Capital Budget Funding Summary
    -- Debt Policy Guidelines
    -- EcoCity Initiative Efforts
  • Strategic Plan 
    -- Alexandria's Strategic Planning Process
    -- CIP by Strategic Plan Goal
  • Summary Expenditure Tables 
    -- Sources and Uses
    -- Project Section Summary
    -- Project Expenditure Summary
    -- Project Category Summary
  • Summary Funding Tables
    -- Sources and Uses
    -- Debt Service Indicators
    -- Bond Repayment Schedules
  • Capital Project Detail Sheet
    -- Format Description
  • ACPS 
    -- Summary of Projects
    -- ACPS CIP Overview
    -- Capacity Projects
    -- Facilities and Systems Maintenance
  • Community Development
    -- Summary of Projects
    -- City-wide Amenities
    -- Neighborhood Planning
    -- Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project
  • Recreation and Parks
    -- Summary of Projects
    -- Park Maintenance & Improvements
    -- Recreation Facility Maintenance
    -- Renovated or New Recreation Facilities
    -- Open Space Acquisition & Development
  • Public Buildings
    -- Summary of Project
    -- General Government Facilities
    -- Preservation of Historic Facilities
    -- Torpedo Factory Repairs
    -- Mental Health Residential Facilities
    -- Public Safety Facilities
  • Transportation & Transit
    -- Summary of Projects
    -- Sources and Uses
    -- Transportation Inprovement Program (TIP)
    -- Public Transit
    -- High Capacity Transit Corridors
    -- Non-Motorized Transportion
    -- Streets & Bridges
    -- Fixed Transportation Equipment
  • Sewers
    -- Summary of Projects
    -- Sanitary Sewer Fund
    -- Stormwater Management Fund
  • Other Regional Contributions
    -- Summary of Projects
    -- Northern Virginia Community College
    -- Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority
    -- Peumansend Regional Jail
  • Information Technology Plan
    -- Project Index
    -- Information Technology Plan Preface
    -- Executive Summary
    -- City's Strategic Goal Process
    -- Summary Project Totals
    -- Operating Budget Impacts
    -- Systems Development Projects
    -- IT Infrastructure Projects
  • Legislative References
  • Appendices
    -- Elimination of CIP Projects

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Alexandria, VA 22314
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