Fiscal Year 2019 Proposed Budget
On February 20, 2018, the FY 2019 proposed budget was presented by the City Manager to City Council. On November 4, 2017, City Council held its annual retreat to kick-off the budget, and on November 14, 2017 City Council adopted its budget guidance.
Please see the FY 2019 Budget Calendar and Resources link below for more information on the Council Retreat, Council Budget Guidance and overall budget process.
- FY 2019 Proposed Operating Budget & CIP Documents
- FY 2019 Budget Calendar and Resources
- FY 2019 Budget Questions and Answers
- FY 2019 Proposed Budget Comment Page
The City of Alexandria would like your input regarding the FY 2019 Operating Budget and FY 2019-2028 Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Members of the public are invited to share their comments and concerns using the link above.
Fiscal Year 2018 Approved Budget
On May 4, 2017, City Council approved a $728.1 million General Fund operating budget for FY 2018, with an increase to the real estate tax rate of $0.057 to $1.13 per $100 of assessed value.
Budget documents and Information for Fiscal Years 2002 through 2017, including approved operating budgets, Capital Improvement Programs, Budget in Briefs and Budget Memoranda.
Capital Projects Status Report
The Quarterly Capital Projects Status Report details the City's current Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects. Along with budget and financial data, information is provided on the history and current status of the projects, project highlights from the previous quarter, and anticipated project progress in the forthcoming quarter. This report is presented to City Council by the Office of Management and Budget and made available to the public.
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
Provided by the Finance Department's Accounting Division, the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) represents the City's overall financial position at the end of each fiscal year and reports the City's activities and balances for each fiscal year.
The purpose of this fee compendium is to provide a readily available source of information on the fees and service charges assessed by City departments. Although it is our intent to keep this information updated, there may be a lag between changes and when they are posted in this document. It is therefore possible that discrepancies may arise between the information contained within this compendium and Resolutions/Ordinances passed by City Council or regulations issued by departments. In any case, the Resolutions/Ordinances passed by City Council or regulations issued by departments shall be considered authoritative.
Five Year Financial Plan
The Five Year Financial Plan is a process and strategy for long-term strategic financial planning that starts with a multi-year projection of revenues and expenditures based on current policies and services and then allows us to add the individual or compounded effects of various policy choices to demonstrate their impact on our financial future.
Monthly Financial Report
The Monthly Financial Report details the City's General Fund revenues and expenditures as of the last day of the month, compares revenues and expenditures to the same period in the previous fiscal year, and provides an assessment of the current state of the economy. This report is presented to City Council by Chief Financial Officer Laura Triggs and made available to the public.
Budget & Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee
The Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee (BFAAC) advises and supports the City Council by examining the City's budget procedures and processes; and recommends ways of improving that process, including participation by the public. The Committee typically meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. You can find the Committee's recent reports, resources provided to the committee by staff, as well as meeting agendas, schedules and minutes at the link below.