Budget Archives

Information and approved budget documents for Fiscal Years 2002 through present, including Operating Budgets, Capital Improvement Programs, Budget in Briefs and Budget Memorandum.

Page updated on Oct 1, 2021 at 12:39 PM

Fiscal Year 2022

On February 16,  2021, City Manager Mark Jinks presented the Alexandria City Council with a proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 General Fund Operating Budget of $767.6 million, which represents an increase of 1.9% over the current year. The proposed budget includes $239 million in operating funds for the Alexandria City Public Schools, a $5 million (or 2.1%) increase over FY 2021 funding. The budget proposal also includes increases in capital investments for stormwater management infrastructure; redevelopment of Landmark Mall; municipal fiber projects; and educational and municipal facilities, totaling $2.66 billion over 10 years in Alexandria’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP). For a brief description and highlights of the budget, please refer to this  news release or review the FY 2022 Budget in Brief.

Please see the FY 2022 Budget Calendar and Resources link below for more information on the Council Retreat, Council Budget Guidance and overall budget process. 


Fiscal Year 2021 

On April 29, 2020,  the Alexandria City Council unanimously adopted a Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 General Fund Operating Budget of $753.3 million, which represents decrease of 1.6% over the current year. The real estate tax rate remains at $1.13 per $100 of assessed value. The approved budget reflects the changes submitted by the City Manager on April 7, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The approved budget includes $234.0 million in operating funds for public schools (a 1.0%, or $2.4 million increase over FY 2020 funding), and invests $2.1 billion over 10 years in Alexandria’s Capital Improvement Program. FY 2021 begins on July 1, 2020 and ends June 30, 2021. For a brief description and highlights of the budget, please refer to this news release or review the FY 2021 Approved Budget in Brief.

Please see the FY 2021 Budget Calendar and Resources link below for more information on the Council Retreat, Council Budget Guidance and overall budget process. 

Fiscal Year 2020

On May 1, 2019, the Alexandria City Council unanimously adopted a Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 General Fund Operating Budget of $761.5 million, which represents an increase of just 1.75% over the current year. The approved budget includes $231.7 million in operating funds for public schools (a 3.5%, or $7.8 million increase over FY 2019 funding), and invests $1.62 billion over 10 years in Alexandria’s Capital Improvement Program. FY 2020 begins on July 1, 2019 and ends June 30, 2020.


Fiscal Year 2019

On May 3, 2018, City Council approved a $748.4 million General Fund operating budget for FY 2019, with a real estate tax rate that has remained unchanged from 2017 at $1.13 per $100 of assessed value. 


Fiscal Year 2018


Fiscal Year 2017


Fiscal Year 2016


Fiscal Year 2015


Fiscal Year 2014


Fiscal Year 2013


Fiscal Year 2012


 Fiscal Year 2011


Fiscal Year 2010


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Fiscal Year 2003


Fiscal Year 2002

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