FY 2016 Budget Calendar & Resources

FY 2016 Budget Calendar & Resources

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FY 2016 Budget Calendar & Resources

Monday, November 3 – Board, Committee and Commission Chairs and Community Leaders Meeting
6:30 p.m. – Durant Center
Topic: Breakout sessions with the chairs (or designees) of the City's boards, committee and commissions and other civic leaders to discuss the FY 2016 Budget Process.

Wednesday, December 3 - Federation of Civic Associations Meeting
7:00 p.m. - Chett & Sabra Avery Conference Room 2000 (City Hall), 301 King St.
Topic: Talking points made by the City Manager, regarding the FY 2016 budget

Monday, January 26 - Civic Engagement Meeting (Safe, Secure, and Just Community)
6:30 p.m. - Lee Center Multipurpose Room, 1108 Jefferson Street
Join City leaders to learn about the budget development process and provide input on where the City should invest resources to best achieve its FY 2016 priorities. This meeting will discuss the "Safe, Secure, & Just Community" focus area team, which includes the following departments:
Court Services Unit, Department of Emergency Communications, Fire Department, Office of Human Rights, Police Department, and Sheriff's Office

Thursday, February 5- Civic Engagement Meeting (Livable, Green, & Prospering City)
6:30 p.m. - Lee Center Multipurpose Room, 1108 Jefferson Street
Join City leaders to learn about the budget development process and provide input on where the City should invest resources to best achieve its FY 2016 priorities. This meeting will discuss the "Livable, Green & Prospering City" focus area team, which includes the following departments: Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, Department of Code Administration, Office of Historic Alexandria, Office of Housing, Department of Planning and Zoning, Department of Project Implantation, Department of Transportation and Environmental Services, and Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities (Park Operations)

Monday, February 9 - Civic Engagement Meeting (Healthy & Thriving Residents)
6:30 p.m. - Lee Center Multipurpose Room, 1108 Jefferson Street
Join City leaders to learn about the budget development process and provide input on where the City should invest resources to best achieve its FY 2016 priorities. This meeting will discuss the "Healthy & Thriving Residents" focus area team, which includes the following departments: Department of Community and Human Services, Library, and Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities (Recreation and Cultural Activities)

Tuesday, March 3 - FY 2016 Proposed City Manager Budget Presentation
5:00 p.m. - Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St. 
Topic: City Manager's Presentation to FY 2016 Proposed Budget to Council

Wednesday, March 11 - Public Budget Presentation 
6:30 p.m. - Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St.
*Rescheduled from March 5th due to inclement weather

Thursday, March 12 - Budget Work Session: Compensation/Revenues/Five Year Financial Planning Model  
6:30 p.m. - Sister Cities Conference Room 1101 (City Hall), 301 King St.

Monday, March 16 - Budget Public Hearing
4:00 p.m. - Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St. 

Tuesday, March 17 - Budget Work Session: Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS)
6:30 p.m. - ACPS Headquarters, 1340 Braddock Place (1st Floor Board Room)
Topic: ACPS (Operating & Capital Budget)

Tuesday, March 17 – Introduction of Tax Rate Ordinance and Set Maximum Tax Rate
8:00 p.m.* - ACPS Headquarters, 1340 Braddock Place 
*Introduction of Tax Rate Ordinance will occur after the ACPS Budget Work Session Concludes.

Thursday, March 19 - Budget Work Session: "Safe, Secure, & Just Community" Focus Area
6:30 p.m. - Sister Cities Conference Room 1101 (City Hall), 301 King St.

Monday, March 23 - Budget Work Session: Capital Improvement Program
6:30 p.m. - Sister Cities Conference Room 1101 (City Hall), 301 King St. 

Tuesday, April 7 - Budget Work Session:  "Healthy & Thriving Residents" Focus Area
6:30 p.m. - Sister Cities Conference Room 1101 (City Hall), 301 King st. 

Thursday, April 9 - Budget Work Session: "Livable, Green, & Prospering City" Focus Area
6:30 p.m. - Sister Cities Conference Room 1101 (City Hall), 301 King St. 

Thursday, April 16 - Budget Work Session: Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) 
7:00 p.m. - ACPS Headquarters, 1340 Braddock Place (1st Floor Board Room) 

Tuesday, April 21 - Budget Work Session:  "Accountable, Effective, & Well-Managed Government" Focus Area
5:30 p.m. - Sister Cities Conference Room 1101 (City Hall), 301 King St.  

Tuesday, April 21 - Budget Work Session: Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee (BFAAC) 
6:30 p.m. - Sister Cities Conference Room 1101 (City Hall), 301 King St. 

Tuesday, April 21 - FY 2016 Tax Rate Public Hearing
7:30 p.m. - Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St.

Tuesday, April 28 - City Council Legislative Meeting
7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St.
Topic - Preliminary Add/Delete List Discussion

Monday, May 4 - City Council Work Session: Final Add/Delete Discussion 
6:30 p.m. - Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St. 

Thursday, May 7 - City Council Special Meeting: Budget Adoption
6:30 p.m. - Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St. 
Topic: Budget Adoption

Saturday, November 7 - Council Retreat  
TBD - Council Chambers (City Hall), 301 King St.

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