FY 2018 Budget Calendar and Resources

Page updated on Feb 24, 2017 at 9:58 AM

City Council Budget Meetings & Work Sessions

Saturday, November 5 - City Council Retreat
9:30 a.m. - T&ES Facility, 2900 Business Center Drive

Wednesday, November 9 - Budget Guidance (City Council Legislative Meeting)
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Council Chambers, 301 King St

Tuesday, February 21 – Proposed Budget Presentation  and 1st Work Session (City Council Legislative Meeting)
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Council Chambers, 301 King St.

Thursday, February 23 – Public Budget Presentation  
7:00 p.m. - Beatley Library, 5005 Duke St.

Tuesday, February 28 – City Debt Policy Update (During Legislative Meeting)
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Council Chambers, 301 King St.

Tuesday, March 1 – Budget Work Session #2: Capital Improvement Program
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Sister Cities Room 1101, 301 King St.

Wednesday, March 8 – Budget Work Session #3: Alexandria City Public School
7:00 p.m. -  ACPS Headquarters, 1st Floor Boardroom, 1340 Braddock Rd.

Monday, March 13 – Budget Public Hearing 
4:00 p.m. - City Hall, Council Chambers, 301 King St.

Tuesday, March 14 – Introduce the Maximum Property Tax Rates  
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Council Chambers, 301 King St.

Wednesday, March 15 – Budget Work Session #4: Healthy & Thriving Residents
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Sister Cities Room 1101, 301 King St.

Tuesday, March 21 – Budget Work Session #5: Livable, Green, & Prospering City
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Sister Cities Room 1101, 301 King St.

Wednesday, March 29 – Budget Work Session #6: Safe, Secure, & Just Community

7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Sister Cities Room 1101, 301 King St.

Wednesday, April 5 – Budget Work Session #7: Accountable, Effictive, & Well-Managed Government
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Sister Cities Room 1101, 301 King St.

Wednesday, April 19 -Budget Work Session #8: Topic To Be Determined
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Sister Cities Room 1101, 301 King St.

Saturday, April 22 – City Council Public Hearing on the Maximum Property Tax Rate
9:30 a.m. - City Hall, Council Chambers, 301 King St.  

Tuesday, April 25 – Preliminary Add/Delete
6:00 p.m. - City Hall, Council Workroom, 301 King St.

Monday, May 1 - Final Add/Delete
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Council Chambers, 301 King St.

Thursday, May 4 – Budget Adoption
7:00 p.m. - City Hall, Council Chambers, 301 King St.



Civic Engagement Meeting

On October 13, 2016, the City kicked off the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget process with a community meeting to inform the public about the budget and some of the potential issues for FY 2018. The meeting provided an overview of the FY 2018 budget process and some of the major budgetary challenges currently faced by the City. 


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