Management and Budget

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM M-F

703-324-2391
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway Suite 561
Fairfax, VA 22035-0074

Christina Jackson,
Director

Budget Process Timeline

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Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Budget Process Timeline

 

 

 

November 26: FY 2021 Budget forecast presented at joint budget meeting of Board of Supervisors and School Board


January 9: FCPS Superintendent releases FY 2021 Proposed Budget


January 27-29: School Board holds public hearings on budget


February 6: School Board adopts FY 2021 (proposed) Budget Plan


February 25: County Executive presents FY 2021 Advertised (proposed) Budget Plan


February 28: Joint Board of Supervisors and School Board Meeting


March 10: Board of Supervisors authorizes proposed real estate tax rate for FY 2021


March 24: FY 2020 Third Quarter Review submitted to Board of Supervisors for advertisement


April 7: Add-On Package submitted to Board of Supervisors with revised FY 2021 Budget Proposal


April 14: Board of Supervisors holds public hearing on FY 2021 effective tax rate


April 28-30: Board of Supervisors holds public hearings on FY 2021 Budget, FY 2020 Third Quarter Review, and FY 2021-FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program


May 5: Board of Supervisors marks up FY 2021 Budget and adopts FY 2020 Third Quarter Review


May 12: Board of Supervisors adopts FY 2021 Budget, tax rate and budget transfer amount to FCPS


TBD: School Board adopts FCPS FY 2021 Approved Budget


July 1: FY 2021 begins


July 28: FY 2020 Carryover Review submitted to Board of Supervisors for advertisement


September 29: FY 2020 Carryover Review approved by the Board of Supervisors


Fall 2020: Potential additional quarterly review submitted/approved (potential)


 

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