Management and Budget

Fairfax County, Virginia

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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

 

 

 

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


Jan. 9: FCPS Superintendent releases FY 2021 Proposed Budget


Jan. 27-29: School Board holds public hearings on budget


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


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


TBD: Joint Board of Supervisors and School Board Meeting


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


April 14: School Board presents FCPS budget to Board of Supervisors


April 14-16: Board of Supervisors holds public hearings on budget


April 24: Board of Supervisors Budget Committee meeting for pre-markup to discuss changes to County Executive’s FY 2021 (proposed) Budget plan


April 28: Board of Supervisors FY 2021 Budget mark‐up; determines budget package and tax rate


May 5: Board of Supervisors adopts FY 2021 Budget, tax rate and budget transfer amount to FCPS


May 21: School Board adopts FCPS FY 2021 Approved Budget


July 1: FY 2021 begins


 

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