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

Joseph M. Mondoro,
Chief Financial Officer

FY 2019 Budget Process Timeline

2017 July 1: Fiscal Year 2018 begins

November 28: County Executive and FCPS superintendent provide FY 2019 budget forecasts at joint meeting of Board of Supervisors and School Board

December 12: Board of Supervisors work session with General Assembly delegation

December 18: Governor submits proposed budget to General Assembly

2018 January: Board of Supervisors committee meetings

January 6: The Fairfax County delegation to the General Assembly holds a public hearing to gather citizen input for the coming legislative year.

January 11: Superintendent releases FCPS FY 2019 proposed budget

January 29 (and Jan. 30-31 if needed): School Board holds public hearings on budget

February: Board of Supervisors committee meetings

February 8: School Board adopts FCPS FY 2019 Advertised Budget

February 20: County Executive releases FY 2019 Advertised Budget

February 27: Joint meeting of Board of Supervisors and School Board

Late February: General Assembly adopts state budget

March: Board of Supervisors committee meetings

March 6: Board of Supervisors authorizes proposed real estate tax rate for FY 2019

April 10-12: Board of Supervisors holds public hearings on County budget

April 20: Board of Supervisors Budget Committee meeting for pre-markup to discuss changes to County Executive’s FY 2019 Advertised Budget Plan

April 24: Board of Supervisors mark-up County Executive’s FY 2019 Advertised Budget Plan

May 1: Board of Supervisors adopts FY 2019 budget and tax rate, including budget transfer to FCPS

May 10: School Board FY 2019 Approved Budget presented for new business

May 15 (and 16 if needed): School Board holds public hearings on budget

May 24: School Board adopts FY 2019 Approved Budget

July 1: FY 2019 begins