Public hearings on Fairfax County’s proposed FY 2022 Budget, FY 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Program and FY 2021 Third Quarter Review take place Tuesday through Thursday, April 13-15. To ensure the safety of residents, officials and staff, the hearings will be held virtually.
The hearings begin at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, and at 3 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, April 14 and 15. They are televised on Fairfax County Government Channel 16 , streamed live online and available to view on demand following the hearings.
The proposed General Fund budget is $4.49 billion, a $16.51 million increase over the FY 2021 Adopted Budget. Including other appropriated funds such as federal and state grants, the total proposed FY 2022 Budget is $8.52 billion. On Tuesday, March 9, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors set an advertised real estate tax rate of $1.15 per $100 of assessed value. The final rate can be reduced, but not increased, from $1.15.
Mark-up of the budget, when the Board of Supervisors discusses and makes changes to the proposal, takes place on Tuesday, April 27, with adoption on Tuesday, May 4. Budget timeline.