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FY 2015 Budget Comments

Thank you for your time and consideration in providing the preceding comments. On May 1, the Alexandria ...more

Budget Office (280) City Staff - 5/14/14 3:34 PM

Very disturbed to hear that parking meter hours of operation is going to be increased past 5 PM and ...more

Larry McLaughlin (446) User - 4/11/14 10:22 PM

After reading Budget Memo #3, dated March 7, 2014, I cannot believe the City Manger, thinks that $264,598 ...more

B. Allen (429) User - 3/13/14 3:38 PM

Thank you for inquiring with the City of Alexandria’s Office of Management and Budget regarding retiree ...more

Budget Office (280) City Staff - 3/12/14 5:01 PM

You on city council why do you think it is ok after someone retires to start cutting benefits that the ...more

ronald gochenour (340) User - 3/12/14 10:11 AM

Regarding the issue of funding for the Alexandria law library: it seems inconceivable that such funding ...more

Ilona E. Grenadier (444) User - 3/11/14 2:09 PM

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Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Process

Provide Public Input on the Budget

As the City moves through the budget process over the next few months, residents can voice their concerns and input regarding the proposed FY 2015 Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) in a variety of ways listed below.

  • Online - Post your comments and read what other residents have to say.
  • Email - Submit your comments and input on the FY 2015 proposed budget via email.
  • Spring Public Budget Hearing - The City Council will hear comments from residents and the public during a public hearing to be held on March 10, 2014. Those who wish to speak may sign up by going to alexandriava.gov/Participate and filling out a speaker's form online for that date.
  • Fall Public Budget Hearing - The City Council heard comments from residents directly during the Fall Public Budget Hearing held on October 19, 2013.

Budget Calendar & Resources

As the City discusses the FY 2015 budget, it is important that the related materials and information are available to the public. This page serves as the FY 2015 budget calendar page, and is home to documents, presentations, videos, and other pertinent information as the City moves through the FY 2015 budget process (work session dates and times are subject to change).

  • Saturday, October 19 - Fall Public Hearing
    9:30 a.m. – Council Chambers
    The City Council heard comments from residents directly during the Fall Public Budget Hearing held on October 19, 2013.
  • Wednesday, February 12 - Budget Work Session - Defining the Focus Area Teams (Livable, Green, and Prospering City + Accountable, Effective, and Well-Managed Government)
    6 p.m. – T&ES Offices, 2900 Business Center Drive
  • Thursday, February 20 - Budget Work Session - Defining the Focus Area Teams (Healthy and Thriving Residents + Safe, Secure, and Just Community)
    6 p.m. – T&ES Offices, 2900 Business Center Drive
  • Tuesday, February 25 - FY 2015 Proposed City Manager Budget Presentation
    7 p.m. – Council Chambers
  • Saturday, March 8 - Budget Work Session - Revenue, 5 Year Financial Planning Model, and Compensation Issues
    11:00 a.m. – Sister Cities Conference Room 1101
  • Monday, March 10 - Budget Public Hearing
    4 p.m. – Council Chambers
    The City Council will hear comments from residents and the public during a public hearing to be held on March 10, 2014.
    Those who wish to speak may sign up by going to alexandriava.gov/Participate and filling out a speaker's form online for that date.
  • Tuesday, March 11 - Introduction of Tax Rate Ordinance and Set Maximum Tax Rate
    7 p.m. – Council Chambers
  • Wednesday, March 12 - Budget Work Session - Livable, Green, and Prospering City Focus Area Team
    6:30 p.m. – Sister Cities Conference Room 1101
  • Tuesday, March 18 - Budget Work Session – Healthy and Thriving Focus Area Team
    6:30 p.m. – Sister Cities Conference Room 1101
  • Wednesday, March 19 - Budget Work Session – Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS)
    7:00 p.m. – G.W. Middle School, 1005 Mt. Vernon Ave. 
  • Wednesday, March 26 - Budget Work Session – Safe, Secure, and Just Community Focus Area Team
    6:30 p.m. – T&ES Offices, 2900 Business Center Drive
  • Wednesday, April 2 - Budget Work Session - Accountable, Effective, and Well-Managed Government Focus Area Team
    6:30 p.m. – Sister Cities Conference Room 1101
  • Thursday, April 3 - Public Budget Presentation
    6:30 p.m. – Beatley Library
  • Thursday, April 10 - Budget Work Session - CIP
    6:30 p.m. – George Washington Middle School, 1005 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Saturday, April 12 - Public Hearing on Tax Rates
    9:30 a.m. – Council Chambers
  • Monday, April 21 - Budget Work Session - Preliminary Add/Delete
    6:30 p.m. – Sister Cities Conference Room 1101
  • Thursday, April 24 - Budget Work Session - BFAAC and Business Tax Reform Task Force
    6:30 p.m. – Sister Cities Conference Room 1101
  • Monday, April 28 - Budget Work Session - Final Add/Delete
    6:30 p.m. – Council Chambers
  • Thursday, May 1 - Special City Council Meeting - Budget Adoption 
    7 p.m. – Council Chambers
  • Tuesday, May 13 - Legislative Meeting - Introduction of other tax rate/fee change resolutions (if applicable)
    7 p.m. – Council Chambers
  • Saturday, May 17 - Public Hearing - Other tax rate/fee change resolutions (if applicable)
    9:30 a.m. – Council Chambers
  • Tuesday, May 27 - Legislative Meeting - Adoption of tax rate/fee change resolutions
    7 p.m. – Council Chambers
  • Tuesday, June 10 - Legislative Meeting - Introduction of the FY15 Budget Appropriation Ordinance / FY14 Supplemental Appropriation
    7 p.m. – Council Chambers
  • Saturday, June 14 - Public Hearing - Adoption of the FY15 Budget Appropriation Ordinance / FY14 Supplemental Appropriation
    9:30 a.m. – Council Chambers

Council Guidance

301 King St., Room 3400
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.3737
Fax: 703.706.3991
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.