The Office of Management & Budget prepares the annual operating budget and capital improvement program, and performs on-going fiscal and management analyses of City programs.
OMB conducts research and analysis in such areas as improving operational efficiency and cost effectiveness, performance measures, organizational structure and processes, and the acquisition and use of state and federal resources.
Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Budget
FY 2015 Proposed Budget & Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
On February 25, 2014, Alexandria City Manager Rashad M. Young proposed a $634.8 million General Fund Operating Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. The proposed budget maintains the current real estate tax rate at $1.038 per $100 of assessed value. The proposed operating budget and CIP documents are available to review and can be found below. For a brief description and highlights of the budget, please refer to the Budget in Brief pamphlet. You can also refer to the links below to learn more about the budget process and the information provided to City Council during the budget process.
FY 2015 Budget Process
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.
- FY 2015 Budget Calendar & Resources - Find the list of public budget meetings and hearings as well as resources for the public on additional information relating to the FY 2015 Proposed Budget.
- Online - Post your comments and read what other residents have to say.
- Email - Submit your comments and input on the FY 2015 budget via email.
- FY 2015 Budget Memoranda
City Manager's Performance Plan for FY 2014-2016
The City Manager's Performance Plan establishes the three-year (FY14-FY16) mission for the City to achieve the goals in the City's Strategic Plan. The document is organized around four focus areas, each associated with a Deputy City Manager, that describe the broad end state for the City and connect to at least one goal in the City's Strategic Plan. Focus Area statements are not measurable, but establish the foundation to identify and develop associated outcomes.
FY 2014 Approved Budget
On May 6, 2013, the Alexandria City Council approved a $624.8 million General Fund operating budget for FY 2014, increasing the property tax rate 4.0 cents to $1.038 per $100 of assessed value. The complete approved operating budget and CIP documents are available by clicking the link above. For a brief description and highlights of the budget, please refer to the press release here or the Budget in Brief pamphlet. You can also refer to the links below to learn more about the budget process and the information provided to City Council during the budget process.
Capital Projects Status Reports
The Quarterly Capital Projects Status Report details the City’s current Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects. Along with budget and financial data, information is provided on the history and current status of the projects, project highlights from the previous quarter, and anticipated project progress in the forthcoming quarter. This report is presented to City Council by the Office of Management and Budget and made available to the public.
Information and budgets for Fiscal Years 2002 through 2014, including Approved Operating Budgets, Capital Improvement Programs, Budget in Briefs and Budget Memoranda can be found on the Budget Archive page.
The Monthly Financial Report details the City's General Fund revenues and expenditures as of the last day of the month, compares revenues and expenditures to the same period in the previous fiscal year, and provides an assessment of the current state of the economy. This report is presented to City Council by Chief Financial Officer Laura Triggs and made available to the public.