Provided by Prince William County
The budget season has kicked off in Prince William County. The Board of County Supervisors is set to hear presentations, and hold work sessions and public hearings on the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget. The Board will receive community input before adopting the budget adoption on April 28.
- Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2:00 p.m. Board Meeting: Supervisors will see the Proposed Capital Improvements Projects (CIP) plan for 2021 through 2026.
- Wednesday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. Board Meeting: The County Executive will present the Proposed Budget, which details proposed funding for county services in Fiscal Year 2021.
- Saturday, Feb. 22 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon: A community meeting where county residents will be able to hear the presentations and ask questions about the CIP and proposed budget.
- Wednesday, March 4, 6:00 p.m. Planning Commission CIP work session. Planning commissioners will provide their input on the proposed CIP.
- Tuesdays March 10 and 17, 2:00 p.m.: Supervisors will hold budget work sessions, which will cover specific areas of the proposed budget, as determined by the board.
- Tuesday, March 31, 7:30 p.m. meeting: The Prince William County School Board will present its proposed budget to the Board of County Supervisors during the county board’s meeting.
- Tuesday, April 14, 2:00 p.m.: A recap on the proposed budget during the board’s meeting. There will then be a public hearing on the proposed budget at the 7:30 p.m. meeting. (The board will also hold an additional public hearing on the proposed budget at a date to be decided.)
- Tuesday, April 21,7:30 p.m.: During the budget mark-up session, the supervisors will determine any final changes they would like to make to the budget.
- The budget is scheduled to be adopted on April 28 during the board’s 7:30 p.m. meeting.
All meetings will be held in the Board Chambers at the McCoart Administration Building, 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge. The Planning Commission meeting will be held in the Potomac Conference Room of the McCoart Building.
There are several ways the public can get involved during the budget process:
- Attend the above-mentioned meetings and speak;
- Leave a comment on the board’s weekly agenda on SpeakUp Prince William;
- Ask a question using the interactive Budget Q&A starting Feb. 18;
- Contact their district supervisor
More information about the FY21 Budget can be found at pwcgov.org/budget.