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County Administrator Bryan J. Hill released his proposed Fiscal Year 2018 financial plan for James City County on March 31. The proposed plan for FY2018 is 1.4% over the FY2017 budget at $196M with no tax rate increases.
The proposed FY2018 budget is the second year of the FY2017/2018 biennial budget. During this upcoming fiscal year, the budget will reflect the process to align County funding to the Strategic Plan and goal areas.
The proposed budget including information on revenue is available for review on the County’s website.
After a series of work sessions and community meetings, the Board of Supervisors will vote on the proposed FY2018 County budget and JCSA budget at the April 25 meeting at 5 p.m. Once adopted, the budget will cover July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018. Opportunities for citizen input are as follows:
Community meetings by voting districts, each at 6:30 p.m.April 10 – Kevin Onizuk, Jamestown District – Legacy Hall, 4301 New Town AvenueApril 12 – Ruth Larson, Berkeley District – Jamestown High School Auditorium, 3751 John Tyler HighwayApril 13 – John McGlennon, Roberts District – Government Center, 101 Mounts Bay Road, Building FApril 17 – Michael Hipple, Powhatan District – James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill RoadApril 19 – Sue Sadler, Stonehouse District – James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road
April 11 – Public hearing on proposed County budget and JCSA budget, 5 p.m. Board of Supervisors meeting.
The Board of Supervisors will hold budget work sessions at 4 p.m. on April 18 and 20 in the Board’s work session room at 101 Mounts Bay Road, Building F. Although there are no opportunities for public comments during work sessions, they can be viewed on JCC TV Cox Cable channel 48 and 1048, and streamed live and on demand at jamescitycountyva.gov. The proposed FY2018 budget can be viewed and downloaded at jamescitycountyva.gov/budget and copies are available for reading at public libraries and the County’s Satellite Services Office, 3127 Forge Road, Toano.
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