FY19 Proposed Budget

Stafford County’s budget is a financial guide for citizens and staff. The purpose of is to communicate the initiatives authorized by the Board of Supervisors and enacted by the County Administrator. This document accounts for the County’s anticipated income from various revenue sources and how these resources are to be used during the fiscal year. The reader will also find background information such as how the organization is structured and other pertinent statistical data about Stafford County. 

Advertised Tax Rate Update:

The Board of Supervisors voted at their March 20, 2018 meeting to advertise a real estate tax rate of $0.99/$100 of assessed value. The difference between the County Administrator's FY2019 Proposed Budget rate of $0.965 and the Advertised Rate of $0.99 is approximately $4M. The County Administrator provided context on this budget process in his presentation given to the Board of Supervisors on April 3, 2018. To view the presentation: FY2019 Budget Presentation - Advertised Rate

Budget Calendar:

The Board of Supervisors will meet for a Budget Work Session on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

The Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on the Tax Rates for New Service Districts for Lake Carroll and Lake Arrowhead, at their 7:00 p.m. Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The meeting will be in the Board Chambers of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

The Board of Supervisors and School Board will meet for a Joint Capital Improvement Program Budget Work Session on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on All Remaining Tax Rates, at their 7:00 p.m. Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The meeting will be in the Board Chambers of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

 If there are questions, please contact Andrea Light, Budget Director at (540) 658-8617.