County officials are beginning the budgeting process for fiscal 2021.
During the next few months, meetings about the county and school board’s proposed budgets and the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) are taking place.
Members of the public may participate by attending the meetings and providing feedback on SpeakUp Prince William, according to a release from Prince William County.
They can also reach out to their Supervisor and, beginning on February 18, submit questions through a Budget Q&A on the county’s website.
Here is the budget schedule:
- February 11, 2 p.m. — The 2021-26 proposed CIP is being presented at the Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) meeting.
- February 18, 7:30 p.m. — The County is presenting the proposed budget.
- February 22, 9 a.m. to Noon — Community members can learn about the proposed budget and proposed CIP, and ask questions.
- March 4, 6 p.m. — Feedback about the proposed CIP will be provided by the planning commissioners at a work session.
- March 10 and March 17, 2 p.m. — Budget work sessions are being held by the BOCS.
- March 31, 7:30 p.m. — The BOCS will hear about the Prince William County School Board’s proposed budget.
- April 14 — A summary of the proposed budget will be given at the 2 p.m. board meeting, and a public hearing on the proposal is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
- April 21, 7:30 p.m. — The county supervisors are going to consider any revisions for the proposed budget at a mark-up session.
- April 28, 7:30 p.m. — The board plans to adopt Prince William County’s fiscal 2021 budget.
The Planning Commission meeting on March 4 will occur in the Potomac Conference Room at the McCoart Administration Building, 1 County Complex Court in Woodbridge.
The other meetings are taking place in the Board Chambers at the McCoart Administration Building.