Budget Development

Management and Budget staff met with the City's Leadership Team on November 13th to kickoff the FY19 budget process.  An update was provided on FY17 year-end results, the current status of revenue in FY18, and the outlook for FY19, as well as information on how budget request offers are to be submitted for FY19.  On December 1st, Management and Budget staff together with representatives from the Human Services Advisory Board and the Roanoke Arts Commission met with outside agencies that will be requesting funding from those City committees as part of the FY19 budget process.  Internal City departments submitted their budget requests which were due Friday, December 22nd.  Management and Budget staff will spend several weeks after Christmas reviewing these offers followed with the Priority Team reviews to begin the week of January 15th.  This year, the City's Directors will serve as Priority Team members and will work to rank the offers in each priority in order of importance."  That will be followed by Director peer team reviews of budget offers to make recommendations regarding the funding levels being requested.
  1. FY2019
  2. FY2018
  3. FY2017
  4. FY2016

Important Dates, Presentations and Official Documents

September 22, 2017: Council Strategic Planning Retreat (pdf)

November 13, 2017: City Leadership Kickoff meeting and Budget System becomes available (for City Directors and Staff only)

December 1, 2017 9:00 AM City Council Chambers: Outside Agency mandatory instructional meeting

December 4, 2017: Priority Indicators and Performance Measure Document (pdf) available (shows FY 2017 results)

January 2, 2018, 9:00 a.m.: City Council Briefing (pdf)

February 5, 2018, 9:00 a.m.: City Council Briefing

March 5, 2018, 9:00 a.m.: City Council Briefing

April 2, 2018, 9:00 a.m.: City Council Briefing

April 16, 2018: Recommended budget presented to City Council and Recommended Budget Document is available

April 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m.: Public hearings on recommended budget and tax rates

May 7, 2018: Budget Study

May 14, 2018, 2:00 p.m.: City Council adopts budgets and update to the HUD Consolidated Plan and approves an annual appropriation ordinance

June 18, 2018: Adopted Budget Document becomes available