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Fiscal Year 2017 Budget & Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Process
Link to Vol 1 of proposed budget document
Link to dollar bill graphic Where the Money Goes
Click on the dollar bill graphic above to view a representation of where tax dollars would be used in Loudoun County under the Proposed FY 2018 Budget. 

FY 2018 Budget Process new
Loudoun County County Administrator Tim Hemstreet presented his proposed Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 18) budget Wednesday, February 15, 2017, to the Board of Supervisors. The budget totals $2.5 billion in appropriations for the general county government and school system. The budget presentation is online as is the proposed budget document and a presentation on the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) made to the Board's Finance, Government Operations & Economic Development Committee February 14, 2017.

CIP Work Sessionsnew

The Board of Supervisors Finance/Government Operations & Economic Development Committee has scheduled special meetings on an "as needed" basis to work on the proposed Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The next such meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison Street, S.E. in Leesburg. The first meeting was held Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The meeting packet, action report and link to the webcast of the meeting are online: 

Public Input

Members of the public may provide input on the budget process to members of the Board of Supervisors through a number of channels.
In-Person Public Hearings (Advanced sign up: 703-777-0204)
  • Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 p.m., Loudoun County Government Center
  • Thursday, March 2 – 3:00 p.m., Loudoun County Government Center
  • Saturday, March 4 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Loudoun County Public Schools Administration Building (21000 Education Court, Ashburn)
  • Board of Supervisors Comment Line: 703-777-0115

Budget Work Sessions
The Board will hold a series of budget work sessions on the budget in March. The schedule is as follows.
  • Monday, March 6, 2017: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 13, 2017: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 20, 2017: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The public hearings and work sessions at the government center will be televised on Comcast Government Channel 23, Open Band Channel 40, and Verizon FiOS Channel 40. The presentation also will be available for viewing through the Loudoun County Webcast System.  Documents for the work sessions will be posted on this web page and at www.loudoun.gov/bosdocuments.

The Board is expected to adopt the FY 2018 budget Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Loudoun County's fiscal year begins July 1.

The FY 2017 Budget Story is Online 
The FY 2017 Budget Story is a companion document to Loudoun County’s FY 2017 Adopted Budget. The Budget Story was produced to provide an additional resource for Loudoun’s residents to learn about the county’s budget. The Budget Story highlights a wide variety of county programs and illustrates some of the many ways the county puts tax dollars to work.

Adopted FY 2017 Budget is Online
The adopted Fiscal Year 2017 budget for the Loudoun County government, which was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on April 5, 2016, is online. 

The budget totals approximately $2.46 billion in total appropriations for the general county government and school system for FY 2017.  The budget will go into effect July 1, 2016, while the new tax rates are effective as of April 5, 2016.  

The adopted budget includes a real property tax rate of $1.145 per $100 in assessed value. The personal property tax rate remains unchanged at $4.20 per $100. The budget includes a local transfer to Loudoun County Public Schools of $694.8 million, which is a 5.5% increase in local tax funding over FY 2016 and represents 97.6 percent of the School Board’s budget request. More information is online in the news release below: 

Where the Money Goes
Click here to view a representation of where tax dollars are used in Loudoun County in FY 2017. 

For More Information
Background on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget and the budget process is online here.

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