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County Administrator presents FY 2019 Budget

Percy Ashcraft, Prince George County Administrator presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget to the Board of Supervisors.  This is not a done deal and there will be next steps based on what the budget looks like when finally adopted.  The next budget work session is March 7 at 6pm at the BOS Meeting Room, 3rd Floor, County Administration Building.

Among the highlights of the proposed budget

  • 116+ million dollar budget
  • would maintain County’s reserve fund around 16%, well above the 12.5% minimum
  • would include building (through bond debt) one new elementary school
  • might include as much as a 5 cent rise in the real estate tax rate
  • might include increase in consumer’s county water bill
  • might include increase in consumer’s wastewater (sewer) bill
  • would support the previously planned replacement of county vehicles
  • would not add county employee slots
  • would fund the Schools/County MOU fully
  • would maintain our AA+ bond rating

Stay tuned for more information.