20 - City Council Retreat: 2017/2018 Biennial Goals, Initiatives, and Outcomes Mid-Course Assessment.
17 - Finance and Human Services departments send letters to outside agencies advising of budget submittal requirements and deadlines.
4 - City Manager and Finance Director distribute budget guidance and capital improvement planning instructions to Department Heads.
2 - Begin series of meetings between City Manager and City employees in small groups to discuss budget issues.
5 - Finance department distributes FY 2019 budget guidance and worksheets to Department Heads and Constitutional Officers.
12 - Planning Director prepares a status report on the City’s FY 2018 Capital Improvement Program, focused on major capital items, and provides to Planning Commission and City Council.
17 - Planning Commission public hearing on capital improvement program.
19 - Departmental and Constitutional Officer operating budgets due to Finance Department. Finance begins compilation and review of budgets, and completes revenue projections for FY 2019.
19 - Deadline for receipt of all Outside Agency budget requests for FY 2019 funding.
24 - Planning Commission: Work session on CIP
27 - City Council Retreat on budget preview and long-term financial outlook.
29 - City Manager and Finance Director begin meetings with Department Heads on budget submittals as necessary.
16 - Planning Commission provides input to City Manager and City Council for update of the Five Year Capital Improvement Program.
TBD - James City County to host joint meeting of the JCC Board of Supervisors, School Board, and City Council to discuss budget, enrollment, and other matters of interest.
1 - Advertise proposed property tax increase (if applicable-30 day minimum notice requirement Va Code §58.1-3321).
8 - City Council Meeting: Williamsburg Regional Library Budget Presentation.
14 - 1st Notice of Public Hearing for Water Rate Increase Advertisement in Va Gazette (if applicable – Va Code §15.2-2143).
19 - City Council Work Session: Outside Agency Budget Requests (4:00pm-5:00pm Arts Commission, Human Services Agencies, 5:00pm-6:30pm Tourism Marketing).
21 - 2nd Notice of Public Hearing for Water Rate Increase Advertisement in Va Gazette (if applicable – Va Code §15.2-2143).
23 - Proposed FY 2019 Operating and Capital Improvement Budgets delivered to City Council.
28 - Budget Synopsis / Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Budget advertised in Va Gazette. (Va Code §15.2-2506-7 day minimum notification).
7 - City Manager budget report to Neighborhood Council of Williamsburg.
9 - City Council Work Session: Overview of FY 2019 Budget and Open Forum.
12 - City Council Meeting: Public Hearing on Proposed Budget, Tax Levy, and Utility Rates.
16 - City Council Budget Work Session (4:00 pm, if required).
30 - Supervisors and Department Heads submit annual employee performance evaluations for input into Merit Pay Plan.
10 - City Council Meeting: Adopt FY 2019 Operating, Capital, Utility, Public Assistance, and Quarterpath CDA Fund Budgets with Budget Resolution.
Council Sets Tax Rate.
1 - Begin Fiscal Year 2019