Goochland County Administrator John A. Budesky has proposed a $89.4 million County Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 beginning July 1.
The County General Fund budget at $53.1 million represents a $2.7 million
or 5.3% increase from the current year.
No tax rate changes are proposed.
makes up 43% of the General Fund budget while Public Safety is 20% of General
Fund spending. Some of the changes from
the current year include:
Safety increased by $576,569 or 5.7% above the FY18 budget
transfer increased by $760,000 or 3.5% above the FY18 budget
of Social Services (Health & Welfare) transfer increased by $65,342 or 10.1%
above the FY18 budget
2% merit compensation increase is proposed for all County employees. The County and Schools Twenty-Five-Year
Capital Improvements Program (CIP) contains $513.5 million for forecasted
projects. The first year of the CIP for
FY19 includes investments in transportation, public safety, education, parks
& recreation, and facilities maintenance.
hearing Budesky’s proposal on February 20, the Board of Supervisors also heard
presentations from the School Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Raley, Sheriff James L.
Agnew, Fire-Rescue Chief William MacKay, and Animal Protection Director Tim
Board’s consideration of the FY19 budget continues February 27th and
March 6th both starting at 3 p.m.
Hall meetings, which will include discussions on the FY19 Budget, will be held
on March 7th (Districts 4 & 5), March 20th (District
1), and March 28th (Districts 2 & 3). The public is invited to attend any or all
the Town Hall meetings.
public hearing on the budget and tax rates will be held on April 3rd
at 7 p.m. Adoption of the budget and tax
rates is scheduled for 3 p.m. on April 17th. All meetings are open to the public.
Administrator's Proposed FY2019 Budget can be read at http://goochlandva.us/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/1153.