Keeping Up With Fairfax Board's Budget-Proposal Discussions

Thursday, February 21, 2008

The county budget proposed for the upcoming fiscal year will be presented to the Fairfax Board of Supervisors at 10 a.m. Monday during the regularly scheduled meeting in the board auditorium of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy.

The meeting will be carried by Fairfax County Government Channel 16, which is video streamed at

The presentation also will air at 9 p.m. Feb. 29 and March 7. And it will air as part of the Board of Supervisors' replays at 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. March 1 and will be available as video-on-demand at throughout March.

A supervisors' budget workshop has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8 at the Laurel Hill Golf Club, 8701 Laurel Crest Dr., Lorton. Budget committee meetings are scheduled for 1 p.m. March 28 and 3 p.m. April 18 in the government center.

Public hearings on the fiscal plan have been set for 7 p.m. March 31 and April 1 and 2. The school board presentation to the supervisors is set for 6 p.m. April 1. All public hearings will be in the government center's board auditorium.

Those who want to speak at one of the hearings should call 703-324-3151, TTY 703-324-3903, to place their name on the speakers list, or sign up online at

The markup is set for 10 a.m. April 21 and the formal adoption of the budget for 10 a.m. April 28, during the regular board meeting, both in the board auditorium.

Staff from the county's Department of Management and Budget will be available to speak about the budget to civic organizations, homeowners associations and community groups.

Call 703-324-2391, TTY 711, or e-mail

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