The county Board of Supervisors has scheduled extra meetings on the proposed spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1.

A two-day community budget workshop is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon March 15 and March 22. The workshop will be in the Board Auditorium at the county Government Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy.

The two sessions, each covering different material, will provide residents with an orientation to budget materials, the budget process and other key information. Questions, comments and suggestions are welcome.

The workshop also will be televised on Channel 16. The first session will be broadcast at 7:30 p.m. March 16 and 8:30 p.m. March 21. The second will be aired at 7:30 p.m. March 23 and 8:30 p.m. March 28.

Board committee meetings to review the budget have also been scheduled: at 10 a.m. March 17, 9:30 a.m. March 31 and 3 p.m. April 18 in Rooms 9 and 10 of the Government Center.

For more information, call 703-324-2391 or e-mail dmbinfo@fairfaxcounty.gov. To register for the workshop online, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/opa/budgetnews/workshop.htm.

The supervisors' regular public hearings on the budget are at 7:30 p.m. April 7, 8 and 9 in the boardroom at the government center. To sign up as a speaker, call 703-324-3151.