FY 2019-2020 Budget Process

Finance Director Valerie Tweedie first presented a draft budget to Christiansburg Town Council on April 9, 2019. The below is the draft budget as of May 15, 2019.

DRAFT FY 2019-2020 Budget

Budget Process Calendar

January 2019

  • Budget templates and forms were distributed to departments, and staff met to discuss the budget process.

February 2019

  • Departmental budget requests were due, along with end of the year expenditure estimates, personnel requests and capital outlay requests. 
  • Finance Director and Town Manager began reviewing budget requests and end of year expenditure estimates, holding meetings with departments as needed.
  • Feb. 12: Finance Committee met to discuss the compensation study, which would impact the FY 2019-2020 budget, as well as community support applications.

March 2019

  • March 14: Finance Committee met to discuss the compensation study and full-time position requests included in the FY 2019-2020 budget. 
  • March 26: Finance Director provided copies of the draft budget to Town Council.

April 2019

  • April 9: Finance Director used this PowerPoint to present the draft budget to Town Council.
  • April 16: Town Council held a work session to discuss the draft budget.

May 2019

  • May 7: Town Council held a work session to discuss the draft budget.

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FY 2018-19 Budget Process

FY 2018-19 Budget

Just want the highlights? Check out the 2018-19 Budget Summary.

Budget Modification

Town Council approved a budget modification to the FY 2018-19 budget on Jan. 8, 2019.

FY 2018-19 Budget: Where does our funding come from?

total revenue

FY 2018-19 Budget: What is our funding spent on?

total appropriations

Note: The $7.8 million difference between our total revenue and total appropriations is covered by the Town’s capital reserve funds and unexpended funds from previous years.