Having heard the recommendations of City Manager Wyatt Shields Monday to address the current economic crisis with a combination of layoffs, program cuts and a small tax increase, the Falls Church City Council must now wrestle with how to play the annual budget balancing act game in the context of […]
City Manager’s Proposal Gets Sent to Council For the first time in the almost 60 year history of the independent City of Falls Church, its budget for the coming fiscal year will not only be less than the year before, down by 5.7 percent, but will involve the elimination of […]
One of the more challenging aspects of budget discussions for local governments is advertising a tax rate for the coming year.
Vice Mayor Assails Remarks By Snyder Editor, As the City of Falls Church enters into what is perhaps the most difficult budget cycle in its history, what is needed is a deliberative process that is fully responsive to the unique challenges presented by the current economic downturn.
Shields to Present F.C. FY10 Proposed Budget Monday The City of Falls Church’s City Manager Wyatt Shields will present his proposed budget for the coming fiscal year of 2010, beginning this July 1, at the City Council meeting this Monday, Mar. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
Northern Virginia legislators, in a series of exclusive interviews with the News-Press yesterday, concurred with the remarks of Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, delivered at the conclusion of the Richmond legislative session last week, that President Obama’s massive economic stimulus program has saved 7,100 state jobs in the just-adopted Fiscal Year […]
F.C. School Board Adopts $39.7 Million Budget The Falls Church School Board Tuesday night approved a $39.7 million budget for Fiscal Year 2010, coming in lower than the previous year’s number for the first time in the 60-year history of the system
Fairfax County Executive Anthony Griffin released his proposed county budget for Fiscal Year 2010 on Monday.
A major effort on the part of the City of Falls Church professional staff and elected officials to convene a town meeting about the City’s fiscal crunch, held at the Community Center last week, left at least one City Councilman sorely disappointed, and the rest searching for explanations about why […]