Residents Invited to Participate in Three Upcoming FY 2022 Budget Town Hall Meetings
By Susan Schrock, Office of Communication
Posted on August 10, 2021, August 10, 2021

FY22 Budget Town Hall Meetings

Residents can learn more about the City of Arlington's $552 million proposed Fiscal Year 2022 operating budget at three upcoming town hall meetings.

The in-person budget town hall meetings are scheduled for

• 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16 at the Arlington Police Department South District Service Center, 1030 SW Green Oaks Blvd.

• 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23 at the City Council Chambers, 101 W. Abram St.

A virtual telephone budget town hall meeting is set for:

• 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25. Click here to register by 3 p.m. Aug. 25 to participate in and speak directly with City of Arlington representatives during this virtual town hall.

The participant toll free number for this call is:

• English: 888-409-5380

• Spanish: 844-881-1317

• Vietnamese: 888-410-3427

About the Budget

The proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes a recommendation for a property tax rate reduction for the sixth year in a row, and slight increases for residents’ water rates, the garbage collection rate and storm water fee.

The Council will vote on the budget in September after a series of public meetings. The fiscal year begins Oct. 1.

The City Council will also schedule a public hearing during its 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 meeting on the proposed budget and whether to reduce Arlington's property tax rate from $0.6225 cents per $100 of assessed value to $0.6198 cents per $100 of assessed value.

The proposed budget and business plan is built around supporting the City Council's five priorities: Champion Great Neighborhoods, Support Youth and Families, Invest in Our Economy, Enhance Regional Mobility and Put Technology to Work.

Visit the Budget & Business Plan website.

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