Residents Invited to Participate in Two Upcoming FY24 Budget Town Hall Meetings
By Susan Schrock, Office of Communication
Posted on August 07, 2023, August 07, 2023

Budget and Business Plan

Residents can learn more about the City of Arlington's $672.6 million proposed Fiscal Year 2024 operating budget at two upcoming town hall meetings.

These in-person budget town hall meetings are scheduled for:

  • 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17 at the Arlington Police Department South District Service Center, 1030 SW Green Oaks Blvd.
  • 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 at the Council Chamber, Arlington City Hall, 101 W. Abram St.

 About the Budget

 The proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes a recommendation for a property tax rate reduction for the eighth year in a row, and 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. 5 meeting on the proposed budget and whether to reduce Arlington's property tax rate from $0.5998 cents per $100 of assessed value to $0.5898 per $100 of assessed value.

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

Click here to visit the Budget & Business Plan website.

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