Tag: Budget

City Council adopts FY2022 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After another financially uncertain year due to the pandemic, City Council unanimously adopted its fiscal year 2022 budget on May...

Proposed FY2022 budget includes tax rate decrease

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks presented his proposed fiscal year 2022 budget, which included a 2-cent decrease in the real estate...

Our View: Kudos on the budget

Some people re-post the same photo each year on Facebook, which provides reminders of the anniversary of prior posts. Likewise, it seems as if...

Our View: Bad optics in school board budget

The school board budget adopted this month had to be cut slightly due to pandemic-caused shortfalls in the city’s revenues. Unfortunately, the school board opted...

School board passes FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria City School Board unanimously adopted its revised fiscal year 2021 budget during a virtual meeting on June 5. Both...

Your Views: A long recession likely looms

To the editor: After reading the April 16 article on the revised city budget, I was distressed by the lack of realism and unjustified collective...

City council adopts FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council adopted the fiscal year 2021 operating budget on April 29, after an abridged and highly unconventional budget session...

FY2021 budget moves forward with no add/deletes

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council moved forward with City Manager Mark Jinks’ revised FY2021 budget with no add/delete items during Saturday’s public hearing. The...

Our View: Revised budget demonstrates city manager’s strengths

When City Manager Mark Jinks released his original fiscal year 2021 budget back in February, we, like many in the city, were appalled by...

City manager restructures budget in response to COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks released the details for the city’s significantly revised – and reduced – fiscal year 2021 budget...