FY 2018-19 Budget Process

Finance Director Valerie Tweedie presented a draft budget to Christiansburg Town Council on March 27, 2018. Town Council approved the budget on June 12, 2018.

FY 2018-19 Budget

2018-19 Budget Summary

Budget Process Calendar

December 2017

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

January 2018

  • Departmental budget requests were due, along with end of the year expenditure estimates, personnel requests and capital outlay requests. 

February 2018

  • Departments met with the Finance Director and then-interim Town Manager to review budget requests and end of the year expenditure estimates. 

March 2018

  • March 12: A draft budget was submitted to the Finance Committee.
  • March 26: Finance Committee met again to discuss the draft budget.
  • March 27: Finance Director presented the draft budget to Town Council.

April 2018

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

June 2018

  • June 12: Town Council approved the budget.


FY 2017-18 Budget Process

FY 2017-18 Budget

Just want the highlights? In FY 2017-18, we created our first annual budget summary - a brief overview of the fiscal year's budget and the projects it supports. Check it out!

FY 2017-18 Budget Amendment

Christiansburg Town Council approved the following budget amendment on Nov. 28, 2017:

Budget Amendment Cover Sheet 
Budget Amendment 

FY 2017-18 Budget: Where does our funding come from?

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FY 2017-18 Budget: What is our funding spent on?

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Note: The $5.3 million difference between our total revenue and total expenditures is covered using reserves: funding from previous years that was not used during the fiscal year it was initially budgeted.