Details for COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING JULY 1, 2021 PROPOSED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN FY22-FY26 PROPOSED TAX RATES FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR
COUNTY OF ROCKINGHAM, VIRGINIA PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING JULY 1, 2021 PROPOSED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN FY22-FY26 PROPOSED TAX RATES FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2021 The proposed budget synopsis is prepared and published for public information and fiscal planning purposes only. The inclusion in this budget of any item or items does not constitute an obligation or commitment on the part of the Board of Supervisors of this County to appropriate any funds for that item or purpose. The budget consists of the estimates and requests of the Constitutional Officers and Department Heads submitted to the County Administrator, and the Board of Supervisors proposed level of funding of those requests. The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to receive public comment on these recommendations on April 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, Board of Supervisors meeting room, 20 East Gay Street, Harrisonburg. This public hearing is being held pursuant to section 15.2-2506, Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended. All citizens of the County are invited and encouraged to attend, provide the Board with written or oral comments, and ask questions concerning the County s proposed FY2021-FY2022 budget, Capital Improvement Plan for FY2022-FY2026 and the proposed tax rates within reasonable time limits that are established by the Board of Supervisors. A copy of the proposed budget and Capital Improvements Plan may be inspected by the public in the Department of Finance, County Administration Center, 20 East Gay Street, Harrisonburg. REVENUES BUDGETEDAMENDMENTSAMENDEDPROPOSED FY 2020-21FY 2020-21FY 2020-21FY 2021-22 GENERAL FUND General Property Taxes$ 93,921,000$ 93,921,00-$ 93,921,000$ 101,297,000 Other Local Taxes12,048,100-12,048,10014,431,500 Other Local Revenue13,110,707(0)13,110,70713,211,777 State Revenue18,115,054530,56318,645,61718,118,525 Federal Revenue990,86718,1821,009,0491,621,000 Insurance Recoveries/Debt Issuance---- Transfer from Other Funds990,426-990,426- Balance Carried Forward636,3336,776,9747,413,3072,313,814 TOTAL GENERAL FUND$139,812,487$ 7,325,719$147,138,206$150,993,617 Capital Projects Fund$ 483,500$ 7,404,006$ 7,887,506$ 2,667,000 Tourism Fund354,65010,001364,651253,156 Asset Forfeiture Fund121,400-121,400121,400 H burg Rockingham Soc Services District19,723,818(2,318)19,721,50019,787,472 H burg Rockingham Children s Services Act11,000,000-11,000,00011,000,000 Central Stores Fund45,000-45,00045,000 Self-Funded Health Insurance Plan Fund33,050,426-33,050,42632,380,600 Laird L Conrad Law Library Fund50,585-50,58550,585 Economic Development Authority4,500-4,5004,500 Emergency Medical Services Transp Fund1,460,000-1,460,0001,460,000 Water & Sewer Utilities Fund8,091,9916,189,90514,281,89610,315,493 Lilly Subdivision Sanitary District27,950-27,95030,450 Smith Creek Water & Waste Auth502,32845,082547,410606,342 Countryside Sanitary District21,455-21,45580,535 Penn Laird Sewer Authority29,498-29,49829,217 Solid Waste Fund5,292,1357,6045,299,7396,047,438 Lake Shenandoah Stormwater Control Authority-1,925,0001,925,000347,080 School Operating Fund142,866,6483,500,000146,366,648154,566,630 School Cafeteria Fund5,732,663-5,732,6635,777,714 School Capital Projects Fund1,400,000-1,400,000- Massanutten Technical Center Fund6,010,268-6,010,2686,356,735 TOTAL REVENUES376,081,303$ 26,404,998$ 402,486,301$ 402,920,963 EXPENDITURES BUDGETEDAMENDMENTSAMENDEDPROPOSED FY 2020-21FY 2020-21FY 2020-21FY 2021-22 GENERAL FUND General Government Administration$ 6,837,845$ 131,615$ 6,969,460$ 8,115,810 Judicial Administration4,962,319316,2065,278,5256,134,874 Public Safety33,681,2061,235,34534,916,55135,721,944 Public Works2,487,725152,8322,640,5573,237,589 Human Services2,408,04602,408,0462,380,452 Parks, Recreation & Cultural3,007,26840,9013,048,1693,177,151 Community Development2,988,295116,6023,104,8973,597,298 Contributions407,0310407,031410,464 Contingency250,000-20,000230,000250,000 Other Expenses80,000080,00080,000 Transfers to Other Funds69,546,3622,137,21871,683,58076,093,126 Debt Service County3,027,3023,215,0006,242,3022,000,737 Debt Service Schools10,129,088010,129,0889,794,171 TOTAL GENERAL FUND$ 139,812,487$ 7,325,719$ 147,138,206$ 150,993,617 Capital Projects Fund$ 483,500$ 7,404,006$ 7,887,506$ 2,667,000 Tourism Fund354,65110,000364,651253,156.36 Asset Forfeiture Fund121,4000121,400121,400 H burg Rockingham Soc Services District19,723,818-2,31819,721,50019,787,472 H burg Rockingham Children s Services Act11,000,000011,000,00011,000,000 Central Stores Fund45,000045,00045,000 Self-Funded Health Insurance Plan Fund33,050,426033,050,42632,380,600 Laird L Conrad Law Library Fund50,585050,58550,585 Economic Development Authority4,50004,5004,500 Emergency Medical Services Transp Fund1,460,00001,460,0001,460,000 Water & Sewer Utilities Fund8,091,9916,189,90514,281,89610,315,493 Lilly Subdivision Sanitary District27,950027,95030,450 Smith Creek Water & Waste Auth502,32845,082547,410606,342 Countryside Sanitary District21,455021,45580,535 Penn Laird Sewer Authority29,498029,49829,217 Solid Waste Fund5,292,1357,6045,299,7396,047,438 Lake Shenandoah Stormwater Control Authority-1,925,0001,925,000347,080 School Operating Fund142,866,6483,500,000146,366,648154,566,630 School Cafeteria Fund5,732,66305,732,6635,777,714 School Capital Projects Fund1,400,00001,400,000- Massanutten Technical Center Fund6,010,26806,010,2686,356,735 TOTAL EXPENDITURES$ 376,081,303$ 26,404,998$ 402,486,301$ 402,920,963 PROPOSED TAX RATES Classification of TaxProposed 2020Proposed 2021 Real Estate$0.74$0.74 Manufactured Home0.740.74 Countryside Sanitary District0.29- Personal Property3.003.00 Recreational Vehicles3.003.00 Machinery & Tools2.552.55 Merchants Capital0.870.87 Farm Machinery0.440.44 Also proposed are changes to the Food & Beverage Tax, currently at a rate of 4%, proposed is 6%. A Cigarette Tax is proposed at the rate of two cents ($0.02) per cigarette sold in the County. Property taxes are levied for each one hundred dollars of assessed value as of January 1. Property is assessed at fair market value for all classes, except personal property vehicles, which are assessed at loan value, and merchants capital, which is based on 67% of fair market value. Tax rates are effective January 1, 2021. The Board of Supervisors will meet on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at the Rockingham County Administration Center to consider adoption of the budget for FY2021-FY2022, the adoption of the capital improvements plan for FY2022-FY2026 and to establish property tax rates for the calendar year 2021. *For historical reference, the tax rate in 2000 was $0.71. By order of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Rockingham, Virginia
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