The Arlington County Board adopted a $1.4 billion balanced budget with a two-cent property tax rate increase.
The Arlington County Board will adopt the FY 2020 Budget and consider dozens of other items at its April 2019 Meeting.
The County Board acted on dozens of items at its February Regular County Board Meeting.
The Board voted 4-1 to approve advertising a CY 2019 tax rate increase of 2.75 cents per $100 assessed value.
The proposal includes strategic spending realignments and a tax-rate increase to support enhanced investments in Schools, Metro, infrastructure maintenance, housing affordability and the County workforce.
Arlington County Manager Mark Schwartz will brief reporters on his Proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget on Thursday, Feb. 21.
Arlington Wallet is a new online tool that makes it easier to see and understand how the County spends and receives money.
The total assessed value of all residential and commercial property increased by 3.5 percent, compared to 2.2 percent the previous year.
Christian Dorsey, who served as vice chair in 2018, will lead the Arlington County Board as its Chair in 2019.
Meredith has been with Arlington County in various leadership roles since 2004, including serving as Acting DMF Director for part of 2016.