FY 10 Adopted Budget (pdf)
Budget Process Chronology:
June 16 The Board unanimously adopted a $1.42B operating budget at its June 16 meeting. The budget is 94% of the FY09 budget and does not call for a tax increase.
June 3 The Board of County Commissioners has given tentative approval to an FY10 County operating budget. The straw vote was conducted June 3.
June 2 The following documents were presented to the Board regarding the recommended FY2010 budget:
May 26 The Board of County Commissioners and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education held a joint meeting to discuss their FY2010 budgets and options for functional consolidation:
May 19 County Manager's FY 10 Recommended Budget
Budget Document (pdf)
May 12 FY10 Budget Recap and FY10 funding recommendations for outside agencies.
May 7 Recommended FY10 funding for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Central Piedmont Community College
May 5 Revenue/Expense Update
April 21 Budget Update: FY09 Budget Deficit, Total Compensation, Impact of Flat CMS Funding, Law Enforcement Service District, and Outside Agency Funding Rationale
April 17 Assessment of full CMS funding on County Departments and partners
April 9 County releases proposed FY 10 budget reductions as submitted by Departments and reductions accepted by the County Manager to date:
April 7 County Manager recommends $38 million in service and personnel cuts
March 11 The Board receives a Budget Update and Capital Assessment presentation
March 3 The Board approves a $5m reduction in current year funding for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
Feb 27 Report on the local disbursement of lottery funds and the possibility of closing some parks and libraries to reduce costs
Feb 20 County Manager directs Mecklenburg County department and agency budgets to be cut $17.4 million
Feb 17 County Manager updates the Board on the status of the revenue gap and actions to reduce operating expenses
Feb 16 Outside Non-profit Organizations looking for County funding in the upcoming budget may attend an optional information session on February 24
Jan 29 County Manager Harry Jones talks about the challenges in the County's budget