Budget Information

City of Watkinsville Mayor & Council
Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Process
July 1, 2024- June 30, 2025

ACTIVITY

TARGET DATE/TIME

Mayor and Council Retreat

Monday, February 5, 2024 - COMPLETED

Staff submits Capital Budget Requests to Manager

Friday, March 1, 2024

Independent Agency Requests Due (Fire Department, OCAF)

Friday, March 1, 2024 by 12 noon

Mayor and Council Budget Work Session #1 (IF NEEDED):  Review Goals from Retreat, Review Capital Requests

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 @ 5:30 p.m.

(IF NEEDED)

Mayor and Council Meeting : Independent Agency Requests Presented (Fire Department, OCAF)

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 @ 6:30 p.m.

Staff submits Operating Budget Requests to Manager

Friday, March 22, 2024

Manager: Provides Mayor with draft budget

Monday, April 1, 2024 

Mayor and Council Meeting: *Required public hearing #1 

of 3 on budget. Public provides input on upcoming budget

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 @ 6:30 p.m.

 

Mayor: Provides Manager with input and comments on draft budget

Friday, April 19, 2024

Advertisements for required public hearing on May 15 for FY25 Budget and information about required public hearings on May 15 and June 19 for the Adoption of 2024 Millage Rate will appear in newspaper

Thursday, May 2, 2024

 

Mayor & Manager: Provide proposed budget to Council

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Mayor and Council Meeting:

*Required public hearing #1 of 3 on Adoption of 2024 Millage Rate

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

12:30 p.m.

 

Mayor and Council Budget Work Session #2:

Review Operating Budget Requests

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 @ 5:00 p.m.

Mayor and Council Meeting:

*Required public hearing # 2 of 3 on budget AND

*Required public hearing #2 of 3 on Adoption of 2024 Millage Rate

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 @ 6:30 p.m.

Advertisement for required June 19 public hearing on Adoption of 2024 Millage Rate (with 5-year History of Levy) will appear in newspaper

Thursday, May 30, 2024

 

Mayor and Council Budget Work Session #3 (IF NEEDED)

Review Budget Requests

Thursday, May 23, 2024 @ 5:30 p.m. (IF NEEDED)

Manager and Finance Director complete final adjustments to proposed budget as directed at M&C May 15 meeting.  

Friday, June 7, 2024

Mayor and Council Meeting:

*Required public hearing #3 of 3 on budget

 AND

*Required public hearing #3 of 3 on Adoption of 2024 Millage Rate 

NOTE: Budget will be reviewed for a final time and formally approved

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 @ 6:30 p.m.

Advertisements of enacted FY25 Budget and Adopted 2024 Millage Rate will appear in newspaper

(Ad must be in paper within 30 days of enactment)

Thursday, June 27, 2024

 


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Watkinsville Mayor and Manager Approved
Fiscal Year 2024 (July 1, 2023- June 30, 2024)
Capital & Operating Budget

Click here for complete document.

BUDGET FOR FY2023_FINAL APPROVED 06212023 REVs and EXPs Chart

Approved 2023 Property Tax Millage Rate

APPROVED 06212023 CITY MILLAGE RATE 2023_AD FOR PAPER_FINAL

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