February 11, 2016
More than 50 percent of Fairfax County’s $3.988 billion budget will be transferred to Fairfax County Public Schools, $68 million less than FCPS requested.
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Three Cents This Year: But ‘Enough is Enough’
Nine board members of the McLean Citizens Association wanted the civic association to tell the Board of Supervisors it wants no real estate tax increase.
Reconsideration hours later gives same result; board will consider putting meals tax to referendum in November.
Tuesday morning, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted for a four-cent tax rate increase, advertising a tax rate of $1.13 per $100 of assessed value.
County Executive: Revenue growth is insufficient to fund all priorities. Schools still $68 million short.
County Executive Ed Long recommended a four-cent increase to the real estate tax rate.