Budget

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Prince William County awarded $41 million in second round of CARES Act funding | Coronavirus | insidenova.com

While the county continues to grapple with climbing costs associated with the pandemic, including dramatic costs estimates for schools in the fall, Prince William County has received an infusion of financial aid from the federal government. The county was recently awarded $41 million in the second round of the federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, […]

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Boddye On School Funding: We Are In This Together

Last night, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to allocate $5M of its CARES Act funding to Prince William County Public Schools, to offset costs associated with safely delivering education in the midst of COVID-19.  For the first quarter, which starts September 8, schools will operate virtually for most students, with a […]

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Board of County Supervisors’ Allocates an Additional $25 Million in CARES Act Funding

In May, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors voted to allocate $15.8 million of the $41 million of CARES Act funding the county received from the federal government, with $8 million going toward rent and mortgage relief; $5 million for small business relief; $2 million for homeless services; and $800,000 toward helping the four […]

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Prince William board to decide how to spend $41 million in federal COVID-19 aid | News | princewilliamtimes.com

“We know there are a lot of businesses being hit hard right now,” Boddye said. “We’re going to have a lot of folks coming to us, wanting that relief and needing that relief.” Prince William County is slated to receive $41 million in federal COVID-19 aid this week, and it will be up to the […]

Budget realities from COVID-19 cut $40.6 million from Prince William budgets | Prince William | insidenova.com

Prince William County will leave the rate on real estate taxes unchanged for the next fiscal year, as the budget reality of the COVID-19 pandemic forced supervisors to ditch new spending and a proposed tax rate increase. More than 25 Prince William County residents who talked remotely to the board of county supervisors Tuesday were […]

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Proposed FY21 Budget: A Reflection of Community Values

A community’s budget is a statement of that community’s values. Prince William County’s newly-revised FY21 Proposed Budget is built on a flat tax rate with an emphasis on human services and investing on the most vulnerable among us. Still, compared to the budget presented by the County Executive it is triage. It cuts $41M out […]

FY21 Budget: Current Economic Realities

Many of you have reached out with concern about how the real estate tax rate originally advertised in February will affect families now struggling to make ends meet. I have heard those concerns, and I share them. Seeing how the coronavirus has been affecting our community, my office has shifted the direction of our budget committee and […]

Board Acts to Maintain Continuity of Government During Pandemic

Please note, that while in-person comment is still available during public hearings, residents are urged to instead utilize online methods for contacting Supervisors, such as emailing BOCS@pwcgov.org or adding comments about specific agenda items on the Speak Up portal. You can also use the Budget Q&A page to submit questions, and review answers to questions […]