Real Estate tax rate to remain at .95 cents per 100 dollars of assessed value

At a special meeting held April 10, 2018, Charlottesville City Council unanimously approved the FY 2019 budget, tax rate and vehicle tax relief programs.
City Council voted to:
Total general fund expenditures in the FY 2019 budget are $179,725,535 and balanced to general fund revenues of the same amount. This represents a 4.7% increase from FY 2018. Council also approved a FY 2019 Capital Projects Fund budget of $23,401,942.
Council’s major themes in this year’s budget include:
Under the revenue sharing agreement of May 24, 1982, the sum of $15.7 million will be received to the General Fund from the County of Albemarle. Of that amount, $10 million supports the operational budget, $5.3 million shall be transferred to the Capital Projects Fund and $400,000 shall be transferred to the Facilities Repair Fund.
Complete budget materials are available online at under FY 2019 Proposed Budget.