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Board adopts balanced 2014 budget
On January 7, 2014, the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners adopted a $1.5 billion fiscal year 2014 budget that preserves core services and focuses on priorities set by commissioners during a strategic planning session held in May 2013. The balanced budget holds the line on property tax rates, expands the delivery of emergency medical services, addresses the issue of employee retention and recruitment and funds the impact of legislation and other external factors.

The operating budget totals $1.027 billion. It includes a three percent raise for employees, the first increase in five years, and allocates funds for community outreach, juvenile justice reform, drug court expansion and a library reserve. The budget also absorbs a nearly 10 percent increase in health care costs.

The capital budget totals $486 million and includes funding for projects from the 2014 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax that begins collections on April 1 when the current SPLOST program ends. Voter approval of the SPLOST renewal last November allowed for the County to budget the use of sales tax rather than property tax for some essential purchases and improvements like ambulances, fire trucks and road resurfacing.

Read more about the 2014 budget or click here to view the adopted 2014 budget resolution.


Citizens’ Guide to Gwinnett County Finances
Welcome to the Citizens' Guide to Gwinnett County Finances, a resource for citizens that provides a portal to the County government’s finances

Select the links below to view detailed information about Gwinnett County Government's financial operations and how your tax dollars are spent.
 

Guide to the Budget

Get information about the County’s budget process

 

Property Information

Get property assessment information and search for unclaimed property

Where Your Property Taxes Go

See your tax dollars in action

 

Grant Resources

Learn about grant opportunities in Gwinnett County

 

Vendor Resources

Find out how to do business with Gwinnett County Government

 

Archive: Financial Reports

View detailed financial information

 

SPLOST

Learn more about the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST)

 

Engage Gwinnett

Engage Gwinnett: Citizens Committee for the Future of Gwinnett

 

Board and Commission Meetings

Stay up to date with the latest Board and Commission Meetings

 

Contracts

See a list of the County’s annual contracts for goods and services

 

Audits

Check out the results and recommendations of external audits of County finances

 

Lobbying

Find out which groups represent Gwinnett County’s interests at the state and federal level


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If you are seeking additional information, you may submit an open records request to access documents maintained by the County under the Georgia Open Records Act. Requests are not required to be submitted in writing, but a written request will be helpful in ensuring that each request is completed as accurately as possible. Click here for more information on submitting an open records request.