Latest Budget News

Commissioners adopt $1.5 billion budget
Gwinnett commissioners adopted a $1.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2016 at their first meeting of the year. The adopted budget holds the line on property tax rates while funding services cut during the recession, addressing concerns about workforce recruitment and retention, and investing in essential infrastructure and critical community needs.

Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash said, “This budget invests in the big picture, focusing on what’s really important for our community. It also is in line with our history of sustainable, conservative financial management by looking at future implications of today’s decisions.”

The operating budget totals $1.1 billion. It includes an additional $7.2 million to cover election expenses and expand hours and locations for advance voting. It also unfreezes 25 police positions and restores staff at the animal shelter and in parks maintenance. There will be additions to a special victims unit in the District Attorney’s office, 30 new police officers, nine new firefighter/paramedics, 12 new part-time sheriff deputies, three new Juvenile Court positions and another magistrate judge.

The capital budget of $363 million funds design for a new state patrol building, a courthouse expansion, construction of a new medical examiner/morgue building, senior center renovations and body cameras for police officers and sheriff’s deputies.

Read more about the 2016 budget or click here to view the adopted 2016 budget resolution. You many also watch a video about the 2016 budget. 


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

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Property Information

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Where Your Property Taxes Go

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Grant Resources

Learn about grant opportunities in Gwinnett County

 

Vendor Resources

Find out how to do business with Gwinnett County Government

 

Archive: Financial Reports

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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

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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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