2016 budget proposal invests in big picture
Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash presented a proposed $1.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2016 to the public and the Board of Commissioners during a briefing on November 17, 2015. After a public hearing takes place on December 7 and opportunity for public input through the end of the year, commissioners will finalize the budget during their first meeting in January.
Chairman Nash invited five county residents and business people to serve on a budget review committee. Two of the committee members graduated from the inaugural class of the Gwinnett Citizens Academy. After hearing presentations from elected officials and department directors in late August and early September, the group studied departmental business plans, budget needs, and revenue projections to make recommendations for the 2016 budget.
Read more about the 2016 budget proposal here.
Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 7, 2015, at 7:00pm in the GJAC auditorium. They invite either oral or written comments about the budget during the public hearing or through an online comment form through Thursday, December 31, 2015. The Board plans to adopt the 2016 budget on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
Quick links for the proposed 2016 budget
Proposed 2016 budget resolution summary
Budget highlights presentation
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