The Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22 budget is available for review on the city's website. A public hearing will be held Sept. 9 for the proposed budget and tax rate. Adoption of the budget is scheduled for Sept. 16, and the city’s budget year runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30.
This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year's budget by $9,068,709 or 5.85 percent, and of that amount, $2,646,495 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.
Call the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 721-2493 to confirm public hearing dates.
Resident Input Encouraged
Residents are invited to provide input on the Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget to help shape the future of the City of Irving. Comments may be made to City Council online on any aspect of the budget, including programs, projects, rates, services and fees by emailing “Ask the Budget Fiscal Friends” at firstname.lastname@example.org. The BFFs will respond to all questions and post answers to the city’s budget web page. Submittals are subject to editing for content, tone and clarity.
City of Irving staff members and Irving Community Television Network (ICTN) produced a two-part budget video series. Topics include city operations, the tax rate, enterprise funds, debt service and capital projects.
In addition, the Irving City Council held its annual Budget Retreat on Aug. 18. The Budget Retreat is available for viewing on-demand.