Essex County Virginia

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Essex County Finance Office

 

Office Location:

County Administration Building - Room 201
202 South Church lane
Tappahannock, VA 22560

Finance Manager:

Mary G. Davis
Telephone: 804-443-1005
FAX: 804-445-8023
Email: mgdavis@essex-virginia.org

Functions

The Finance Department provides financial support services for county operations and oversees the financial activities of Essex County in order to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws. The primary functions of the department include:
  • Administer and maintain the county's financial records in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals
  • Accounts Payable
  • Budget
  • Debt Management
  • Financial Reporting and Auditing

Essex County Procurement Manual

Essex County Financial Polices

 

Budget Process Overview:

The document linked below is a general overview of the budget process utilized by Essex County, detailing what milestones should be occurring each month beginning with budget requests from departments in November and ending with the adoption of budget amendments and appropriation of the annual budget in June.
Budget Process Overview - PDF

 

Appropriations: 
FY 17-18 Appropriation Resolution
FY 16-17 Appropriation Resolution
FY 15-16 Appropriation Resolution
FY 14-15 Appropriation Resolution
FY 13-14 Appropriation Resolution


Proposed New Fiscal Year County Government Budget:
This is the County Administrator's first draft of the recommended budget as presented to the Board of Supervisors
FY16-17 Proposed Budget for Public Hearing
FY15-16 Proposed Budget for Public Hearing
FY14-15 Proposed Budget for Public Hearing
FY13-14 Proposed Budget for Public Hearing


Budget Adoption Schedules:
This schedule is adopted by the Board and outlines the various meetings and deadlines of the budget process. All meetings are open to the public. Public comment is welcome during Public Hearings.
FY18-19 Budget Adoption Schedule
FY17-18 Budget Adoption Schedule
FY16-17 Budget Adoption Schedule
FY15-16 Budget Adoption Schedule


Budget Advertisements:
 These advertisements are required pursuant to Sections 15.2-2503, 15.2-2506, 22.1-93 and 58.1-3007 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended.  This is where the Board of Supervisors announces a public hearing on the proposed budget as well as any changes in tax rates
FY15-16 Budget Advertisement
 FY14-15 Budget Advertisement
 FY13-14 Budget Advertisement
 FY12-13 Budget Advertisement
 FY11-12 Budget Advertisement
 FY10-11 Budget Advertisement
 FY09-10 Budget Advertisement


Adopted County Budget:
These are the final adopted and amended budgets. They are normally adopted in May of each year with amendments adopted at the Board of Supervisors regular monthly meeting in June
FY17-18 Adopted County Budget
FY16-17 Adopted County Budget
FY15-16 Adopted County Budget


Adopted Schools Budget: 
These are the final adopted and amended budgets which the Essex County School Board adopts and then submits to the Board of Supervisors for adoption each year
 FY14-15 Adopted Schools Budget


Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (Annual Audit Reports):
These reports are the audited financials of the entire local government.  These reports are compiled by external auditors
 FY15-16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
 FY14-15 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
 FY13-14 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
 FY12-13 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
 FY11-12 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
 FY10-11 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report