Each year, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, coordinating with other County elected officials and department heads, conducts a thorough budgeting process to create the County’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The public is invited to attend any and all meetings.
A preliminary schedule for the Fiscal Year 2025 budget meetings, including specific department budget discussions, is listed below. Meeting dates, times and department discussions are subject to change. All meetings are scheduled to take place in conference room 203 on the second floor of the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building, 855 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City. All budget work sessions will be live-streamed via the Johnson County website and Zoom. Check the website to confirm the schedule and view or print meeting agendas, which are available at bit.ly/jocomeeting.
The first budget meeting begins at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023. Department-specific meetings wrap up mid-January 2024, with general budget discussions and decisions occurring in January and February. There will be two public hearings – one at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, and a second at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2024. The board will discuss the budget at a work session at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. and will vote on it at the formal meeting which begins at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2024. County budgets must be filed with the State of Iowa by April 30, 2024.
The full schedule of Fiscal Year 2025 budget meetings is available at https://www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/finance/budget-documents.