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 2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023) 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 the Board Room on the second floor of the Johnson County Administration Building, 913 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 will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. Department-specific meetings wrap up mid-January 2022, with general budget discussions and decisions occurring in January and February. There will be three public hearings – one at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, and a second at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, with the third public hearing immediately following. The board will discuss the budget at a work session at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, and will vote on it at the formal meeting which begins at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022. County budgets must be filed with the State of Iowa by Wednesday, March 31, 2022.
Johnson County budget meeting schedule
Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m.
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, 9 a.m. to noon
Finance; Veterans Affairs; Medical Examiner; Planning, Development and Sustainability
Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, 9 a.m. to noon
SEATS/Fleet, Auditor’s Office, Recorder’s Office, Human Resources
Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, 9 a.m. to noon
County Attorney’s Office, Physical Plant, Treasurer’s Office, Ambulance
Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, 9 a.m. to noon
Sheriff’s Office, Information Technology, Technology
Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, 9 a.m. to noon
Joint Emergency Communications Center, Central Services, Internal Committees
Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, 9 a.m. to noon
Board of Supervisors Office, Historic Poor Farm, Insurance
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, 9 a.m. to noon
Capital Projects, Capital Expenditures, Maintenance and Capital Improvement Plan, Energy Reinvestment Fund
Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Social Services, Economic Development and Quality of Life Grants
Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Secondary Roads, Secondary Roads 5-Year Road Plan
Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Conservation, Mental Health and Disability Services and County Case Management, GuideLink Center, Public Health
Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Economic Development and Quality of Life Grants decisions, Discussion and decision making vote 1
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Discussion and decision making vote 2
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Emergency Management; Decision making vote 3, if needed
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, 9 a.m.
Discussion and decision making
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022, 9 a.m.
Approve publishing of Proposed Tax Asking Notice
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, 5:30 p.m.
Proposed Tax Asking Public Hearing and approve resolution
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, 9 a.m.
Approve publishing of Budget Estimate Notice
Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 5:30 p.m.
Budget Estimate Public Hearing, Bonding Public Hearing
Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 9 a.m.
Thursday, March 24, 2022, 9 a.m.
More information is available at www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/department-of-finance.