Budget Fiscal Year 2016

Quick Facts about Hanover County's FY2016 Adopted Budget.

Each of the FY2016 adopted budget document sections described below are available to view in the corresponding pdfs listed at the bottom of this page.

This document has the entire adopted budget (all sections combined) for 2016.

Introduction of FY16 Adopted Budget

This section is the introduction of the county’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget, including a location map, history and description of the government and basis of budgeting and the budget process. This section contains

  • GFOA award
  • Board of Supervisors, county administration and budget staff listing
  • Hanover County location map
  • How to use this document
  • Vision, mission and values statements
  • FY15 initiatives update
  • FY16 adopted initiatives
  • County and departmental achievements
  • History and description of the government
  • County funds structure
  • Basis of budgeting and the budget process
  • Government organizational chart


This section is an overview of the county’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget, including a brief overview of the current financial position and financial outlook. This section contains

  • County Administrator’s letter
  • FY16 budget highlights
  • Summaries of revenues and expenditures for all funds
  • Fund balance
  • General fund expenditures and revenues
  • Economic development update
  • Financial condition review
  • Five-year general fund financial plan

General Fund

This section describes the general fund which is the chief operating fund of the County and includes operating budgets for most traditional local government programs such as Public Safety, Parks and Recreation, and Public Works. All general tax revenues and other receipts that are not allocated by law or other contractual agreement to another fund are accounted for in this fund. This section provides descriptions for each department located under the general fund. Each department is listed with a description, budget summary, budget highlights, goals and objectives and service levels.

Other Funds

This section includes descriptions for all other funds which are not included under the general fund. Information provided in this section includes a fund description, budget summary, budget highlights, goals and objectives, fund summary, service levels and additional information for each of the other funds, as applicable. Other funds include the school operating fund, food services fund, textbook fund, Economic Development Authority fund, Public Utilities fund, airport fund, self-insurance fund, Bell Creek Community Development Authority fund and Lewistown Commerce Center Community Development Authority fund.

Capital Improvements Program

This section is an overview of the Capital Improvements Program (CIP), which is the county’s plan for expenditures on facilities, equipment, and vehicles over the next five fiscal years. All budgeted CIP projects are described in this section, including information such as the project’s title, functional area, department, location, description/justification, timetable, operating impact and funding sources and uses.

Supplemental Data

This section includes:

  • Budget directives
  • Finance and Management Services policies
  • Budget Resolutions
  • Supplemental statistics, additional references, resumes of certain County officials and the glossary