U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — In accordance with V.I. Code, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. signed and sent down 36 Executive Budget bills and appropriations for Fiscal Year 2023 prior to the close of FY 2022, which ends on Friday, September 30.
Governor Bryan approved the FY 2023 Executive Branch General Fund budget of $714,503,508, as well as key appropriations, including those to fund the Virgin Islands Judiciary, the Legislature and the University of the Virgin Islands.
Other notable appropriations, include $5 million in funding for the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation for the reconstruction of the Randall “Doc” James Race Track on St. Croix.
The additional appropriations bring the total General Fund operating budget to $1,030,924,736.
“This FY 2023 budget continues the Bryan-Roach Administration’s record of stabilizing the finances of and restoring trust in the Government of the Virgin Islands and maintaining a sustainable budget for the continued operation of a government that serves all Virgin Islanders,” Governor Bryan said. “I want to thank the members of the 34th Legislature for working with this Administration toward fiscal responsibility and accountability.”
The Bryan-Roach Administration is investing in the Territory’s people, infrastructure and future through transparency, stabilizing the economy, restoring trust in the government and ensuring that recovery projects are completed as quickly as possible. Visit transparency.vi.gov