"The mission of the Budget Office is to assist the County Manager and County programs through the provision of timely, accurate and relevant information and analyses for planning, budgeting, resource allocation and management of County services."

Program Description

The Budget Office is responsible for the facilitation, coordination, preparation and monitoring of the budget of the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) and for coordinating the submission and review of the Constitutional Officers’ budgets as they relate to the BCC budget. This division provides research and analysis of management practices throughout the County to develop more efficient, innovative and effective methods of utilizing resources and personnel under the direction of the County Manager.

Key Objectives

Continue phased implementation of new budget model/practices over a multi-year period with the end result being a budget document that meets the criteria set forth by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the budget as a policy, planning, financial and communication document.

Develop a 5-year strategic financial plan for the County based on programs and services levels defined by the Board of County Commissioners and its departments/agencies and input received from Constitutional Officers.

Monitor and analyze County programs and provide recommendations on funding and improving County program effectiveness and efficiency.