The Budget division is responsible for the development and oversight of the County’s annual operating budget and five-year capital improvement plan.
The department has received the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for thirteen consecutive years. In order to receive this award, a governmental unit must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, as an operation guide, as a financial plan, and as a communications medium.
The department supports the Board of Commissioners and County Manager with financial information and guidance, provides policy and management analysis, and administration of the performance management system. Additionally, the Budget and Management Services department advises other departments on the financial condition of their respective departments, evaluation research and analysis, and assists with special budgetary requests regularly.