The County of Orange’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 Recommended Budget has been released for review by the Board of Supervisors and the public. It is available online at http://www.ocgov.com/gov/ceo/deputy/finance/budget.
Public budget hearings will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, and, if not completed on June 12, will carry over to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the Hall of Administration Board Hearing Room, 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Santa Ana. The budget is divided into seven sections or programs: Public Protection; Community Services; Infrastructure and Environmental Resources; General Government Services; Capital Improvements; Debt Service; and Insurance, Reserves and Miscellaneous.
The final budget vote is scheduled for the June 26, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting.
“The budget reflects the allocation of resources to achieve the County’s mission, strategic priorities and goals,” said County Executive Officer Frank Kim. “Consistent with long-term strategic priories, the FY 2018-19 Recommended Budget is balanced and advances key initiatives, including continued efforts to address infrastructure needs and homelessness in Orange County.”
The FY 2018-19 Recommended Budget, Budget Augmentation Requests, Key Budget Message and Department Contact List can be found online at http://www.ocgov.com/gov/ceo/deputy/finance/budget.
The County also invites members of the public to explore additional budgetary and financial information online through the OpenOC data tool, the Strategic Financial Plan and quarterly budget reports. These helpful resources can be found at: http://ocgov.com/about/openoc/.
This article was released by the County of Orange.