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Program Description

  Legislative Oversight

The Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) conducts program evaluations, base budget reviews, and other special studies in accordance with a Council-approved work program. OLO studies the effectiveness of legislation enacted by the Council and makes findings and recommendations concerning the performance, management, and operation of programs and functions for which funds are approved or appropriated by the Council. In addition, OLO is the designated administrator for the Council's audit contracts, as required under Section 315 of the County Charter, and is responsible for preparing economic, racial equity and social justice, and climate impact statements for all proposed County legislation. Also, OLO is responsible for preparing racial equity and social justice impact statements for zoning text amendments.

Program Contacts

Contact Blaise DeFazio of the Office of Legislative Oversight at 240.777.7983 or Grace Pedersen of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.773.1088 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved236647413.85
Add: Performance Management and Data Analyst III Position to Accommodate Increased Workload Associated with the Recently Expanded Council1035281.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.2792610.00
FY25 Recommended274926314.85