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Program Description

  CAO - Supervision & Management of Executive Branch Departments

The CAO oversees the operations and services of all departments and offices of the Executive Branch. The CAO also advises the County Executive on all administrative and government operations/service-related matters and coordinates final review and decision-making on policies, programs, service delivery, budgets, legislation, regulations, and related matters. The CAO uses the following to carry out his responsibilities; 1) The Constituent Services section coordinates responses to correspondence and electronic mail from our residents and identifies community/residents' concerns that require special attention/response; 2) The Innovation Program provides space and support for workers to collaborate cross-departmentally as they improve processes, reduce costs and errors, and improve constituent service; 3) The Business Advancement Team administers programs to support the growth and expansion of businesses in the County and serves as the business community's point of entry into the County government, providing direct services such as training and technical assistance through Business Connect, assistance with County processes and procedures, and economic development project incentives. The Business Advancement Team also manages the County's incubator network system and coordinates the implementation of the White Oak and White Flint Master Plans; and 4) The Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission (CJCC) seeks to enhance cooperation among the agencies involved in the criminal justice system in Montgomery County and to ensure that they address the issues facing the system.

Program Contacts

Contact Nicole Gyapong of the Office of the County Executive at 240.777.2516 or Pofen Salem of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2773 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved256307317.70
Add: Funding Gap Need for the New Strategic Partnerships Director Position 1342060.00
Decrease Cost: Partial Lapse of Vacant Positions-1189300.00
Shift: Transfer of Chief Digital Officer to Department of Technology Services-179519-1.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.2975051.00
FY22 Approved269633517.70