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Program Description

  Fiscal, Policy, and Performance Analysis

Staff in the Budget Preparation and Administration program serve the County by preparing the County's Operating Budget, Public Services Program, Capital Budget, and Capital Improvement Program ensuring compliance with the County Charter and the decisions of elected officials. fiscal projections prepared by OMB are used by County elected officials in setting policy for the County, and help maintain the County's AAA bond rating.

OMB staff support County partners in fiscal management and policy development, resource management, collective bargaining negotiations, management and performance analyses, fiscal impact analyses of legislation and regulations, development and monitoring of user fees and other revenue sources, and the review of grant applications and contract compliance. To ensure prudent fiscal stewardship, OMB offers several training sessions for County partners throughout the year and provides support for the County Executive's budget forums with County residents. OMB is frequently recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association for its high-quality budget publications.

OMB provides representation on a number of committees including the Contract Review Committee, Interagency Group on Energy and Utilities Management, the Board of Investment Trustees, the Diversity Council, the Telecommunications Transmission Facility Coordinating Group, the Labor Relations Policy Committee, the ERP Steering Committee, the Information Technology Policy Advisory Committee, the Public Safety System Modernization Project, the Housing Loan Review Committee, the Collaboration Council of Montgomery County, and the Rapid Transit Steering Committee.

Program Contacts

Contact Chris Mullin of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2772 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Public engagement with budget: Attendance at budget forums500560560560560
Overall Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award ratings: Percent rated outstanding or proficient 196.8%97.0%97.8%
Percent of staff satisfied with usefulness of OMB IT systems83%85%88%
1  The fiscal year shown for GFOA rating corresponds to the fiscal year during which the budget was prepared (e.g. FY17 GFOA results apply to FY18 budget document, which was prepared during FY17).

Program Budget Changes

FY21 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved520628733.25
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.11744758.00
FY21 Approved638076241.25