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Program Description


The Business Services Team is the Department's infrastructure support team furnishing overall operational and/or specialized services on a daily basis. The team is comprised of five unique work units including Human Resources, Contracts, Finance, Budget and Customer Service.

The Business Services Team is responsible for implementing procedures and policies; auditing and re-engineering business processes; developing and managing the budget at the department level; drafting, negotiating and executing contracts; organizing and controlling the department finances and managing a robust financial assistance program that allows thousands of low-income resident to have access to programs/services; management of personnel/payroll processes for merit and seasonal staff; and maintaining effective communications with the general public to process registrations and provide them with information to address inquiries regarding programs/services.

Program Contacts

Contact Traci Anderson of the Department of Recreation at 240.777.6801 or Anita Aryeetey of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2784 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Number of administrative services transactions 117,25117,70518,05918,42018,788
Number of human resources transactions 21,8371,6211,6531,6861,719
Number of seasonal employees2,3152,3062,3522,3522,352
Percent of allocated recreation financial assistance dollars used 391%91%91%91%91%
1  Recreation Administrative Transactions include a variety of complex processes such as contract administration, proposal development and solicitations.
2  In addition to hiring a high volume of seasonal staff, as part of the Department's safety plan, REC conducts background checks for staff, volunteers, coaches, youth services providers, non-profit partners and contractors.
3  Dollars used vs dollars allocated

Program Budget Changes

FY21 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved406891215.90
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.671704323.83
FY21 Recommended1078595539.73