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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 OLO is responsible for preparing economic impact and racial equity/social justice impact statements for all proposed County legislation and zoning text amendments.

Program Contacts

Contact Blaise DeFazio of the Office of Legislative Oversight at 240.777.7983 or Julie Knight of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2760 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved219865213.67
Increase Cost: Consulting Services400000.00
Shift: Audit Contract Manager Position from the Independent Audit NDA331200.18
Increase Cost: Personnel Costs Adjustment for Vacant Legislative Analyst Position134750.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-702130.00
FY23 Approved221503413.85