The balanced budget takes place with the adoption of a budget for the following fiscal year. The fiscal year begins from July 1, of the year to June 30, the following year. The Board of Supervisors may modify the budget year-round.
Each year, the County Executive proposes the Recommended Budget based on projected expenditures and revenues, and outlines the County Executive's recommendations for funding levels for each department.
The Board of Supervisors through its committees and public sessions, will review the County Executive's recommendations, making revisions as they see fit. At the conclusion of the public hearings in June, the Board will adopt an Approved Budget which sets the funding levels for County departments for the following year. These approved budget amounts are published in a separate document, the Final Budget.
The County Executive's Fiscal Year 2012 Final Budget provides an overview of the County Executive's proposals to balance the County's budget and address a General Fund Deficit. Please contact the Office of Public Affairs at (408) 299-5119 with any questions.
You can download and view the Recommended and Final Budgets below: