The FY18 Proposed Budget is a comprehensive document with several hundred pages of information. Review the key areas for help with this document.
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FY18 - Proposed Annual
Operating and Capital Budget
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
- County Administrator's Budget Message
- FY18 Budget Summary - This document contains a series of charts and tables that present the budget in an aggregated fashion together with various economic and population trend data for Pinellas County.
- FY18 Annual Operating and Capital Budget - This is the detail budget by program (expenditure) and account (revenue) for the County.
- Appendix - This section includes the Glossary, Budget Policies, Basis of Accounting for Financial Statements and Budget, Overview of the Budget Process, Budgetary Control and Budget Calendar, Summary and Detail of User Fee Changes, Countywide Grants Report, Forward Pinellas Budget, and Location Map.
- FY18 Budget Presentations – Links to presentations to the Board of County Commissioners throughout the budget process. Includes PowerPoint presentations and streaming video of meetings.
- FY18 through FY27 Capital Improvement Program Detail: A comprehensive ten-year plan of proposed capital projects, intended to identify and balance the capital needs of the community within the fiscal capabilities and limitations of the County. It is primarily a planning document and is subject to change as the needs of the community become more defined and the adopted projects move closer to final approval. This is released after the FY18 Budget is Adopted.
- Introduction to the Proposed Budget –This page will orient you to each section of the budget document and precedes the table of contents in the hard copy of the document.
- Transmittal Memo - The first four pages (labeled pages 1-4) of the Budget Message section. This letter from the County Administrator to the Board of County Commissioners (Board) is the introduction to the budget document and highlights the strategy behind the formulation of the proposed budget.
- Mission, Vision and Values and Strategic Plan - The third and fourth pages in the document, these reflect Pinellas County’s Mission, Vision and Values and our Doing Things strategic plan.
- Additional Priority Needs Addressed within Proposed Budget –Pages A-19-23 of the Budget Message section. This narrative summarizes the additional priority needs that have been incorporated, per Board direction, into the FY18 Proposed Budget, organized by strategic goal area. These needs were identified by the Board, departments, Constitutional Officers, and Independent Agencies.
- Budget Summary Section
- Budget at a Glance - Page B-4 of the Summaries section. This infographic provides a 1-page summary of the FY18 Proposed Budget with breakdowns by functional expense, revenue types, and expenditures by each of the three major agency groupings.
- Property Tax Rates and Revenue Table – Page B-6 of the Summaries section. This table presents the property tax (ie - millage) rates and projected revenues used to calculate the balanced proposed budget. At the Board’s scheduled budget information session on August 3, staff will be seeking Board feedback regarding the maximum millage rates to be published in the TRIM notices that will be mailed to all property owners in August.
- Operating and Capital Budget Comparison – Pages B-10-13 of the Summaries section. These tables and charts summarize and document variances between the FY18 proposed and FY17 revised budgets for the operating expenditures by department/agency and capital expenditures by function.
- Personnel Position Comparison – Pages B-25-26 of the Summaries section. This table compares the FY16, FY17 and FY18 full-time equivalent (FTE) position counts by department and agency.
- Department/Agency Program Budgets and Analyses – Each department/agency’s pages begin with a Department/Agency Description and Analysis of the proposed budget. Budgets are then presented by program with FTE related to each program. A summary and program descriptions is also provided. The departments under the County Administrator also describe accomplishments and linkages to the Doing Things strategic plan. List of departments under the County Administrator in Section D.
- Capital –Section I presents the 10-year Capital Improvement Program with summary and detailed information, including a summary of changes (starting on page I-83).