The Budget and Management Services Department is primarily responsible for the development and oversight of the City’s annual budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The department is also responsible for organizational development, performance management and strategic planning. The department provides policy and management analysis to support decision making. The department primarily supports two Strategic Plan goals; Well Managed City and Stewardship of the City’s Physical Assets.
Other departmental responsibilities include training and support for the MUNIS / ERP budgeting module, the coordination of cross-organization training and leadership initiatives such as Culture of Service, and participation in downtown and neighborhood economic strategies. Overall the department is focusing on furthering the goal of transparency and accountability with its operations and communications and enhancing citizen and employee engagement.