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The Office of Budget provides financial and management services support to the City Manager´s Office. The department consists of three divisions: Citywide Capital and Operating Budget Development and Monitoring, Grant Administration and Utility Management.
The Citywide Capital and Operating Budget Development and Monitoring Division is responsible for preparing and monitoring the general fund, capital funds, internal service funds, enterprise funds and grants and trusts budgets city-wide. This Division also identifies sources of revenue necessary for the delivery of city services.
The Grant Administration Division is responsible for preparing and monitoring budgets city-wide for Consolidated Plan funds (including Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Grant, Emergency Solutions Grant and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Grant) received from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. This Division is responsible for ensuring that HUD and other grant funds are administered efficiently, effectively, and in compliance with applicable laws. This Division also serves as the City’s liaison to various Federal agencies from whom the City receives grant funding.
Utility Management monitors the utility and cable franchise agreements granted by the City for compliance, reviews gas and electric utility rate change requests, and monitors/forecasts right-of-way franchise fees.