The Budget and Evaluation Department leads and serves City government in making informed decisions in resource allocation, program evaluation, long-range financial and management planning, and budget preparation.
Specific department responsibilities include:
FY 2016-17 Budget Process
The FY 2016-17 budget was adopted by City Council on June 7. The adopted FY 2016-17 budget document will be posted here within 30 days of budget adoption.
Recommended Budget Documents: FY 2016-17 Recommended Budget
City Manager's Budget Presentation
FY 2015-16 Budget
The FY 2015-16 budget runs from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, and totals $487,967,637.
Cost and Performance Data
To evaluate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of City services, the Budget and Evaluation Department facilitates the City's participation in the UNC School of Government Benchmark Project, an annual performance measurement project that compares service costs and accomplishments to other NC municipalities. City departments that participate in the project include Engineering and Inspections, Field Operations, Financial and Administrative Services, Fire, Guilford Metro 9-1-1, Human Resources, Police, and Water Resources.
For more information about the Budget and Evaluation Department or the budget process, please send a request for information.