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The Budget Division assists the Chief Financial Officer in exercising good stewardship of public resources by providing capital and operating budget oversight, financial analysis and evaluation, decision support, and assisting with budget modifications for the Mayor, Board of Commissioners, County Administrator's Office, and department managers. The Budget Division is committed to improving the transparency of the Unified Government’s budgetary information to our citizens and stakeholders through our Open Data portal.
The Budget Division also:
Early each year, Finance Department and Budget Division staff begin working on the next year's operating budget in order to present a proposed document to the Unified Government Board of Commission (UGBOC) in July. The UGBOC schedules several budget work sessions to discuss and review the budget before it is adopted by the Commission.
Early each year, the Finance and Budget staff begin working on the next year's operating budget in order to present a proposed document to the Unified Government Board of Commission (UGBOC) in July. The UGBOC schedules several budget work sessions to discuss and review the budget before it is adopted by the Commission.
Budget is seeking public comment on budget priorities and initiatives. Below is an initiative form for public comment on the One Year Action Plan and other program initiatives.
The Unified Government is committed to financial transparency. In this spirit, we've provided this online application to allow the public access to a broad range of financial reports currently available in three categories from 2005 to the current year.
The Budget Division provides effective, efficient, and fiscally sound government to the citizens of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS through the development of performance measures, annual performance plans, and near-and long-term financial plans and strategies for the Unified Government.
Watch the Budget Office’s video series to understand more about the structure of our budget and how tax dollars are spent.
These fact sheets break down different budget components in a user-friendly way. Learn about expense types, debt service, and other budget funds, including the Consolidated General Fund, Special Revenue Fund, and Enterprise Fund.
Have you ever wondered how the budget process works? What the process for capital projects is? What sorts of costs and revenues impact the budget? Or would you just like some budget lingo defined?
Staff are available to assist you with questions pertaining to the Unified Government's budget.