Budget Timeline

January 1: County fiscal year begins

April: Budget Office begins producing monthly Budget Monitoring Reports

July: Legislature holds annual Mid-Year Budget Hearings

July: Budget Office begins budget preparations

By October 1: County Executive provides major revenues and expenses projections to Comptroller

By October 15: Comptroller submits report on major revenues and expenses to Legislature

By October 15: County Executive submits proposed budget to Legislature

November: Legislature reviews and conducts public hearings on proposed budget

December 5: Legislature holds annual budget adoption meeting and approves amended budget

December 17: County Executive presents budget vetoes to Legislature (if necessary)

December 19: Legislature holds annual veto override meeting (if necessary)

December 20: County budget is adopted in final form

December 31: County fiscal year ends