Budget Office Process Timeline

Williamson County’s Annual Budget is virtually a year-round process as shown in the Budget Process Overview graphic below:   (Click here to enlarge)

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TIMELINE

KEY ACTIVITIES PERFORMED

OCTOBER 1ST

  • Begin New Fiscal Year
  • Implementation and execution of the adopted budget
  • Continue monitoring activity from previous fiscal year
  • Prepare Budget in Brief
  • Submit GFOA Document

DECEMBER - JANUARY

  • Budget Office reviews and distributes 5 year historical expenditure activity
  • Review and research legislative impacts
  • Budget Office to Identify issues that may impact the budget process

FEBRUARY

  • Budget Kickoff workshop with Commissioners Court, Human Resources & Auditor’s Office Targets and projections are identified
  • Commissioners Court to define goals, objectives and initiatives

MARCH

  • Budget guidelines released to Department Heads & Elected Officials
  • Personnel Requests submitted to the Budget Office
  • Review of all County Fleet
  • Optional Pre-Budget Review Meetings with Departments

APRIL - MAY

  • Submittal of budgets from all County Departments
  • Budget Office reviews budget for completeness and adherence to the countywide goals, objectives, initiatives and guidelines
  • Departmental / Commissioners Court Budget Workshop
  • Pre-Recommendation Workshop with the Commissioners Court

JUNE

  • Preliminary certified tax roll received from Chief Property Appraiser
  • Budget review sessions with Department Heads and/or Elected Officials

JULY

  • Certified tax roll from Property Appraiser is received
  • Budget Recommendations released
  • Post Recommendation Workshop with Commissioners Court

JULY - AUGUST

  • Budget Modification workshops with the County Commissioners
  • County Commissioners vote on proposed tax rate
  • County Commissioners Adopt Budget

SEPTEMBER

  • Tax Rate Adopted
  • Adopted budgets loaded to the general ledger
  • Special revenue funds acknowledged and approved
  • File Adopted budget with County Clerk and County Auditor
 
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Williamson County Courthouse
Williamson County Courthouse
Budget Office

710 Main Street, Suite 101
Georgetown, TX 78626
Phone: (512) 943-1550
Fax: (512) 943-1662
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Ashlie Koenig
Budget Officer
akoenig@wilco.org
(512) 943-1551
Fax:  (512) 943-1662



Jennifer Templeton
Budget Analyst
jtempleton@wilco.org
(512) 943-3756
Fax: (512) 943-1662

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710 Main Street Georgetown, TX 78626
Main Telephone: (512)943-1100
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