The Ingham County Board of Commissioners launched its 2018 budget process with the adoption of the budget calendar and approval of the strategic plan.
The next step of the budget process involves fees. Within the next few weeks the Board will review current fees to determine if it is appropriate to modify the current fee structure which would become effective January 1, 2018.
2018 BUDGET CALENDAR
March 2 - 8 Liaison and Finance Committees review Ingham County Strategic Plan for 2018 through 2022.
March 8 Finance Committee recommends 2018 budget calendar.
March 14 Board of Commissioners approves 2018 budget calendar.
March 14 Board of Commissioners adopts Ingham County Strategic Plan for 2018 through 2022.
April 13 – 19 Committees review fees for various county services to make recommendations for any appropriate increases to be effective January 1, 2018.
April 27 – May 3 Committees may make recommendations for increases to fees for various county services to be effective January 1, 2018.
May 9 Board of Commissioners considers updates to fees for various county services to be effective January 1, 2018.
May 26 Department heads, elected officials and agencies, submit operating and capital budgets.
June 14 – 30 Controller holds budget meetings with departments.
July 31 Community agencies submit applications for 2018 funding.
August 22 Controller’s Recommended Budget distributed to full Board of Commissioners.
August 24 – 30 Liaison Committees hold hearings on operating and capital budget recommendations.
September 13 Finance Committee holds hearing and makes operating and capital improvement budget recommendations.
October 24 Board holds public hearing on the General Fund Budget. Board adopts operating and capital budgets and millages.
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