The Finance Division oversees the financial operations of the District, ensuring more than $350 million in annual public resources are properly allocated and monitored for optimum service levels. Additionally, the Finance Division ensures appropriate procurements and contracting for goods and services, makes payments, tracks grants and spending, collects revenue and cost reimbursements, develops and administers the annual budget, and provides and publishes financial reports.
The District’s fiscal decisions are guided by policies reviewed and adopted by the Board of Directors. The Financial Planning and Budget Policy directs the financial planning and annual budget practices that support budget transparency, prudent budgeting, and long-term fiscal sustainability. The purpose of this policy is to guide District fiscal planning, deliberations and decisions toward maintaining long-term financial stability, providing adequate funding for Capital Improvement Program expenditures, and accelerating payment of unfunded liabilities.
The District’s Travel and Conference Expense Policy articulates procedures on proper documentation of travel and conference attendance by employees and members of the Board of Directors, ensuring appropriate expenditure of public funds used for this purpose.