T​​he Office of Budget and Debt Management is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the County’s fiscal condition, preparing and administering the County’s Annual Budget and managing the General Fund's cash-flow. This office is also responsible for the issuance and management of all County debt.

Budget Explorer Tool​

In order to promote transparency and help residents better understand the budget, Sacramento County has launched an application, “Budget Explorer Tool,” which will give users the chance to explore a breakdown of where the County’s money comes from and how the County plans to spend it by agency, department and expenditure categories.

Visit the Budget Explorer Tool​ to get a clearer picture about the County’s budget.


Public Budget Workshop
The Chief Fiscal Officer for Sacramento County presented a Public Budget Workshop: Overview of the County Budget and Budget Process on Oct. 27. View the PowerPoint presentation for a better understanding of the budget and process.​

FY 2021-22 Budget in Brief

Read the Budget in Brief Document to learn:

  • Where the $6.5 billion in planned spending comes from
  • How the County plans to spend it
  • Key budget concepts and processes
  • Fiscal issues facing the County
  • How to get involved in the County's budget process
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Chief Fiscal Officer (CFO) 
​The Chief Fiscal Officer (CFO) is responsible for t​he overall management of the budget function, oversight and coordination of County fiscal and budget matters.​


  • Develops the County's Recommended Approval and Adopted Budgets and modeling of multiyear budget outlook.
  • Revenue projection and analysis.
  • Monitors County's budget throughout the fiscal year and makes recommendations on midyear adjustments.
  • Manages the County's General Fund cash-flow 

Debt Management​

  • Oversees issuance of County debt for financing of cash-flow and capital facilities.
  • Manages County's Fixed Asset Acquisition Fund for internal financing of equipment lease purchases and certain capital facilities projects.
  • Oversees the creation of benefit assessment districts and the issuance of related debt.