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Business and Finance Division

Budget Department

Purpose

The Budget Department:

  • Analyzes funding requests and advises administrators of financial impact and presents viable alternatives
  • Analyzes an array of data ranging from minor budget increases to facilitation of prison construction
  • Provides an agency perspective in the management of the individual department budgets providing oversight and coordination of agency budget managers

Responsibilities

The Budget Department is tasked with the responsibilities to:

  • Plan, formulate, analyze, and monitor agency expenditures and revenue by activity, function, and department
  • Develop the Agency Strategic Plan
  • Develop the Legislative Appropriations Request
  • Secure and oversee the agency's annual operating budget
  • Routinely report to the Legislative Budget Board, the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy, the Texas Public Finance Authority, the Bond Review Board, and other legislative and regulatory branches
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to departmental division staff

Organizational Structure