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Budget Process

The budget process for Douglas County, Kansas.

At a public meeting, the Commission will discuss their views of the upcoming budget.  This will provide a guideline for the budget.

The revenues are analyzed looking are current revenues, economic factors, and legislative changes.

Agencies will fill out required forms, which include a brief summary of their agency, a summary of receipts & expenditures, and their new request.

Departments will enter their requests in the budget system.  They will come up with an estimated current year and future year.


Each department and agency will have an informal meeting with the Administrator to review their budget requests.  They will discuss any current or future issues.

The Administrator will review the budget in detail individually with each Commissioner.