Budget

Function

Develop and monitor Pima County's annual budget and manage Pima County's annual property tax assembly process.

Description of Services

Produce the Recommended, Tentative, and Adopted Budget schedules and books.  Monitor the budgets and compile monthly revenue and expenditure forecasts.  Respond to management's requests for financial analyses and reports.  Update and maintain the County's property tax roll upon conveyance to the Board of Supervisors by the County Assessor.  Calculate, print, and mail individual property owner tax bills and statements.  Deliver the billing file containing all property tax information to the Treasurer.  Answer taxpayer queries via the taxpayer telephone hotline.

Additionally, the Pima County Print Shop reports to the Budget Manager.

Program Goals and Objectives

  • Prepare/publish budget schedules/books in a timely manner:
    • Budget schedules/books prepared by due dates established by the County Administrator.
  • Publish a budget document that satisfies the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) guidelines for effective budget presentation:
    • Achieve rating of proficient/outstanding for each of the GFOA review criteria.
    • Receive the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.
  • Provide County residents timely and accurate information regarding real and secured personal property taxes:
    • Compile tax rates/levies by the legislated due date.
    • Print and mail approximately 450,000 tax statements at least 21 days before the tax due date.
    • Provide informational service via the taxpayer telephone hotline with no taxpayer complaints.
  • Prepare reliable budget projections:
    • Prepare General Fund budget projections within 1% of year-end audited actual revenues and expenditures.

 

This division is located at 130 W Congress St.  8th Floor, Tucson, AZ 85701.

Division Staff

Staff Member Position
Patrick McGee Division Manager
Lisa Merin Supervisor
Michael Garland Supervisor
 Andrew Min Supervisor
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Finance and Risk Management

Administration Building
130 W. Congress
Tucson, Arizona 85701

(520) 724-3126

Unpaid invoices or payments received, call (520) 724-3126


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