To improve the budget situation of Eau Claire County through identification of cost savings,
new sources of revenue, and prioritized budget reallocations in an environment of fixed levy rates.
|Budgeting to support strategic Initiatives that support long term financial health.
Financial sustainability linked to revenue (cash flow, fund balance)
|Finance and Administration|
|Annual department budget audit||Finance|
|Countywide approach to further energy efficiency/renewable energy in all facilities. Create funding source for yearly improvements||Facilities|
|Inadequate financial policies (Budgeting: operating vs capital)||Finance|
|Identify strategies to align programming that addresses root causes instead of treating symptoms||Health Department|
|New revenue sources||Highway Department|
|Alternate care placement/ child welfare and youth services||Human Services|
|Mental health and substance use services: psychiatry, adult-youth, and stepping up initiative -
jail re-entry services
|Identification and documentation of decreases in state and other funding; implications.||Parks and Forest|
|Countywide budgeting along with the strategic plan. How the two work together||Administration|