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VISION

The Vision of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is comprised of a team of dedicated professionals, is to establish and maintain Nassau County’s financial reputation as a soundly operated municipal government that delivers needed services cost-effectively to the people of the County; maintains the confidence of the financial sector, including fiscal monitors; minimizes risk in all areas of County operations; secures and maintains prudent levels of financing; monitors and requires a high level of performance in County operations; maximizes grant funding and Federal and State aid, and ensures taxpayers that County resources are protected and employed wisely.

MISSION

The Mission of the Office of Management and Budget is to ensure that the County's Operating Budget is in balance and that the County allocates resources in a manner that is consistent with the County Executive's priorities and with the goals and objectives of County departments. OMB accomplishes its Mission by

  • Providing fiscal expertise and support for financial decision making based on realistic and accurate assumptions to enable the County to achieve its Vision and Mission

  • Developing an Operating Budget, Capital Budget and Multi-Year Financial Plan that are based on strict adherence to established and generally accepted financial policies and best practices and  realistic assumptions

  • Collaborating with County departments to assist them in achieving their goals and objectives

  • Monitoring departmental expenses and revenues on a monthly basis and regularly processing fiscal transactions on behalf of County departments

  • Working with departments to ensure that Multi-Year Financial Plan initiatives are being implemented and monitored

  • Linking performance to fiscal decision-making

  • Monitoring, facilitating and ensuring sound financial management of grants and Federal and State Aid and the pursuit of competitive grants that are in accord with the County Executive’s priorities

  • Providing accurate, timely and understandable financial information to the County's managers, fiscal monitors and the public

  • Structuring all debt issuances to meet the County’s cash flow and capital needs; providing guidance for debt issuance decisions; maintaining appropriate capital assets for present and future needs; and protecting and enhancing the County’s credit rating

  • Engaging in proactive risk management policies to reduce and control loss by taking pro-active steps to avoid injuries and protect the assets of the County 

  • Performing special projects that require the coordination of multiple departments and/or multiple disciplines to improve, among other things, fiscal management, general business processes, energy management, and technology utilization.