Welcome to the Bexar County Budget Department

  1. Notice of Public Hearing on the FY 2016-17 Proposed Budget

    The Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing to consider the FY 2016-17 Proposed Budget on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Double-Height Courtroom on the second floor of the Bexar County Courthouse. Read about the Proposed Budget Public Hearing
  2. Notice of 2016 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate for Bexar County

    A tax rate of $ 0.30895 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of Bexar County. You are urged to attend and express your views at the public hearings on the proposed tax rate. Read more about the proposed tax rate hearings
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The Budget Department's functions include preparing and presenting the annual County operating budget for approval by Commissioners Court. It has responsibility for monitoring departmental appropriations and expenditures, preparing fiscal assessments/notes, and budgetary transfers as required.

The Budget Department is also responsible for monitoring the performance measures submitted by County departments to evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of programs. The budget staff ensures that its recommendations are based on accurate information and analyses by maintaining a strong emphasis on validation of data between the budget system, the County Financial Management System, the County Human Resources Information Systems, and data generated by County offices and departments.

The Budget Department is also responsible for coordinating the development of the County’s Long Range Financial Forecast and providing quarterly updates to Commissioners Court regarding current year expenditures.

The goals for the Budget Department are to create and support an environment focused on planning, strategic and innovative thinking, practical solutions, and accountability, strengthen Bexar County’s financial position, continuously improve business practices, attract, develop, motivate, and retain a productive and diversified workforce, and accomplish goals in the most cost-effective manner for Bexar citizens.
Bexar County Budget Department
Paul Elizondo Tower, 9th Floor
101 West Nueva San Antonio, TX 78205-3411