The Budget Office is responsible for preparing the town's budget, under the oversight of the town manager and in collaboration with the various departments and divisions.
The budget is a blueprint for building a sound financial framework for town operations. It ensures the town's resources are allocated toward the priorities identified by the Board of Commissioners. Specifically, the budget is a financial plan consisting of an estimate of proposed expenditures, the proposed means of financing and the goals and objectives of expenditures for the fiscal year (July 1-June 30).
The fiscal year 2014-15 budget was the 14th to receive the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, the highest national award in governmental budgeting.
Hillsborough uses the balanced scorecard, a system of measures that helps the town implement its objectives. Each department has a scorecard with specific initiatives, targeted outcomes for the intiatives and ways to measure performance. The system is more fully explained in an article written by William C. Rivenbark, a UNC School of Government faculty member, and Eric J. Peterson, Hillsborough's town manager.
Hillsborough's Fiscal Year 2012 Balanced Scorecard Report earned a Gold Certificate of Achievement in Performance Reporting from the Association of Government Accountants. This marks the fourth year Hillsborough has received a Service Efforts and Accomplishments award from the association.
- FY2015-16 Budget Message
- FY2014-15 Budget Message
- FY2014-15 Capital Improvement Plan
- FY2014-15 Fee Schedule
- FY2014-2015 Utility Fee Calculations
Town Hall Campus
101 E. Orange St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
- Budget and Management Analyst Emily Bradford, 919-732-1270, ext. 88
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