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Function of the Budget and Grants Department:

The Budget and Grants office is charged with preparing and submitting an annual operating and capital budget to the Board of County Commissioners for all County operations in accordance with Florida Statutes and the policies of the Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners. The office prepares and administers the county’s annual budget, under the supervision of the County Administrator. The office is responsible for setting the budget schedule and procedures, estimating revenues for each fund, reviewing departmental budget requests and is responsible for publishing and monitoring the budget, processing line-to-line transfers, budget amendments, and resolutions; coordinating grants management and assisting in the proper administration of grant programs; preparing financial analysis, reviewing financial options and providing budget information to the County Commissioners as well as the public.

2024/2025 Fiscal Year Budget Schedule

  • Budget Workshop Wednesday July 16, 2024 at 9:00 am, Friday, July 19, 2024 at 9:00 am (as needed)
  • Public Hearing on Tentative budget and proposed millage rates Thursday, Sept. 12, 2024 at 5:01 p.m. 
  • Final Budget Hearing to adopt budget and millage rates Thursday, Sept. 26, 2024 at 5:01 p.m. 

To view Okeechobee County Budget Documents as required per Florida Statutes 129.03(3)(c), please see below:

2023-2024 BOCC Adopted Budget Summary

2022-2023 Adopted Budget Summary

2021-2022 BOCC Adopted Budget Summary (PDFA ADA Ckd)


To view Okeechobee County Budget Amendments as required per Florida Statutes 129.06(2)(f)2.
If the board amends the budget pursuant to paragraph (f) of Section 129.06(2), Florida Statutes, the adopted amendment must be posted on the County’s official website within five (5) days after adoption and must remain on the website for at least two (2) years. The following budget amendments meet this requirement:

To view Okeechobee County Financial Statements as required by Sec. 218.32, Fla. Stat. was amended in 2011 (Ch. 2011-144, L.O.F), see below:

To access our Annual Financial Report for Okeechobee County, Financial Reports can be accessed from the State of Florida Auditor General at:

https://flauditor.gov/pages/county_efile%20pages/okeechobee.htm

 

Jonathan Blanco, Budget and Grants Director
304 NW 2nd Street, Room 103
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Office: (863) 763-6441 Ext. 
Email: jblanco@okeechobeecountyfl.gov 

 

 

 

 

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