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File #: 20-1076    Version: 1 Name: PERFORMANCE BASED MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETING
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: In Committee
File created: 1/7/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 1/16/2020 Final action:
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ARTICLE X. - PERFORMANCE BASED MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETING Sec. 2-930. - Legislative findings and purpose. (a) Cook County has an interest in ensuring that every County Department and Agency, including Agencies operated by the separately elected and appointed officials, and the Cook County Health and Hospitals System operates in an efficient and fiscally responsible manner. (b) Cook County has an interest in improving the delivery of public services and internal management through the use of strategic planning, business planning, a sound resource allocation process encompassing the traditional budget process, a multi-year approach for capital budgeting, and a framework for managerial accountability to ensure that the County's goals, mission and objectives focus on countywide results and that the results produced reflect the goals of statutory programs and responsibilities. (c) The use of performance measures and standards in the establishment of the annua...
Indexes: AMMAR RIZKI, Chief Financial Officer, Bureau of Finance
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

ARTICLE X. - PERFORMANCE BASED MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETING

Sec. 2-930. - Legislative findings and purpose.
(a) Cook County has an interest in ensuring that every County Department and Agency, including Agencies operated by the separately elected and appointed officials, and the Cook County Health and Hospitals System operates in an efficient and fiscally responsible manner.
(b) Cook County has an interest in improving the delivery of public services and internal management through the use of strategic planning, business planning, a sound resource allocation process encompassing the traditional budget process, a multi-year approach for capital budgeting, and a framework for managerial accountability to ensure that the County's goals, mission and objectives focus on countywide results and that the results produced reflect the goals of statutory programs and responsibilities.
(c) The use of performance measures and standards in the establishment of the annual budget, in the planning and resource allocation processes, and the public reporting of performance information, will result in a more efficient and effective utilization of County resources and improved results in an effort to ensure that the County as a whole is addressing its core functions and mission.
(d) Implementing requirements to prepare Preliminary Budget Forecasts and other various forms and reports will bring added transparency to the County's annual budgetary process and highlight positives as well as challenges faced by the County in the upcoming fiscal year.
(e) The purpose of this article is to:
(1) Improve public service delivery through deliberate planning and an emphasis on accountability and results;
(2) Improve the budget process by analyzing and reporting various metrics to better determine the relationship between program funding levels and expected results;
(3) Improve managerial and legislative decision-making by promoting the gathering of meaning...

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