The Board of County Commissioners holds Budget Workshops (typically in July) to review and discuss budget information prior to the public hearings.
The Board of County Commissioners will hold public hearings in September to discuss and vote on the County's Millage Rate and Budget.
View the budget calendar here.
The Budget Process Timeline
|New fiscal year begins on October 1st of each year.
|The tentative budget is finalized based on direction and approval from the County Administrator. The tentative budget document presents a balanced budget for the coming year.
|The tentative budget is distributed to the BOCC and budget workshops are held with the County Administrator, Constitutional Officers, and County budget staff. County staff revises the tentative budget for any changes directed by the BOCC and County Administrator. The tentative budget document is prepared for future public hearings and approval.
|The Property Appraiser receives fire assessment information and public hearing dates from County staff for inclusion in the Truth In Millage (TRIM) notice. The Property Appraiser mails the TRIM notice in August.
|The BOCC holds two public hearings in September where Sumter County residents have the opportunity to provide input to the BOCC regarding the budget process. At the first public hearing, the BOCC approves the tentative millage rate and budget.
|At the second and final public hearing, the BOCC approves and adopts the final millage rate and final county budget.
The Adopted Budget Document is a descriptive document which highlights the changes in the Sumter County budget from one fiscal year to the next. The document includes a letter to the Sumter County Board of County Commissioners along with the detailed budgeted revenues and expenditures, staffing changes, and capital improvement plans.
- FY 2019/20 Adopted Budget Document
- FY 2018/19 Adopted Budget Document
- FY 2020/21 Adopted Budget Documents
- FY 2021/22 Adopted Budget Documents
- FY 2022/23 Adopted Budget Documents
- FY 2023/24 Adopted Budget Final Hearing Documents
For additional information, please contact the Office of Management & Budget via email or by calling (352) 689-4400.