Commissioner of Finance

The Commissioner of Finance, as Budget Chairperson, shall forward copies of department request to the Council with whatever information and analysis the Chairperson considers relevant to understand each budget request.

The Commissioner of Finance shall provide a detailed estimate of the amount of income from all sources, exclusive of taxes, and a detailed estimate of the amount of tax required to be levied to defray all expenses and liabilities of each City department or entities for the ensuing fiscal year,” City Charter Section 4.4.2.

The Commissioner of Finance is next required to propose and make public a ‘Comprehensive Budget,’ based upon the requests and all financial constraints of the City. It contains expenditures and the method of financing those expenditures and estimated revenues.