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Dane County Board of Supervisors

2023 Budget

Budget Process

Dane County has an annual, calendar year budget. In the fall, the County adopts the budget for the next calendar year. The Budget process contains two separate budgets: one budget for operations and one for capital projects. 

The video below provides an overview of the process, describes the difference between the operating and capital budgets, and describes the general budget timeline.

 

Ways to Participate

  1. Attend a committee meeting. Meeting times and agendas are posted here.  NEW!  Sign up to receive agendas as they are posted - View the video here to sign up.   

  2. Attend one of the County Board Budget Hearings:

    1. September 14 at 6:00pm – Public Hearing on Department Budget Requests

    2. September 21 at 6:00pm - Public Hearing on Department Budget Requests

    3. October 19 at 6:00pm – Public Hearing on 2023 Dane County budget (agenda link TBD)

  3. Contact you County Board Supervisor. If you’re unsure who your County Board member is, please use this tool

  4. Email all County Board Supervisors

Committee Schedules

Standing committee budget meeting dates are listed below.  These are subject to change - please see the official posting here for the most up to date list:

Committee

Date

Date

Date

Date

Date

 

Environment, Agriculture and Natural Resources

10/13/2022

5:30pm

10/25/2022

5:30pm

   

 

 

Zoning and Land Regulation

10/3/2022

5:00pm

10/19/2022

5:00pm

   

 

 

Public Works and Transportation

10/6/2022

4:30pm

10/20/2022

4:30pm

   

 

 

Executive

10/6/2022

4:30pm

10/13/2022

5:30pm

   

 

 

Public Protection & Judiciary

10/3/2022

5:30pm

10/6/2022

5:00pm

 

10/20/2022

5:00pm

10/24/2022

5:00pm

 

Health and Human Needs

10/13/2022

5:30pm

10/25/2022

5:30pm

 

 

 

 
Personnel & Finance

10/24/2022

5:30pm

10/27/2022

5:30pm

11/1/2022

5:30pm

11/2/2022

5:30pm

   

 

The standing committees will have a heading on their agendas titled "Budget Discussion and Amendments" for the 2023 budget process.  

You can find their amendments in their own action item files.  The list below are the numbers for each committee:

Committee

Operating Budget Resolution

Capital Budget Resolution

Environment, Agriculture and Natural Resources

   

Zoning and Land Regulation

   

Public Works and Transportation

   

Executive

   

Public Protection & Judiciary

   

Health and Human Needs

   

Personnel & Finance

 

 

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