Budget Office

Our Mission

The mission of the Budget Office is to develop a financial plan that ensures the health, safety and welfare of county residents. The county is committed to adopting a budget that facilitates the orderly and efficient delivery of county government services, as directed by the Local Government Budget Law of Colorado, other governmental mandates, policy directives developed by the Board of County Commissioners and citizen feedback. Finally, the budget process should promote an organizational culture that fosters citizen access to information and awareness about the county.

Responsibilities & Services

The responsibilities of the Budget Division include:

  • Administering sales tax
  • Analyzing budget variances
  • Collecting mill levies for all taxing districts in the county for certification
  • Compiling information in preparation of the county's Capital Improvement Plan
  • Conducting special analysis and studies as requested by the Board of County Commissioners
  • Ensuring compliance with Colorado budget laws and revenue and spending limitations
  • Forecasting revenues and expenditures
  • Preparing the county's annual budget
  • Providing clear and complete information to the public regarding each year's budget
  • Providing financial information to the county manager, directors, elected officials and commissioners
Nancy Duncan
Budget Manager
4430 South Adams County Parkway
4th Floor, Suite C4000A
Brighton, CO 80601
Ph: 720.523.6276
Fx: 720.523.6058