County Commission neesd to exercise oversight powers over the budgets of the Sheriff, Clerk of Courts and Comptroller, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser and Supervisor of Elections.
I've requested once again that our Commission pass a resolution requiring the five constitutional offiers to present their tentative proposed budgets on May 1 each year, allowing for zealous scrutiny and public participation on the budget of the Sheriff, et al.:
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Subject: Addition to Consent Agenda for 3/15 SJC BoCC meeting re: Preparing Draft Resolution Changing Constitutional Officers' Tentative Budget Submission Deadline
1. Would you please be so kind as to add to the March 15, 2022 St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners Consent Agenda a direction to staff to prepare a resolution requiring Constitutional officers to submit tentative proposed budgets by May 1 each year? See F.S. 129.03(3), allowing Florida BoCCs "by resolution, [to] require the tentative budgets to be submitted by May 1 of each year. "