Click on the cover to view full Adopted Budget document.


FY 2017 Adopted Budget Ordinance

Changes to FY17 Recommended Budget

County Manager’s FY 2016-17 Recommended Budget Message to Board

County Manager’s FY 2016-17 Recommended Budget Presentation



Budget Meeting Schedule:

May 23, 1:00 pm: Board Budget Work Session – Meeting Materials

June 2, 5:30 pm: Public Hearing on Recommended Budget & Econ. Dev. Allocations – Meeting Video

June 8, 1:00 pm: Board Budget Work Session – Meeting Materials

June 9, 1:00 pm: Board Budget Work Session – Meeting Materials

June 16, 5:30 pm: Board Adopted Budget at Regular Meeting – Adopted Budget Ordinance & Meeting Video



FY 2017 Adopted Budget by Section

Back CoverIntroduction

Front Cover

Back Cover

Title Page

GFOA Award

Table of Contents

Reader’s Guide to the Budget



About Guilford County

Vision, Mission & Priorities

Commissioner Districts Map

Guilford County Organizational Chart

Budget Process, Calendar & Amendment Process

Budget & Financial Policies & Guidelines

Fund Structure & Matrix


The Numbers

Summary of FY 2017 Budget by Fund (Revenues, Expenditures & Service Area)

Position Count by Department & FY 2017 Changes

How does Guilford County spend local dollars?

General Fund Summary

Expenditure Summary & 10 Year Projection

Revenue Summary





Guilford County Schools




Healthy PeopleHealthy PeopleHuman Services


Human Services Department Pages*

*Includes: Child Support, Coordinated Services, Mental Health, Public Assistance Mandates, Public Health, Social Services, Transportation, and Veterans Services



Public SafetyPublic SafetyPublic Safety


Public Safety Department Pages*

*Includes: Animal Services, Court Alternatives, Emergency Services, Inspections, Law Enforcement, Other Protection, Family Justice Center, and Security



Economic DevelopmentRec & CultureCommunity Services


Community Services Department Pages*

*Includes: Cooperative Extension, Parks & Open Space, Economic Development, Planning & Development, Soil & Water Conservation, and Solid Waste



Organizational ExcellenceOrganizational ExcellenceGeneral Government


General Government Department Pages*

*Includes: Budget, Administration, Attorney, Commissioners & Clerk, Elections, Finance, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Purchasing, Register of Deeds, and Tax



InfrastructureOrganizational ExcellenceSupport Services


Support Services Department Pages*

*Includes: Facilities & Property Management, Information Services, and Fleet