Budget & Finance Committee

Agendas and Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members

  • Mary Ann Discenza, Vice Chair
  • Linda Jones
  • Sandra Price
  • Joseph Steinhoff
  • John Troy
  • George Wagner
  • Kevin Whitney, Chair

Responsibilities


Seven members to which all budgetary requests, including but not limited to, creation of new positions and setting of tentative salaries, shall be referred. The Committee shall review the tentative budget filed by the County Administrator / Budget Officer and shall consider and recommend appropriations required for all purposes and prepare and report the annual estimates for the tax levy.

The Committee shall oversee:
  • County Treasurer
  • County Administrator
  • County Auditor
  • Department of Real Property Tax Services
  • Occupancy tax
  • Contracts with accountants
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3)
  • Tuition charge backs
  • All agencies / organizations receiving occupancy tax funding.
The Budget and Finance Committee shall serve as the Audit Committee.