Todd A. Bragg, Director
S. Meridian Street, 3rd Floor, Portage County Administration.
Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Phone: 330-298-3034 Fax: 330-297-3680 *Toll Free 1-800-772-3799
*For calls in Portage County from a number not local to the 296 /
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through
Department of Budget and Financial
Department of Budget and Financial Management is a support
organization to the Portage County government. Major objectives
- Provide the Board of County
Commissioners with objective financial and budgetary
analytic support to enhance their decision-making abilities.
- Provide the citizens of
Portage County documentation on the past, present and future
expenditure of their tax dollars.
- Enhance the government's
ability to demonstrate accountability to the citizens of the
- Develop and recommend fiscal
and budgetary policies for consideration by the Board of
- Work with County departments
and agencies to assist them in defining true fiscal needs
and to develop multiple implementation strategies for
consideration by the Board of County Commissioners.
- Develop five year financial
forecasts of County revenues and expenditures by department
and major expenditure category.
- Develop analytic computer
models to test "what-if" scenarios.
- Develop compensation
projection models by department and by position.
- Work closely with grant fund
managers to ensure that they have been budgeted and are
appropriated sufficiently to operate throughout the year.
- Prepare the fiscal County tax
budget and the appropriations budget on an annual basis for
all County departments.
- Provide network systems
administration and support for the Office of the
- Improve departmental
efficiency by effectively managing information and
- Develop and maintain
computerized tracking and reporting tools.
- Provide end-user technical
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