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File #: 21-4930    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Position Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for approval to add two positions to upgrade the Budget/Finance structure effective September 25, 2021.
Attachments: 1. 21-4930 Finance Add Two Positions.pdf
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Harris County Commissioners Court
Request for Court Action

Proposed Meeting Date: September 25, 2021

Commissioner, Precinct 1

Department Head/Elected Official: [Rodney Ellis], [Commissioner PCT 1]

Type of Request:
Position Change/Addition

Project ID (if applicable): [N/A]
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A]
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): [N/A]

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
Request for approval to add two positions to upgrade the Budget/Finance structure effective September 25, 2021.

Background and Discussion:
The Finance team has experienced significant staff changes with the retirements and unplanned departures. These changes have revealed the need to upgrade the skillset to deliver high quality finance management that provides financial transparency, safeguarding assets, prudent stewardship concerning spending.

Expected Impact: These roles will allow for better tracking of budget for outcomes, performance management, succession planning and development & training for existing staff.

Alternative Options: Downgrade the position and hire more analyst, however the quality of work may suffer.

Alignment with Goal(s):
? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health

? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environment
? Governance and Customer Service
Prior Court Action (if any):


Address (if applicable):
[Address, Line 1]
[Address, Line 2]
? Countywide
? Precinct 1
? Precinct 2

? Precinct 3
? Precinct 4

Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name:
[Finance Budget Services]
FY 21-22

FY 22-23
Next 3 FYs
Incremental Expenditures
Labor Expenditures
Non-Labor Expenditures

Total Incremental Expenditures
Funding Sources (General Fund, PIC Fund, Debt or CP, Grants, or Other - Please Specify)
[General Fund]

[Fund Name 2]

[Fund Name 3]

Total Current Budget
Additional ...

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