Recent News

Budget Director Andrew Kleine Appointed to Results for America’s Local Government Fellowship

Kleine joins 14 other senior level government officials for year-long fellowship to advance the use of evidence data to improve outcomes for residents

Baltimore joins What Works Cities Initiative

The City of Baltimore is among 12 new jurisdictions selected to join the national What Works Cities initiative, supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Good Government Book Club Featured by Baltimore Sun

Every few months, the Good Government Book Club meets to discuss books on government performance, innovation, and improvement. 

Baltimore’s OutcomeStat initiative wins GFOA Award

The City’s OutcomeStat initiative won the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) 2017 Award for Excellence in Government Finance, Management and Service Delivery.

Putting our Youth to Work – Faster

In the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death and civil unrest that followed, attention quickly turned to the question of how we can expand opportunities for Baltimore’s youth. 

Fiscal 2017 Agency Detail Available

Each Fiscal Year, the Bureau of the Budget and Management Research (BBMR) produces an Agency Detail book to provide service-level information on recommended funding levels for the upcoming Fiscal Y

Fiscal 2017 Council Budget Hearings

The Baltimore City Council has released its Fiscal 2017 Agency Budget Hearings. Hearings will be held in City Council Chambers at 100 N Holliday St, 4th Floor.

Snow

As we dig out from Snowzilla, a lot of people have asked me about how the City budgets for snow removal.

Flint

Budget Director reflects on the crisis in Flint, Michigan and how the City of Baltimore's budget process aims to consider reductions with full awareness of programatic tradeoffs. 

Looking Ahead to Fiscal 2017

Most of the time, a budget office is working on three budgets: closing out last year, monitoring this year, and planning for next year.

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