The Office of Financial Management provides financial and resource management services in three key areas:

  • Budget and Support Services

  • Billing, Collections and Capital Assets

  • Procurement

Each of these groups has aligned their objectives to support the strategic goals of the county.


FY17 Adopted Total Budget - $1,084,058,064

2017 Sarasota County Budget Pie Chart: FY17 Adopted Total Budget - $1,084,058,064


Current Budget Documents

Video: The Budget Cycle


GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Government Finance Officers Association Award logo design

For the 26th consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada has awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to Sarasota County for its budget. In Fiscal Year 2016, the County also received the GFOA's Special Capital Recognition Award for the first time. To qualify for the budget award, the office had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation.