The Committee shall have jurisdiction over resolutions to amend the Suffolk County Operating Budget during a fiscal year; and shall have jurisdiction over resolutions to transfer and/or release funds from any Contingency Accounts, pursuant to Section 4-23 of the SUFFOLK COUNTY CHARTER.
This Committee shall review and consider all legislative proposals amending, modifying, or affecting the budgetary process for any County budget; review and consider all actions, legislation, and proposals affecting the 4% Budget Cap, the simplified dual budgetary process, the Consolidated Tax Levy Cap, and the Capital Budget Offset Law; review, consider, and report upon all proposals, actions, and/or legislation affecting each County budget (except for the Community College) from a County-wide perspective rather than from a department-wide, district-wide, or town-wide perspective;
review how the County Treasurer is investing the County’s revenues to maximize investment returns; and consider whether or not the County is effectively managed on the Executive level.
This Committee shall have jurisdiction over the implementation of the Charter Law Extending and Accelerating the Suffolk County ¼% Drinking Water Protection Program for Environmental Protection (Local Law No. 24-2007) as to the sewer finances and taxpayer portions thereof; and proposals to increase taxes, decrease taxes, and/or generate revenues of whatever kind and nature for use by the County of Suffolk or any other level of government.
This Committee shall also consider and vote on any appointment to a Board, Commission, Department, Agency, Authority, Task Force, or comparable entity under the jurisdiction of this Committee as well as any outside consultant which may be authorized by this Committee.
II. BUDGET REVIEW SCREENING
Established via Section 2-19(C) of the SUFFOLK COUNTY CHARTER to maintain general supervision of and liaison with the Office of Legislative Budget Review.