Agency Budget Paper

Resources: Weekly Reading Assignments, Internet, Government and State websites

Select three different public sector (government) agencies.  They can all be local, state, federal or a combination of any of those.  ** Board of Education, City Council, and Homeland Security Department**

Write a  900-1,200 word paper that includes the following:

  • Describe and give brief overview of each of the three agencies such as the size of the jurisdiction, size of agency, and the agency responsibilities.
  • Describe the type of budget process utilized and the process put in place by each agency (city council presentations, city manager applications, county board of commissioners, etc.)
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the differing budgets
  • Assess the effects of the differing budgets on the employees, citizens, and external stakeholders affected by budgets and related services
  • Summarize your findings, comparing and contrasting the three.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

My part:

400 words

Describe the type of budget process utilized and the process put in place by each agency (city council presentations, city manager applications, county board of commissioners, etc.)

Board of Education, City Council, and Homeland Security Department