View and Comment on the Fiscal Years 2018-20 Recommended Operational Plan

The County of San Diego invites you to view and submit your comments regarding the Chief Administrative Officer's (CAO) Recommended Operational Plan (budget) for the Fiscal Years 2018-20.

From new libraries to fire stations, combating homelessness and substance abuse, the County of San Diego's Recommended Operational Plan budget for 2018-2020 has been released. Watch a video about the budget.


View the Recommended Operational Plan

There are two ways to view the Recommended Operational Plan:

  • View a PDF of the document
  • Access the Interactive Open Budget: This site shows current and historical budget information in a variety of formats and reports so users can increase their own civic engagement and financial literacy.

Comments on the Recommended Operational Plan will be accepted until the close of the budget hearings at 5 p.m. on June 20, 2018. The Recommended Operational Plan will be considered for adoption by the Board of Supervisors at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

There are two ways to submit your comments:


Submit an eComment

You can submit written comments for each functional group of the Recommended Operational Plan through the County's eComment service. To upload attachments to your comments, such as a PDF or text document, please sign in to create an account.

To view submitted comments, click here and click on the comment bubble under each category.

Meeting Videos

Upload a Video

Record a video with your comments about the Recommended Operational Plan using your smartphone or webcam and send it to the Board! Simply fill out the form and select your file to upload. Submitted videos will be posted online for public viewing shortly after being submitted, subject to the County's Terms of Use.

To view videos that have been posted, please visit this page.

For other ways to communicate with your County Supervisor, please click here.

Public Hearings on the Budget

Noticed Public Hearings will be conducted on the Fiscal Years 2018-20 County Budget, including Enterprise Funds, the Community Enhancement Program, Air Pollution Control District, County Service Areas, Permanent Road Divisions, Flood Control District, Lighting and Maintenance Districts, Redevelopment Successor Agency, the Sanitation District, the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority; and the Chief Administrative Officer’s Fiscal Years 2018-20 Recommended Operational Plan. Hearings are scheduled as follows:

Monday, June 11, 2018
9:00 a.m. Community Enhancement Program Presentations

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
9:00 a.m. Community Enhancement Program Presentations

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
9:00 a.m. Public Testimony on the Budget

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
2 p.m. Budget Deliberations and Adoption

All hearings listed above will take place at the County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, Room 310, San Diego, CA 92101.

Please note that the Clerk of the Board must receive all written and video comments no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 20, 2018, when Budget Hearings formally close.


If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (619) 531-5434 or via e-mail at