The County Chief Administrative Officer’s recommended budget is designed by and for the people. It supports the Board of Supervisors’ new Framework for the Future of our region – one focused on equity and racial justice in all that we do to ensure every person in our region is healthy, safe and thriving.
It establishes a new approach to public health, government transparency and County policies and priorities, significantly changing how we operate and how resources are prioritized.
The recommended budget for fiscal year 2021-22 totals $7.03 billion, an increase of $480.2 million or 7.3% from the prior fiscal year’s adopted budget.
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
LAND USE AND ENVIRONMENT
County of San Diego
The County is committed to creating a culture of equity, belonging and racial justice. The County’s equity, diversity, and inclusion work includes six key components, comprised of offices, groups, and a commission, working to foster these principles and engage our community.
31-member commission established to promote positive human relations, respect and integrity of every individual in the County of San Diego.
Devoted to engaging the community to cocreate transformative, enduring, structural and systemic change in San Diego County government.
The County of San Diego has ten thriving Employee Resource Groups that play an important role in advancing our commitment to diversity and creating and sustaining an inclusive workplace. ERGs provide employees networking and professional development activities, support County initiatives, and promote cultural awareness.
Diverse executive leadership creating a culture that keeps diversity and inclusion at the forefront for leaders throughout the enterprise by guiding the County’s diversity and inclusion strategy.
Integrating EDI into County culture and becoming an internal support specifically in areas of:
Department dedicated to fostering a culture of integrity, implementing the Code of Ethics, promoting ethics and compliance through developed policies, programs and trainings, and reviewing discrimination, fraud, waste and abuse complaints.
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
FINANCE & GENERAL GOVERNMENT
LAND USE & ENVIRONMENT
* The Recommended Budget excludes the Air Pollution Control District (APCD). Effective March 1, 2021, the APCD transitioned from the Land Use & Environment Group (LUEG) to an independent agency, removing its staffing and budgeted amounts from LUEG with no impact to service delivery.
The Fiscal Year 2021-22 Capital Program is $279.6 million, which includes $8.8 million for the Edgemoor Development fund, a net increase of $149.8 million or 115.5% from the 2020-21 Adopted Budget.