Fiscal Year 2022-23 CAO Recommended Budget

The County includes 18 cities and a large unincorporated area. 

18 incorporated Cities

Unincorporated Area


In the unincorporated area, County government does what a city government would typically do, like provide public safety and maintain parks, libraries and roads.


County government also does things for the entire region, like making sure people have access to food, housing and health care.

$7.15 billion

+1,057 total staff = 19,839 total employees

How does your money get to our budget?

Taxes you pay to state, federal or other governments

Property taxes

Fees for services

Other sources

Major Investments

Resources focused on equity and access, like added support for communities disproportionately impacted by public health threats


Mental health and substance use help


Investments to enchance neighborhoods and keep them safe


Homeless services and affordable housing


Reversing climate change and protecting natural resources

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