The proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget and Financial Plan makes significant investments in the areas of housing, education, and early childhood supports.  You will find a comprehensive summary of all the Council’s modifications to the budget in the Local Budget Act (LBA) report; I recommend that you begin your review with that document.   All budget documents are posted at

The Office of the Budget Director is responsible for advising Councilmembers on matters related to the District’s budget, including review, markup, enactment, and oversight of the annual operating budget and capital improvement plan. The Office drafts fiscal impact statements for emergency legislation and amendments, analyzes the fiscal and economic impacts of legislation, performs policy analysis, and reviews reprogramming requests. The Office is also responsible for tracking legislation passed subject to appropriations. Budget staff serve as a resource for all Council committees and members.

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