The Bureau of Budget works with the Board of County Commissioners to accomplish their goals for the County through the allocation of County resources. Budget coordinates the budget process, including: revenue projections, analysis of budget requests, budget recommendations to the Commissioners, facilitating Commissioner/Agency budget sessions, budget work sessions with the Commissioners, preparing the Proposed and Adopted budgets, and publishing the Operating and Capital Budget Books.

Budget also monitors revenues and expenditures, works with the agencies receiving County funding, prepares public presentations of budget information, provides analysis and recommendations regarding issues having an impact on the budget, creates the six-year Operating Plan, and performs studies related to the operation of Carroll County and the provision of services to its citizens.