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Department of Budget & Management
Welcome to the Department of Budget & Managment!
Sergio Cruz, Budget Officer

Dina Trevino, Assistant Budget Officer

This department facilitates an expanded role in the implementation of Commissioners Court initiatives, policies, procedures and resolutions.

DBM is composed of three functional divisions:

  • Budget Division
  • Strategic Planning Division
  • Employee Benefits Division

The Responsibilities of DBM include:
  • Provide financial information and guidance to Commissioners Court and County Judge
  • Evaluate, research, and analysis for use by the County departments to ensure efficiency and cost effectiveness
  • Provide guidance and advice to all County department managers, elected officials, and department heads on the financial conditions of their respective departments
  • Assist with special budgetary requests on a day-to-day basis
  • Facilitate, coordinate, monitor, and review the Commissioners Court weekly agenda for budgetary implications
  • Seek innovative approaches to keep workers’ compensation rates and insurance premiums at the lowest levels
  • Oversee the County’s Capital Improvement Program and Capital Budget and various other special projects
  • Monitor staffing levels and personnel-related spending 

                                  Department of Budget & Management                                                              2818 S. Business Hwy. 281                                                                            Edinburg, Texas 78539