Chief Financial Officer
525 N. Main, Suite 823
Wichita, KS 67203
525 N. Main #1150
Wichita, KS 67203
Fax: (316) 660-7622
Poe Rousseau, director
July 16th the County Manager released the
recommended budget of $421.5 million representing an increase over the 2014
revised budget of 1.4 percent for all operating funds. Property tax rates are
estimated to be 29.337 mills for Sedgwick County and 18.348 mills for Fire
District 1, consistent with the rates included in the 2014 adopted budget. The
2015 budget will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners on August 13
after holding two public budget hearings at 9 a.m. on July 30 and August 11.
In May 2014 departments presented their budget submissions to the Board of Sedgwick County Commissioners.
Click hear to view each hearing.
to municipal budget law in the Kansas Statutes (K.S.A.), the Budget Office
manages the development and production of
Sedgwick County’s adopted budget,
implements the operating and capital improvement budget, and provides special
analysis of budget and financial issues. The main statutes, collectively called
the budget law, are contained in K.S.A. 79-2925 to 79-2937. The annual budget
provides the County expenditure authority to levy taxes to finance expenditures.
Additionally, the annual budget is utilized by the County Clerk to levy the
related taxes (K.S.A. 79-2930).
Essential responsibilities of the Budget Office are assisting
the County Manager in the development of his recommended budget, responding to
inquiries of elected officials and the public, monitoring spending by
departments, analyzing and recommending County programs and initiatives, and
ensuring statutes and resolutions are adhered to regarding annual spending.
The Budget Office also prepares the five-year financial plan, develops revenue
estimates, produces the Quarterly Financial Report, and assists departments with
strategic planning and process improvement initiatives.
Kamme Carlsten - Budget Analyst
Phone: (316) 660-9389
Areas of Responsibility: Human Services Director,
COMCARE, CDDO, Aging, Crime Prevention Fund, Health - Project Access, Health,
Health - Animal Control,
INTRUST Bank Arena, Housing
Kyle Carr - Management Analyst
Phone: (316) 660-7143
Areas of Responsibility: Fleet Management,
Public Safety Director, Emergency Communications, EMS, Emergency Management, Fire
District 1, Regional Forensic Science Center, District Attorney, 18th
Judicial District, and Corrections
Lindsay Poe Rousseau - Budget Director
Phone: (316) 660-7141
Areas of Responsibility: Sheriff's Office
Carli Sanchez - Management Analyst
Phone: (316) 660-7146
Areas of Responsibility: MABCD, MAPD, Extension Center,
Community Development - Community Programs, Technical Education - WATC/NCAT,
Lake Afton Park, Sedgwick County Park, Sedgwick County Zoo, Culture & Recreation
- Community Programs, Exploration Place, BOCC, Manager/Communications, Election
Commissioner, County Treasurer, County Counselor, County Clerk, Register of
Deeds, County Appraiser, Finance - CFO, Finance - Budget, Finance - Accounting,
Finance - Purchasing, Finance - Risk Management, Finance - Economic Development,
Finance - WSU, Finance - Reserves/Contingencies, DIO - Technology Director, DIO
Lorien Showalter - Management Analyst
Phone: (316) 660-7154
Areas of Responsibility: CIP Oversight,
Highways - Division Director, Highways, Noxious Weeds, Stream Maintenance &
Drainage, Environmental Resources & HHW, Bond & Interest, Human Resources, Human
Resources - Health Benefits, Facilities, Facilities - Project Services
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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