staff develop an annual budget request in several program areas of
direct service (Children's Services, Adult Services, etc) and two
program areas of indirect service (Administration and Case Management
Support). Staff then present the department's requested budget to the
Walworth County Administrator for review.
The Administrator’s recommended budget for
DHHS (and other units of county government) is then presented to
the county Finance Committee for review.
The Finance Committee then develops the preliminary
budget for consideration by the full Walworth County Board of
After the preliminary budget is published, a
public hearing offers opportunity for public comment.
Final adoption of the
budget by the County Board takes place in
A typical DHHS budget is
funded about 44% from state and federal aids, 14% from third party
and about 42% from the county tax levy.
Click below for more budget information.
DHHS 2010 Total Expense Budget by Division
DHHS 2009 Total Expense Budget by Division