State of Delaware - Office of Management and Budget / Budget Development, Planning and Administration
- Budget Development
Our team facilitates the preparation and implementation of the Governor's budget and policy agenda through the integration of objective fiscal and policy analysis,
program evaluation, financial management and coordination of grants. We assist agencies in the planning and implementation of operational programs and capital projects affecting all Delawareans. In addition to managing the State's budget process, the unit manages the Delaware State Clearinghouse function for the application of federal grants. In addition, our staff is responsible for developing and administering the Cash Management Improvement Act governing the manner in which agencies obtain federal funds and for preparing the annual Statewide Cost Allocation Plan.
- Financial Operations
Our team provides sound financial support to all sections of OMB. The team prepares and processes fiscal documents for receipts, transfer and disbursements of state, special and federal funds. In addition, we prepare, process, reconcile, maintain and submit the agency budget, the annual GAAP report and special request reports of a budgetary or fiscal nature. Responsibilities also include reviewing internal controls, establishing fiscal policies and procedures and educating personnel regarding fiscal policies and systems.
- Information Technology
Our staff provides software and hardware support for OMB. We provide prompt response to network emergencies and provide complete status of issues affecting OMB-wide service. Information Security Officers (ISOs) provide assistance and authorization for OMB users to grant access to various State-Wide applications. OMB Network Administrators assist and grant access for OMB users to various department applications.
Our staff provides development and support for client-server applications used within OMB. We develop and maintain OMB Internet/Intranet sites that provide information pertinent to the agency sections. Staff develops and maintains applications used by sections for their specific needs.
Support of a 400+ user network spread throughout the state is the responsibility of this area. Staff works closely with DTI on new network implementations as they are needed. This support includes server and desktop security, version patching and load balancing.
Information Technology Purchasing
Purchases of all software, hardware and peripherals within OMB is reviewed and authorized by Information Technology. We promote the standardization of hardware and software to follow the state's guidelines.