County Budget

Sherburne County welcomes input from residents. Please direct any comments or suggestions on the County Budget Process to Dan Weber, Assistant County Administrator.

2018 Budget

The 2018 Certified Budget stands at $83,005,232 and includes a levy of $46,350,191-that was approved at the December 19, 2017 County Board meeting. This represents a 4.20% increase from the 2017 levy. The budget will allow the County to maintain delivery of high quality services that citizens expect and deserve. The 2018 budget focuses on our core strategic priorities:

  • Promote Healthy, Safe and Livable Communities
  • Encourage Economic Vitality
  • Embrace and Expand Partnerships While Creating an Informed Public
  • Continue to be Fiscally Prudent and Stewards of the Public Trust
  • Foster Organizational Excellence


View the most recent budget as well as previous years' documents.

Process Timeline

  • April
    Preliminary Budget Discussion with the Board and Departments receive budget packets
  • June
    Departments plan and prepare their budget proposals and make budget requests
  • July
    Budget proposals due to County Administration
  • August
    County Board workshops to review preliminary departmental budgets including technology and staffing requests with department heads
  • September
    Board of Commissioners review Administration recommendation and adopts preliminary budget
  • October through December
    Receive input and feedback from the public on budget proposal
  • December
    Hold the Truth-in-taxation public hearing to discuss the budget and pass the final budget and levy for adoption

Process Timeline (JPG)

County budget process timeline that goes through monthly steps