Welcome to the County of Monroe's Citizens' Guide for reporting on local finances. The governing board of the County, the Monroe County Board of Commissioners, recognizes the importance of transparency in government and providing an easy to understand benchmark for citizens to know how their county government is performing financially. The Board of Commissioners is committed to responsible stewardship of taxpayer funds and to providing data and information about the expenditure of public funds with the information below.
Debt Listing - 2020 County of Monroe Debt Listing (PDF)
The County of Monroe Annual Line Item Budget is adopted in accordance with Public Act 2 of 1968, as amended, the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act. The budget includes the county’s projected revenues and its planned expenditures of those revenues for the upcoming fiscal year. In addition, the County of Monroe includes a second year forecast of revenues and expenditures to help understand, as soon as possible, positive or negative impacts to the annual budget. The recommended budget is developed and presented to the Board of Commissioners by the County Administrator/Chief Financial Officer in advance of the ensuing fiscal year that begins January 1. The Board conducts a public hearing on the budget in advance of formal adoption.