Determine a method for aligning performance-based budgeting with the current budget cycle and process and think about messaging the changes internally early in the process.
Develop guidelines for department or agency budget proposals that include guidance on choosing goals, metrics, and strategies from the city’s existing strategic framework.
Identify an objective interdisciplinary team to evaluate budget requests and proposals and make recommendations based on current fiscal year overview.
Use an executive group to reconcile budget proposals.
Monitor the budget through a defined performance framework.