Clerk Budgets, Audits and Performance Measures
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As your Chief
Financial Officer for the County, it is important for us to demonstrate our commitment to accountability and transparency.
You, the citizens of Pinellas County expect accountability in your public officials. I realize that the dollars we spend are your dollars, and we need to be ever diligent to make sure
that every dollar we spend is necessary and efficiently used.
I’ve worked to live up to the standards I set for our office. In the time I have been in office, we have significantly increased
services we deliver and dealt with a heavier work load both in our courts and accounting offices.
Today, despite decreases in personnel we have continued to provide excellent customer service. We have done that through process improvements, better use of technology and better trained personnel.
This past Legislative session, Clerks’ budgets across the state were cut on average 18%. Since 90% of our budget is for personnel expenses, this
cut has forced us to make more dramatic reductions in personnel than we had planned. The current financial environment will test and strain our ability to continue to deliver quality and timely services. I can assure
you that our personnel are committed to delivering you the highest level of customer service and we are up to the challenge before us.
I am proud of our performance. I am very fortunate to have a great team of employees behind me who make me look good. We believe the more you know
about us, the more you appreciate the value you get in our office. We have attached information that will assist you to make an evaluation of our
performance. We encourage your review and inspection of our records. Please call if you have any questions or would like additional information.