Accounting is responsible for all accounting functions of the department, including preparing claims for federal/state reimbursement, processing vendor payments, maintenance of trust accounts/assets, recoveries, repayments, burials and preparation of the Department's annual budget.
Total expenditures for 2021 were $42,570,206. County cost of the total expenditures was $21,152,564 or 49.6%. Each program has its own reimbursement strategy for program and administrative costs. For example, Safety Net benefit costs are reimbursed 29%, but the administration receives no reimbursement. Family Assistance benefits and administration are fully reimbursed. Other programs, such as HEAP, have no direct county cost.