Office of Performance, Strategy and Budget (PSB) within the King County Executive Offices integrates strategic planning, budgeting, financial oversight, and performance measurement to support implementation of the King County Strategic Plan.
Staff in the Performance and Strategy section works to improve performance, accountability, and transparency in every county agency and department. Staff information for the public on county government performance and help county agencies and departments develop and implement performance management systems. They link new initiatives and policy directions to program and service delivery by departments and agencies.
The Budget staff develops, coordinates and monitors county agency operating and capital budgets and provides management and strategic direction to carry out the policies and initiatives established by the King County Executive.
Lean methods for continuous improvement are delivering results for King County citizens. Lean's emphasis on improving work processes by relying on the insights of the people doing the work has made for better services, more empowered and productive employees, and increased efficiency, including some financial savings.
The Regional Planning section within the Office of Performance, Strategy and Budget (PSB) works with issues of land use planning, facility planning, demographics and governmental coordination in the Puget Sound region, King County and unincorporated King County.