2018 Voluntary Separation Incentive Program (VSIP)
June 29, 2018 | Posted in: Agency, State Employee, OMB Home
A Voluntary Separation Incentive Program (VSIP) is being offered to agencies as a tool to assist them when planning for the 2019-21 biennium budget. Agencies will independently determine whether or not it is beneficial to offer the program to their employees. This will be determined based on each agency’s budget planning process and specific business objectives.
Under the VSIP, eligible staff in participating agencies will be offered a financial incentive if they voluntarily choose to separate from employment. Following are specific program details and requirements:
Purchasing Threshold Changes Effective July 1, 2018
June 27, 2018 | Posted in: Agency, OMB Home
On July 1, 2018 the new purchasing thresholds will go into affect. Details of these changes will be reflected on OMB's website. If questions, contact Sherry Neas at 701.328.1726.
Government Finance Committee Presentation, June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018 | Posted in: Public, OMB Home
Joe Morrissette, Director, provided a presentation to the Government Finance Interim Committee on June 7, 2018.
The Standard, Spring 2018
June 1, 2018 | Posted in: OMB Home, Agency, State Employee, Public
Governor Burgum Outlines Strategic Budget Direction for 2019-21
April 18, 2018 | Posted in: OMB Home, Agency, Public
Governor Doug Burgum today outlined his strategic budget direction for the State of North Dakota during the 2019-21 biennium, announcing a new approach that places greater emphasis on finding efficiencies, reinventing processes and incenting collaboration between agencies.
Individual agencies will begin the strategy review process in May, meeting with the Office of Management and Budget and Governor’s Office to discuss how to best meet budget targets that call for base budget reductions.
2019-21 Budget Guidelines to be Released April 18, 2018
April 16, 2018 | Posted in: OMB Home, Agency
Governor Doug Burgum will release the guidelines for preparation of the 2019-21 budget requests on April 18, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Brynhild Haugland Room of the State Capitol.
Joe Morrissette, Director of OMB, will provide an overview of several technical issues relating to developing the budget.
The Governor’s remarks and other handouts will be posted to the OMB website after the presentation.
Budget Section Presentation, March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018 | Posted in: Public, OMB Home
Joe Morrissette, Director, provided a presentation to the Budget Section legislative interim committee on March 21, 2018.
Purchasing Threshold Changes Announced
March 12, 2018 | Posted in: Agency, OMB Home
In late 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the North Dakota University System (NDUS) announced they were exploring the possibility of synchronizing thresholds. The new OMB thresholds will be very similar to the new State Board of Higher Education and North Dakota University System policies and procedures.
Government Finance Committee Presentation, March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018 | Posted in: Public, OMB Home
Joe Morrissette, Director, provided a presentation to the Government Finance Interim Committee on March 7, 2018.
Governor Appoints Morrissette as Director of OMB
February 8, 2018 | Posted in: OMB Home, Agency, State Employee, Public, Vendor
Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the appointment of Joe Morrissette as director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) effective March 1, citing his broad expertise in government finance and deep knowledge of the state’s budget and taxes.