This section consists of Budget, Financial Analysis, Supply and Services Procurement, Fixed Asset and Fleet Management, Contract Administration Support and HR Support. The Financial and Administrative Section manages the Houston Water annual Fiscal Year (FY) budget. It administers over $300 million of operations, maintenance and capital equipment expenditures and ensures compliance with all applicable city, state and federal policies and procedures. Processes the purchase orders and purchasing card transactions in accordance with established City guidelines to procure the necessary supplies and services required to support operating activities. Provides contract support to the operating branches in Houston Water by ensuring that all professional services are authorized, allocated, and paid according to the service contract and City policies.