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File #: 18-2644    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2018 In control: Finance
On agenda: 5/21/2018 Final action: 5/21/2018
Title: Vote on a request to approve Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget Amendments as proposed by staff
Attachments: 1. Budget Amendment 2017-2018 May

Title

Vote on a request to approve Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget Amendments as proposed by staff

 

Abstract

Action Requested: Vote on a request to approve Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget Amendments as proposed by staff

                     

Introduction & Background: During the fiscal year, the budget must be amended as changing conditions warrant. The fiscal year 2017-2018 budget ordinance authorizes the County Manager to transfer funds within a department without limitation. The Manager may also transfer amounts of up to $5,000 between departments of the same fund and transfer amounts up to $50,000 from contingency with a memorandum report of such transfers to the Board. Resolution #2000-43 allows the Finance Officer to transfer amounts form the vehicle replacement fund for the purchase of vehicles approved for replacement in accordance with the fleet management replacement criteria. The Board must approve all other transfers.

                     

Discussion & Analysis: The attached proposed amendments must be approved by the Board of Commissioners for fiscal year 2018.

 

Emergency Medical Services is being increased by $66,861 through a transfer from the Emergency Vehicle Reserve to cover the purchase of emergency vehicles.

 

The Sheriff’s budget is being increased by $11,565 to cover grant expenses related to a homeland security grant award and to reflect and additional youth services donations received

 

The Schools budget is being increased by $8,991 through a transfer from the debt reserve to cover the sequestration of a portion of the Qualified School Construction Bond interest rebate.

 

Budgetary Impact: The proposed amendments increase the General Fund budget by $87,417.

                     

Recommendation: Vote to approve budget amendments as proposed by staff.