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File #: 3059-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/31/2018 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2018 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to transfer $56,000.00 within Public Safety's General Operating funds; to establish an auditor's certificate for the Department of Public Safety, Division of Police, to set aside funds for the payment of claims; to encumber $125,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($125,000.00).
Attachments: 1. Copy of Police Claims_DAX template
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance will establish an auditor's certificate in the amount of $125,000.00 to encumber funds within the Division of Police's General Fund budget to pay claims pending resolution by the City Attorney's Office. There is a need to encumber funds for the resolution of claims that are anticipated to occur in the next few months, prior to the approval of the 2019 General Fund operating budget. Any claims settled by the City Attorney's office exceeding $20,000.00 will be legislated via Council to approve.

Emergency Designation: Emergency legislation is requested to encumber funds for the payment of claims by the City Attorney's Office prior to the passage of the 2019 General Fund operating budget.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance establishes an auditor's certificate to encumber funds within the Division of Police General Fund operating budget in the amount of $125,000.00. Funds are available in the Department of Public Safety’s 2018 General Fund budget.

Title

To authorize and direct the City Auditor to transfer $56,000.00 within Public Safety's General Operating funds; to establish an auditor's certificate for the Department of Public Safety, Division of Police, to set aside funds for the payment of claims; to encumber $125,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($125,000.00).

Body
WHEREAS, this ordinance authorizes the transfer of funds between Divisions within Public Safety's General Operating Funds; and,

WHEREAS, this ordinance also authorizes the establishment of an auditor's certificate for the Department of Public Safety, Division of Police, to encumber funds for the payment of claims; and,

WHEREAS, funds are budgeted in the Department of Public Safety’s 2018 General Fund budget; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual and daily operation of the Division of Police, Department of Public Safety, in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the establishment of an auditor's certificate to en...

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