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File #: 3401-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/28/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To authorize the City Auditor to transfer $1,547,301.98 between Object Classes within the Storm Sewer Operating Fund Budget to pay internal bills for street cleaning and snow removal services to the Department of Public Service and to declare an emergency. ($1,547,301.98).
Attachments: 1. 3401-2018 DAX Coding Attachment
Explanation

The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the City Auditor to transfer funds within the Storm Sewer Operating Fund to allow for the payment of internal bills. The division's internal bills are trending higher than anticipated at the time of 2018 budget submission. In particular, the quarterly bill from the Department of Public Service for street cleaning and snow removal services has increased above budget estimates. In 2017, the Department of Public Service billed the Stormwater Division a total of $8,880,572.00 for street cleaning services. The projected total for 2018 after the third quarter financial review is $9,500,000.00, which represents an increase of seven percent.

FISCAL IMPACT: There is sufficient budget authority available in the 2018 Storm Sewer Operating Fund’s Budget to fund the transfers, which total $1,547,301.98.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: This ordinance is being submitted as an emergency in order to align budget authority with projected expenditures to provide for the timely payment of internal bills.

Title

To authorize the City Auditor to transfer $1,547,301.98 between Object Classes within the Storm Sewer Operating Fund Budget to pay internal bills for street cleaning and snow removal services to the Department of Public Service and to declare an emergency. ($1,547,301.98).

Body

WHEREAS, the Stormwater Division's internal bills are trending much higher than was anticipated at the time of budget submission, particularly the bill from the Department of Public Service for street cleaning and snow removal services; and

WHEREAS, the Stormwater Division has a need to transfer $1,547,301.98 between Object Classes within the 2018 Storm Sewer Operating Fund’s Budget. Funds for the transfer have been identified and are available in Object Classes 05 (Other), 06 (Capital) and 07 (Debt Interest); and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities, Stormwater Divi...

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