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File #: 19-6723   
Type: Staff Briefing - With Ordinance
In control: City Council B Session
On agenda: 9/11/2019
Posting Language: Staff presentation and possible action on Potential Amendments to the FY 2020 Proposed Operating and Capital Budget. [Erik Walsh, City Manager; Justina Tate, Director, Management and Budget]
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DEPARTMENT: Office of Management and Budget



City Council Worksession on FY 2020 Proposed Budget

Staff presentation on the FY 2020 Proposed Budget focusing on, but not limited to, the following City policies and initiatives:
A. Potential Amendments to the FY 2020 Proposed Operating and Capital Budget

The FY 2020 Proposed Budget was presented to City Council on August 8, 2019. The budget is balanced as required by law and reflects the City's continued commitment to providing public services and programs that enhance the quality of life for the San Antonio residents. Guided by the City Council policy direction and community input, the proposed budget focuses on streets, sidewalks and transportation, affordable housing, strong families and children, and public safety.

The Proposed FY 2020 Consolidated Annual Budget, comprised of all funds, excluding transfers, totals $2.9 billion. The General Fund budget is $1.28 billion; restricted funds such as Airport, Development Services, Solid Waste, and Hotel Occupancy Tax total $933 million; and the Capital Budget totals $715 million.

A total of 9 City Council work sessions are scheduled prior to budget adoption on September 12 to present the budget in detail to the City Council. Since August 8, eight budget work sessions have been held. At these meetings, Department Directors have presented budget proposals in detail. The following Departments/Budgets have been presented since August 9: Strong Families and Children, Health Department, DSH and Delegate Agencies, Neighborhood and Housing Services, Affordable Housing, Planning, Police, Fire, Municipal Court, Transportation and Capital Improvements, City's Debt Plan, Sustainability, Economic Development, Center City Operations, Library, Parks, Solid Waste Management, Animal Care Services, Development Services and Code, Airport, Convention and ...

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