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File #: 20-5078   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: City Council Special Session
On agenda: 9/16/2020
Posting Language: Staff presentation on potential amendments to the FY 2021 Proposed Operating and Capital Budget [Erik Walsh, City Manager; Scott Huizenga, Director, Management and Budget]
Attachments: 1. Staff Presentation - Budget Amendments
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DEPARTMENT: Office of Management and Budget




City Council Worksession on the FY 2021 Proposed Budget


Staff presentation on the FY 2021 Proposed Budget focusing on, but not limited to, the following City policies and initiatives:

A. Potential Amendments to the FY 2021 Proposed Operating and Capital Budget


The FY 2021 Proposed Budget was presented to City Council on August 6, 2020. The budget is balanced as required by law and reflects both the City's continued commitment to long-term recovery and resilience from the COVID-19 pandemic as well as to address the community's priorities including health and human services, workforce development, affordable housing, infrastructure, and violence prevention while also maintaining the City in a strong financial position.

The Proposed FY 2021 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 $999 million; and the Capital Budget totals $641 million.

Following the presentation of the Proposed Budget a total of 11 City Council worksessions were scheduled prior to budget adoption on September 17 to present the budget in detail to the City Council. Since August 6, 9 worksessions have been held. At these meetings, department directors have presented their proposed budgets in detail. These worksessions included the following departments and initiatives: COVID-19 Response/Recovery & Resiliency Plan update, General Fund Revenue and Expense Budget, Police Department, Results of Public Safety Listening Sessions, Police Collective Bargaining Agreement resolution, Public Health, Human Services and Delegate Agencies, Economic Development, Neighborhood and Housing Services, Public Works/Transportation, Capital Budget/Debt Ma...

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