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File #: 13-1594    Name: Public Hearing, Second Reading, and Final Passage of an Ordinance to Make Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2014
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/7/2013 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 6/15/2013 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing, Second Reading, and Final Passage of an Ordinance to Make Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2014. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 13-1594_AppOrd, 2. 13-1594_Table I.pdf, 3. 13-1594_Table II.pdf, 4. 13-1594_After Items
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JUNE 11, 2013

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: RASHAD M. YOUNG, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Public Hearing, Second Reading, and Final Passage of an Ordinance to Make Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2014. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of an Appropriation Ordinance to make appropriations for the support of the government of the City of Alexandria, Virginia, for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council pass the ordinance scheduled for public hearing, second reading, and final passage on Saturday, June 15, 2013.

DISCUSSION: On May 6, 2013, City Council approved the FY 2014 General Fund Budget and adopted an ordinance setting the City's real property and personal property tax rate for calendar year (CY) 2013. In accordance with sections 6.07 and 6.14 of the City Charter, an annual ordinance is also required to appropriate the Approved Operating and Capital Budgets. This ordinance contains the appropriation of the Adopted Operating Budget, the reappropriation of expected encumbrances, and an appropriation from the Special Revenue Fund for new grants.

ADOPTED OPERATING BUDGET: Sections 1 through 9 of the attached proposed appropriations ordinance legally establishes the revenues and expenditures of the FY 2014 budget. As detailed in Section 7 of the attached ordinance, a significant portion of the General Fund's revenues are transferred to other funds and component units, principally to finance operations of the Alexandria City Public Schools. In addition, the total expenditure appropriation must be reduced by the amount of these transfers (referred to as "Interfund Transfers") to eliminate double counting and accurately reflect the aggregate expenditure appropriations. Table I, which is attached ...

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