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File #: 14-4534    Name: Supp App Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/8/2015 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 10/17/2015 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing, Second Reading and Passage of an Ordinance to Make Supplemental Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2016. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 14-4534_Attachment 1 - SAO Oct FY 2016 Cover, 2. 14-4534_Attachment 2 - SAO Oct FY 2016 Ordinance, 3. 14-4534_Attachment 3 - Grant and Special Revenue Attachment Final, 4. 14-4534_After Items
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: OCTOBER 7, 2015

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

DOCKET TITLE:
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Public Hearing, Second Reading and Passage of an Ordinance to Make Supplemental Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2016. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of a Reappropriation Ordinance to amend Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriation.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council hold a public hearing and pass the proposed ordinance (attachment 2) on October 17, 2015.

DISCUSSION: Each year, City staff submits a Reappropriation Ordinance to City Council to reappropriate monies authorized by City Council in the prior fiscal year but not expended as of June 30. By City Charter, all appropriations lapse at the end of the fiscal year. When budgeted goods and services are ordered prior to the end of the previous fiscal year, but not delivered until the next fiscal year, monies need to be reappropriated to cover the expenditures paid in the current fiscal year. The various sections throughout this document provide spending authority in the current fiscal year for projects and initiatives already established by City Council.

In addition to encumbered or obligated funds, the ordinance establishes budget authority in the current year for revenues received in the current or prior year that have not been appropriated. When possible, the current year operating budget includes an estimated amount for grants and other special revenue and the budget is adjusted, via this ordinance, when the actual revenue amount is awarded. Grants, fees, donations and other special revenues are restricted in purpose. Where relevant, staff has referenced the City Council docket item or action that pertains to the appropriation. Many of the programs and services in the ...

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