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File #: 18-6969    Name: A Resolution to Establish the FY 2019 Budget Guidance
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/10/2017 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 11/14/2017 Final action:
Title: Consideration of the Resolutions to Establish the FY 2019 Budget Guidance. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Sponsors: Morgan Routt
Attachments: 1. 18-6969_Attch 1_ Budget_Process_Resolution, 2. 18-6969_Attch 2_ Council_Guidance_Resolution, 3. 18-6969_After Items, 4. 18-6969_After Items 2
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: NOVEMBER 8, 2017

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

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

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Consideration of the Resolutions to Establish the FY 2019 Budget Guidance. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: What budget guidance should be adopted for FY 2019?

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council:

1. Adopt the proposed resolution (Attachment 1) updating the Process to Be Used to Adopt the FY 2019 Operating Budget and the FY 2019 to FY 2028 Capital Improvement Program; and

2. Adopt the FY 2019 Budget Guidance Resolution (Attachment 2).

These resolutions would establish the framework for City Council's deliberations for budget adoption, and give guidance to the City Manager to be used in his preparation of the Proposed FY 2019 Operating Budget and FY 2019 to FY 2028 Capital Improvement Program to be presented for Council consideration on February 20, 2018.

BUDGET PROCESS RESOLUTION (Attachment 1): Council has long had a resolution in place to frame the budget process roles and responsibilities of Council, the City Manager and the Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS). At this time, the current in-place budget process resolution is proposed with no policy changes. This Budget Process Resolution is proposed at this time because the prior Budget Process Resolution has expired.

BUDGET GUIDANCE RESOLUTION (Attachment 2): Council has long had a resolution in place that provided the City Manager with guidance for the preparation of the forthcoming budget and multi-year Capital Improvement Program. The proposed Budget Guidance Resolution for the FY 2019 Operating budget and FY 2019 to FY 2028 Capital Improvement Program reflects the same principles and features as the FY 2018 Council adopted Budget Guidance Resolution with the following changes.

1. CIP guidance related to proposed amendments to the ...

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