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File #: 18-7923    Name: Supp App Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/20/2018 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 11/13/2018 Final action:
Title: Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of an Ordinance to Make Supplemental Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2019. (PRIMARY ORDINANCE)
Attachments: 1. 18-7923_Att 1 - Fall SAO Ordinance Cover, 2. 18-7923_Att 2 - Fall SAO Ordinance, 3. 18-7923_Att 3 - Grant Atachment Fall 2018 Supp Ordinance, 4. 18-7923_Att 4 - Incomplete Projects 2018, 5. 18-7923_Att 5_Memo to CC - Explanation of Proposed Use of 2018 General Obligation Bond Premium Proceeds for Three Time-Sensitive Capital Projects
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM


DATE: NOVEMBER 7, 2018

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

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

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Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of an Ordinance to Make Supplemental Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2019. (PRIMARY ORDINANCE)
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ISSUE: Consideration of a Reappropriation Ordinance to amend Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriation.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council pass this proposed ordinance (Attachment 2) on first reading and schedule it for public hearing, second reading, and final passage on November 17, 2018.

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 pert...

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