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File #: 20-0821    Name: FY 2021 Appropriation Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/16/2020 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on First Reading of an Ordinance to Make Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2021.
Attachments: 1. 20-0821_Att 1 - FY 2021 Appropriation Ordinance Cover, 2. 20-0821_Att 2 - FY 2021 Ordinance, 3. 20-0821_Att 3 - Table I - 2021 Appropriations by Department and Fund - Approved, 4. 20-0821_Att 4 - Table II - 2021 Sources of Revenue - Approved
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM


DATE: JUNE 3, 2020

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 Appropriations for the Support of the City Government for Fiscal Year 2021.
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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) 2021.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council adopt the proposed Appropriations Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2021 (Attachment 2) on first reading, and schedule it for second reading, public hearing and final passage on Saturday, June 20, 2020.

DISCUSSION: On April 29, 2020, City Council adopted the FY 2021 Budget and adopted an ordinance setting the City's real property and personal property tax rate for calendar year (CY) 2020. 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 is always scheduled for June City Council consideration. 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. This ordinance also reflects the Approved Budget of the Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS), set for adoption by the School Board on June 4. Any changes or amendments adopted by the School Board in the Final Budget will be brought to City Council for appropriation in the Fall.

ADOPTED OPERATING BUDGET: Sections 1 through 9 of the attached proposed appropriation ordinance legally establishes the revenues and expenditures of the FY 2021 budget. As detailed in Section 7 of the attached ordinance, a significant portion of t...

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