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File #: 24-1463    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/29/2023 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 11/14/2023 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Resolution to Establish FY 2025 Budget Guidance. [ROLL-CALL VOTE].
Attachments: 1. 24-1463_ FY 2025 Budget Guidance, 2. 24-1463z_signed Resolution
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: NOVEMBER 7, 2023

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

THROUGH: JAMES F. PARAJON, CITY MANAGER /s/

FROM: MORGAN ROUTT, DIRECTOR OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET

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Consideration of a Resolution to Establish FY 2025 Budget Guidance. [ROLL-CALL VOTE].
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ISSUE: Consideration of a Resolution to Establish FY 2025 Budget Guidance.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council adopt the FY 2025 Budget Guidance Resolution (Attachment). This resolution will provide guidance to the City Manager to be used in the preparation of the Proposed FY 2025 Operating Budget and Proposed FY 2025 to FY 2034 Capital Improvement Program to be presented on February 27, 2024, for City Council consideration.

BACKGROUND: The attachment in this docket reflects guidance adopted in prior resolutions, updated with FY 2025 budget development information. The City Council Retreat will be held on November 4, 2023, at which time staff will present an economic outlook and estimated budget gap for FY 2025 not including supplemental funding requests from departments and other agencies, or capital project increases beyond the current funding plan.

City Council has since the FY 2007 budget process annually adopted a resolution that provides the City Manager with guidance for the preparation of the forthcoming budget and 10-year Capital Improvement Program. The proposed Budget Guidance Resolution for the FY 2025 Operating Budget and FY 2025 to FY 2034 Capital Improvement Program reflects many of the same principles and features as the FY 2024 Council adopted Budget Guidance Resolution with the following changes:

* Organizations outside the City government should provide a level of base budget detail equivalent to that provided by internal city departments.

As always, staff will seek to absorb as many cost increases as possible by identify...

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