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File #: 16-1962    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 4/6/2016 In control: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 5/3/2016 Final action: 5/3/2016
Title: Third Quarter Budget Review for Fiscal Year 2015-16, Updated Outlook for Fiscal Year 2016-17, and Recommendations for Budget Adjustments (4/5 Vote Required)
Attachments: 1. Third Quarter Budget Review for FY 2015-16.pdf, 2. Handout.pdf, 3. Public Comment.pdf

Title

Third Quarter Budget Review for Fiscal Year 2015-16, Updated Outlook for Fiscal Year 2016-17, and Recommendations for Budget Adjustments (4/5 Vote Required)

 

Recommendation

That the Board of Supervisors receive and file a review of the third quarter budget results for fiscal year (FY) 2015-16 and outlook for the FY 2016-17 budget; direct staff as follows regarding the policy considerations listed beginning on page 6 of this report:

                     a. Approve Additional General Fund Appropriation Requests (additional funding requests) in the FY 2016-17 budget that are mandated, one-time and/or prevent the discontinuation of services;

                     b. Allocate the General Fund monies received as a result of refunds from the Workers' Compensation and Purchased Insurance funds for additional funding requests;

                     c. Approve setting Contingencies and the General Reserves below policy levels;

                     d. Approve the elimination of Alternate Counsel thereby dissolving the three office indigent defense structure into a two office structure, effective the start of FY 2016-17;

                     e. Approve allocating the $430,851 County Medical Services Program participation fee to Contingencies for FY 2016-17;

                     f. Approve carrying forward into FY 2016-17 previously approved intra-fund loan funds not utilized by Aviation in FY 2015-16;

                     g. Approve a loan from the General Fund in the amount of $60,000 for the McKay Community Forest; and

                     h. Continue to not authorize the use of voluntary unpaid furloughs in FY 2016-17;

approve the budget adjustments shown on Attachment 4, and authorize County Administrative Office (CAO) staff to make any technical corrections necessary to effectuate the Board's direction (4/5 vote required); review the recommendations from the Measure Z Citizen's Advisory Committee and provide direction on which Measure Z Requests to fund for FY 2016-17; and take other action as appropriate.