AN ORDINANCE

NO. __________


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGETS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2019 BEGINNING JULY 1, 2018 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2019, FOR CERTAIN FUNDS OF THE CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, APPROPRIATING AMOUNTS SHOWN IN EACH FUND FOR VARIOUS ACTIVITIES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.


THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1.


1. The General Fund budget in the amount of $151,549,355 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $1,072,401 to $152,621,756 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

2. The Other Local Option Sales Tax budget in the amount of $34,115,831 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $1,685,085 to $35,800,916 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

3. The Stormwater (Sewer) Fund budget in the amount of $5,832,210 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $8,743 to $5,840,953 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

4. The Paving Fund budget in the amount of $16,461,875 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $2,514,668 to $18,976,543 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

5. The Integrated Waste Fund budget in the amount of $13,277,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $413,786 to $13,690,786 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

6. The Community Development Block Grant Fund budget in the amount of $2,066,470 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $762,952 to $2,829,422 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

7. The HOME Program Fund budget in the amount of $754,315 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $913,272 to $1,667,587 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

8. The County Drug Abuse Treatment Fund budget in the amount of $68,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $26,400 to $94,400 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

9. The METRO Drug Task Force Fund budget in the amount of $150,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $8,040 to $158,040 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

10. The Metra Transportation Fund budget in the amount of $9,414,073 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $1,214,145 to $10,628,218 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

11. The Trade Center Fund budget in the amount of $3,088,227 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $245,099 to $3,333,326 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

12. The Bull Creek Golf Course Fund budget in the amount of $1,250,200 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $21,000 to $1,271,200 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

13. The Civic Center Fund budget in the amount of $5,373,143 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, is hereby increased by $145,541 to $5,518,684 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

14. The following position changes are hereby adopted as part of the FY19 Budget Amendment and are as follows:


15. Each budget increase provided herein is to be funded with fund balances and various revenue sources of the accounting fund for those funds that are being affected by stated actions.

16. Within the overall budget limitations, authority is hereby delegated to the City Manager, or the Finance Director when acting on the authority delegated by the City Manager, to effect such intra-fund transfers of appropriation and revenue anticipation as may be deemed necessary to the effective performance and delivery of services approved herein.

17. The minimum budget requirements set forth in O.C.G.A. Title 36, Chapter 81, are hereby adopted.

SECTION 2.

All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held on the 12th day of February, 2019; introduced a second time at a regular meeting held on the 26th day of February, 2019 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _______ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting _________
Councilor Barnes voting _________
Councilor Crabb voting _________
Councilor Davis voting _________
Councilor Garrett voting _________
Councilor House voting _________
Councilor Huff voting _________
Councilor Thomas voting _________
Councilor Turner Pugh voting _________
Councilor Woodson voting _________




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Sandra T. Davis, Clerk of Council B.H. “Skip” Henderson III, Mayor



FY19 Mid-Year Budget Amendment.pdf