AN ORDINANCE
NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGETS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2015 BEGINNING JULY 1, 2014 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2015, 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 $151,070,116 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $4,652,075 to $155,722,191 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

2. The Other Local Option Sales Tax budget in the amount of $33,000,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $4,638,011 to $37,638,011 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

3. The Stormwater Fund budget in the amount of $5,254,260 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $10,908 to $5,265,168 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

4. The Paving Fund budget in the amount of $14,969,902 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $47,699 to $15,017,601 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

5. The Medical Center Fund budget in the amount of $14,052,622 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $430,431 to $14,483,053 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

6. The E911 Fund budget in the amount of $3,851,138 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $1,840 to $3,852,978 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

7. The Trade Center Fund budget in the amount of $2,644,850 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $54,536 to $2,699,386 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

8. The HOME Fund budget in the amount of $590,774 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $1,558,520 to $2,149,294 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

9. The CDBG Fund budget in the amount of $1,416,583 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $118,006 to $1,534,589 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

10. The UDAG Fund budget in the amount of $75,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $61,212 to $136,212 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

11. The Multi-Governmental Fund budget in the amount of $3,289,750 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $539,723 to $3,829,473 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

12. The METRO Drug Task Force Fund budget in the amount of $200,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $27,179 to $227,179 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

13. The Police Forfeiture Fund budget in the amount of $100,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $4,500 to $104,500 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

14. The Neighborhood Stabilization Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $103,673 to $103,673 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

15. The Down Payment Assistance Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $100,000 to $100,000 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

16. The Recorder’s Court Technology Fee budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $396 to $396 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

17. The SPLOST Proceeds Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $29,337 to $29,337 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

18. The Lease Purchase Program Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, is hereby increased by $2,756,115 to $2,756,115 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

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

20. 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.

21. 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 10th day of November, 2015; introduced a second time at a regular meeting held on the 17th day of November, 2015 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _______ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting___________
Councilor Baker voting___________
Councilor Barnes voting__________
Councilor Buck voting___________
Councilor Davis voting___________
Councilor Henderson voting _______
Councilor Huff voting ____________
Councilor Pugh voting___________
Councilor Thomas voting_________
Councilor Woodson voting________


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TINY B. WASHINGTON, CLERK TERESA PIKE TOMLINSON, MAYOR

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