AN ORDINANCE

NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGETS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2014 BEGINNING JULY 1, 2013 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2014, 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 $152,718,061 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $5,833,450 to $158,551,511 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

2. The Other Local Option Sales Tax budget in the amount of $39,483,832 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $2,487,629 to $41,971,461 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

3. The Integrated Waste Fund budget in the amount of $10,600,333 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $979,860 to $11,580,193 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

4. The HOME Fund budget in the amount of $803,988 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $1,134,169 to $1,938,157 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

5. The UDAG Fund budget in the amount of $75,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $40,000 to $115,000 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

6. The Multi-Governmental Fund budget in the amount of $3,837,551 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $690,841 to $4,528,392 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

7. The Hotel Motel Tax Fund budget in the amount of $5,616,580for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $306,490 to $5,923,070 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

8. The METRO Drug Task Force Fund budget in the amount of $211,915 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $77,218 to $289,133 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

9. The Neighborhood Stabilization Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $254,611 to $254,611 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

10. The Marshal Forfeiture Fund budget in the amount of $20,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby decreased by $18,612 to $1,388 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

11. The Down Payment Assistance Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $150,000 to $150,000 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

12. The TSPLOST Discretionary Proceeds budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $2,500,000 to $2,500,000 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

13. The SPLOST Proceeds Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $63,869 to $63,869 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

14. The Special Projects Fund budget in the amount of $10,109,757 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $1,900,000 to $12,009,757 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

15. The Lease Purchase Program Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014, is hereby increased by $2,842,916 to $2,842,916 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. 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 2nd day of December, 2014; introduced a second time at a regular meeting held on the 9th day of December, 2014 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