(AS AMENDED)
AN ORDINANCE

NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGETS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 BEGINNING JULY 1, 2017 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2018, 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 $148,485,091 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $1,377,970 to 149,863,061 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

2. The Other Local Option Sales Tax budget in the amount of $34,015,110 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $2,470,972 to $36,486,082 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

3. The Stormwater (Sewer) Fund budget in the amount of $5,649,385 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $90,296 to $5,739,681 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

4. The Paving Fund budget in the amount of $16,093,135 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $3,704,237 to $19,797,372 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

5. The Integrated Waste Fund budget in the amount of $12,640,810 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $690,164 to $13,330,974 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

6. The Emergency Telephone Fund budget in the amount of $3,960,221 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $10,051 to $3,970,272 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

7. The Community Development Block Grant Fund budget in the amount of $1,652,406 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $170,423 to $1,822,829 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

8. The HOME Program Fund budget in the amount of $798,143 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $1,491,924 to $2,290,067 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

9. The Metra Transportation Fund budget in the amount of $7,801,163 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $513,762 to $8,314,925 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

10. The Trade Center Fund budget in the amount of $2,949,316 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $500,210 to $3,449,526 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

11. The Civic Center Fund budget in the amount of $5,003,172 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, is hereby increased by $432,048 to $5,435,220 for the departments listed on the attached chart.

12. The following position changes are hereby adopted as part of the FY18 Budget Amendment and are as follows:


13. 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.

14. 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.

15. 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 23th day of January, 2018; introduced a second time at a regular meeting held on the 13th day of February, 2018 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _______ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting ________
Councilor Baker voting ________
Councilor Barnes voting ________
Councilor Davis voting ________
Councilor Garrett 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

FY18 Mid-Year Budget Amendment.pdf