AN ORDINANCE

NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BUDGETS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2017 BEGINNING JULY 1, 2016 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2017, 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 for expenditures in the amount of $152,155,789 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby altered for the Departments as listed on the attached chart.

2. The Medical Center Fund budget in the amount of $14,253,667 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $312,328 to $14,565,995 as listed on the attached chart.

3. The Metra Transportation Fund budget for revenues in the amount of $8,284,375 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby decreased by $102,463 to $8,181,912 as listed on the attached chart.

4. The HOME Program Fund budget in the amount of $2,628,591 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $400,000 to $2,628,591 as listed on the attached chart.

5. The Multi-Governmental Fund budget for expenditures in the amount of $3,446,103 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby decreased by $300,105 to $3,145,998 as listed on the attached chart.

6. The Hotel/Motel Tax Fund budget in the amount of $4,880,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $10,000 to $4,890,000 as listed on the attached chart.

7. The Police Forfeiture Fund budget for expenditures in the amount of $100,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $2,468 to $102,468 as listed on the attached chart.

8. The County Drug Abuse Treatment Fund budget for expenditures in the amount of $71,209 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $14,000 to $85,209 as listed on the attached chart.

9. The Metro Drug Task Force Fund budget for expenditures in the amount of $106,519 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $82,896 to $189,415 as listed on the attached chart.

10. The Neighborhood Stabilization Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $59,000 to $59,000 as listed on the attached chart.

11. The Down Payment Assistance Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $73,050 to $73,050 as listed on the attached chart.

12. The SPLOST Proceeds Fund budget in the amount of $0 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $7,214 to $7,214 as listed on the attached chart.

13. The TSPLOST Discretionary Fund budget in the amount of $2,500,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $1,715,000 to $4,215,000 as listed on the attached chart.

14. The Bond and Lease Purchase Pools Fund budget in the amount of $4,540,197 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $8,487,006 to $13,027,203 as listed on the attached chart.

15. The Risk Management Fund budget for expenditures in the amount of $5,179,906 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017, is hereby increased by $110,000 to $5,289,906 as 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 28th day of November, 2017; introduced a second time at a regular meeting held on the 5th day of December, 2017 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

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