AN ORDINANCE
NO.____________


AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING NON-OPERATING BUDGETS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2016 BEGINNING JULY 1, 2015 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2016, FOR CERTAIN FUNDS OF THE CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, AND APPROPRIATING THE AMOUNTS SHOWN IN EACH BUDGET.
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THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1.

The non-operating budgets for FY16 are proposed in the amount set forth in each section and as outlined in the following sections of the ordinance.

SECTION 2.

The Urban Development Action Grant Fund proposed in the amount of $15,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for activities under the grant program.

SECTION 3.

The Economic Development Program Fund in the amount of $15,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for monies lent under the revolving loan program.

SECTION 4.

The HOME Program Fund proposed in the amount of $587,589 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for purposes related to the Home Investment Partnership Program.

SECTION 5.

The HUD Section 108 Fund proposed in the amount of $831,600 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for the loan program guarantied under Section 128 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1974.

SECTION 6.

The Multi-Governmental Fund Budget proposed in the amount of $3,289,750 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to fund programs from various state and federal agencies.

SECTION 7.

The Hotel/Motel Tax Fund proposed in the amount of $4,880,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to provide funding for CCVB and programs and activities identified in the Master Tourism Plan.
SECTION 8.

The Police Forfeiture Fund proposed in the amount of $100,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for monies received from federal and state forfeitures.
SECTION 9.

The County Drug Abuse Treatment Fund proposed in the amount of $68,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for the provision of drug abuse treatment and education programs related to controlled substances and marijuana.
SECTION 10.

The METRO Drug Task Force Fund proposed in the amount of $200,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to provide law enforcement activities.

SECTION 11.

The Penalty and Assessment Fund proposed in the amount of $1,400,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for the operation and staffing of correctional, detention and jail facilities.

SECTION 12.

The Sheriff Forfeiture Fund proposed in the amount of $100,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for monies received from federal and state forfeitures.
SECTION 13.

The Marshal Forfeiture Fund proposed in the amount of $0 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for monies received from federal and state forfeitures.
SECTION 14.

The Special (Capital) Projects Fund proposed in the amount of $15,273,458 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to fund activities supported by the General, Stormwater (Sewer), Paving funds.
SECTION 15.

The Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) Fund proposed in the amount of $60,500,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to fund activities supported by the TSPLOST project and discretionary funds.
SECTION 16.

The 1999 Sales Tax Proceeds Account Project Fund proposed in the amount of $18,900,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to account for projects supported by the 1999 sales tax.
SECTION 17.

The Columbus Building Authority Revenue Bonds, 2003A Series Fund proposed in the amount of $700,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, such as storm water enhancements.

SECTION 18.

The Columbus Building Authority Revenue Bonds, 2003B Series Fund proposed in the amount of $4,000,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to account for the projects of the 2003 taxable lease revenue bonds for the construction of a parking garage.
SECTION 19.

The Columbus Building Authority Lease Revenue Bonds, 2010B Series Fund proposed in the amount of $15,000,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to account for the projects of the 2010B lease revenue bonds for the Fire Station 9, Natatorium, City Service Center, Parking Garage, Stormwater/Flood Abatement, and road and street resurfacing/reconstruction projects.
SECTION 20.

The Columbus Building Authority Lease Revenue Bonds, 2010C Series Fund proposed in the amount of $400,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, for construction and equipping of road and street resurfacing/reconstruction.
SECTION 21.

The Family and Youth Coalition Fund proposed in the amount of $45,000 for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, covering the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016, is hereby approved and adopted as the budget for the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, to account for monies received from the state of Georgia for Family, Youth and Coalition services.
SECTION 24.

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 affect such intra-fund transfers of appropriation and revenue anticipation as may be deemed necessary to the effective performance and delivery of services approved herein. The funds contained in this Ordinance may be increased or decreased without immediate Council approval, but will be submitted to Council in periodic adjustments. Authority is extended to the City Manager, or the Finance Director on the authority delegated by the City Manager to affect any carryovers necessary for the continued operation of any of the non-operating funds.
SECTION 25.

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 9th day of June, 2015; introduced a second time at a regular meeting held on the day of ____________, 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 Thomas voting___________.
Councilor Pugh voting______________.
Councilor Woodson voting__________.


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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor