City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
16-O-1147
Adopted Substitute as Amended
Jun 20, 2016 1:00 PM

AN ORDINANCE BY FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AS SUBSTITUTED BY FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND AMENDED BY FULL COUNCIL ADOPTING THE FISCAL YEAR 2017 PROPOSED BUDGET, TO INCLUDE ALL FUNDS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:FinanceSponsors:
Category:FinanceFunctions:Legislative Liaison - Charlene Parker

Item Discussion

(Held 4/27/16 by the Committee for further review and additional information.)

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WHEREAS, the Department of Finance has established estimates for the 12 month budget from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, the Budget Commission is responsible for setting the budget revenue anticipations in preparation of the annual budget in accordance with Section 6-301 of the City Charter; and

 

WHEREAS, the Budget Commission will establish revenue estimates for Fiscal Year 2016; and

 

WHEREAS, the General Ledger is the official financial book of record for the City of Atlanta; and

 

WHEREAS, the ORACLE Projects & Grants module exists as a separate financial module for certain project and grants; and

 

WHEREAS, the appropriations are at the project level for Capital, Grants and Trusts Funds, the General Ledger is still the official book of record; and

 

WHEREAS, the appropriations of budgets herein must first be established in ORACLE Projects & Grants module as ORACLE Projects & Grants module depends on reconciled balances from General Ledger; and

 

WHEREAS, the Fiscal Year 2017 budget has been balanced; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor has submitted the Fiscal Year 2017 budget recommendations.

 

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY ORDAINS as follows:

 

SECTION1:              That the following revenue anticipations, as set by the Budget Commission, shall be used for:

General Fund

$607,388,585

Airport Revenue Fund

$503,715,371

Civic Center Fund

$1,626,006

Parks Facilities Fund (Cyclorama)*

$0

Solid Waste Revenue Fund

$55,607,233

Water and Wastewater Revenue Fund

$545,355,055

E911 Fund

$18,922,237

Fleet Service Fund 

$33,400,588

Hotel/Motel Tax Fund  

$67,268,223

Rental/Motor Vehicle Tax Fund  

$1,046,050

Building Permits Fund  

$23,023,753

Underground 

$110,000

City Plaza Fund

$2,746,599

Group Insurance**

$150,599,694

 

*The Parks Facilities Fund has terminated due to sale of the facility, which ceased operations in June of 2015.

 

**Group Insurance is not included in the budget commission report, but is considered an operating fund.

 

 

 

SECTION 2:              That the Fiscal Year 2017 anticipations and appropriations for the various funds herein, based upon the estimates of revenues for FY16 to be and are hereby adopted for each of the funds of the City listed above, as specified herein as Exhibit A.

 

SECTION 3:              The Chief Financial Officer is authorized to adjust appropriations to account for the actual expenditures and revenues received, and to make any other necessary negligible or minor adjustments.

 

SECTION4:              The Chief Financial Officer is authorized to adjust appropriations to ensure funding is in place to continue operations until the final audit is completed and the budget is established with audited financials.

 

SECTION 5:              The Chief Financial Officer is authorized to move appropriations and expenditures concerning unreconciled balances in funds listed herein remaining from FY16 consistent with budgetary control set by legislation.  The Chief Financial Officer will keep budgetary control consistent with current City of Atlanta fiscal policy priorities.

 

SECTION 6:              That this Proposed Budget shall remain in effect until replaced or modified by a “Final” budget adopted under provisions of the City Charter and the 1937 Budget Law. The budget spending level shall be adopted at the office level.

 

SECTION 7:              That all Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith be and are hereby waived.

 

 

 

Meeting History

Apr 18, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 15 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
May 2, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 6, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 20, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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Chairperson Wan made a Motion to bring forth a Substitute to Ordinance 16-O-1147. It was Seconded by Councilmember Shook and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays. The Substitute was before the Council. Following, Mr. Wan made a Motion to Enter Committee of the Whole. It was properly Seconded and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays. Council then entered Committee of the Whole. In Committee of the Whole, Councilmember Martin made a Motion for a fifteen minute recess. It was properly Seconded and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 10 yeas; 2 nays. Returning from Recess, Councilmember Shook made a Motion to Reconvene. It was properly Seconded and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 11 yeas; 0 nays. Council re-entered Committee of the whole and proceeded to Ordinance 16-O-1096, during which, Chairperson Wan made a Motion to Exit Committee of the Whole. It was properly Seconded and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays. Council then re-entered Regular Session. During Regular Session, Chairperson Wan made a Motion to Adopt on Substitute. It was properly Seconded and a discussion ensued, in which, Council offered the following Amendments to the legislation:

Councilmember Moore Amendment #1 -Seconded by Councilmember Adrean and proceeded in an extensive discussion, upon the Call of the Question by Councilmember Shook. It was properly Seconded and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 0 nays. Moore Amendment #1 then FAILED by a roll call vote of 3 yeas; 10 nays. After which, Councilmember Hall made a Motion to Reconsider. It was Seconded by Councilmember Young and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 0 nays. Moore Amendment #1 was again before Council. The Motion then CARRIED and Failed by a roll call vote of 2 yeas; 12 nays.

Councilmembers Adrean & Martin Amendment #2-Councilmember Adrean made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Martin and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmember Martin Amendment #3- Councilmember Martin made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Winslow and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmembers Hall & Winslow Amendment #4- Councilmember Winslow made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Hall and a discussion ensued, in which, Councilmember Bottoms Call the Question. It was Seconded by Councilmember Wan and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 1 nay. Amendment #4 then CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmember Martin Amendment #5- Councilmember Martin made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Wan and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 1nay.

Councilmember Dickens Amendment #6 - Councilmember Dickens made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Wan and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 1nay.

Councilmember Smith Amendment #7- Councilmember Smith made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Wan and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmember Wan Amendment #8- Councilmember Wan made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Martin and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 12 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmembers Martin & Wan Amendment #9- Councilmember Wan made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Martin and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmembers Martin & Adrean Amendment #10- Councilmember Adrean made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Martin and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmember Archibong Amendment #11- Councilmember Winslow made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Martin and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmember Martin Amendment #12- Councilmember Martin made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Bond and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmembers Hall & Dickens Amendment #13- Councilmember Hall made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Young and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmembers Sheperd, Hall, Winslow & Bottoms Amendment #14- Councilmember Sheperd made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Winslow and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmember Wan Amendment #15-Councilmember Wan made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Adrean and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays.

Councilmember Bond Amendment #16- Councilmember Bond made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Wan and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

Councilmember Adrean Amendment #17- Councilmember Adrean made a Motion to Amend. It was Seconded by Councilmember Wan and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

Chairperson Wan then made a Motion to Adopt on Substitute as Amended; however, before the vote, the Budget Commission report was given by Chief Financial Officer, Jim Beard and anticipations read by Interim Revenue Chief, Felicia Daniel. Following, Chairperson Wan made a Motion to Accept and File the Budget Commission report. It was Seconded by Councilmember Adrean and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays. Thereafter, Mr. Wan made a Motion to Adopt on Substitute as Amended. It was Seconded by Councilmember Martin and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 13 yeas; 1 nay.

ADOPTED SUBSTITUTE AS AMENDED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 1 NAY

Note: Councilmember Martin made a Motion to Suspend the Rules of Council to allow Mayor Kasim Reed to address the body. It was Seconded by Councilmember Shook and CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays. Rules of Council was suspended. After the Mayor address the Council, Councilmember Wan made a Motion to re-enter Regular Session. It was Seconded by Councilmember Martin and the Motion CARRIED by a roll call vote of 14 yeas; 0 nays.

RESULT:ADOPTED SUBSTITUTE AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Mary Norwood