City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
16-O-1543
Adopted on Substitute
Jan 3, 2017 1:00 PM

A SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE BY FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO RECORD ANY NECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS TO ENSURE THE PROPER CLOSE OUT OF FISCAL YEAR 2016 GENERAL FUND BUDGET AND TO COMPLY WITH THE OFFICIAL CODE OF GEORGIA (O.C.G.A. 36-81-2(14)) WHEREBY DEPARTMENTAL EXPENDITURES MAY NOT LEGALLY EXCEED BUDGET; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

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

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 2016 CLOSE OUT-9-28-16
  3. FY2016 Budget Closeout Ordinance 12062016 (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)
  4. 16-O-1543 FY2016 Budget Closeout Ordinance (Substitute)

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta is required to adopt and operate under an annual balanced budget for the general fund, each special revenue fund, and each debt service fund in use by the City under provisions of the Official Code of Georgia (O.C.G.A. 36-81-3(b) (1)); and

WHEREAS, on June 24, 2015, the Atlanta City Council (“City Council”) adopted Ordinance 15-O-1136, establishing the City’s operating budget for Fiscal Year 2016; and   

WHEREAS, during the fiscal year, city administration addressed several unfunded legislative actions, including but not limited to, citywide pay increases, one-time capital outlay expenses, and intergovernmental obligations; and

WHEREAS, these unfunded actions has caused several departments to exceed their adopted general fund budget levels and;

WHEREAS, a need has arisen to record necessary adjustments to ensure the proper close out of the Fiscal Year 2016 General Fund budget and to comply with the Official Code of Georgia (O.C.G.A. 36-81-2(14)) which states that the legal level of control or level at which expenditures may not legally exceed the budget, is at the departmental level in the State of Georgia; and

WHEREAS, the City’s Department of Finance desires to record any necessary adjustments to properly align department general fund budgets to year end expenditures. 

NOW THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1: That the Chief Financial Officer is hereby authorized to make necessary budget modifications to ensure the proper close out of the Fiscal Year 2016 General Fund budget.

SECTION 2:  That all ordinances or parts of ordinances herewith are hereby waived to the extent of the conflict.

SECTION 3:  This ordinance shall become effective upon the Mayor’s signature or as specified by City Charter Sec. 2-403.

 

Meeting History

Sep 28, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft

TO BE REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Clarence "C. T." Martin, District 10
SECONDER:Yolanda Adrean, District 8
AYES:Alex Wan, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Howard Shook
Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 12 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [12 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Howard Shook
AWAY:Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall
Oct 12, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Yolanda Adrean, District 8
SECONDER:Clarence "C. T." Martin, District 10
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
Oct 17, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 26, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore
ABSENT:Andre Dickens
Nov 7, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean
Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 14, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:FAVORABLE ON SUBSTITUTE [4 TO 1]
MOVER:Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10
SECONDER:Howard Shook, Vice Chair
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Andre Dickens
NAYS:Felicia A Moore
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Jan 3, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

ADOPTED SUBSTITUTE BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 14 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED ON SUBSTITUTE [14 TO 0]
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, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Yolanda Adrean