Budget Call 2009 - Actual FY 2008 Budget FY 2009 Proposed...

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007 To: All City Directors and Department Heads From: Marquita Brown, Assistant Budget Director Re: Budget Call 2009 As you are aware, it is time to develop your department’s FY 2008-2009 budget request. Completed budget requests are due to the City Manager 11/1. A reconciled budget package is due to Mayor Kirk by 11/6. This year, the Mayor and City Manager have agreed that all departments in the city should use a standard format for submissions. The format design for submissions is at the discretion of the senior administrative team, but it should include, at a minimum, the following: 1. Department name and organization structure 2. Department mission statement 3. Budget history and proposed budget in the following format Expenditure Category FY 2006 Actual FY 2007
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Unformatted text preview: Actual FY 2008 Budget FY 2009 Proposed % Increase/(Decrease) E.g., Salary (FT) $505,547 $582,345 $601,441 $633,210 5.28% 4. Strategic Plan (goals and objectives) 5. Description of New Programs 6. Justification for Major Program Changes 7. Position level changes; identification of new, reclassified, and eliminated positions with justification, proposed salary, and programmatic responsibility 8. Performance measures (outputs and outcomes) with targets Remember that most operating costs will increase due to inflation. The International City Administrators’ Association (ICAA) has recommended a city-wide inflation assumption of 2.6%. If departments hold growth in operating expenses below this rate, it will be an effective reduction in available budget....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PUAD 381 taught by Professor Kirk during the Fall '07 term at James Madison University.

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