Berks County FY09 Budget Budget Schedule November 18, 2008 Present Proposed FY09 Budget December 16, 2008 Adopt Final FY09 Budget Public Review –County Commissioners’ Office –Budget Office –County Website www.co.berks.pa.us
Berks County Final FY09 Budget Bottom Line The budget utilizes the existing tax rate @ 6.935 mills. The budget is balanced, expenditures match revenues, so we are not deficit spending All FundsGeneral Fund Total Revenues$471,574,259$217,821,824 Total Expenses$471,574,259$207,450,282 Excess Rev/Exp$0$10,371,542
Berks County FY09 Budget Budget Revisions Since 11.18.08 Contingency – CRC Light/Pension +$1.581m Wages, FICA – Vacancies Back-Filled + $652K CYS – Re-allocate budget dollars to cover higher Personnel costs ($200K) Exp./+$20k Rev. AgLand Preservation Grant +$202k Rev./+$400k Capital Exp. JPO- Lower State Placements ($180k) Exp./($28k) Rev. Comm./911- Telephone +$147k Exp./($20k) Duplicate Rev.
Berks County FY09 Budget Budget Revisions Since 11.18.08 - Cont’d COCA – County Match +$82k DRO – Higher Reimb. Personnel +161k Rev.- Warrants +5k Exp. Recycling – Marketing Recyclables +$28k New Rev. CDBG – Re-allocate budget dollars to Program Svcs. Due to lower wages +37k Exp. Not for Profits – Ctr. For Community Leadership +5k Exp. Other net adjustments – ($94k) Exp.