Presentation on theme: "SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 Administrator’s Recommended: 2013 Levy & Budget and 2014 Long Term Financial Plan 5/9/2015."— Presentation transcript:
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012 Administrator’s Recommended: 2013 Levy & Budget and 2014 Long Term Financial Plan 5/9/2015
Administrator’s Recommended: 2013 Levy & Budget and 2014 LTFP High-Level Summary: County Administrator David Hemze Details: Finance Director David Frischmon Questions:
County Government Works! An Initiative to Raise Awareness and Understanding of Counties Carver County Provides Many Everyday Services on Behalf of its Residents: 270 miles of roads, 55 bridges, 650 acres public areas Public safety: Patrols, Jail, 9-1-1 center,… 8 City & Express Libraries: 1M books, magazines,... Personal Records: Birth, Marriage, Land Purchases,… Public Health: Disease Prevention, Immunizations,… Social Services: Behavioral Health, Employment, Elderly/Disabled Transportation, Adoption, … Environmental Services: Recycling, Water Mgmt,…
(1)Includes: County Board and Administration, Financial Services, Employee Relations, Property Records & Taxpayer Services, Facility Services, Information Technology, Veterans Services, Extension, Historical Society, Coroner, Building Service, Debt Services, and support for various community programs. County Government Value !
Taxes Support Library Services Library: $6/Month For less than the cost of a new best seller in paperback – all residents have easy access to everything the County libraries have to offer.
Taxes Keep Roads Safe Year-Round Highway Maintenance: $5/Month Less than you’d pay for a couple gallons of gas –goes toward maintaining the County’s roads, bridges and signs.
Taxes Maintain Parks and Trails Parks and Trails: $1 /Month More than 650 acres of protected public parks and recreation areas and County trails. Compared to buying comparable property of your own, it’s quite a bargain.
Taxes Assure Emergency Response 911 Dispatch: $3 /Month About $3 a month on the average-value home – less than you’d spend on a first aid kit – goes toward providing 911 emergency dispatch services. What value do you place on knowing you can call 911 for any type of emergency and receive an immediate response?
2013 Budget Strategy County’s Tax Impact: “Decrease for Average Value Home” Tax Base: Overall Market Value: (4%) - Residential and Commercial New Construction: +$850K* in New Levy $ Wages & Benefits: Wages: ‘13 union settlement as pattern + Pay For Performance Benefits: Health Insurance, PTO, Turnover, OPEB Other: *$850K for Bridges: 101, Roads: Engler Blvd. and shift CPA to CIPs Higher Costs: Building Security, Medical Examiner and AIS Inspections $500K in Levy Adjustments: favorable trends from best practices & reorgs. Flat-line non-personnel line items – Reprioritize within each Division
2013 Levy Policy Recommends Capture Levy from “New Construction”: Bridges: $425K for 101/61 debt service ($6.4M County Contribution) Roads: $150K Engler Blvd. debt service CIPs: $275K shift CPA (20%) from operating budget to CIPs “Flatline Levy”: Bridges: Find other revenue source for County’s 101/61 contribution Roads: Find operating cuts to offset increased Engler Blvd debt service CIPs: Keep 100% of CPA in operating budget, start shift in 2014 Levy PolicyLevy ImpactTax Impact %Tax Impact $ “Zero-Impact”$2M0%$0 “New Construction”$850K(2.7%)($30) “Flat-Line ”$0(5%)($50)
2012 Budget Summary Budget Summary Revenue:20132012 Taxes & Penalties$48,141,527$47,305,527 Intergovernmental 23,044,735(1) 27,442,648 Charges for Services 10,975,020 11,278,583 Other 6,381,379 5,848,942 Capital Reserves 0 (1) 5,405,348 Total Revenues$88,542,661$97,281,048 Expenditures: Personal Services$52,342,847$51,885,886 Services and Charges 9,902,790 9,866,591 Capital Outlay 11,700,609(1) 20,737,365 Other 14,596,415 14,791,206 Total Expenditures$88,542,661 $97,281,048 (1) 2013 Budget driven by decrease in capital projects funded by intergovernmental revenue and designated capital reserves.
$500K 2013 Levy Adjustments Description Admin. Recommended Levy Savings Revenue: Fed Reimb., Sheriff’s Aid, Inmate, License Center 200K Contractual services: Unemployment compensation and Juvenile placements $ 175K Staffing reductions: (2) Vacant 0.5 FTEs eliminated75K Various operating budget line items - trends, prioritizing 55K Administrator's Recommended 2013 Levy Adjustments $ 500K
Long Term Financial Plan Highlights Roads and Bridges: $9.2M 101 Bridge and Y Project - accumulate reserves, bond for the rest Other Bridges Delayed CSAH 18 - many others financed with Fed/State/Regional funding Buildings: Security: Develop and Implement 5 year Improvement Plan PW Master Plan: Relocate Watertown facility/sell Chaska PW Site Two new Libraries: one-time costs & levy $ for personnel Parks and Trails: Paul’s Parcel land acquisition – State funding ? Sustainability & Maintenance Projects, then Development Operations: Increase Productivity: Technology, Kaizen/Lean, Cooperation, etc. Minimize Health Insurance Increases: Wellness Incentives & Surcharges
2013 Budget Timeline 5/8 WorkshopAdmin. recommends 2013 Budget Strategy May 9thDivisions receive Administrator’s 2013 Budget Strategy and Preliminary Budget 6/20Divisions submit 2013 Budget Requests Budget Hearings: Mid – End July Divisions present 2013 Budget Requests 8/21 WorkshopAdmin. recommends: 2013 Levy & Budget and 2014 Long Term Financial Plan 9/4 Board Mtg.Board Action: 2013 Prelim. Tax Levy 12/6 Board Mtg.Public Hearing: 2013 Levy and Budget 12/18 Board Mtg.Board Action: ‘13 Budget/Levy & ’14 LTFP