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File #: 34859    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2014 operating budget
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/14/2014 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 8/5/2014 Final action: 8/5/2014
Enactment date: 8/7/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00585
Title: Amending the 2014 operating budget to add funding of $5,500 to the Treasurer’s Office for the purpose of funding a part-time, hourly position, with costs offset by increased billings to the Water Utility, said position dealing with the increase in workload resulting from the change to monthly billing on the part of the Madison Water Utility.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Fiscal Note
This resolution adds a part-time hourly position to the Treasurer's Office for the remainder of 2014.  Costs will be offset by increased billings to the Water Utility.
 
$5,109            GN01-51200-462000 Hourly Employee Pay
    391            GN01-52700-462000 FICA/Medicare                                    
($5,500)      GN01-59640-462000 Interdepartmental Payments from Water Utility
        $0           Net impact on tax levy
 
Title
Amending the 2014 operating budget to add funding of $5,500 to the Treasurer's Office for the purpose of funding a part-time, hourly position, with costs offset by increased billings to the Water Utility, said position dealing with the increase in workload resulting from the change to monthly billing on the part of the Madison Water Utility.
Body
WHEREAS, the City Treasurer's office is responsible for processing all payments to the City of Madison;
 
WHEREAS, the Madison Water Utility will replace their cycle of billing customers twice a year with monthly billing beginning in August, 2014;
 
WHEREAS, in 2013 the Treasurer's office processed over 105,000 water utility payments (municipal services bill) mailed to the city and has the potential to process six times as many with monthly billing;
 
WHEREAS, systems that will encourage more customers to pay their municipal services bill online (rather than by mail) will not be in place until sometime in 2015;
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the 2014 operating budget be amended to add $5,500 to the Treasurer's Office to fund a part-time, hourly Clerk Typist 1 (hourly) to help in dealing with the additional workload brought about by the conversion to a monthly Madison Municipal Services Bill.  Costs will be offset by increased billings to the Water Utility.