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File #: 54189    Version: Name: SUBSITUTE: Amending the 2019 Water Utility budget for a net-neutral budget transfer of $1,469,000 from the Water Utility operating budget to the capital budget to align expenditures with capitalization policy standards.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2018 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 2/26/2019 Final action: 2/26/2019
Enactment date: 3/1/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00142
Title: SUBSITUTE: Amending the 2019 Water Utility budget for a net-neutral budget transfer of $1,469,000 from the Water Utility operating budget to the capital budget to align expenditures with capitalization policy standards.
Sponsors: David Ahrens
Attachments: 1. Master23-Jan-2019-11-51-41.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
2/26/20192 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt - 15 Votes RequiredPass Action details Not available
2/5/20192 WATER UTILITY BOARD Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
1/28/20192 FINANCE COMMITTEE RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT (15 VOTES REQUIRED) - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
1/8/20191 FINANCE COMMITTEE Referred  Action details Not available
1/8/20191 COMMON COUNCIL ReferPass Action details Not available
12/20/20181 Water Utility Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution amends the 2019 Adopted Budget for the Water Utility by authorizing the transfer of $1,469,000 from the operating budget to the capital budget. The funding source for this appropriation is Water Utility annual revenues anticipated in the Water Utility’s 2019 budget.

This amendment aligns the Water Utility’s 2019 budget with anticipated spending. Expenditures recommended to be transferred to the capital budget will be capitalized under the Water Utility’s capitalization policy.

The programs and annual 2019 budgeted expenditures being transferred from the Water Utility’s operating budget the capital budget are as follows:

Water Hydrant Replacement Program - $510,000
Vehicle and Equipment Program - $368,000
Chlorinator and Floridators - $20,000
Water Meter Program - $171,000
New Water Valve Cut-Ins (within the “Water Mains - New” program) - $15,000
UW Rehab Program - $60,000
Water Utility Facility Improvements - Olin Vehicle Storage Roof Repair - $325,000

Future capital budgets will include these ongoing capital programs.

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SUBSITUTE: Amending the 2019 Water Utility budget for a net-neutral budget transfer of $1,469,000 from the Water Utility operating budget to the capital budget to align expenditures with capitalization policy standards.

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WHEREAS, the Water Utility completed implementation of the MUNIS accounting system during 2018 for consistent accounting and reporting with all other City agencies; and

WHEREAS, the 2019 operating and capital budget was developed and adopted prior to the Water Utility’s full transition to the MUNIS accounting system; and

WHEREAS, the Water Utility’s general accounting guidelines for capitalization of expenditures resulting in asset value of at least $5,000 with a useful life of at least one year requires budgeted expenditures in the Water Utility’s operating budget be transferred to the capital budget; and

WHEREAS, the Water Utility has analyzed the eligible programs to ...

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