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File #: 18-1767    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/2/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 11/20/2018 Final action: 11/20/2018
Title: Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider and approve amendments to the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Adopted Budget to incorporate recommended uses for General Fund fund balance carried over from Fiscal Year 2017-2018, to incorporate various non-policy related adjustments to reflect information that arose following the approval of the Recommended Budget, and approve Amendment 1 to the Fixed Asset listing. A 4/5 vote is required to approve the Budget Amendments. (Est. Time: 2 Hr.) FUNDING: County-wide Budget; General Fund fund balance; ACO Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Staff Report with Exhibits, 2. Email from the Auditor
Related files: 18-1475, 18-0940, 18-1669, 21-1609, 19-1090
Title
Chief Administrative Office recommending the Board consider and approve amendments to the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Adopted Budget to incorporate recommended uses for General Fund fund balance carried over from Fiscal Year 2017-2018, to incorporate various non-policy related adjustments to reflect information that arose following the approval of the Recommended Budget, and approve Amendment 1 to the Fixed Asset listing. A 4/5 vote is required to approve the Budget Amendments. (Est. Time: 2 Hr.)

FUNDING: County-wide Budget; General Fund fund balance; ACO Fund.
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DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND
The Chief Administrative Office was advised in August that the County would likely not have final fund balance numbers for FY 2017-18 year-end available until mid-September.

Not having final fund balance numbers until later in September limited the ability for Departments to prepare, and for the Chief Administrative Office to process and evaluate, changes to the Recommended Budget in time for the Board to adopt the Budget prior to the statutorily required deadline of October 2nd. Therefore, the Board adopted the FY 2018-19 Budget Resolution in order to officially adopt the Recommended Budget as the final Adopted Budget, and delegated authority to the Auditor-Controller, in coordination with the Chief Administrative Office, to balance affected funds within certain parameters once those fund balance figures were known.

The General Fund ended FY 2017-18 with a fund balance of $25,433,240. Of that fund balance, $20,803,674 was already included in the Recommended Budget in order to fund previous committments to the ACO Fund ($7,156,164) and to fund General Fund costs and on-going operations ($13,647,510).

The Auditor-Controller, following specific language included in the attached Budget Resolution, was authorized to use any additional General Fund fund balance amount to increase established Reserves/Designations (the CalPERS Designation and the General Reserve) and staffi...

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