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File #: 20-0486    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/28/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/7/2020 Final action: 4/7/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office considering the current public health emergency event and potential impacts to County and State revenues, and in anticipation of changes to the Governor's Proposed Budget, to be released in May of 2020, which may affect County operations, recommending the Board: 1) Receive and file the attached updated Master Budget Calendar regarding the status of budget development; 2) Cancel the April 13, 2020, Special Meeting regarding Budget Development Status; and 3) Cancel the June 8, 2020, Budget Hearing, and set a new Special Meeting to conduct the required Budget Hearing for September 14, 2020. (Est. Time: 15 Min.) FUNDING: Countywide Budget.
Attachments: 1. A - MASTER BUDGET CALENDAR - FY 2020-21 Revised, 2. Revised 2020 BOS Meeting Calendar 4-7-2020
Related files: 19-1483
Title
Chief Administrative Office considering the current public health emergency event and potential impacts to County and State revenues, and in anticipation of changes to the Governor's Proposed Budget, to be released in May of 2020, which may affect County operations, recommending the Board:
1) Receive and file the attached updated Master Budget Calendar regarding the status of budget development;
2) Cancel the April 13, 2020, Special Meeting regarding Budget Development Status; and
3) Cancel the June 8, 2020, Budget Hearing, and set a new Special Meeting to conduct the required Budget Hearing for September 14, 2020. (Est. Time: 15 Min.)

FUNDING: Countywide Budget.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Master Budget Calendar guides the timeline for development of the Recommended and Adopted Budgets, as well as the close-out of the prior year. In light of modified work schedules throughout County departments, and considering that the economic (revenue) landscape has changed significantly since the Mid-Year Budget Report and FY 2020-21 Outlook report was presented to the Board just earlier this month, it is recommended that the below adjustments to the budget process be approved.

Many Counties and the State of California are taking similar action, intended to provide a "workload" budget to provide for on-going operations as of July 1, 2020. This allows for larger policy considerations and discussions to take place later in the year with the anticipation that additional information will then be known regarding the impact to local revenues and any new proposals or budgetary changes that may occur at the State level and that have an effect on county budgets.

The following major changes are recommended:

1) Cancel the April 13, 2020, Special Meeting, which has been held to discuss the progress on the development of the Recommended Budget and seek further guidance, as necessary, on Board priorities for funding. A similar meeting may need to be scheduled f...

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