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File #: 19-035    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 3/4/2019 Final action: 3/4/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of Revenue Increase in the Amount of $9,450 to Other Revenue/Unclassified and Authorization to Appropriate in the Same Amount to the Training Expense Accounts Associated with the Fire Department External Training Program REPORT IN BRIEF Consider approving a revenue increase to the Other Revenue/Unclassified account and appropriation of the same amount to the Training Expense account. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Approving an increase to revenue account 001-0901-360.01-01 (Other/Unclassified) of $9,450; and, B. Approving an appropriation of the same amount to 001-0901-522.20-00 (Training Expense); and, C. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make budget adjustments as recommended by staff.

Report Prepared by: Janet German, Secretary III, Fire Dept.

Title
SUBJECT: Approval of Revenue Increase in the Amount of $9,450 to Other Revenue/Unclassified and Authorization to Appropriate in the Same Amount to the Training Expense Accounts Associated with the Fire Department External Training Program

REPORT IN BRIEF
Consider approving a revenue increase to the Other Revenue/Unclassified account and appropriation of the same amount to the Training Expense account.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion:

A. Approving an increase to revenue account 001-0901-360.01-01 (Other/Unclassified) of $9,450; and,

B. Approving an appropriation of the same amount to 001-0901-522.20-00 (Training Expense); and,

C. Authorizing the Finance Officer to make budget adjustments as recommended by staff.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve as recommended by staff; or,
2. Deny; or,
3. Refer back to staff; or,
4. Continue to a future meeting.

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Article XI, Fiscal Administration, Section 1105 Budget - Appropriations, at any meeting after the adoption of the budget, the City Council may amend or supplement the budget by the affirmative votes of at least five members.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
This action is consistent with the city's operating principal to promote Public Safety, as provided for in the 2018-19 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION
One of the department's goals is to train its personnel to effectively manage and support major incidents/disasters. In an endeavor to provide its membership and the public with the highest level of training available to increase everyone's safety, the department has significantly increased the number of California State Fire Marshal certified classes and other training classes offered to its members and other fire agencies.

In this fiscal year, the department has hosted and received the following revenues:

Class Name Revenue
* Rope Rescue Technician $2,100
* Rescue Systems I $ 600
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