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File #: 19-292    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Item Status: Passed
File created: 5/21/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 6/3/2019 Final action: 6/3/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Public Hearing - Affords the Interested Public an Opportunity to Provide Input on the Content of the City Council, Public Financing and Economic Development Authority and the Parking Authority Fiscal Year 2019-20 Proposed Budget REPORT IN BRIEF Public Hearing to afford the interested public an opportunity to provide input on the content of the 2019-20 City Council, Public Financing and Economic Development Authority, and Parking Authority Proposed Budget RECOMMENDATION City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority - It is recommended that the City Council/Authorities conduct the Public Hearing and provide direction to the City Manager on the content of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget; and adopt a motion continuing the Public Hearing to the June 17, 2019 Council Meeting.
Attachments: 1. City Manager Budget Message.pdf

Report Prepared by: Steven S. Carrigan, City Manager

Title
SUBJECT: Public Hearing - Affords the Interested Public an Opportunity to Provide Input on the Content of the City Council, Public Financing and Economic Development Authority and the Parking Authority Fiscal Year 2019-20 Proposed Budget

REPORT IN BRIEF
Public Hearing to afford the interested public an opportunity to provide input on the content of the 2019-20 City Council, Public Financing and Economic Development Authority, and Parking Authority Proposed Budget

RECOMMENDATION
City Council/Public Financing and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority - It is recommended that the City Council/Authorities conduct the Public Hearing and provide direction to the City Manager on the content of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget; and adopt a motion continuing the Public Hearing to the June 17, 2019 Council Meeting.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or
2. Approve, subject to other than recommended by staff (identify specific findings and/or conditions amended to be addressed in the motion); or,
3. Deny; or.
4. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items (specific items to be addressed in the motion); or,
5. Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 1104

DISCUSSION
The City Council held three town hall meetings and a budget goals and priority session that has provided for public input on the projects, programs, and funding included in the Proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget. On May 20, 2019, staff presented the City Council with the Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. The total City proposed budget for FY 2019-20 is $255 million, with no increase in total number of positions, it will remain at 493 authorized positions.

As proposed, the General Fund estimated revenue is $42 million and estimated total expenditures is $43.9 million, which includes an operational deficit ...

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