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FIN-1.63 - FY 2013-14 Fall Supplemental Budget

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Section 1. The Council finds:

1. Exhibit 1, attached, includes all incremental changes to the City appropriation schedule as a result of the Fall Supplemental Budget Process.

2. A memorandum, attached as Exhibit 2, identifies programs, projects, or activities that require appropriation adjustment or transfer of appropriation within bureau and fund budgets.

3. Exhibit 3, attached, shows, for informational purposes, a reconciliation of changes to all funds.

4. Exhibit 4, attached, shows, for informational purposes, all requests materially affecting the General Fund.

5. Exhibit 5, attached, shows all position changes.

6. Exhibit 6, attached provides updates on a number of Budget Notes from the FY 2013-14 Adopted Budget.

7. From time to time, City Council directs the City Economist to adjust the Current Appropriation Level (CAL) of bureaus budgeted in the General Fund.

8. The FY 2013-14 Adopted Budget included a budget note that directed the City Budget Office to review the process for Current Appropriation Level target reductions for General Fund overhead-funded bureaus.

9. The General Fund Overhead Advisory Committee, with the consultation of the City Budget Office, met as a body to review the overhead model metrics and impacts from suggested updates. The findings are included as Exhibit 7.


NOW THEREFORE, the Council directs:

a. The FY 2013-14 Appropriation Schedule is hereby amended by adjusting appropriations for certain expenditures in various funds as indicated by the increases and decreases presented in Exhibit 1; explanation of these changes is provided in the memorandum attached as Exhibit 2.

b. The number of authorized positions in the FY 2013-14 Adopted Budget is hereby amended as presented in Exhibit 5.

c. The actions amending the FY 2013-14 budget contained in this ordinance are binding City policy.

d. The City Budget Office is hereby authorized to implement the changes to the overhead model metrics as identified in Exhibit 7.

e. The City Budget Office is hereby authorized to update overhead charges to funds throughout the budget development process. The City Budget Office will notify bureaus of the percent split for General Fund discretionary and overhead resources for all cut targets and add packages generated by General Fund overhead-funded bureaus.

f. In addition to $590,106 already scheduled to be included in Portland Parks & Recreation’s FY 2013-14 CAL target, a further $55,670 is to be added for Phase I improvements of the South Waterfront Greenway.

g. Budget Note Updates, including several extensions, as presented in Exhibit 6, are accepted.

Section 2. The Council declares that an emergency exists in order that FY 2013-14 Fall budget adjustments are implemented without delay; therefore, this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage by Council.

Link to Exhibits 1, 2 and 3  (PDF Document, 197 kb)

Link to Exhibits 4, 5, 6 and 7  (PDF Document, 274 kb)


Emergency Ordinance No. 186330, passed by City Council and effective November 13, 2013.

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