Tompkins County
New York


Budget Adjustment to Transfer from the Capital Program for Reimbursement of Related-Operations Costs – Department of Emergency Response


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Category:Public Safety


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, on August 20, 2013, by Resolution No. 128, the Tompkins County Legislature accepted a New York State Statewide Interoperable Communications Grant in the amount of $2,854,312 for purposes of extending and regionalizing interoperable radio communications capabilities, and


              WHEREAS, to isolate and properly account for all grant expenditures, including construction costs, Capital Project 34.14 was then established and assigned for fiscal management purposes, and


              WHEREAS, authorized and reimbursable program expenditures included salary and fringe benefit costs for staff assigned and dedicated to the development, design, and implementation of the project, and


              WHEREAS, these staff costs were charged and properly accounted for within the department’s operating budget appropriation lines and will be recaptured from the pending reimbursement, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Public Safety and the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committees, That the Finance Director be and hereby is authorized to transfer necessary funds from the capital project to effectuate reimbursement of the identified and submitted personnel costs, including salary and fringe benefits,


              RESOLVED, further, That the following 2016 budget lines be amended and adjusted for these purposes:


HI FUND - FIRE & EMS             


Incr. Revenue Account:              HI3414.43306.34.14 State Aid Homeland Security              $ 206,110

Incr. Expense Account:              HI3414.59239.34.14 Interoperable Communications              $206,110


A FUND - GENERAL FUND             


Incr. Revenue Account:              A3410.42801 Interfund Revenues              $206,110

Incr. Expense Account:              A3410.51000 Regular Pay                            $ 133,147

                                          A3410.58800 Fringes                                          $  72,963