Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
2017-184

Budget Adjustment and Appropriation of Unspent Funds from 2016 and Prior Years to Various Accounts of the Departments that Report to the Government Operations Committee

Information

Department:County AdministrationSponsors:
Category:FiscalFunctions:Rollover

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, Section 4.06 of Tompkins County Fiscal Policy on “Re-appropriation (Carryover or Rollover)” authorizes County Department Heads to “request re-appropriation of unspent funds from the previous year, provided that they are certified by the Director of Finance to be available and provided that this re-appropriation is authorized by the established appropriation procedures of the Legislature,” and

 

WHEREAS, various departments have been certified by the Director of Finance to have available unspent appropriations and excess revenues from 2016 totaling $698,168, which, combined with balances from prior years, results in an available rollover balance of $1,135,477 on the County’s books as of December 31, 2016, and

             

WHEREAS, pursuant to County Fiscal Policy, surplus funds have been requested for use in the current-year budget by departments that report to the Government Operations Committee in the amount of $44,082, and $217 is being released to the unassigned General Fund Balance, now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations and the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committees, That the following transactions are approved:

 

BUDGET APPROPRIATION:

 

FROM:

General Fund Balance

 

$44,082.00

 

 

 

 

TO:

 

 

Requested  Rollover

Dept.

Use of Funds

Account

Assessment

 

 

 

Purchase of folder/inserter for our mass mailings (additional printer for tax bills if money allows for it).

1355.52206

$7,044.00

 

 

 

 

Board of Elections

 

 

 

Cover anticipated shortage in personnel account left when one employee resigned and was paid out for fringe time

1450.51000793

$2,500.00

 

Extra hours that will need to be paid to part-time employees for summer training sessions

1450.51000075

$2,500.00

 

Replacement server, computers, and scanner that were required for use with our updated voter management software

1450.52206

$10,000.00

 

Costs associated with several training sessions needed for new voting machine technicians hired recently

1450.54412

$5,000.00

 

Purchase of 5 new ergonomic standing desks, 2 desks for people using tables, and new storage cabinets for tech room

1450.52214

$14,000.00

 

 

 

 

County Attorney

 

 

 

Two iMacs to replace outdated current machines.

1420.52206

$3,038.00

 

 

 

 

Information Technology Services

 

 

 

Release unspent funds from 2016 appropriation to the unassigned General Fund Balance

 

$217.00

 

 

 

 

SEQR ACTION:  TYPE II-20

 

Meeting History

Aug 14, 2017 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting
RESULT:RECOMMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Daniel Klein, Member
SECONDER:Glenn Morey, Member
AYES:James Dennis, Michael Sigler, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
Sep 6, 2017 3:30 PM  Government Operations Committee Regular Meeting

Ms. Kiefer called attention to page 24 and the need to update 2015 to 2016 in the Total Certified Rollover box. She also asked how popular Image Mate online is. Mr. Mareane said it is generally the most highly used link on the website but he will verify this and provide Ms. Kiefer with information.

RESULT:RECOMMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Carol Chock, Vice Chair
SECONDER:Dooley Kiefer, Member
AYES:Daniel Klein, Carol Chock, Dooley Kiefer, Will Burbank
EXCUSED:Rich John
Sep 19, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

This resolution was adopted by a short roll call vote.

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Daniel Klein, Vice Chair
SECONDER:David McKenna, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler, Peter Stein