Tompkins County
New York


Approval of Budget Transfer to Fund the 2017 Search for County Administrator


Department:County AdministrationSponsors:
Category:Fiscal (Budget)Functions:Personnel, Transfers and Adjustments


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Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, the Department of County Administration has incurred over $7,000 in unanticipated expenses for advertising and other costs related to the search for the new County Administrator and will incur additional such costs of unknown amounts, and


WHEREAS, the Department of County Administration has requested to transfer available savings in personnel lines to another budget line within the same unit in order to cover the costs of the County Administrator search, and


              WHEREAS, the Department of County Administration agrees that any unspent or unencumbered funds at the end of the 2017 fiscal year resulting from this budget transfer will not be eligible for any 2018 rollover requests and will be returned to the General Fund, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations Committee, That the Finance Director be and hereby is authorized to make the following transfers in the 2017 Budget:


FROM:                                                                                                                              Amount

1230.51000261              COMPLIANCE PROGRAM COORDINATOR                                          $10,110

1230.51000360 ADMIN SPECIALIST                                                                                      $2,200

1230.58800 FRINGE                                                                                                                $6,071


TO:                                                                                                                                              Amount

1230.54402 LEGAL ADVERTISING                                                                                    $18,381





Meeting History

Oct 4, 2017 3:30 PM  Government Operations Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Mareane commented that there is an over-target request in the Human Resources Department’s budget to fund searches similar to the County Administrator’s search process. The idea is to have funding centrally located and not require Departments to be responsible as has been past practice.

MOVER:Carol Chock, Vice Chair
SECONDER:Dooley Kiefer, Member
AYES:Daniel Klein, Carol Chock, Dooley Kiefer, Rich John, Will Burbank
Oct 17, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Anna Kelles, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, 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