Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
2018-230

Budget Adjustment and Appropriation of Unspent Funds from 2017 and Prior Years to Various Accounts of the Departments that Report to the Health and Human Services Committee

Information

Department:County AdministrationSponsors:
Category:BudgetFunctions: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 such funds 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 2017 totaling $671,420, which, combined with balances from prior years, results in an available rollover balance of $1,030,562 on the County’s books as of December 31, 2017, and

             

WHEREAS, pursuant to County Fiscal Policy, surplus funds have been requested for use in the current year’s budget by departments that report to the Health and Human Services Committee in the amount of $220,260 and $16,311 are being released to the unassigned General Fund Balance, now therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Health and Human Services and the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committees, That the Finance Director is hereby authorized and directed to make the following adjustments to the 2018 Budget:

 

BUDGET APPROPRIATION:

 

FROM:

General Fund Balance

 

$220,260

 

 

 

 

TO:

 

 

Requested  Rollover

Dept.

Use of Funds

Account

County Office for the Aging

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Release of COFA 2017 rollover funds to the unassigned General Fund, because these were already re-appropriated to the 2018 Budget by separate resolutions.

 

$16,311

 

 

 

 

Health Department

 

 

 

Purchase of five vehicles (3 electric/gas; 2 electric only, $170,400, using $25,000 in NYSERDA Grant funds (from Planning & Sustainability))

4010.52231

$145,400

 

Expenditure of NYSERDA grant funds as part of plug-in vehicle purchase using primarily rollover dollars

4010.52231

$25,000

 

Transfer of NYSERDA grant funds from Planning & Sustainability for plug-in vehicle purchase funded primarily with rollover funds

4010.42771

-$25,000

 

Electric Project for vehicles (wiring for additional charge stations)

4010.54400

$60,000

 

Mental Health First Aid Training for staff

4010.54412

$2,000

 

Ergonomic Program for staff incl., education, training, equipment and supplies

4010.54442

$7,500

 

Ergonomic equipment/supplies for staff

4010.52214

$2,500

 

 

 

 

Office of Human Rights

 

 

 

Computer hardware: Laptop, docking station/monitor stand, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and monitor sound bar.

8040.52206

$2,060

 

Replacement office/desk chair

8040.52214

$800

 

 

 

 

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