Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
2019-239

Adoption of 2020 Tompkins County Budget and 2020-2024 Tompkins County Capital Program

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Category:BudgetFunctions:Annual Resolutions

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Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, the Recommended Budget for the year 2020 and the proposed 2020-2024 Capital Program have been presented to the Legislature by the Budget Officer on September 3, 2019, and a Tentative Budget for the year 2020 and the proposed 2020-2024 Capital Program were adopted by the Legislature for public review on October 15, 2019, and a public hearing was held on October 29, 2019, and all persons desiring to be heard concerning same have been heard, now therefore be it

 

              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Expanded Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, That pursuant to Section 5.07 of the County Charter, the said proposed budget as amended is adopted, subject to the correction of manifest errors by the Clerk of the Legislature and the Budget Officer, as the budget of Tompkins County for the year 2020,             

 

              RESOLVED, further, That pursuant to Sections 5.03, 5.04, and 5.05 of the County Charter, the several amounts specified in such budget opposite each item of expenditure set forth in the column adopted are appropriated for the objects and purposes specified, effective January 1, 2020,

             

              RESOLVED, further, That the sum of $51,268,103 required to meet the local share of expenses and costs of county government in Tompkins County for the fiscal year 2020 as set forth in the budget be assessed against, levied upon, and collected from the taxable property of the nine towns and the city liable therefore,

 

              RESOLVED, further, That this change will result in an approximate tax-levy increase of 2.75%, falling below the Tompkins County adjusted tax cap of approximately 5.41% as calculated according to New York State’s formula, an approximate tax rate of $6.31 per $1,000 of assessed value, which amounts to a rate decrease of approximately -1.70%, and an increase of 2.60% in local spending,

 

              RESOLVED, further, That this tax change will result in an increase of approximately $11.41 on a median-priced home assessed in 2019 at $190,000,

 

              RESOLVED, further, That pursuant to Section 5.07 of the County Charter, the said proposed Capital Program as amended is adopted, subject to the correction of manifest errors by the Clerk of the Legislature and Budget Officer, as the Capital Program of Tompkins County for the years 2020-2024.

SEQR ACTION:  TYPE II-21

Meeting History

Nov 7, 2019 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

Mr. Lane recognized staff, particularly Mr. Molino and Mr. McGuire, and the amount of work that went into the budget. Legislators echoed the sentiments of appreciation to staff and for having a very informed process.

Mrs. McBean-Clairborne spoke about the Human Services Coalition agencies and the County’s values and suggested program committees consider meeting with agencies and looking at that as it is important to the County.

Mr. Lane was thanked for his leadership.

This resolution was adopted by roll call vote.

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Michael Lane, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
AYES:Shawna Black, Amanda Champion, Deborah Dawson, Henry Granison, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Daniel Klein, Anne Koreman, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Martha Robertson, Michael Sigler