Council Priority: Fiscal Sustainability

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Council Priority - Fiscal Sustainability

  
Previously approved or directed by the City Council and currently resourced: these are fiscal sustainability initiatives or activities that are currently directed by the City Council and have funding or staffing resources identified for completion.


A. Annual 5+ year financial planning through reports such as General Fund Long Range Financial Report (Nov/Dec);
Utility Financial Forecast and Rate Proposal (March – May); and the
FY 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Budget (May/June) 


B. Annual budget process resulting in balanced     Proposed Operating Budget
Proposed Capital Budget
FY 2020 Budget Adoption

C. Review and confirmation of funding for the City Council approved 2014 infrastructure plan


D. Continued implementation of the Infrastructure Blue Ribbon Commission (IBRC) recommendations to catch-up and keep-up with infrastructure maintenance needs and additional operating and maintenance implications of new capital projects and facilities coming online 


E. Focused labor relations with represented and management employee groups closing contracts expeditiously and cost effectively


F. Services Portfolio/Inventory including stakeholder engagement and Education


G. Targeted support for Downtown and California Ave. business districts


Approved or directed by the City Council but not yet resourced: these are fiscal sustainability initiatives or activities that are currently directed by the City Council, however, they do not yet have funding or staffing resources identified for completion.


H. Pension policy

I. Improvement of  code enforcement
 311 system
  customer relationship management activities

J. Parking management



Newly proposed or potential activities proposed to be completed: these are new activities staff recommends undertaking as part of this 2019 workplan.

K. Draft a formal budget development policy to guide annual financial planning and allocation of resources

L. Develop proposals to address recruitment and retention challenges

M. Analysis of revenue generating options

N. Develop a plan for a business tax proposal, including reform of the business registry through implementation of a business license program.


Background

June 18, 2019             Finance Committee ID# 10392

Short title: Review, Comment, and Accept Preliminary Revenue Estimates for Consideration of a Ballot Measure

                                  Staff Presentation


April 22, 2019 City Council ID# 10261

Short title: Approve Workplan for a Potential Revenue Generated Ballot Measure

Staff Presentation on PDF page 34


April 22, 2019 City Council ID# 10267

Short title: Approve Workplan for a Potential Revenue Generated Ballot Measure


March 19, 2019  Finance Committee ID# 10179

Short title: 2019 Fiscal Sustainability Workplan & $4 million FY 2019 Budget Referral Update

Staff Presentation on PDF page 58


December 17, 2018 City Council ID# 9925

Short title: Approve $4 Million in General Fund Budget Amendments & Amend the Table of Organization


November 28, 2018 Finance Committee ID# 9817

Short title: Review & Approve $4 Million in General Fund Budget Amendments & Amend the Table of Organization

Staff Presentation