City Commission

2004 Budget Study Session


July 16, 2003

10:00 a.m. to noon

City Commission Room City Hall






1)     Review of Compensation Study Report


2)     Staff information (see July 11, 2003 memo from City Manager) regarding reduction in services and/or funding alternatives for 2004 budget

         General Fund

         Public Transit Fund

         Library Fund

         Recreation Fund

         Public Parking Fund


3)     Commission Discussion various items

         LPOA Memorandum of Understanding

         Employee Health Insurance information from Health Care Committee; additional scenarios based on previous City Commission direction

         Schedule for implementing Guest Tax increase

         Agenda for August 27, 2004 goal session


4)     CC provides direction to staff on 2004 budget


5)     Budget Calendar reminder

         July 22 City Commission authorizes publication of Budget

         July 23 (by noon) Budget materials provided to Journal World for 7/26/03 publication

         August 12 City Commission holds public hearing on budget first reading for budget ordinance, fee increases

         August 19 City Commission adopts budget second reading for budget ordinance, fee increases

         August 22 2004 budget filed with County Clerk