The information listed below is to inform City Council of the amount of non-designated
funds available in Contingent Reserves after technical adjustments have been
The proposed budget includes a $3.0 million schools capacity
planning contingency, $500,000 for traffic enforcement and parking adjudication
initiatives, and $174,806 for potential additional staffing at the Northern
Virginia Juvenile Detention Center (NVJDC). Through technical adjustments for
add/delete, staff recommends transferring $400,000 for traffic enforcement to
the Police Department and $111,992 to the Other Public Safety budget for NVJDC
based on a revised cost estimate. This will leave $100,000 for the parking
adjudication initiative still in development, $3.0 million for ACPS, and
A recent budget question provided an update on the Council
Aide salary study and noted that if Council wishes to consider increasing
Council Aide salaries in FY 2017 but does not want to presume the outcome of
the study, Council could create a non-designated General Fund Contingent
Reserve amount that could be used for a Council Aide pay increase or other high
priority items that Council may need to fund in FY 2017.
After reallocating Contingent Reserve funds to departments
through technical adjustments, approximately $63,000 of non-committed funds
will remain in contingency that, should Council wish, they could set aside.
A separate memo on the ACPS contingency will be forthcoming.