The attached worksheet reflects the decisions made by City Council in the Monday, May 2, 2016 final add/delete work session. As detailed in the table below, the result of these decisions is a General Fund budget of $678,533,638 to be adopted at the Thursday, May 5, 2016 special legislative meeting. General Fund expenditures increase $29.4 million or 4.5% over the FY 2016 Approved Budget and $6.9 million over the City Manager's FY 2017 Proposed Budget.
As noted in Attachment 1, funding for several of the items added to the budget have been placed in Contingent Reserves, requiring further action by staff before the funds may be released by City Council. These items are:
- Early Childhood Care Fee Subsidy ($309,969), which requires further information from staff and discussion regarding leveraging early childhood funding from State.
- Dental Care ($57,914), which requires analysis comparing types and availability of dental services provided through Northern Virginia Dental Services and Neighborhood Health.
- Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) funding ($566,102) transferred from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) operating subsidy savings to be released by Council upon recommendation of the use of funding by the Transportation Commission.
Additionally, the final add/delete work session has an impact on the Capital Budget. As detailed in the table below, the result of the decisions is an FY 2017 Capital Budget of $394,604,452, an increase of $15,108,000 from the City Manager's Proposed Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The FY 2017-2026 CIP totals $1,671,789,739, an increase of $89,164,738 from the City Manager's Proposed CIP. The FY 2017 Capital Budget and FY 2017-2026 Capital Improvement Program will be adopted at the Thursday, May 5, 2016 special legislative meeting.
- Attachment 1 – FY 2017 Final Add/Delete Worksheet