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FIN-4.14 - Adopt Budget Ajustments and Establish Appropriation Authority for the Arts Education and Access Fund and the Private For-Hire Transportation Program Reforms

ADOPT BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS AND ESTABLISH APPROPRIATION AUTHORITY FOR THE ARTS EDUCATION AND ACCESS FUND AND PRIVATE FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM REFORMS

Binding City Policy

BCP-FIN-4.14


 

PURPOSE

 

Section 1. The Council finds:

 

1.  Council approved Resolution #36939 to refer an Arts Education and Access Income Tax to voters on the November 6, 2012 General Election ballot.

 

2.  Voters approved the Arts Education and Access Income Tax at the November 6, 2012 General Election, thereby adding section 5.04.510 to City Code and creating the Arts Education and Access Fund.

 

3.  The purpose of the fund is to receive gross revenues received from the Arts Education and Access Income Tax and provide the Net Revenues to the school districts and to the Regional Arts and Culture Council solely for the purposes established in Chapter 5.73 of City Code.

 

4.  Council approved ordinance #185723 to establish reforms in the Private For-Hire Transportation program and increase taxi company and vehicle fees via ordinance #185721.

 

5.  It is necessary to create the appropriation for the Arts Education and Access Fund and Private For-Hire Transportation program reforms in order to prevent delays in program implementation and hiring.

 


 

POLICY

 

NOW THEREFORE, the Council directs:

 

a.  The FY 2012-13 Appropriation Schedule is hereby amended to include appropriation authority for the newly established Arts Education and Access Fund and Transportation for Hire program reforms.

 

b.  The FY 2012-13 budget is hereby amended as follows:

 

Office of Management and Finance:

 

Fund 100

Business Area MF

Bureau Program Expense $46,454

 

Fund 223

Business Area MF

Bureau Program Expense $762,500

Contingency $8,231,887

 

c.  The number of authorized regular positions in the FY 2012-13 Adopted Budget is hereby amended as follows:

 

Office of Management and Finance: 6.5 FTE

 

d.  The actions amending the FY 2012-13 budget contained in this ordinance are binding City policy.

 

Section 2. The Council declares that an emergency exists because a delay would significantly impede the hiring of positions necessary to implement the Arts Education and Access Income Tax and Private For-Hire Transportation reforms; therefore, this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage by Council.

 


HISTORY

 

Emergency Ordinance No. 185859, passed by City Council and effective January 16, 2013.


Table of Contents
FIN-4.01 - Community and School Traffic Safety Account
FIN-4.02 - Parks Local Option Levy Fund
FIN-4.03 - Fund Management (June 2005)
FIN-4.04 - Fund Management (June 2006)
FIN-4.05 - Sewer System Safety Net Fund & Sewer Revolving Loan Fund Closure
FIN-4.06 - Public Safety Fund Closure and Renaming of Federal Grants Fund
FIN-4.07 - FY 2008-09 Grants Fund Major Supplemental Budget
FIN-4.08 - FY 2008-09 Grant-Related Budget Amendments Minor Supplemental Budget
FIN-4.09 - Close the Water Growth Impact Trust Fund, the Portland Police Association Health Insurance Fund and the Parking Facilities Debt Redemption Fund, and create the Tax Increment Reimbursement Fund
FIN-4.10 - Close the Business License Surcharge Fund, and Approve Renaming the Housing and Community Development Fund to the Community Development Block Grant Fund, and Approve Creating the Headwaters Apartment Complex Fund
FIN-4.11 - Close the Campaign Finance Fund
FIN-4.12 - Approve renaming the Parks Capital Construction & Maintenance Fund, the Portland Parks Memorial Trust Fund, and the Local Improvement District Construction Fund
FIN-4.13 - Create the Arts Education and Access Fund
FIN-4.14 - Adopt Budget Ajustments and Establish Appropriation Authority for the Arts Education and Access Fund and the Private For-Hire Transportation Program Reforms
FIN-4.15 - Approve Creation of Debt Service Funds and Closure of Cable Fund and Private for Hire Transportation Safety Fund
FIN-4.16 - Authorize Creation of Community Solar Special Revenue Fund
FIN-4.17 - Approve Renaming the Tax Increment Reimbursement Fund to the Tax Increment Financing Reimbursement Fund