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ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL REGULAR AND <br /> REGULAR AJOURNED MEETING OF FEBRUARY 9, 2016 <br /> The regular meeting of February 9, 2016 was called to order at 3:00 P.M. and adjourned to 3:30 <br /> P.M. for lack of a quorum. The regular adjourned meeting of February 9, 2016 was called to <br /> order at 3:35 P.M. in the chambers of Anaheim City Hall, located at 200 S. Anaheim Boulevard. <br /> The meeting notice, agenda and related materials were duly posted on February 5, 2016. <br /> PRESENT: Mayor Pro Tem Kring and Council Members: Jordan Brandman, Kris Murray and <br /> James Vanderbilt. Mayor Tait joined the meeting at 3:37 P.M. <br /> STAFF PRESENT: City Manager Paul Emery, City Attorney Michael Houston and City Clerk <br /> Linda Andal. <br /> WORKSHOP - MID-YEAR BUDGET REVIEW FOR FY 2015/16 <br /> Finance Director Debbie Moreno presented the mid-year review of the FY 2015/16 budget, <br /> focusing solely on the General Fund. Due to robust revenue growth from an expanding <br /> economy, she stated the adopted budget was able to fund service enhancements that offered <br /> direct benefits to the Anaheim community. The budget totaled $1.7 billion, emphasized <br /> Council's priorities of public safety and neighborhoods while maintaining enhanced service <br /> levels with the largest portion reflected in the Enterprise funds at nearly 50 percent (Water, <br /> Electric, Sanitation, Utilities, golf courses, ARTIC, and the Convention, Sports and <br /> Entertainment venues). <br /> GENERAL FUND REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES: Ms. Moreno reported the City's revenue budget <br /> was at $286.2 million with a proposed surplus of$10.6 million. Staff had recommended and <br /> Council then approved $10.4 million for additional service enhancements resulting in a slight <br /> surplus of$200,000 at the end of the fiscal year. <br /> A 5-year chart of the General Fund showed that the three revenues sources, Transient <br /> Occupancy Tax (TOT), Sales Tax, and Property Taxes were anticipated to increase as follows: <br /> • For TOT, the adopted budget represented an increase of 11.1% from FY 2014/15 <br /> actuals; <br /> • Excluding one-time revenues, the adopted Sales Tax revenue was projected to increase <br /> 1.4% from the prior year; and <br /> • Property Tax revenues were budgeted to increase 5.5%. <br /> The Base Recurring Expenditures Chart showed the adopted expenditure budget of$275.6 <br /> million with revenues over base expenditures netting $6.4 million. Based on these figures, she <br /> remarked, staff would recommend ongoing service enhancements that had an impact of$6.2 <br /> million in the current year and that those one-time service enhancements of$4.2 million had <br /> been offset by one-time revenues of an equal amount. The bottom line, i.e., the total change in <br /> reserves, she stated, would be tight for the current year and for the upcoming budget year as <br /> well. She also pointed out the city had added services to the extent possible within the <br /> constraints of the five year plan that anticipated increased costs for employee benefits. <br /> ON-GOING SERVICE ENHANCEMENTS OF$6.2 MILLION: Based on the five-year plan, staff <br /> recommended $6.2 million in public safety, street improvements, and park and neighborhood <br /> enhancements of an ongoing nature. Those improvements were listed below: <br />