Town Manager Greg Caton gave an overview of the FY 2014/15 Budget Timeline and stated that salary increases were not included within the Department, which included the Market Study, merit and step increases, reclassifications, etc. Salary related items would be included in a separate section of the budget to reduce confusion regarding Department budget increases/decreases.
Mr. Caton discussed the creation of the new General Government CIP Fund which would be used to fund multiple year projects from the General Fund
Mr. Caton announced there would be presentations from four operational departments - Police, Development and Infrastructure Services (DIS), Parks and Recreation and Water Utility.
Police Chief Daniel Sharp gave an overview of the proposed Police Department budget that included the following:
-Town of Oro Valley General Plan and Public Safety
-Your Voice Our Future
-Capital Budget and Operations & Maintenance
-SRO Program/Community Resource Unit Realignment
-Fleet Maintenance and Capital Lease Programs
-Police Evidence Facility & Development of Southern Substation
Discussion ensued amongst Council, Chief Sharp and staff regarding the proposed Police Department budget.
Development and Infrastructure Services
Development and Infrasturcture Director Paul Keesler gave an overview of the following proposed DIS Department budget structure and highlights:
-Overview Department Budget Structure
-Development Section Highlights
-Infrastructure Section Highlights - Highway Fund
-Infrastructure Section CIP Project Highlights
Discussion ensued amongst Council, Mr. Keesler and staff regarding the proposed DIS budget structure.
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation Director Kristy Diaz-Trahan gave an overview of the following proposed Parks & Recreation budget highlights:
-Parks Management Highlights
-Cultural Resources Highlights
-Recreation, Trails and Planning Highlights
Discussion ensued amongst Council, Ms. Diaz-Trahan, and staff regarding the proposed Parks and Recreation budget.
Water Utility Director Philip Saletta gave an overview on the proposed Water Utility budget that included the following:
-Oro Valley Water Utility Budget
-Oro Valley Water Utility Operating Fund Budget
-Oro Valley Water Utility Operating Fund Budget O&M
-Oro Valley Water Utility Operating Fund Budget - Capital
-Oro Valley Water Utility Impact Fee Funds
-All Water Utility Budgets Operating & Impact Fee Funds
Discussion ensued amongst Council, Mr. Saletta and staff regarding the Water Utility budget.