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File #: RES 15-2201    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/16/2015
Title: Adopting the 2016 Budget. 
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. RES 15-2201 City Budget Resolution - Attachment A
Related files: RES 15-2235


Adopting the 2016 Budget. 



WHEREAS, the Mayor has proposed budgets for the City of Saint Paul for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2016, in accordance with the Saint Paul City Charter and Chapter 56 of the Administrative Code; and


WHEREAS, the City Council, after publication of the notice in the newspaper on November 30, 2015, participated in a public hearing on December 2, 2015, on the Mayor's Proposed 2016 budgets and property tax levy, as required by the City Charter and applicable state and federal laws; and


WHEREAS, the Council has revised the Mayor's proposed budgets as indicated in Attachment A; now therefore be it


RESOLVED, that in accordance with the procedures and requirements set forth in the City Charter and other laws applicable thereto, the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby adopt the 2016 budgets as proposed by the Mayor with such monetary changes, additions and deletions as are hereby adopted and which, along with total budgets, are set forth in Attachment A; and be it


FURTHER RESOLVED, that the expenditures in dollars as may be made by the offices, departments, bureaus, and agencies of city government during the fiscal year 2016 shall be, and are hereby approved, and adoption of these budgets shall constitute appropriations of the money amounts as set at the department budget total in the General Fund budget, the project total in the Capital Improvements Budget, and the fund budget total in all other cases; and be it


FURTHER RESOLVED, that the estimated financing set forth in the 2016 adopted budgets is hereby approved; and be it


FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Five Year Capital Program for 2016-2020 is hereby approved; and be it


FURTHER RESOLVED, that the adoption of the 2016 budget for the Community Development Block Grant Fund is a multi-year budget based on estimates for a grant which has a fiscal period that differs from the City's budget year (January 1 through December 31); the authority to implement this adopted multi-year budget commences only at the beginning of the grant period, and shall extend beyond December 31, 2016, through the end of the grant period and; during the year when the grant is accepted by the City Council, the budget will be amended to match the actual grant amount for the entire multi-year period; and be it


FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Clerk is directed to publish the 2016 budget summary pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 471.6965 in the format prescribed by the Office of the State Auditor; and be it


FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Director of Financial Services is hereby authorized to prepare the final 2016 budgets in accordance with the actions taken herein and to equalize, balance or set the final department revenue sources and department appropriations as necessary.


Financial Analysis

Please see Attachment A for additional details.




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