CITY OF LAREDO

 

 

 

ANNUAL BUDGET 2004-2005

 

FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2005

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

           

BUDGET MESSAGE

City Manager’s Budget Message................................................................ i

 

INTRODUCTION

Budget Policy & Guidelines........................................................................ 1

Budget Ordinance...................................................................................... 9

Tax Ordinance........................................................................................... 11

 

BUDGET SUMMARY

 

City Organizational Chart .......................................................................... 13

Consolidated Budget.................................................................................. 14

Consolidated Revenues (graph).................................................................. 16

Consolidated Expenditures (graph)............................................................. 17

Consolidated Revenues & Expenditures by Fund Type (graph)................... 18

Analysis of Property Tax Levy and Collections........................................... 19

Ten Year Tax Rate History (graph)............................................................. 20

 

GOVERNMENTAL FUNDS

 

GENERAL FUND

General Fund Revenues (graph).................................................................. 22

General Fund Expenditures (graph)............................................................. 23

General Fund Revenues & Expenditures Summary (graph).. 24

General Fund Summary.............................................................................. 25

General Fund Revenues.............................................................................. 26

General Fund Expenditures......................................................................... 32

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 49

Mayor & city council.................................................................. 53

City Manager’s Office.................................................................. 55

Budget Department........................................................................ 65

Municipal Court.............................................................................. 69

City Attorney’s Office................................................................. 73

City Secretary’s Office............................................................... 77

Tax Department............................................................................... 81

Financial Services Department.............................................. 85

Administrative Services Department................................... 95

planning............................................................................................. 103

building............................................................................................... 108

Police Department......................................................................... 111

Fire Department............................................................................... 119

Traffic Department....................................................................... 133

Engineering....................................................................................... 139

public works.................................................................................... 145

Parks and Recreation Department                                        155

LIBRARY DEPARTMENT...................................................................... 165

telecommunications department......................................... 179

MIS Department................................................................................ 183

 

SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT........................................................ 189

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 190

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 196

Performance Measures............................................................................... 197

 

HOUSING REHABILITATION........................................................... 205

Fund  Summary.......................................................................................... 206

 

MINERAL LEASES............................................................................... 207

Fund  Summary.......................................................................................... 208

 

HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM                        209

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 210

Performance Measures............................................................................... 214

 

EMERGENCY SHELTER..................................................................... 217

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 218

 

AUTO THEFT TASK FORCE............................................................... 219

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 220

Performance Measures............................................................................... 222

 

FINANCIAL TASK FORCE.................................................................. 225

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 226

Performance Measures............................................................................... 228

 

NARCOTICS TASK FORCE................................................................ 233

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 234

Performance Measures............................................................................... 236

 

HEALTH................................................................................................. 237

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 238

Performance Measures............................................................................... 242

 

SPECIAL POLICE PROGRAMS......................................................... 297

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 298

Performance Measures............................................................................... 300

 

LAREDO BORDER VIOLENCE......................................................... 303

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 304

 

INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE.............................................. 305

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 306

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 307

Performance Measures............................................................................... 308

 

STREET CLOSING............................................................................... 311

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 312

 

AIRPORT................................................................................................ 313

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 314

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 316

Performance Measures............................................................................... 318

 

CIVIC CENTER..................................................................................... 329

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 330

Performance Measures............................................................................... 331

 

HOTEL-MOTEL.................................................................................... 333

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 334

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 336

Hotel-Motel Legal Requirement.................................................................. 337

 

VETERAN’S FIELD.............................................................................. 339

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 340

 

PUBLIC ACCESS CHANNEL.............................................................. 341

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 342

Performance Measures............................................................................... 343

 

MERCADO MANAGEMENT.............................................................. 345

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 346

Performance Measures............................................................................... 347

 

RECREATION....................................................................................... 349

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 350

 

N.P.D.E.S................................................................................................. 351

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 352

Performance Measures............................................................................... 353        

Capital Outlay............................................................................................ 357

 

CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU............................................. 359

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 360

Performance Measures............................................................................... 362

 

PARKING METERS............................................................................. 367

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 368

Performance Measures............................................................................... 369

Capital Outlay............................................................................................ 371

 

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS................................................................ 373

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 374

Performance Measures............................................................................... 375

 

FAA NOISE ABATEMENT.................................................................. 377

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 378

 

SPORTS & COMMUNITY VENUE..................................................... 381

Sales Tax Fund Summary........................................................................... 382

Debt Service Fund Summary...................................................................... 383

 

NOISE ABATEMENT LEASE PROGRAM........................................ 385

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 386

Performance Measures............................................................................... 387

 

POLICE TRUST FUND......................................................................... 389

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 390

 

DEBT SERVICE FUND

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 392

2004-2005 Gen. Obligation & Tax Supported Debt Serv. Sum.394

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 395

 

PERMANENT FUND

CANSECO ENDOWMENT TRUST FUND........................................ 399

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 400

 

CAPITAL PROJECT FUNDS

CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS FUND SUMMARY.................... 402     

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND SUMMARY............................ 404     

AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION FUND SUMMARY............................ 412

2000A CO FUND SUMMARY.............................................................. 416

1998 CO FUND SUMMARY................................................................. 417

COLONIAS PROJECT FUND SUMMARY........................................ 419

ARENA CONSTRUCTION FUND SUMMARY................................ 420

RYAN ST. RAILROAD FUND SUMMARY....................................... 421

ST. OF LAREDO URBAN MALL FUND SUMMARY...................... 422

2002 CO FUND SUMMARY................................................................. 423

2003 CO ISSUE FUND SUMMARY.................................................... 424

 

PROPRIETARY FUNDS

 

ENTERPRISE FUNDS

BRIDGE SYSTEM................................................................................. 427

Fund Summary Operations......................................................................... 428

Bridge Construction................................................................................... 430

Fourth Bridge Construction........................................................................ 431

El Portal Project......................................................................................... 433

Bridge System Debt Service....................................................................... 434

Major Funding Changes ............................................................................ 435

Performance Measures............................................................................... 436

 

TRANSIT................................................................................................ 439

Laredo Metro Summary............................................................................. 440

Transit Center Facility................................................................................ 443

Transit Sales Tax........................................................................................ 444        

Transit Capital Grants................................................................................. 445

Performance Measures............................................................................... 446

Capital Outlay............................................................................................ 462

 

MUNICIPAL HOUSING....................................................................... 463

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 464

Performance Measures............................................................................... 466

 

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT........................................................ 471

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 472

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 474

Performance Measures............................................................................... 475

 

WATER SYSTEM.................................................................................. 481

Operations Fund Summary......................................................................... 482

Revenue Debt Service................................................................................ 485

Water Operational Construction................................................................. 486     

Major Corrective Maintenance................................................................... 487

Water Availabiltiy....................................................................................... 488     

Water Bonds

1993 Issue................................................................................................. 489

1994 Issue................................................................................................. 490

1997 Issue................................................................................................. 492

1999 Issue................................................................................................. 493

2000 Issue................................................................................................. 494

2004 B Issue............................................................................................. 495

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 496

Performance Measures............................................................................... 497

Capital Outlay............................................................................................ 501

 

LAREDO WATER CORPORATION................................................... 503

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 504

 

SEWER SYSTEM................................................................................... 505

Operations Fund Summary......................................................................... 506

Sewer Operational Construction................................................................. 508

Major Corrective Maintenance................................................................... 509

Revenue Debt Service................................................................................ 510

Sewer Bonds

1992 A Issue............................................................................................. 511

1994 Issue................................................................................................. 512

1998 Issue................................................................................................. 514

2000 Issue................................................................................................. 515

2003 Issue            516

2004 B Issue............................................................................................. 517     

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 518

Performance Measures............................................................................... 519

 

FIDUCIARY FUNDS

 

PENSION TRUST FUND

POLICE HEALTH FUND...................................................................... 525

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 526

 

INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS

FLEET MANAGEMENT...................................................................... 529

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 530

Performance Measures............................................................................... 531

 

RISK MANAGEMENT......................................................................... 533

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 534

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 535

Performance Measures............................................................................... 536

 

HEALTH AND BENEFITS................................................................... 539

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 540

Major Funding Changes............................................................................. 541

Performance Measures............................................................................... 542

 

PRIVATE-PURPOSE TRUST FUND

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY TRUST FUND.................................... 549

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 550

 

AGENCY FUND

CITY ANNUITY..................................................................................... 553

Fund Summary........................................................................................... 554

Performance Measures............................................................................... 555

 

CIP SUMMARY

 

CIP FY2004-2005 Write Up..................................................................... 559

CIP FY2005-2009 Final Funding............................................................... 578

 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

 

Approved FTE FY04-05........................................................................... 583

Approved New Positions, Deletions & Transfers FY04-05......................... 614

Recap for New Positions, Deletions & Transfers FY04-05......................... 620

Employment History by Activity.................................................................. 625

Statistic Tables

Table 1...................................................................................................... 631

Table 2...................................................................................................... 632

Table 3...................................................................................................... 633

Table 4...................................................................................................... 634

Table 5...................................................................................................... 635

Table 6...................................................................................................... 636

Table 7...................................................................................................... 637

Table 8...................................................................................................... 638

Table 9...................................................................................................... 639

Table 10.................................................................................................... 640

Table 11.................................................................................................... 641

Table 12.................................................................................................... 642

Table 13.................................................................................................... 643

Table 14-1................................................................................................. 644

Table 14-2................................................................................................. 645

Table 14-3................................................................................................. 646

Table 14-4................................................................................................. 647

Table 14-5................................................................................................. 648

Glossary.................................................................................................... 649