City of Laredo, Texas

Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2005-2006

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

BUDGET MESSAGE

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

 

INTRODUCTION

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

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

 

BUDGET SUMMARY

City Organizational Chart ................................................................................................. 11

Consolidated Budget........................................................................................................... 12

Summary of Fund Balance Changes................................................................................. 14

Consolidated Revenues (graph)........................................................................................ 15

Consolidated Expenditures (graph).................................................................................. 16

Consolidated Revenues & Expenditures by Fund Type (graph).................................. 17

Analysis of Property Tax Levy and Collections.............................................................. 18

Major Funding Changes..................................................................................................... 19

 

GOVERNMENTAL FUNDS

GENERAL FUND 

General Fund Revenues & Expenditures (graph).......................................................... 38

General Fund Summary.................................................................................................... 39

General Fund Summary Revenues.................................................................................. 40

General Fund Summary Expenditures............................................................................ 46

 Capital Outlay..................................................................................................................... 62

Mayor & city council.............................................................................................. 63

City Manager’s Office............................................................................................. 65

Budget Department.................................................................................................. 75

Municipal Court......................................................................................................... 79

City Attorney’s Office........................................................................................... 83

City Secretary’s Office.......................................................................................... 87

Tax Department.......................................................................................................... 91

Financial Services Department....................................................................... 95

Administrative Services Department.......................................................... 107

BUILDING             .............................................................................................................. 118

Planning Department............................................................................................. 113

Police Department................................................................................................... 121

Fire Department......................................................................................................... 129

Traffic Department................................................................................................. 143

Engineering    .............................................................................................................. 158

PUBLIC WORKS Department.................................................................................... 157

Parks and Recreation Department................................................................ 173

Library Department................................................................................................ 183

telecommunications department................................................................. 197

Management Information Systems Department.................................. 201

 

SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

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

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 216

 

HOUSING REHABILITATION

Fund  Summary.................................................................................................................. 224

 

HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

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

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 229

 

EMERGENCY SHELTER

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 232

 

AUTO THEFT TASK FORCE

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

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

 

FINANCIAL TASK FORCE

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 240

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 241

 

NARCOTICS TASK FORCE

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 248

 

HEALTH     

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 250

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 254

 

SPECIAL POLICE

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 310

 

INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE

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

 

AIRPORT   

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 316

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

 

CIVIC CENTER

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

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

 

HOTEL-MOTEL

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

Hotel-Motel Legal Requirement....................................................................................... 336

 

PUBLIC ACCESS CHANNEL

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 338

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 339

 

MERCADO MANAGEMENT

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

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

 

RECREATION

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

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 348

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 349

 

CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 354

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 355

 

PARKING METERS

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

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 361

Capital Outlay...................................................................................................................... 363

 

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 366

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 367

 

SPORTS & COMMUNITY VENUE

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 370

 

NOISE ABATEMENT LEASE PROGRAM

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 372

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 373

 

911 REGIONAL COMMUNICATION

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 376

 

KEEP LAREDO BEAUTIFUL

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 380

 

POLICE TRUST

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 382

 

DEBT SERVICE FUND

DEBT SERVICE

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 384

2005-2006 General Obligation & Tax Supported Debt Service Summary............... 386

 

PERMANENT FUND

CANSECO ENDOWMENT TRUST FUND

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

 

CAPITAL PROJECTS FUNDS

Noise Abatement................................................................................................................. 392

Contractual Obligations...................................................................................................... 393

Capital Improvements Fund............................................................................................. 395

Airport Construction Fund................................................................................................ 401

Fire Training Facility.......................................................................................................... 405

2000A Certificate of Obligation........................................................................................ 406

1998 Certificate of Obligation............................................................................................ 407

Colonias Project................................................................................................................... 409

Arena Construction............................................................................................................. 410

Ryan Street Railroad Bridge.............................................................................................. 411

Streets of Laredo Urban Mall............................................................................................ 412

2002 Certificate of Obligation........................................................................................... 413

2003 Certificate of Obligation........................................................................................... 414

Parks Capital Grant............................................................................................................ 415

2005 Certificate of Obligation........................................................................................... 416

 

PROPRIETARY FUNDS

ENTERPRISE FUNDS

BRIDGE SYSTEM

Operating Fund Summary................................................................................................. 420

Construction Fund Summary............................................................................................ 422

Fourth Bridge Fund Summary.......................................................................................... 423

El Portal Project Fund Summary...................................................................................... 425

Debt Service Fund Summary............................................................................................ 426

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 427

 

TRANSIT   

Laredo Metro Summary.................................................................................................... 432

Transit Center Facility....................................................................................................... 435

Transit Sales Tax................................................................................................................ 436

Transit Capital Grants........................................................................................................ 437

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 438

 

MUNICIPAL HOUSING

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 456

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 457

Capital Outlay...................................................................................................................... 460

 

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 462

Solid Waste 2004 Bond......................................................................................................                     

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 465

Capital Outlay...................................................................................................................... 471

 

WATER SYSTEM

Water Operations Fund Summary................................................................................... 474

Water Revenue Debt Service Fund Summary............................................................... 477

Water Operational Construction Fund Summary.......................................................... 478

Water Major Corrective Maintenance Fund Summary................................................. 479

Water Availability Fund Summary.................................................................................. 480

Water Bonds ....................................................................................................................... 481

            1994 Bond Issue

            1997 Bond Issue

            1999 Bond Issue

            2000 Bond Issue

            2004 Bond Issue

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 487

 

LAREDO WATER CORPORATION

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 490

 

SEWER SYSTEM....................................................................................... 491

Sewer Operations Fund Summary................................................................................... 492

Sewer Operational Construction Fund Summary.......................................................... 494

Sewer Major Corrective Maintenance Fund Summary................................................. 495

Sewer Revenue Debt Service Fund Summary............................................................... 496

Sewer Bonds ....................................................................................................................... 497

            1992A Bond Issue

            1994 Bond Issue

            1998 Bond Issue

            2000 Bond Issue

            2003 Bond Issue

            2004 Bond Issue

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 504

 

FIDUCIARY FUNDS

PENSION TRUST FUNDS

POLICE HEALTH FUND

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 510

 

INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS

FLEET MANAGEMENT

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 514

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 515

Capital Outlay...................................................................................................................... 517

 

RISK MANAGEMENT

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 520

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 521

 

HEALTH AND BENEFITS

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 524

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 525

 

PRIVATE-PURPOSE TRUST FUND

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY TRUST FUND

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 532

 

AGENCY FUND

CITY ANNUITY

Fund Summary................................................................................................................... 536

Performance Measures...................................................................................................... 537

 

CIP SUMMARY

CIP FY2005-2006 Write Up............................................................................................ 541

CIP FY2006-2010 Final Funding.................................................................................... 551

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Approved FTE FY05-06................................................................................................... 555

Approved New Positions, Deletions & Transfers FY05-06.......................................... 583

Recap for New Positions, Deletions & Transfers FY05-06........................................... 585

Employment History by Activity...................................................................................... 591

Statistical Tables................................................................................................................. 596

            Table 1-12

            Table 13-1

            Table 13-2

            Table 13-3

            Table 13-4

            Table 13-5

Glossary ……………………………………………………………………………………..606