DATE:

 

02/03/03

SUBJECT: FINAL READING ORDINANCE NO. 2003-O-027

Amending the City of Laredo 2002-2003 budget by appropriating revenues in the amount of $37,722 and expenditures in the amount of $18,000 to the salaries line items  and $19,722 in the contractual line item to allow the City of Laredo Health Department to proceed with efficient, quality and cost effective for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.   The amount of $37,722 will be generated from the increase in certified birth certificate fees approved on July 15, 2002.

INITIATED BY:                        STAFF SOURCE:               

Cynthia Collazo                                                               Hector F. Gonzalez                               

Asst.  City Manager                                                         Health Director                                        

PREVIOUS COUNCIL ACTION: On  January 27, 2003, Council held public hearing introducing ordinance and instructed staff to proceed with final reading.

BACKGROUND:

 

 

On July 15, 2002, Council authorized the Health Director to increase the fee of $11.00 to $13.00 for a certified certificate of birth. This increase will provide the city with additional estimated revenues of $37,722.  We are requesting authorization to appropriate the amount of $18,000 to personnel and $19,722 to contractual line to allow the City of Laredo Health Department to proceed with efficient, quality and cost effective services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINANCIAL: The City of Laredo will receive the estimated amount of $37,722 in additional funds from the implementation of the increased fees approved in July 2002.    These funds will be appropriated by increasing revenue line item 226-0000-355-1020 by $37,722. Also, the expenditure line item  226-2912-541-1110 will be increased in the amount of $18,000 and 226-2912-543-5500 by $19,722.

RECOMMENDATION:

STAFF: Recommends that Council approve ordinance.

 

 

ORDINANCE  NO. 2003-O-027 

 

Amending the City of Laredo 2002-2003 budget by appropriating revenues in the amount of $37,722 and expenditures in the amount of $18,000 to the salaries line items   and $19,722 in the contractual line item to allow the City of Laredo Health Department to proceed with efficient, quality and cost effective for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.   The amount of $37,722 will be generated from the increase in certified birth certificate fees approved on July 15, 2002.

           

             

 

            WHEREAS,  on July 15, 2002, Council authorized the Health Director to increase the fee of $11.00 to $13.00 for a certified certificate of birth. This increase provided the city with additional revenues of $37,722; and

 

            WHEREAS,   we are requesting authorization to appropriate the amount of $18,000 to personnel and $19,722 to contractual to allow the City of Laredo Health Department to proceed with efficient, quality and cost effective services

 

 

                       

             NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAREDO THAT:

 

Section 1:        The City Manager is hereby authorized to appropriate the amount of   $37,722 in new revenues from the Vital Statistics Division.

 

Section 2:        Revenue line item 226-0000-355-1020 be increased by $37,722.

 

Section 3:        Expenditure line item 226-2912-541-1110  be increased from $174,295 to $192,295, and 226-2912-543-5500 be increased from $0 to $19,722.

 

 

 

 

            PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR

 

ON THIS _________________ DAY OF ________________________, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

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ELIZABETH G. FLORES

MAYOR

 

ATTEST:

 

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GUSTAVO GUEVARA, JR.

CITY SECRETARY

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

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JAIME FLORES

CITY ATTORNEY