BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS'
TO PRIORITIZE FY
08-09 GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES
LCC’s CENTER FOR
MEETING & LEARNING
January 30, 2008
Commissioner Faye Stewart presided with Commissioners Bill Dwyer, Bill Fleenor, Bobby Green, Sr., and Peter Sorenson present. County Administrator Jeff Spartz, County Counsel Teresa Wilson and Recording Secretary Melissa Zimmer were also present.
Stewart gave an overview of the budget process.
Spartz explained how the central support services would be treated in each scenario.
The Board ranked in order all of the General Fund services that were determined by the BCC Service Priority Guidelines for FY 08-09. (Copy attached).
The assignment for the meeting on Tuesday February 5 is for each commissioner to examine the preliminary list of services and to come prepared to purchase services they think would best serve the community and help the departments put together the three budget scenarios.
There being no further business, Commissioner Stewart adjourned the meeting at 1:45 p.m.
Fund Service Description
Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program HHS
Veteran's Service Office HHS
Animal Field Services HHS
Kennel Services HHS
Extension Services GE
Property Tax Assessment, Collection, & Distribution A&T
Elections and Voter Registration MS
Prosecution of Adult Defendants DA
Family Law - Child Support Prosecution DA
Marriage Licenses MS
Basic Health/Safety for Adults w Developmental Disabilities HHS
Recording and Public Records Research MS
Traffic Safety Team SO
Concealed Handgun Licensing SO
Communicable Disease Control HHS
Youth Offender Intake and Supervision YS
Jail Operations SO
Field Law Enforcement SO
Emergency Management SO
Psychiatric Services for Severely Mentally Ill Adults HHS
Psychiatric Hospitalization - Transition Team HHS
Health Services for High Risk Pregnant Women & Infants HHS
Psychiatric Services for Emotionally Disturbed Children HHS
Search & Rescue and Wildland Law Enforcement SO
FINAL job or position reductions for any service will not be known until July,
It is impossible to predict any job or position reductions until Proposed
This is a First Draft - the order of priorities may change at the February 5,
No Dollars have been allocated yet to any service.
Placement on this list does not determine the level of service to be funded.
Proposed Budgets will not be finalized until mid-April, 2008.
* A zero means the Board will be discussing these items separately at the Feb. 5th meeting.