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File #: 14-5071    Version: 1 Name: Proposed Transfer Funds
Type: Transfer of Funds Status: Approved
File created: 8/25/2014 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/10/2014 Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: PROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Cook County Public Administrator Office (PAO) Request: To allow for a transfer of funds within our operating budget. Reason: The PAO needs an independent outside attorney to handle labor issues, personnel disputes and hearings, collective union bargaining and certain litigation which arises periodically. Special outside counsel is required for cases in which the PAO has issues outside its probate role as administrator of estates as to collateral litigation involving the office. From Account(s): 390-110, $24,000. To Account(s): 390-261, $24,000.00 Total Amount of Transfer: $24,000.00 On what date did it become apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations? What was the balance in the account on that date, and what was the balance 30 days prior to that date? On 7/14/2014 it became apparent that account 390-261 would need additional funds to include ...
Indexes: DAVID A. EPSTEIN, Public Administrator
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PROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS

Department: Cook County Public Administrator Office (PAO)

Request: To allow for a transfer of funds within our operating budget.

Reason: The PAO needs an independent outside attorney to handle labor issues, personnel disputes and hearings, collective union bargaining and certain litigation which arises periodically. Special outside counsel is required for cases in which the PAO has issues outside its probate role as administrator of estates as to collateral litigation involving the office.

From Account(s): 390-110, $24,000.

To Account(s): 390-261, $24,000.00

Total Amount of Transfer: $24,000.00

On what date did it become apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations? What was the balance in the account on that date, and what was the balance 30 days prior to that date?

On 7/14/2014 it became apparent that account 390-261 would need additional funds to include outside counsel for labor/personnel, collective union bargaining and collateral litigation involving the office. The balance in the account on 7/14/2014 was $0.00, and the balance was the same 30 days prior.

How was the account used for the source of transferred funds identified? List any other accounts that were also considered (but not used) as the source of the transferred funds.

The account used for the source of funds is a position (Assistant to the Public Administrator) that became vacant in December, 2013. Due to the position not being filled, the excess money has not been used.

Identify any projects, purchases, programs, contracts, or other obligations that will be deferred, delayed, or canceled as a result of the reduction in available spending authority that will result in the account that funds are transferred from.

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If the answer to the above question is "none" then please explain why this account was originally budgeted in a manner that c...

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