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Meeting Name: Finance Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/14/2014 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Recessed and reconvened meeting on various dates since 10/9/2014 to consider amendments tp the FY2015 Budget and final budget approval Part 2 of 2
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: FY 2015 Tentative Amendments, FY 2015 Executive Budget Recommendation, FY 2015 Substitute Amendment 5-S, Civic Federation Report and Analysis FY 2015 Budget, FY2015 Substitute Amendment 10-S, Letter to Dr Scheetz from Dr Shannon 11.3.2014.pdf, 111414.CCB finance - budget passage.pdf
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14-5866 1 FY 2015 Executive Budget RecommendationExecutive Budget RecommendationEXECUTIVE BUDGET RECOMMENDATION - COOK COUNTY RESOLUTION AND ANNUAL APPROPRIATION BILL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015 Department: Office of the President Summary: President’s Executive Budget Recommendation - Cook County Budget Resolution and Annual Appropriation Bill for Fiscal Year 2015recommend for approval as amendedPass Action details Not available
14-6531 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 1Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 1 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Property Tax - Tax Increment Financing Surplus IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $1,312,000.00 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Amendment to increase the "Property Tax - Tax Increment Financing Surplus" revenue estimate due to the City of Chicago reporting a higher surplus than initially estimated. BUDGETARY UNIT: Revenue Estimates COMMENTS: The "Property Tax - Tax Increment Financing Surplus" revenue estimate increases from $4,608,000 to $5,920,000.approvePass Action details Not available
14-6532 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 2Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 2 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Property Tax - Tax Increment Financing Surplus IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $500,000.00 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: To provide funding for community-based Restorative Justice services focused on reducing violence and restoring communities. BUDGETARY UNIT: Department 499/Account 298, Special or Coop Programs COMMENTS: To provide funding for community-based Restorative Justice services focused on reducing violence and restoring communities.approvePass Action details Not available
14-6533 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 3Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 3 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Property Tax - Tax Increment Financing Surplus IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $812,000.00 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Additional staff resources for the Adult Probation Department, Public Defender's Office, and the State's Attorney’s Office, to increase each department's capacity to focus on the release and diversion of pre-trial detainees. BUDGETARY UNIT: Departments 250, 260, 280 110 Salary Account, Department 499 Account Health Benefits 176 COMMENTS: These resources will be devoted to 11 new positions, for the purpose of collaborating around pre-trial release and pre-trial diversion of inmates at the Cook County Jail. Three L1s, step 1, are included in the Public Defender's Office, 3 ASAs, step 348, are included in the State's Attorney’s Office, and five Pre-Trial Officers, step 1, are included for Adult Probation. Fringe health benefits are also included in Fixed Charges. Adult Probation, the Public Defender's Office, and the State's Attorney’s Office, have a need for additional resources for the diversion aapprovePass Action details Not available
14-6534 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 4Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 4 SOURCE OF FUNDING: None IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Amends the Budget Resolution to allocate the projected increase in revenue from the activities of the Civil Actions Bureau in the Office of the State's Attorney in Fiscal Year 2016 towards up to nine Assistant State’s Attorneys, devoted to additional diversion work from Central Bond Court. BUDGETARY UNIT: Resolution COMMENTS: Section 24. The following accounts have additional requirements imposed on expenditures therefrom: OFFICE OF THE STATE’S ATTORNEY (250-811) - Special contingency funds for use by the State’s Attorney. The State’s Attorney shall report all expenditures made to the County Board, and all unexpended funds shall be returned to the County Treasurer at the end of the fiscal year. Any increase in revenue over $17,744,373.90 generated by the Civil Actions Bureau of the Office of the State's Attorney shall be allocated to hire nine entry-level attorneys for bond court staffing and community justice centers in Fiscal Year 2016 FIXED CHARGnot recommed for approvalFail Action details Not available
14-6535 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 5Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Substitute Amendment No. 5S SOURCE OF FUNDING: N/A IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Countywide Technical Amendment BUDGETARY UNIT: Various Departmentsaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
14-6535 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 5Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Substitute Amendment No. 5S SOURCE OF FUNDING: N/A IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Countywide Technical Amendment BUDGETARY UNIT: Various Departmentsrecommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
14-6536 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 6Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 6 SOURCE OF FUNDING: N/A IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Restoration of a Data Entry Operator III, Senior-CCC after a long term Leave of Absence and return in October 2014. BUDGETARY UNIT: Department 528/Clerk of the Circuit Court Automation Fund COMMENTS: Restoration of Data Entry Operator III, Senior-CCC after a long term Leave of Absence and return in October 2014.approvePass Action details Not available
14-6537 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 7Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 7 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Department 544's FY2015 Estimated Total Resources fund balance IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $37,815 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Department 544/Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund's Account 883, Cook County Administration, in order to reimburse the County Corporate Fund for administrative services. BUDGETARY UNIT: Department 544/Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund COMMENTS: Department 544/Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund's Account 883, Cook County Administration, in order to reimburse the County Corporate Fund for administrative services. The reimbursement amount $37,815 is included in the General Fund revenue estimate. Funds to be provided from Department 544's FY2015 Estimated Total Resources fund balance as follows: FY2015 Estimated Total Resources $10,426,360 Minus FY2015 Revised Estimated Expenditures with Account 883 $1,204,656 Equals FY2015 Projected Ending Balance $9,221,704approvePass Action details Not available
14-6538 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 8Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 8 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Department 564's FY2015 Estimated Total Resources fund balance IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $333,392.00 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Department 564/TB Sanitarium District Fund's Account 883, Cook County Administration, in order to reimburse the County Corporate Fund for administrative services. BUDGETARY UNIT: Department 564/TB Sanitarium District COMMENTS: Department 564/TB Sanitarium District's Account 883, Cook County Administration, in order to reimburse the County Corporate Fund for administrative services. The reimbursement amount $333,392 is included in the General Fund revenue estimate. Funds to be provided from Department 564's FY2015 Estimated Total Resources fund balance as follows: FY2015 Estimated Total Resources $15,887,076.00 Minus FY2015 Revised Estimated Expenditures with Account 883 $5,581,785.00 Equals FY2015 Projected Ending Balance $10,305,291.00approvePass Action details Not available
14-6539 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 9Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 9 SOURCE OF FUNDING: N/A IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Reflecting reorganization and change in job codes since the close of CCHHS budget request to present. BUDGETARY UNIT: Departments under the Cook County Health and Hospitals System COMMENTS: Reflecting reorganization and change in job codes since the close of CCHHS budget request to present.approvePass Action details Not available
14-6540 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 10Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Substitute Amendment No. 10S SOURCE OF FUNDING: N/A IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: An amendment to the Budget Resolution transferring all unspent and unencumbered funds to the County Employees Annuity and Benefits Fund BUDGETARY UNIT: Resolution COMMENTS: Section 26. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Resolution and Annual Appropriation Bill for Fiscal Year 2015, the maximum amounts available for appropriation to each budgetary unit or groups of budgetary units shall be set at 97% 90% of the Final Adopted Appropriation for non-personnel accounts. In addition, the Director of Budget and Management Services shall establish quarterly allotments of non-personnel funding. The Director of Budget and Management Services has the sole discretion and is hereby authorized to release a portion of this holdback or allotment upon request and justification by the Agency. Should an Agency’s request for a release of the holdback be denied by the Director of Budget and Management Services, the Agency may request a release diaccept as substitutedPass Action details Not available
14-6540 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 10Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Substitute Amendment No. 10S SOURCE OF FUNDING: N/A IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: An amendment to the Budget Resolution transferring all unspent and unencumbered funds to the County Employees Annuity and Benefits Fund BUDGETARY UNIT: Resolution COMMENTS: Section 26. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Resolution and Annual Appropriation Bill for Fiscal Year 2015, the maximum amounts available for appropriation to each budgetary unit or groups of budgetary units shall be set at 97% 90% of the Final Adopted Appropriation for non-personnel accounts. In addition, the Director of Budget and Management Services shall establish quarterly allotments of non-personnel funding. The Director of Budget and Management Services has the sole discretion and is hereby authorized to release a portion of this holdback or allotment upon request and justification by the Agency. Should an Agency’s request for a release of the holdback be denied by the Director of Budget and Management Services, the Agency may request a release direcommend for approval as substitutedPass Action details Not available
14-6542 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 12Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 12 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Multiple accounts IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Increased funding for Violence Prevention BUDGETARY UNIT: 890, 241, 499not recommed for approvalFail Action details Not available
14-6543 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 13Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 13 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Self funded through projected fund balance surplus IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $1,000,000.00 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: This amendment would realign Road Repairmen to join other Road Repairmen currently in Department 501 MFT IL First. The offset of $1,000,000 would increase funding for FY2015 Violence Prevention. BUDGETARY UNIT: 500, 501, 499 COMMENTS: Department 501 MFT Illinois First's increase expenditures of $1,000,000 would impact the Projected Ending Balance for this account in the following manner: FY2015 Estimated Expenditures = $23,504,319 FY2015 Revised Estimated Expenditures = $24,504,319 FY2015 Revised Projected Ending Fund Balance = $2,206,036not recommed for approvalFail Action details Not available
14-6545 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 15Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 15 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Building and Zoning Revenues IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $128,317.00 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Amendment to increase the "Building and Zoning" revenue estimate based on recent trends. BUDGETARY UNIT: Revenue Estimates COMMENTS: The "Building and Zoning" revenue estimate increases from $3,550,000 to $3,678,317.00substitute acceptedPass Action details Not available
14-6546 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 16Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 16 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Building and Zoning Revenues IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $128,317.00 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Additional staff resources for the Building and Zoning Department to enhance the capacity of the department to conduct plumbing and ventilation inspections. BUDGETARY UNIT: Building and Zoning Departmentsubstitute acceptedPass Action details Not available
14-6547 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 17Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 17 SOURCE OF FUNDING: N/A IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Amends the Budget Resolution to allocate any increase in revenue from Home Rule Taxes. BUDGETARY UNIT: Resolution COMMENTS: Section 24. The following accounts have additional requirements imposed on expenditures there from: OFFICE OF THE STATE’S ATTORNEY (250-811) - Special contingency funds for use by the State’s Attorney. The State’s Attorney shall report all expenditures made to the County Board, and all unexpended funds shall be returned to the County Treasurer at the end of the fiscal year. FIXED CHARGES AND SPECIAL PURPOSE APPROPRIATIONS (490/499-298) - Special or Cooperative Programs. All grants of funds from this account administered by any department to entities outside of Cook County, must first be approved by the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer in accordance with the procurement code or shall be disbursed and administered pursuant to Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 4 of the Cook County Code. OFFICE OF THE COUNTY COMMInot recommed for approvalPass Action details Not available
14-6551 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 21Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 21 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Adding two additional positions to the Ambulatory Community Health Network of Cook County Oral Health Department IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: This amendment will add Dental Hygienist and a Clerk V positions to the Oral Health Department. BUDGETARY UNIT: (893) Ambulatory and Community Health Network of Cook County COMMENTS: An amendment to add 2 positions to the Oral Health Department in the Ambulatory and Community Health Networksubstitute acceptedPass Action details Not available
14-6552 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 22Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 22 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Transfer of Funds IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Transfer of program funds for those ordered to Electronic Monitoring with no place to stay, from the Cook County Sheriff to Fixed Charges. BUDGETARY UNIT: Bureau of the Sheriffsubstitute acceptedPass Action details Not available
14-6553 1 FY2015 Amendment No. 23Budget AmendmentPROPOSED BUDGET AMENDMENT FY2015 Amendment No. 23 SOURCE OF FUNDING: Increase in Turnover Adjustment IMPACT OF AMENDMENT: $0 EXPLANATION OF AMENDMENT: Modify turnover ratio to restore 2 Road Equipment Operator FTEs to Highway Maintenance Unit BUDGETARY UNIT: (501) MFT Illinois First COMMENTS: This Amendment will restore Road Equipment Operator staffing to 2014 level of 14 FTEssubstitute acceptedPass Action details Not available