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2018 Budget Workshop Meeting
2018 Budget Meeting
300 Park Drive - Donald "Red" Loehr Police & Court Center
The Ballwin Board of Aldermen will meet for a Work/Planning Session on Monday, September 25, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.
Eric Hanson, City Administrator
The minutes are prepared in summary to reflect the overall discussion – not verbatim quotes.
The Budget Work Session was called to order at 6:11 p.m. by Mayor Tim Pogue.
In attendance were Aldermen Jimmy Terbrock, Michael Finley, Kevin M Roach, Mark Stallmann, Frank Fleming, Jim Leahy, Raymond Kerlagon and Ross Bullington. Also in attendance were City Administrator Eric Hanson, City Attorney Robert Jones, Director of Development and Assistant City Administrator Andy Hixson, Police Chief Kevin Scott, Director of Parks and Recreation Linda Bruer, Director of Public Works Gary Kramer, Finance Officer Denise Keller, Human Resource Coordinator Haley Morrison, Streets Superintendent Jim Link, IT Manager Paula Reeds, Director of Marketing and Communications Kirsten Hochstetler, and City Clerk Abigail Johnson. The Budget Work Session Meeting was adjourned at 7:02 p.m. by Mayor Pogue to conduct the scheduled Board of Aldermen meeting. Mayor Pogue announced that the Budget Work session would continue at the conclusion of the Board Meeting. The Budget Work Session Meeting was brought back into session at 7:50 p.m. by Mayor Pogue.
Finance Officer Denise Keller provided an overview and comparison of the estimated 2018 income and expense compared to the 2017 budget.
The projected 2018 budgeted General fund revenues are $19,555,115 and General fund expenses are $21,957,794.
This leaves a deficit of $2,402,679. If we back out the transfer of fund balance for the Government Center construction of $2,863,472 and add in the amount to be committed for future public safety expenditures of $416,412, we are left with a projected surplus of $44,381.
Capital fund revenues are $5,191,447 Capital fund expenses are $5,601,367
This leaves a deficit of $409,920. Applying the anticipated carryover of fund balance from 2017 of $266,562 and utilizing recreation escrow of $148,781, we will end with a projected surplus of $5,423.
Following the overview provided by Ms. Keller and City Administrator Hanson, staff presented their overall projected departmental budget plans. Below are highlights from each departments projected budget items for the 2018 Budget:
Streetlight expense budgeted to increase by $20K in 2018
Parks & Recreation
Pointe at Ballwin Commons
Streets & Sidewalks
Equipment over $7,500
Mayor Pogue adjourned the Budget Work Session Meeting at 9:16 p.m.
Tim Pogue, Mayor
Eric Hanson, City Administrator
Approved: October 9, 2017