Proposed Budget Amendments
Amendments to the Manager Recommended Budget
Each spring, the County Manager presents a Recommended Annual Operating Budget and Capital Investment Plan to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). In considering the Recommended Budget, the BOCC conducts multiple public hearings and budget work sessions. During these sessions, Commissioners and staff may propose to amend the budget as it was presented by the Manager.
Amendments to the Recommended Budget are subsequently voted on by the BOCC at the last work session prior to anticipated budget adoption. A final budget is approved by the BOCC each June.
Below is a list of proposed amendments to the Manager's Recommended FY 2023-24 Budget. Amendments that pass are subsequently incorporated into the full budget proposal to be considered for passage by the BOCC.
Note: Please note these amendments pertain only to the next fiscal year's Manager Recommended Budget proposal. For amendments to the current fiscal year's Commissioner Approved Budget, please review adopted Budget Amendments in the Ordinances section of BOCC's document management portal.
|Amdmnt.||Sponsor||Budget page||Department||Description||Revenue||Expense||General Fund||Vote|
Add funding to Town of Chapel Hill library
|23-24-OPER-002||Bedford||67||Asset Management Services||Utilize County Capital Reserve to perform Efland Cheeks Community Center Feasibility Study||$6,000||$6,000||$0||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-003||Bedford||165||Housing||Provide additional funding for IFC's Permanent Supportive Housing program. Supported by .07 cent tax increase||$158,059||$150,000||($8,059)||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-004||Richards||114||Criminal Justice Resource||Create OC Build Pilot Program, conditional on receiving offsetting revenue from ABC Board ($70k) and ToCH Police Dept. ($20k)||$90,000||$90,000||$0||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-005||Hamilton||224||Sportsplex||Have Sportsplex pay back 20% of pandemic recovery funding to General Fund||$158,000||$0||($158,000)||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-005||Hamilton||224||Sportsplex||Reduce tax rate by .07 cents||($158,059)||$0||$158,059||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-006||Hamilton||224||Visitor's Bureau||Have Visitors Bureau pay back 20% of pandemic recovery funding to General Fund.||$112,000||$0||($112,000)||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-006||Hamilton||224||Visitor's Bureau||Reduce tax rate by .05 cents||($112,890)||$0||$112,890||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-007||Hamilton||64||Article 46||Cut $20,000 in Article 46 funding for Durham Tech Innovation Hub, reallocated to County Economic Development pool.||$0||$0||$0||Withdrawn by Commissioner Hamilton|
|23-24-OPER-008||Fowler||299||Policies (current policy linked underneath table)||Return Fund Balance Policy to 2017 version to be discussed further in Fall||$0||$0||$0||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-009||Bedford||N/A||Policies (current policy linked underneath table)||Amend the Outside Agency Funding Policy to remove funding target||$0||$0||$0||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-NEW1||Richards||Fund $8,249 for the Durham Tech Apprenticeship Coordinator from the county's Article 46 allocation||$0||$0||$0||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-NEW2||Richards||Increase Durham Tech Current Expense For Recruitment and Retention fund||$10,000||$10,000||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-010||Staff||212||Social Services||Add 50% offsetting revenue for new DSS Community Technician FTEs.||$37,490||$0||($37,490)||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-011||Staff||113||Courts||Add One-Time County Capital to offset badge readers/security upgrades||$20,000||$0||($20,000)||Passed 7-0|
|23-24-OPER-012||Staff||189||Human Services non-departmental||Reduce funding to Social Justice Reserve Fund to balance budget||$0||($30,400||($30,400)*||Passed 7-0|
|Total change from recommended budget||$310,600||$310,600||$0|
|Amdmnt.||Sponsor||CIP Budget Page||Department||Amendment||Revenue||Expense||Vote|
|23-24-CIP-001||Bedford||114||School Capital||Change Policy for allocation of Article 46 proceeds to school district by excluding Charter Students in formula. This provides CHCCS an additional $75,543 in funding for technology capital expenses, and reduces OCS's funding by the same amount.||$0||$0||Passed 4-3|
|23-24-CIP-002||Greene||35||Housing||Bring forward $5M funding for Affordable Housing project from year 2 (FY 2024-25) to year 1 (FY 2023-24)||$5,000,000||$5,000,000||Passed 7-0|