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Ordinance No. 00429

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City Council meeting minutes of Nov 20 2006

 ORDINANCE NO. 429

              
An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington adopting the 2007 Budget with Revenues, Expenditures, and Appropriations.

 

          WHEREAS, Chapter 35A.33 RCW specifies the process by which a Code City is to adopt an annual budget; and,
WHEREAS, for the fiscal year 2007 the City has complied with Chapter 35A.33 RCW, having filed a preliminary budget; held a public hearing for the purposes of fixing the final budget; and the City Council has deliberated and has made adjustments and changes deemed necessary and proper.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD,
WASHINGTON
, DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
 

Section 1.      Adoption of Budget.
The 2007 budget for the City of Lakewood, attached here as Exhibit A, covering the period of January 01, 2007 through December 31, 2007, with revenues and estimated beginning fund balances of $91,856,050 and with appropriations and estimated ending fund balances of $91,856,050 is hereby adopted.
Section 2.      Summary of Revenues and Appropriations.
The budget sets forth totals of estimated revenues and estimated appropriations of each separate fund, and the aggregate totals for all such funds, for a total budget of $91,856,050.
Section 3.      Copies of Budget to be Filed.
A complete copy of the final budget as adopted herein shall be transmitted to the Division of Municipal Corporations in the Office of the State Auditor, and to the Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington.  Three complete copies of the final budget as adopted herein shall be filed with the City Clerk and shall be available for use by the public. 
Section 4.      Salary Ranges for New/Changed Employee Positions.
The list of Employee Position Titles, Salaries, and Salary Ranges, in accordance with the amounts of employee salaries and costs in the 2007 budget, shall be added to and amended to reflect the following:
POSITION/TITLE CHANGES & ADDITIONS
POSITION                               CURRENT RANGE                   RECOMMENDED RANGE      
Animal Control Officer
18 - $2,915 - $3,698
23 - $3,219 - $4,083
Parks Maintenance Manager
37 - $4,247 - $5,387
38 - $4,332 - $5,495
Amend employee annual award program Police Officer of the Year to match net amounts of the other monetary awards ($250.00) and day off with pay in lieu of current program established when officers were contract employees and the City was unable to provide a monetary award or the day off with pay.
Add Police Officer of the Quarter with the Employee of the Quarter to reflect both a general Employee of the Quarter and a Police Officer of the Quarter, same monetary award.
Section 5.      Salary Range and Salary Adjustments.
The Salary Ranges of employees of the City shall be increased by the Range Adjustment set forth below, and the Salaries of employees of the City shall be increased by the Merit Modifier set forth below, the amounts for which are included in the 2007 budget. 
          A.       RANGE ADJUSTMENT
In order for the City to remain competitive in the employment market place, a ?Range Adjustment? is hereby authorized and approved whereby all of the established salary ranges for employment positions of the City shall be adjusted upwards (both upper and lower levels of the salary ranges) by amount of 4.05 percent from the respective levels of the prior years salary ranges.  This Range Adjustment shall change the salary ranges for employment positions, but would not result in a change to the salary of employees within the salary range.  This Range Adjustment shall be effective January 1, 2007.
B.       MERIT MODIFIER (COST OF LIVING) AND MERIT INCREASES
Separate from the Range Adjustment, the salaries of employees of the City who have received a successful evaluation, during the 12 month period preceding the effective date of the Merit Modifier, or who have successfully completed at least an initial six month employment period, shall be increased by the ?Merit Modifier?, hereby known as the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), in the amount of 4.05 percent.  This Merit Modifier shall be effective January 1, 2007.
The Merit Increase for 2007, which shall be effective January 1, 2007, shall be a range of three to six percent, based on performance criteria and outlined in a successful performance evaluation.  However, no employee?s salary may exceed the maximum amount of his or her salary range.
SALARY SCHEDULE ON FILE WITH THE CITY CLERK
A copy of the Salary Schedule that shall be in effect as of January 1, 2007 shall be on file in the office of the City Clerk, which Salary Schedule shall reflect the changes and adjustments made thereto in the 2007 Budget.
Section 6.      Remainder of Plan Unchanged.
The City of Lakewood Employee Compensation and Benefits Plan shall remain unchanged, except as amended herein.
         
Section 7.      Severability.
If any sections, sentence, clause, or phrase of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, or its application held inapplicable to any person, property, or circumstance, such invalidity or unconstitutionality or inapplicability shall not effect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance or its application to any other person, property, or circumstance.
Section 8.      Effective Date. 
This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect for the fiscal year 2007 and five (5) days after publication as required by law. 
ADOPTED by the City Council this 20th day of November, 2006.
                                                          CITY OF LAKEWOOD
 
____________________________________
Claudia B. Thomas, Mayor
Attest:
 
 
_______________________________   
Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk
 
Approved as to Form:
 
 
_______________________________
Heidi Ann Wachter, City Attorney 


 

EXHIBIT A

2007 - BUDGET REVENUES

 
Est. Begin
Non
Other
Fund
Fund
Operating
Operating
Financing
2007
Fund Name:
#:
Balance
Revenues
Revenue
Sources
Budget
 
 
 
 
 
 
General
001
$6,430,770
$28,373,960
$120,000
$416,350
$35,341,080
City Streets
101
2,840,430
1,980,000
0
0
4,820,430
Arterial Streets
102
1,500,000
5,449,000
0
805,000
7,754,000
Hotel/Motel Tax
104
349,300
350,000
0
0
699,300
Property Abatement
205
0
0
0
250,000
250,000
Police Investigation
180
145,890
140,000
0
5,000
290,890
Grants
190
1,040,980
2,052,420
0
138,790
3,232,190
General Government Debt
201
0
77,000
0
0
77,000
LID Debt
202
0
310,560
0
0
310,560
Public Safety Debt
203
0
134,380
0
0
134,380
Sewer Debt
204
0
335,000
0
0
335,000
LID Guaranty Debt
251
282,330
0
0
88,000
370,330
General Government CIP
301
7,288,950
200,000
0
5,550,000
13,038,950
Sewer CIP
311
3,257,870
600,000
0
1,396,000
5,253,870
LID CIP
351
0
0
0
955,000
955,000
SWM
401
12,895,000
3,086,250
0
0
15,981,250
Equipment Replacement
501
2,100,940
755,880
0
0
2,856,820
City Hall Maintenance
502
130,000
0
0
25,000
155,000
 
 
 
 
 
Total All Funds
$38,262,460
$43,844,450
$120,000
$9,629,140
$91,856,050

2007 - BUDGET EXPENDITURES

 

 
 
Est. Ending
Non
Other
 
Fund
Fund
Operating
Operating
Capital
Debt
Financing
2007
Fund Name:
#:
Balance
Expenditure
Expenditure
Outlay
Service
Uses
Budget
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General
001
$5,783,540
$28,334,530
$0
$254,220
$0
$968,790
$35,341,080
City Streets
101
1,737,220
3,013,210
0
43,000
0
27,000
4,820,430
Arterial Streets
102
574,690
2,171,310
0
4,851,000
0
157,000
7,754,000
Hotel/Motel Tax
104
349,300
350,000
0
0
0
0
699,300
Property Abatement
105
150,000
100,000
0
0
0
0
250,000
Police Investigations
180
155,890
135,000
0
0
0
0
290,890
Grants
190
1,039,170
1,343,020
0
850,000
0
0
3,232,190
General Government Debt
201
0
0
0
0
77,000
0
77,000
LID Debt
202
0
0
0
0
310,560
0
310,560
Public Safety Debt
203
0
0
0
0
134,380
0
134,380
Sewer Debt
204
0
0
0
0
335,000
0
335,000
LID Guaranty Debt
251
370,330
0
0
0
0
0
370,330
General Gov. CIP
301
3,438,950
0
0
9,600,000
0
0
13,038,950
Sewer CIP
311
3,047,870
0
0
2,206,000
0
0
5,253,870
LID CIP
351
0
21,500
156,500
777,000
0
0
955,000
SWM
401
9,843,850
2,739,120
900,000
1,539,000
0
959,280
15,981,250
Equipment Replacement
501
2,028,260
487,960
0
340,600
0
0
2,856,820
City Hall Maintenance
502
155,000
0
0
0
0
0
155,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total All Funds
$28,674,070
$38,695,650
$1,056,500
$20,460,820
$856,940
$2,112,070
$91,856,050