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File #: 120610.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: On Consent Agenda
File created: 12/3/2012 In control: City Manager
On agenda: 12/20/2012 Final action:
Title: Budget Calendar (NB) This is a request for the City Commission to approve dates for discussion of the FY2014 budget and related items.
Title
Budget Calendar (NB)

This is a request for the City Commission to approve dates for discussion of the FY2014 budget and related items.

Explanation
Staff requests the City Commission approve dates to discuss items related to the FY2014 budget. Topics of discussion will include the GRU and General Government Budgets, the Fire Assessment, Community Forums, a Strategic Planning Retreat, and an Annexation Strategy Workshop.

Staff requests the City Commission approve the following dates:

January 9, 2013 - 4:00pm-6:00pm - Annexation Strategy Workshop
April 23, 2013 - 6:00pm-8:30pm - Community Forum (location to be determined)
June 11, 2013 - 8:00am-5:30pm - Strategic Planning Retreat (location to be determined)
July 15, 2013 - 9:00am-2:30pm - GRU/General Government Budgets
July 16, 2013 - 10:00pm-6:00pm - GRU/General Government Budgets, Adopt Preliminary Fire Assessment Rate, by resolution
July 22, 2013 - 10:00am-6:00pm - GRU/General Government Budgets
July 23, 2013 - 10:00am-6:00pm GRU/General Government Budgets
July 25, 2013 - 9:00am-5:00pm - GRU/General Government Budgets, Adopt Tentative Budgets, Set Tentative Millage, by resolution
September 9, 2013 - 6:00pm-9:00pm - Adopt Final Fire Assessment Rate, Hold 1st Public Hearing to Adopt Budgets and Set Millage Rate for FY2014
September 19, 2013 (Regular Meeting) 6:00pm - 2nd Public Hearing to Adopt Budgets and Set Millage Rate for FY2014

Staff suggests the City Commission set the Preliminary Fire Assessment Rate immediately after the budget discussion on July 16, 2013 and adopt the tentative budgets and set the tentative millage immediately after the budget discussion on July 25, 2013. This will likely occur sometime before 6:00pm which will require the City Commission to waive the rules to hear the Resolutions before 6:00pm.

Truth in Millage or TRIM requirements set forth in State Statutes require that various taxing authorities hold their public hearings on different dates and/or times in order to ...

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