My Spokane Budget Proposal - 2014

Suggested Budget

2014

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Business and Developer

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$92.62M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$138.92M
Suggested Budget
$92.62M

Business and Developer...

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$565.17K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$847.76K
Suggested Budget
$565.17K

Business and Developer Services. This fund covers the division leader and three division-wide positions, and includes the $60,000 that will be paid to NCS Division for services.

6-yr Street Program (Capital)

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$3.29M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$4.93M
Suggested Budget
$3.29M

The REET fund: 6-yr Street Program is the revenue stream used to handle several needs from the Street Program i.e.; the cash flow demands stemming from Street Program projects, the required matching funds to obtain federal/state grants and project expenditures not covered by other sources.

Arterial Street Fund

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$28.37M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$42.55M
Suggested Budget
$28.37M

The Arterial Street Fund: 6-yr Street Program handles all the accounting transactions for the Six-Year Street Program

Asset Management

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$3.64M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$5.46M
Suggested Budget
$3.64M

Strategic management of all City-owned assets, leases, capital programs, parking, real estate sales and facilities maintenance.

Building Services

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$5.30M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$7.94M
Suggested Budget
$5.30M

The Development Services Center is Spokane's Permit Store -- a one-stop shop for many permits and professional, valueadded project evaluation for complex projects. Development Safety is our outreach arm of civil and building inspectors. PDS - Development Services Center and PDS - Development Safety are enterprise funds within the department.

Engineering Services

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$5.41M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$8.12M
Suggested Budget
$5.41M

We provide efficient and effective design and construction management services to facilitate economic opportunity and enhance the quality of life in Spokane. Engineering services is the primary design and construction management steward for the basic street, sewer, water, ped, bikeway, sanitary and storm sewer systems that support Spokane.

Historic Preservation

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$155.09K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$232.64K
Suggested Budget
$155.09K

Historic Preservation enables the City to meet preservation objectives of the Comprehensive Plan, the Spokane Municipal Code, and to respond to state/federal historic preservation mandates. The program facilitates stewardship of historic properties to preserve character, as well as urban revitalization, job creation, and an increased tax base.

Intermodal

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$529.79K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$794.69K
Suggested Budget
$529.79K

The Intermodal Facility is a City-owned transportation center for interstate train service, local and interstate bus and taxi service.

Kendall Yards TIF

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$50K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$75K
Suggested Budget
$50K

The Kendall Yards TIF handles all the accounting transactions for the Kendall Yards sub-area of the West Quadrant Tax Increment Area.

Misc Grant Funds

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$410K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$615K
Suggested Budget
$410K

Economic Growth and Development grant funding such as EPA Brownfields funding

Parking

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$4.31M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$6.47M
Suggested Budget
$4.31M

Current City parking meter operations focus on customer service, installation and maintenance of all parking meters, and the collection, counting, and bagging of all meter coins as part of the ongoing system management. Citywide enforcement of disabled parking stalls is also provided.

Paths and Trails

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$31K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$46.50K
Suggested Budget
$31K

The Path and Trails Fund is the revenue stream for projects related to path and trail work.

Planning and Development ...

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$2.06M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$3.10M
Suggested Budget
$2.06M

Planning & Development Services (PDS) - Consulting group is responsible for active, forward-looking growth through economic positioning, site master planning, concept review, historic preservation, development partnerships, project innovation, guidance, & management. PDS - Products group creates and maintains the Comprehensive Plan, Development Master Plans, UDC, and other guiding documents for Spokane's development.

Street Bond-2004

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$16.82M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$25.23M
Suggested Budget
$16.82M

The 2004 Street Bond Fund: 10-yr Street Bond Program handles all the accounting transactions for the 10-yr Street Bond Program.

Street Fund Summary

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$21.03M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$31.55M
Suggested Budget
$21.03M

The administrative function develops and implements policies, guidelines and budgets that set the Street Department direction. This section manages the personnel, equipment and resources within the department. It provides the Human Resource support, coordinates training, equipment purchases and replacement and manages the budget.

U-District LRF

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$20K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$30K
Suggested Budget
$20K

The U District LRF fund handles all the accounting transactions for the University District Revitalization Area.

Under Freeway Parking

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$305.97K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$458.96K
Suggested Budget
$305.97K

Under Freeway Parking manages the parking and landscape areas under and adjacent to I-90. Negotiates leases and manages maintenance and improvements to the property.

West Quadrant TIF

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$318K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$477K
Suggested Budget
$318K

The West Quadrant TIF handles all the accounting transactions for the West Quadrant's Neighborhood Sub-area of the West Quadrant Tax Increment Area.

Community and Neighborhood

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$20.30M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$30.44M
Suggested Budget
$20.30M

The division of Community and Neighborhood Services incorporates the City's citizen and community-oriented departments (ONS/Code, Human Services & Community Development, Community Centers and Service First). The focus is on empowering citizens to engage in government, providing support for Spokane's very-low-to-moderate income citizens, and providing excellent customer service in citizens' interactions with the City.

Community & Neighborhood...

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$609.84K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$914.76K
Suggested Budget
$609.84K

Community & Neighborhood Services. The division of Community and Neighborhood Services incorporates the City's citizen and community-oriented departments (ONS/Code, Human Services & Community Development, Community Centers and Service First). The focus is empowering citizens to engage in government, providing support for Spokane's very-low-to-moderate income citizens, and providing excellent customer service in citizens' interactions with the City.

Code Enforcement...

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$1.56M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$2.34M
Suggested Budget
$1.56M

Code Enforcement Department. The primary contact for land use complaints, enforcing City health and safety codes and ordinances; helps the public understand their rights and obligations; works closely with other government agencies to promote community goals; and acts as liaison with community members on programs and policies to ensure stable improvement to quality of life and neighborhoods.

Community Center Budget

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$747.45K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.12M
Suggested Budget
$747.45K

This funding represents the general fund allocations to our four primary community centers (East Central, Northeast and West Central & Peaceful Valley). Community Center operators leverage this contribution to seek outside funding and provide community services like healthcare, food security, job training, childcare and elderly services.

Community, Housing...

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$15.15M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$22.72M
Suggested Budget
$15.15M

Community, Housing & Human Services. This department utilizes federal, state and local dollars to fund social services, affordable housing, neighborhood improvements, economic development and infrastructure to enhance the quality of life and support Spokane's safety net for extremely low to moderate income citizens.

Neighborhood Services

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$298.95K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$448.42K
Suggested Budget
$298.95K

Neighborhood Services provides a key link between the City and its citizens. ONS empowers citizens to make their neighborhood a better place by facilitating communication between citizens, departments, and elected officials. This communication is essential to creating a transparent and responsive City to its citizen’s needs. This engagement leads to policy development and impacts government decision making. Additionally, ONS oversees direct neighborhood improvement efforts like the neighborhood council clean-up program, traffic calming program, and code enforcement.

Traffic Calming

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$1.88M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$2.82M
Suggested Budget
$1.88M

Traffic Calming is funded through the Photo Red program and provides annual traffic calming measures and traffic calming infrastructure. The program also supports the camera operations from violation imaging to the issuance of civil infractions. The program invests significant resources into traffic calming infrastructure through a competitive bid process between neighborhood councils in each of the three council districts. Traffic calming has annual benefits through the deployment of speed feedback indicator signs in the neighborhoods to affect behavior and reducing speed and increasing pedestrian and bicyclist safety.

Youth Program

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$54K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$81K
Suggested Budget
$54K

This program represents an allocation to the Chase Youth Foundation to support youth programs of the commission.

Finance

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$22.22M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$33.33M
Suggested Budget
$22.22M

Finance Department

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$986.64K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.48M
Suggested Budget
$986.64K

Accounting Services

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$4.98M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$7.47M
Suggested Budget
$4.98M

The Accounting Services department provides accounting, treasury, payroll and purchasing services for all City departments.

IT

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$8.43M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$12.64M
Suggested Budget
$8.43M

IT provides information technology services and support to all City departments, and other governmental agencies within the region. IT delivers effective information technology resources and tools so City government can deliver services to the citizens and businesses of the City of Spokane.

IT Capital Replacement Fund

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$1.60M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$2.40M
Suggested Budget
$1.60M

Capital replacement funds is a fiduciary responsibility to ensure the City has the ability to replace failed or end-of-life assets thus reducing the need for emergency funding through loans, bonds, or other financial mechanisms.

Risk Management

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$6.23M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$9.35M
Suggested Budget
$6.23M

Risk Management manages and administrates the City's self-insured Property & Liability Fund. Emphasis is placed on early claims resolution through efficient management and analysis of claims data. The goal is to minimize the number of outstanding claims and implement strategies that will reduce the overall number.

Fire

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$48.16M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$72.24M
Suggested Budget
$48.16M

Combined Communications...

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$4.01M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$6.02M
Suggested Budget
$4.01M

Combined Communications Center. This summary covers both the Combined Communications Building (CCB) and Combined Communications Center (CCC). The CCB houses Spokane County 9-1-1 and Crime Check, Spokane Police Department Dispatch, Spokane County Sheriff Dispatch and the CCC (which is the Fire/EMS dispatch operation for most fire agencies in Spokane County).

Fire Department / EMS

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$43.70M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$65.55M
Suggested Budget
$43.70M

The Spokane Fire Department provides critical public safety services that make a difference in lives in Spokane every day. SFD’s mission is to serve the community by protecting life, property and the environment. We provide excellent service through prevention, education, preparedness and mitigation.

Fire Improvement Bond Fund

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$450K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$675K
Suggested Budget
$450K

The Fire Improvement Fund is a Special Revenue Fund in place to receive grants, bond funds and other revenues that come to the Fire Department. Historically, expenditures of these funds have gone toward capital needs of the Fire Department that cannot be covered from other funds.

Human Resources

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$46.06M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$69.09M
Suggested Budget
$46.06M

Employee Benefits

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$38.40M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$57.61M
Suggested Budget
$38.40M

Human Resources manages and administers the City's employee benefits, including the City's self-insured medical and dental plans, Group Health medical plan, LEOFF I medical benefits, Fire Trust medical plan, life insurance, and other voluntary benefits offered to employees.

Human Resources

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$825.30K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.24M
Suggested Budget
$825.30K

Human Resources oversees and manages employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits, employee development and training, personnel activity actions, performance management, investigations and disciplinary actions, and exempt recruitments.

Unemployment

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$880.99K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.32M
Suggested Budget
$880.99K

Manages and administers the City's self-insured unemployment program. Management includes all aspects from policy development and financial management to premium payment and employee communication.

Workers’ Compensation/Loss...

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$5.95M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$8.92M
Suggested Budget
$5.95M

Workers’ Compensation / Loss Control. Manages and administers the City's workers' compensation program. This includes all aspects from policy development and financial management to premium payment and employee communication. Loss Control is a critical component of cost containment.

Legal

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$4.33M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$6.50M
Suggested Budget
$4.33M

City Attorney – Civil Division

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$2.35M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$3.53M
Suggested Budget
$2.35M

The City Attorney - Civil Division provides a wide variety of legal services to the Mayor, the Administration, City Council, City Departments, and Boards and Commissions, including advice and consultation, document drafting and review, contracts, policies, procedures and ordinances. City attorneys defend against claims and lawsuits, and prosecute all City civil and administrative claims. Outside counsel may be hired on a case-by-case basis.

City Prosecutor

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$1.98M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$2.97M
Suggested Budget
$1.98M

Operating under a statutory mandate to prosecute criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors, as well as civil infractions occurring within the City limits, the City Prosecutor’s Office has made significant operational changes to accommodate reduced budget and staff for the past several years.

Library

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$9.04M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$13.56M
Suggested Budget
$9.04M

Spokane Public Library

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$9.04M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$13.56M
Suggested Budget
$9.04M

Service is provided through the central library and five branches plus outreach to seniors and youth. With funds from the library levy the East Side, Hillyard and Indian Trail branches will each be open 40 hours a week beginning in January 2014 and other hours remain the same.

Parks and Recreation

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$23.20M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$34.80M
Suggested Budget
$23.20M

Golf Courses

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$2.75M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$4.12M
Suggested Budget
$2.75M

The Spokane Parks and Recreation Department operates four championship municipal golf courses: Downriver, Esmeralda, Indian Canyon, and the Creek at Qualchan. For more than 86 years, these golf courses have been recognized nationally for their maintenance and operation as well as low greens fees.

Joe Albi Stadium

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$431.03K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$646.54K
Suggested Budget
$431.03K

Joe Albi Stadium remained with the City when other former City Entertainment Facilities joined the Public Facilities District. The City Parks & Recreation Department was assigned to manage Joe Albi Stadium in 2007. Joe Albi Stadium is used for high school football and soccer practices and games and other events.

Park Bond Projects

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$300K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$450K
Suggested Budget
$300K

The Park Bond Fund accounts for expenditures related to the 1999 and 2008 Park bonds. The 1999 Bond was used for various capital improvements throughout Parks and was completely expended in 2012. All capital projects funded by the 2008 Park Bond fund are anticipated to be completed in 2014.

Parks and Recreation Capital

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$995K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.49M
Suggested Budget
$995K

This program accounts for Capital Projects for the Parks and Recreation department, including computer and fleet replacement.

Parks and Recreation Services

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$18.23M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$27.35M
Suggested Budget
$18.23M

Parks and Recreation manages, caretakes and operates more than 3,100 acres of land including developed parks, gardens, arboretum, conservation lands, playgrounds, amusement park, sports facilities, aquatic centers, splash pads and 40 miles of trails. Classes, events and athletic opportunities are offered for persons of all ages and abilities.

Urban Forestry

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$490.70K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$736.05K
Suggested Budget
$490.70K

Urban Forestry staff professionally manages the City's 90,000 street and park trees and provides citizens with educational opportunities pertaining to trees and tree care.

Police

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$50.34M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$75.51M
Suggested Budget
$50.34M

Forfeitures and Contribution

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$915.78K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.37M
Suggested Budget
$915.78K

The Forfeitures and Contributions fund serves as a repository for funds received from drug investigations, donations made to the department, and auction proceeds from the Property Evidence Facility.

Law Enforcement Grants

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$500.46K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$750.69K
Suggested Budget
$500.46K

Grants dollars are used to enhance technology, sustain necessary equipment purchases, and support essential traffic programs such as Click-it-or-Ticket, x52 (DUI emphasis), Drive Hammered - Get Nailed, and others. They also support two detectives’ positions in TCU and SVU.

Spokane Police Department

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$48.92M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$73.39M
Suggested Budget
$48.92M

The mission of the Spokane Police Department is to demonstrate excellence in policing by working in partnership with the community we serve to prevent and reduce crime, the fear of crime, and improve the quality of life for our residents and visitors.

Standalone Departments

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$139.53M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$209.30M
Suggested Budget
$139.53M

City Clerk

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$492.94K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$739.41K
Suggested Budget
$492.94K

The Department is repository for the City's official records and is relied upon to: provide records maintenance/management services; prepare/post weekly Council agendas; keep legislative record of Council proceedings; track/respond to public records requests; publish/distribute weekly Gazette; update/maintain online Spokane Municipal Code; distribute/publish/post policies and procedures, and receive service of process.

City Council

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$956.88K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.44M
Suggested Budget
$956.88K

As provided in the City Charter a Council President and six Council Members (two Members for each of the three districts) comprise the Spokane City Council. Together they constitute a legislative body which is given authority by the Washington State Constitution and State law to make local law.

Civil Service Department

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$841.99K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.26M
Suggested Budget
$841.99K

Civil Service provides an efficient, effective, merit-based system of employment ensuring that the most qualified applicants are equitably selected and retained. The development of the Civil Service Merit System has been one of the most important factors in raising the standards of government service and of increasing the respect of all citizens for their public servants. Fundamentally, every citizen should have an equal opportunity to prove his/her fitness for a public position, and the City is entitled to the best available and qualified employees. Today, as never before, the highest possible standards of administrative organizations and operations are needed if government is to measure up to the task of providing desired services economically and efficiently and still remain responsive to the citizens it serves.

Comcast PEG Grant Fund

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$264K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$396K
Suggested Budget
$264K

The Comcast Channel Five Equipment Reserve Fund Peg Capital is used to buy equipment for the support public education and access to government. The fund is an ongoing grant fund account established by the City Cable Franchise Agreement with Comcast Cable.

Communications and Public...

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$733.96K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.10M
Suggested Budget
$733.96K

Communications and Public Information. Our goal is to provide accurate, timely information about the City and its projects, events, and issues to the public and our employees. Our services are designed to engage citizens, neighborhoods, and stakeholders and harness the power of our 2,000 City ambassadors to tell our story.

Defined Contribution Admin...

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$102.70K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$154.05K
Suggested Budget
$102.70K

Defined Contribution Admin Fund. The 457 Defined Contribution plan provide employees with an optional retirement benefit. The Retirement Department administers the budget for the 457 Defined Contribution Plan that is provided by International City/County Management Association-Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC).

Fire Pension Fund

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$5.74M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$8.60M
Suggested Budget
$5.74M

The Retirement Department administers three defined benefit plans and one defined contribution plan. This budget is for Law Enforcement Officer and Firefighter (LEOFF I) Firefighters' Pension Plan, a closed defined benefit plan.

General Fund – Interfund...

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$10.43M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$15.65M
Suggested Budget
$10.43M

General Fund – Interfund Summary. This represents the majority of the General Fund charges for services provided by other City Departments such as IT Support & IT Capital, Accounting Services, Insurance (Liability, Workers' Compensation, Unemployment), and Fleet/Vehicle Maintenance including fuel costs for General Fund vehicles.

General Fund Allocations

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$70.21M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$105.31M
Suggested Budget
$70.21M

This budget summary represents the General Fund contribution to various funds that rely on the General Fund for financial support *

Hearing Examiner

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$212.11K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$318.17K
Suggested Budget
$212.11K

The Office of the Hearing Examiner holds quasi-judicial hearings on behalf of the City in various matters, primarily related to Zoning, Land Use Regulation, and the Environment. The Hearing Examiner's Office conducts these hearings and renders decisions in accordance with state and local law.

Hotel/Motel Tax Fund

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$2.40M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$3.60M
Suggested Budget
$2.40M

This fund accounts for the receipt of all lodging tax (or Transient Accommodations Tax) levied by the City of Spokane per SMC 08.08.010. Expenditures from this tax are restricted to purposes set forth in RCW 67.28.180 and interlocal agreements between the City of Spokane and the Spokane Public Facilities District.

Jail/Alternatives...

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$5.46M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$8.20M
Suggested Budget
$5.46M

Jail/Alternatives to Incarceration. This represents the City's costs related to incarceration of misdemeanants and the costs associated with Electronic Home Monitoring.

Law Enforcement Inform...

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$1.81M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$2.72M
Suggested Budget
$1.81M

Law Enforcement Information Systems (LEIS). LEIS is a special revenue fund which provides computer services for the Spokane Police and Sheriff's department. They manage systems such as CAD/RMS, Cop-Link, and Photo Mugshots. They also provide services to city and county prosecutors, other local, state and federal agencies and the Spokane county jail and Geiger corrections.

Mandated Defense/General...

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$2.54M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$3.81M
Suggested Budget
$2.54M

Mandated Defense/General Fund/Other. This is the main operations budget for the public defender’s office. The PDs represent indigent persons facing criminal charges under the municipal code. The public defenders also represent persons in therapeutic courts providing services for veterans and for the mentally ill and by cooperative agreements on county conflict cases.

Mayors Office

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$1.05M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.58M
Suggested Budget
$1.05M

The Mayor is the City’s Chief Executive Officer, directing the activities of the City’s 2,000 employees and managing a $600 million annual budget. Our office ensures that we are delivering efficient and effective services, facilitating economic opportunity, and enhancing the quality of life for the citizens in our community. *

Municipal Court

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$3.80M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$5.70M
Suggested Budget
$3.80M

Municipal Court is responsible for filing, processing, hearing, and adjudicating criminal cases (including domestic violence, traffic and non-traffic), civil infractions, photo red, and parking infractions in the Spokane Municipal Court. * 2010 through 2012 Actual 2013 through 2014 Budget Spending $

Non-Departmental

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$2.54M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$3.81M
Suggested Budget
$2.54M

This item covers the cost of funding misc. expenditures in the Non-Departmental budget that cannot be attributed to any one specific department.

Office of Police Ombudsman

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$194.95K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$292.42K
Suggested Budget
$194.95K

The Office of Police Ombudsman exists to promote public confidence in the professionalism and accountability of the members of the Spokane Police Department by providing independent review of police actions, thoughtful policy recommendations and ongoing community outreach. *

Police Pension Fund

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$4.32M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$6.48M
Suggested Budget
$4.32M

The Retirement Department administers three defined benefit plans and one defined contribution plan. This budget is for Law Enforcement Officer and Firefighter (LEOFF I) Police Plan, a closed defined benefit plan.

Probation Services

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$1.16M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$1.74M
Suggested Budget
$1.16M

Supervises offenders placed on probation by Municipal Court. Enforces and monitors compliance with court ordered conditions, provides sentencing recommendations, provides alternatives to incarceration, refers offenders to community resources, conducts field visits, meet with offenders, collaborate / communicate with community and law enforcement partners. Promotes offender accountability and victim safety.

Reprographics

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$600.84K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$901.26K
Suggested Budget
$600.84K

Reprographics manages the visual element of the City’s communications efforts through quality, timely production and reproduction of documents and materials. Additionally, the team provides duplication and printing services to all City Departments and includes management of the floor copiers in City Hall. *

Employee Retirement System

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$23.67M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$35.50M
Suggested Budget
$23.67M

The Retirement Department administers three defined benefit Plans and one defined contribution Plan. This budget is for the Spokane Employees' Retirement System (SERS), a defined benefit plan.

Public Works and Utilities

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$291.42M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$437.14M
Suggested Budget
$291.42M

Environmental Programs

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$385.59K
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$578.38K
Suggested Budget
$385.59K

Environmental Programs helps the City understand and comply with environmental regulations through data gathering, review, maintenance, and reporting activities. We promote an open dialogue with local, state, and federal agencies and environmental advocates and we support the City’s perspective in regional environmental processes. We host the City's climate protection program.

Fleet Replacement

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$4.54M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$6.81M
Suggested Budget
$4.54M

The function of the Fleet Replacement Fund is to use determined replacement costs for vehicles and equipment to bill participating customer departments in monthly increments for future replacement costs. The funds are then available to purchase replacements when the useful life has ended. *

Fleet Services

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$11.92M
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Maximum Budget
$17.88M
Suggested Budget
$11.92M

Fleet Services provides centralized fleet management, maintenance, procurement, disposal, and record keeping services for City of Spokane departments that utilize vehicles and equipment to fulfill their missions. Fleet Services is organized as an internal services fund and functions like a small business within city government.

Public Works and Utilities

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$4.99M
Minimum Budget
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Maximum Budget
$7.48M
Suggested Budget
$4.99M

The Utilities Division comprises the City’s major utility enterprises, including Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste and the Regional Solid Waste System. Our Division provides services that are critical to our citizens’ daily lives. This portion of the budget reflects the Division administration and comprehensive billing services for the utilities.

Sanitary Sewer and Storm...

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$17.39M
Minimum Budget
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Maximum Budget
$26.09M
Suggested Budget
$17.39M

Sanitary Sewer and Stormwater Maintenance. Wastewater Maintenance is responsible for the collection and conveyance of wastewater to the Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility through sanitary sewer lines and combined sanitary and stormwater sewer lines. We also operate and maintain stormwater infrastructure throughout the City, including catch basins, separated storm sewers, drywells and swales.

Solid Waste Management

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$67.08M
Minimum Budget
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Maximum Budget
$100.62M
Suggested Budget
$67.08M

Solid Waste Management operates and manages one of the most efficient integrated solid waste systems in the state. We strive to provide exceptional service at reasonable, competitive rates. We utilize new technologies, optimize collection and disposal strategies and always keep the needs of our customers in mind.

Spokane Regional Solid...

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$44.02M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$66.03M
Suggested Budget
$44.02M

Spokane Regional Solid Waste System. The Spokane Regional Solid Waste System provides comprehensive recycling and disposal services for all municipal solid waste generated within Spokane County. We work to prioritize waste reduction, recycling, and then processing of remaining waste at our Waste-to-Energy Facility and minimizing the amount of material being sent to landfills.

Wastewater Capital Projects...

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$57.44M
Minimum Budget
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Maximum Budget
$86.16M
Suggested Budget
$57.44M

Wastewater Capital Projects Program. Through careful planning, Wastewater Management develops comprehensive capital programs to provide for future infrastructure needs and water quality requirements. We work to optimize investments in public assets and to develop reliable cost effective facilities.

Wastewater Management...

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$33.95M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$50.93M
Suggested Budget
$33.95M

Wastewater Management Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility. The City's Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility recycles approximately 34 million gallons of wastewater a day, removing a variety of pollutants to protect public health and the environment. Wastewater comes to the plant from homes and businesses within the City and beyond.

Water and Hydroelectric...

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$49.27M
Minimum Budget
$0
Maximum Budget
$73.91M
Suggested Budget
$49.27M

The Spokane Water/Hydroelectric Department delivers up to 180 million gallons of clean, safe drinking water per day to more than 200,000 people in our community. Our water system helps our community grow and prosper and protects the health and welfare of our citizens. *

Water-Wastewater Integ...

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$428.49K
Minimum Budget
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Maximum Budget
$642.74K
Suggested Budget
$428.49K

Water-Wastewater Integrated Capital Fund

Suggested Budget

DEPARTMENT % $
Business and Developer 12.4 $92.62M
Community and Neighborhood 2.7 $20.30M
Finance 3 $22.22M
Fire 6.4 $48.16M
Human Resources 6.2 $46.06M
Legal 0.6 $4.33M
Library 1.2 $9.04M
Parks and Recreation 3.1 $23.20M
Police 6.7 $50.34M
Standalone Departments 18.7 $139.53M
Public Works and Utilities 39 $291.42M
TOTAL   $747.23M