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File #: 18-1191    Version:
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/5/2018 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 12/18/2018 Final action: 12/18/2018
Title: Approval of an Ordinance Creating a Waste ReSources Capital Fund for Monies Being Set Aside for a Future Maintenance Center and Other Capital Expenditures
Attachments: 1. Ordinance
Title
Approval of an Ordinance Creating a Waste ReSources Capital Fund for Monies Being Set Aside for a Future Maintenance Center and Other Capital Expenditures

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
Not referred to a committee.

City Manager Recommendation:
Move to approve the ordinance to create a Waste ReSources Capital Fund for monies being set aside for a future Maintenance Center and other capital expenditures on second reading.

Report
Issue:
Whether to create a Waste ReSources Capital Fund for monies being collected to fund a future Maintenance Center and other capital expenditures.

Staff Contact:
Olivia Oudman, Senior Accountant, Administrative Services, 360.753.8435

Presenter(s):
None - Consent Calendar Item

Background and Analysis:
Background and analysis has not changed from first reading to second reading.

As part of the 2018 budget, City Council approved a 4 percent rate increase to the Waste ReSources base services on residential, commercial and drop box utility rates as authorized by Ordinance No. 7113. The purpose of the rate increase was to fund a future maintenance center for the Waste ReSources Utility.

Currently, the revenue collected from the 4 percent rate increase is being accounted for in the operating budget. Since the intent of the increase is to cover a future capital expense, staff recommends establishing a Waste ReSources Capital Fund.

The new fund will be restricted to capital expenditures for the Waste ReSources Utility.

Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):
None known.

Options:

1. Move to approve the ordinance establishing a Waste ReSources Capital Fund to account for the 4 percent additional utility rate increase. The rate increase, intended to cover the cost of a future Waste ReSources maintenance facility, will be tracked.
2. Do not approve the ordinance to establish a capital fund for monies collected by the 4 percent Waste ReSources utility rate increase. The additional revenue collected will r...

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