Notes from the Fort Wayne City Council Budget Hearing on October 6, 2009.
This post covers notes from the City Clerk/City Council and Parking Enforcement budgets discussion. The budget for the City Clerk/City Councilmay be downloaded here. The Parking Enforcement budget may be downloaded here.
Legal Public Hearing for the Budget: no one from the public spoke.
Resumed at 7:45 pm.
City Clerk Sandy Kennedy is presenting her budget. Â Official records down $4,200. Â Total overall increase $17,206.
Official records dropped significantly. Â It’s the account for the supplements in the City Code book distributed to departments. Â Not going to give them the copies. Â Were going to give discs, however, not now. Â City Council will be given electronically.
Karen Goldner – code is updated on the website? Â Copies will be done in house. Â Updated quarterly on-line.
Liz – Postage – for parking notices sent every 6-7 weeks. Â Also Council mail. Â Legal notices has gone up – state statute mandates this. Â Cost has gone up.
Jim Haley is working on something. Â New program for ordinance management. Â Application extender. Â Retreival, created just for the City. Â City Utilities and several County offices are using it. Â Document Management System.
Eliminated 1 position in parking due to annexation. Â Revues: violations – 418,000 collected; 2,850 bagged meters; 225,000 meter collections; animal control 7,900; zoning 1,800; solid waste 900; fwfd 4,450; smoking 350; fireworks 350; code enforcement, 7,500; false fwfd alarms 11,300; police 69,000. Â 754,000 total ordinance violations bureau.
no new vehicles until 2012.
first department to have hybrid vehicles – worked out very well. Â Gas is down.