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File #: 19-0087    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 1/29/2019 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 2/25/2019 Final action: 2/25/2019
Title: A bill for an ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 280, Series of 2014, concerning the Developmental Disabilities Fund, thereby establishing the fund's budget basis as appropriated, and making the fund non-lapsing. Modifies the Developmental Disabilities Fund by making it an appropriating, non-lapsing fund. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 2-5-19.
Indexes: Jonathan Griffin
Attachments: 1. BR19 0087 DOF Dev.Disabilities Fund Budgeting Basis.pdf, 2. CB19-0087_DOF_Developmental Disabilities_Fund_BudgetingBasis, 3. 19-0087 Filed Bill_DOF_Developmental Disabilities_Fund_BudgetingBasis.pdf, 4. 19-0087 - signed.pdf, 5. 19-0087 -Filed For an ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 280, Series of 2014, concerning
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Date Submitted: 1-29-19

Requesting Agency: Finance
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Name: Rachel Bardin
Email: Rachel.Bardin@denvergov.org

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A bill for an ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 280, Series of 2014, concerning the Developmental Disabilities Fund, thereby establishing the fund's budget basis as appropriated, and making the fund non-lapsing.
Modifies the Developmental Disabilities Fund by making it an appropriating, non-lapsing fund. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 2-5-19.
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Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
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This ordinance clarifies that the Developmental Disabilities Fund (Fund No. 13304) is an appropriated fund by rescinding Ordinance No. 280 in the 2014 Series, which changed the budgeting basis of the fund from appropriated to cash basis. The 2014 ordinance was passed because when funds are appropriated there can be gaps between expending authority and revenue received. However, an appropriation-basis is more suitable than a cash-basis status for this particular fund because this fund is solely supported by property tax revenue, which the Budget and Management Office projects and appropriates annually. Despite the 2...

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