2015-06-16 Budget Workshop Minutes

WORKSHOP
June 16, 2015
The Board of Commissioners of the South Walton County Mosquito Control District held a Workshop to discuss the Tentative Detailed Work Plan Budget, as advertised in the DeFuniak Herald Breeze on May 26, 2015. The Workshop was held at the Walton County Courthouse Annex, 31 Coastal Centre Boulevard, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida at 1:30 p.m.
The Commissioners attending the meeting were John Magee, Ronald Faulk and Tim Norris. Also attending the meeting were Director Ben Brewer and Office Coordinator Geraldine Via.
Director Brewer presented the Board with copies of the Tentative Detailed Work Plan Budget which is compared to the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Budget with amendments.
Acct# 10 Personal Services – $696,422.40 increased by $18,677.79. There is a 3% increase in the salary adjustment pool.
Acct# 20 Personal Service Benefits – $354,137.63 increased by $11,510.60. Office Coordinator Via spoke to the Walton County Finance Department, concerning the possible increase in the cost of health insurance premiums and was advised the premiums may be increased by 10-16%. The budget for health insurance was increased by 16%.
Acct# 30 Operating Expense – $116,000 increased by $24,220. Property Appraiser fee increased by $8,000, Legal, Engineering and Human Resources increased by $2,000. Commissioner Magee would like Director Brewer to revisit IT Services.
Acct# 40 Travel and Per Diem – $13,500 increased by $1,275.
Acct# 41 Communication Services – $12,000 increased by $500 for internet services.
Acct# 42 Freight Services – $2,500 increased by $100 for postage.
Acct# 43 Utility Services – $10,450 increased by $850 for electricity $400.00, water and sewer service $300, annual water/sewer backflow test by $100 and waste disposal service $50.
Acct# 44 Rental and Leases – $5,000 increased by $750.
Acct# 45 Insurance – $40,000 increased by $4,000.
Acct# 46 Repair and Maintenance – $41,650. Commissioner Magee requested that Director Brewer revisit 46.2 Repairs- Automotive Eqpt (by others) and possibly reduce it or
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move part of it to another account. Also revisit 46.4 Maintenance of Other Eqpt (by others) and
46.6 Maintenance of Equipment (by emps) possibly reduce that amount.
Acct# 47 Printing and Binding – $500 increased increased it by $200 for printing
extra brochures and items for the lobby.
Acct# 48 Promotional Expenses – $6,000 increased by $2,000 for materials for school
educational programs and lettering on vehicles.
Acct# 49 Other Current Charges and Obligations – $2,400 increased by $50.
Acct# 51 Office Supplies – $3,500 reduced by $1,500.
Acct# 52.1 Gasoline, Oil and Lubricants – $40,450.
Acct# 52.2 Chemicals, Solvents and additives – $166,608.80 increased by $2,600.81.
Acct# 52.3 Clothing and Wearing Apparel – $4,500 increased by $1,500.
Acct# 52.4 Miscellaneous Supplies and Incidental Expenses – $29,000.
Acct# 52.5 Tools and Small Implements – $4,000 decreased by $1,000. After
discussion it was agreed to decrease by an additional $1,000.
Acct# 54 Books, Publications, Subscriptions, Dues & Memberships – $3,785
increased by $1,345 by adding the AMCA Membership $1,500, FMCA Membership $100,
Books/Educational Materials $275 and reduced Newspaper & Magazine Subscriptions by $30.
Acct# 55 Training – $7,000 decreased by $2,000.
Acct# 60 Capital Outlay – $238,750, $750 for a computer, $50,000 for two trucks,
$5,000 for server replacement, $13,000 for an ATV, $10,0000 for a sprayer for the ATV,
$160,000 for a new tractor with boom mower, $3,000 for a microscope, After discussion it was
agreed to remove the ATV and decreased the sprayer for the ATV by $5,000.
Acct# 0.001 Reserves – $491,976.16 increased by $59,677.36 keeping Future Capital
Outlay at $179,501.16, adding $125,000 for new building, keeping Retiree Self –Insurance at
$47,375, Facility Self Insurance for $110,100, and Personal Leave time for $30,000.
A motion was made by Commissioner Norris, seconded by Commissioner Faulk to
adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 4:32 p.m. Motion passed unanimously.
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John Magee, Chairman Tim Norris, Secretary

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