2012 County Budget

Council Meeting – May 8, 2012

Motion #193/12 - Budget

B. AUSTROM - That Council approve the 2012 fiscal year operating and capital budgets, total Revenue before taxes of $12,179,912, total Operating Expenses of $24,168,163 and total Capital Budget of $3,443,400.

CARRIED.

2012 Final Budget

2012 Capital Purchases & Projects

2012 Budget Changes

Enclosed please find a summary of the 2012 Capital and Operating Interim Budget, as a result of our Budget deliberations on November 28-30, 2011. Operating Budget

Total Revenues - $11,847,174

Total Expense - $23,048,740

Total Projected Tax Levy - $11,201,566 ($147,517 difference from 2011)

Capital Budget – Municipal - $3,443,400

Municipal Taxes - $899,900

Sale of Capital Assets - $317,200

Grants - $100,000

Debentures - $0

Reserves - $2,126,300

Other Sources - $0

Total - $3,443,400


2012 Interim Budget - Operating

2012 Interim Budget - Capital

2012 Interim Budget - Summary - November 28-30, 2011

The following motions during the Budget Deliberations were ratified by Council at their meeting December 13, 2011
MOVED BY D. LYSENG - That Council ratify the following recommendations made during the 2012 budget deliberations:

 

  • That the residential cost for dust control remain at $308 per 100m for 2012-approved
  • That Camrose County give $25,000 to the Battle River Railway for maintenance-defeated
  • That Camrose County donate $10,000 to the Daysland Hospital Foundation toward the new clinic in Daysland-approved
  • That the County not proceed with the developmment in Round Hill in 2012-approved
  • That the County send a letter under the Reeve's signature indicating that Camrose County's contribution to the Camrose Performing Arts Centre is $1 million, no operating and no meeting is necessary-approved
  • That Camrose County give the Bashaw RCMP Consultative Group for the "Keeping Our Young Inexperienced Drivers Alive" (KOYIDA) $1000 funding to come from the grants or organizations account in the 2012 budget.-approved
  • That the fibre optics and Video Initiative be tabled until 2013 when the Telus agreement expires but keep $4000 in the budget to start preparing for the fibre optics.-approved
  • That Camrose County prepare a Parking and Overflow Camping Study for Pelican Point in 2012 for a cost of $37,000-approve

Administration's goal for the 2012 budget was to give council a 0% increase in the municipal tax levy, yet still maintain a high level of municipal service to our ratepayers. The 2012 interim budget does not include any growth assessment values.

 
November 28-30, 2011 - Budget Planning
Camrose County's Administration goal for the 2012 budget is to present a 0% increase in the municipal tax levy, yet still maintain a high level of municipal service to our ratepayers. The 2012 interim budget does not include any growth assessment values.

Budget highlights 
 - 0% increase in municipal tax rate
 - Maintain or increase service levels to Camrose County ratepayers


2012 Operating Budget
i. Total Revenues - $11,808,913
ii. Total Expense - $23,201,832
iii. Total Projected Tax Levy - $11,392,919 (difference from 2011 - $43,837 which was $11,349,083)

2012 Capital Budget – Municipal - $3,603,400
Municipal Taxes - $1,129,900
Sale of Capital Assets - $317,200
Grants - $100,000
Debentures - $0
Reserves - $2,056,300
Other Sources - $0
Total - $3,603,400

2012 Budget Deliberations
Camrose County Council budget deliberations will take place on Monday, November 28 to Wednesday, November 30 at the county office starting at 9:00am. 
Presentations Include:
- Camrose Chamber of Commerce
- Tourism Camrose
- Camrose Public Library
- Camrose & District Support Services (CDSS)
- City of Camrose - Recreation Agreement
- Camrose Association for Community Living - Funding Reqest - Burgess Building
 
2012 Funding Requests
- Camrose RCMP Detachment - Administrative Assistant
- Ohaton Playground
- Dust Control - Seniors Discount
- Battle River Railway - Funding Request (maintenance)
- Daysland Hosital Foundation
- Round Hill Railway Development
- City of Camrose - Performing Arts Center - Capital Contribution
- Bashaw RCMPCommunity Consultative Group - Funding Request - KOYIDA (Keeping Our Young Drivers Alive)

To view a copy of the Camrose County 2012 Budget deliberations information, requests and presentations please follow: 2012 Budget Deliberations and 2012 Budget - Funding Requests.  A detailed budget is available by CD at the County Office - format EXCEL.  If you would like a copy of the CD featuring the 2012 Detailed Budget - please call Steven Gerlitz - 780-672-4446 or email at sgerlitz@county.camrose.ab.ca

As part of the Camrose County "green initiative" the 2012 budget deliberations will take place in a paperless environment, which allowed interaction from all council, administration and public. Public Welcome.