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File #: 1920-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/6/2019 Final action: 8/6/2019
Title: Gann Appropriation Limits for Fiscal Year 2019/20
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution, 2. ATCH 2 - Fiscal Year 2020 Tax Appropriations Limit
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Brian Cochran, Finance Director

Prepared By: Jessie Gooch, Finance Analyst

Gann Appropriation Limits for Fiscal Year 2019/20


Approve a resolution establishing the Gann appropriations limit for Fiscal Year 2019/20.

The City Council approves all City appropriations (authorizations to incur financial obligations) as a part of the process of approving and updating the budget. California Constitution Article XIIIB requires cities to establish an annual limit of maximum allowable appropriations (the "Gann Limit") based on a formula that begins with the appropriation limit of the previous year, and considers adjustments to either City or County population, and increases in either new non-residential construction or California per capita income. The details of the formula are summarized in this report and calculated as a part of the attached resolution.

Both the California per capita personal income price factor and the population percentage change factors are provided by the State Department of Finance to local jurisdictions each year. Reports that present changes in new, non-residential assessments are provided by the County of Napa. These numbers provide the basis for the factors to be used in the City's calculation of the Gann Limit.

The table in Attachment 2 presents the ratios used and illustrate that the City's 2019/20 Adjusted Appropriations subject to the Limit of $95,086,316 are well under the appropriations limit of $514,321,628.

Approval of the appropriation limits will have no financial impact on the Fiscal Year 2019/20 operations of the City.

The Finance Director has determined that the recommended action described in this report is not subject to CEQA, pursuant to CEQA guidelines section 15060(c).

ATCH 1 - Resolution establishing the Gann Appropriations Limit for...

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