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File #: CC-19-752    Version: Name:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/9/2019 In control: City Council/Rialto Utility Authority
On agenda: 8/13/2019 Final action: 8/13/2019
Title: Request City Council/Rialto Utility Authority to: 1. Approve the Rialto Utility Authority 2019-20 Proposed Budget; 2. Adopt RUA Resolution No. 07-19 for the City's 2019-20 Proposed RUA Budget and authorization for adjustments for final fund balance; 3. Authorize capital expenditures in 2019-20 only for approved Capital Improvement Projects that are being carried forward from 2018-19 that are already in design or construction and suspend all new Capital Improvement Projects from commencing until they are presented and approved by City Council/Rialto Utility Authority. (ACTION)
Attachments: 1. PRESENTATION 201920 RUA Budget 0813 CC.pdf, 2. 072319 - RUA - 2020 Budget v2.pdf
For City Council Meeting and Rialto Utility Authority [August 13, 2019]
TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council
APPROVAL: Rod Foster, City Administrator
FROM: Jessica Brown, Finance Director and
Thomas J. Crowley, P.E., Utilities Manager

Title
Request City Council/Rialto Utility Authority to:
1. Approve the Rialto Utility Authority 2019-20 Proposed Budget;
2. Adopt RUA Resolution No. 07-19 for the City's 2019-20 Proposed RUA Budget and authorization for adjustments for final fund balance;
3. Authorize capital expenditures in 2019-20 only for approved Capital Improvement Projects that are being carried forward from 2018-19 that are already in design or construction and suspend all new Capital Improvement Projects from commencing until they are presented and approved by City Council/Rialto Utility Authority.
(ACTION)

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BACKGROUND:
In accordance with Section 2.04.140 of the Rialto Municipal Code, the City Administrator must present the fiscal budget to the City Council for approval annually. Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Finance Department conducts the analysis and makes the projections required to complete the budget document after receiving input from all of the City departments. The process begins in March and requires the cooperation of staff organization-wide.

The citywide 2019-20 Proposed Budget, including the Rialto Utility Authority (RUA) budget, was presented to Council for consideration on June 25, 2019. The Council approved RUA Resolution No. 08-19 continuing RUA's 2018-19 budget and contracts and directed staff to return to Council for the consideration of RUA's 2019-20 Proposed Budget before August 31, 2019.

ANALYSIS/DISCUSSION:
The RUA includes operations for water and wastewater services provided to the City's utility customers by Rialto Water Services (RWS) and is funded through the City's utility authority enterprise fund.

Wastewater Services
The RUA 2019-20 Proposed Wastewater Budget includes total appropriatio...

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