Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Below is the budget projected in a recent Special Called Work Session by city consultants.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
In the City Council's May 22 Special Called Work Session a "Preliminary Expenditure Review" was presented to the council for discussion. The information was presented by consultants John Kachmar and John McDonough, the city managers for Johns Creek and Sandy Springs, respectively, who are working as consultants for the new city of Peachtree Corners. In the presentation, the consultants outlined a proposed budget using the following goals: 1. Determine level of service (What does the city need to provide? What do the citizens expect?). 2. Provide funding for start-up costs (facility and support equipment and call center). 3. Provide funding for insurance, finance and accounting, legal services and a comprehensive plan. 4. Provide funding …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The $1.3 billion spending plan entering the final stages.
The public will get a chance to speak on the planned 2012 Gwinnett County budget on Tuesday at headquarters in Lawrenceville. Commissioners will hold the public hearing at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center in Lawrenceville, 5:30 p.m. Commissioners also will hold a regular business meeting Tuesday at 2 p.m. The proposed budget is $1.3 billion for 2012, about 12.4 percent smaller than the current spending blueprint. This includes about $5 million in reserve funds, but county officials say they intend to make budget cuts during the year to prevent those funds from actually being used. The budget is set for a final vote by commissioners Jan. 3. Budget planners included an 8 percent drop in the county tax digest in their figures…
Monday, September 12, 2011
County budget review sessions enter final day.
The Gwinnett County court system is requesting slightly less money for 2012 than under the current budget. But Superior Court Judge Tom Davis made it clear Monday that any further reductions are not recommended. "We've gone about as far as we can go," Davis told Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash and other county government leaders in Lawrenceville. The system that handles criminal, civil and domestic cases wants about $11.3 million, about $41,000 less than the current fiscal year. And Davis outlined cost pressures and workload figures to support his claim of a system stretched very thin. "If our system breaks, there's no way to throw enough money at it to fix it," Davis said. He noted two areas in which the county's 10 Superior …