Budget Meetings Reveal Cook County Commissioners’ Concerns with Proposed Beverage Tax
Cook County Board Finance Committee - Departmental Budget Hearings for 2017 Budget
Overview of Proposed 2017 Executive Budget
FY17 - $3,464.8
FY16 - $3,374.8
Difference - Increase of $89.97 (2.7%)
FY17 - $3,464.8M
FY17 - $3,374.8M
Difference - Increase of $89.97M (2.7%)
When Special Purpose Funds, Grants, and Capital Budget are also included Total Budget is $4.8Billion
Some observations by CFO Samstein on Executive Budget::
Bureau of Finance
Includes Departments of Revenue, Risk Management, Budget & Management Services; County Comptroller; Offices of CFO, Contract Compliance, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Chief Procurement Officer
FY17 - $23.95 million ($20.79 million + $3.16 million in benefits)
FY16 - $19.79 million without benefits.
Difference - Increase of $1 million in 2017.
FY17 - 230.3
FY16 - 235.7
Difference - Decrease of 5.4 FTEs.
Key Point for 2017 Proposed Budget Presented
Questions/Comments from Commissioners for Bureau Departments included:
FY17 - $1,156 thousand ($995 thousand + $161 thousand in befit costs)
FY16 - $925 thousand
Difference - increase (excluding benefits allocated) of $70 thousand.
Proposed FTEs: 12 vs. 12 in 2016. No increase.
Key Information: Thanks to support of Auditor shown by Board, all County offices cooperating with audits.
Commissioners present: Moore, Sims, Steele, and Tobolski.
Department of Administrative Hearings
FY17 - $1.475 million ($1.350 million + $125,000 in benefit costs)
FY16 - $1.308 million
Difference - increase (excluding benefits allocated) of $42,000.
Proposed FTEs: 9 vs. 9 in 2016. No increase.
Key Information Presented:
Commissioners present: Butler, Moore, Sims, Steele, & Tobolski.
Observer - Priscilla Mims
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