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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Allegany County Budget Committee meeting minutes

BUDGET COMMITTEE
September 21, 2016
NOT APPROVED
Committee Members Present: C. Crandall, K. LaForge, P. Curran, D. Fanton, D. Healy, J. Hopkins, D. Root
Others Present: L. Ballengee, T. Boyde, H. Budinger, V. Grant, K. Graves, K. Hollis, R. Hollis, C. Jessup, T. Miner, T. O’Grady, D. Pullen, B. Riehle, T. Ross, T. Shaw, M. Washer
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 11:24 a.m. by Budget Committee Chairman Curt Crandall.
Approval of Minutes
A motion was made by Legislator Fanton, seconded by Legislator Healy, and carried to approve the Budget Committee minutes of August 17, 2016.
A motion was made by Legislator Curran, seconded by Legislator Fanton, and carried to approve the Budget Committee minutes of August 29, 2016.
A motion was made by Legislator Curran, seconded by Legislator Fanton, and carried to approve the Budget Committee minutes of August 30, 2016.
Sales Tax Report
County Treasurer Terri Ross distributed the 2016 Allegany County Sales Tax Report reflecting receipts through September 15, 2016, totaling $12,674,940.24. The year-to-date figures show a decrease, currently of $422,413.44 or 3.225 percent compared to last year at this time.
Budget
There was discussion amongst the committee regarding adjustments and cuts that have been made to the 2017 Budget.  County Treasurer Terri Ross stated so far there has been approximately $1.5 million in cuts to the 2017 Budget. County Administrator Timothy Boyde noted the tentative 2017 Budget will be released Monday, September 26, 2016.
Adjournment
There being no further business to come before the Committee, the meeting was adjourned at 11:50 a.m. following a motion by Legislator Fanton, seconded by Legislator Healy, and carried.
Respectfully submitted,
Meghan Washer, Secretary to the Clerk of the Board, Allegany County Board of Legislators