The approved expenditure increases for the city’s operating and capital funds proposed in the supplemental budget total $140.2 million
VANCOUVER – The Vancouver City Council approved an ordinance to pass the first supplemental budget of 2023 during a public hearing as part of the regular May 8 City Council Meeting.
The approved supplemental budget mostly includes administrative items, carrying forward appropriations from the last biennium for projects that were approved and funded for 2022 but were not completed due to timing or the multi-year nature of some projects, expenditures associated with new external revenues and requests based on newly identified needs.
The approved expenditure increases for the city’s operating and capital funds proposed in the supplemental budget total $140.2 million. It includes an increase of $36.1 million related to recommended changes in the Operating Budget, with the remaining appropriation increase of $104.1 million representing changes in capital projects and supporting funding transfers. The Supplemental will result in utilizing $55.2 million in city resources; of that amount, the General Fund’s share is $10.1 million.
Highlights of the first supplemental of 2023 include:
- Water Station 14 Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) treatment system utilizing grant funding
- Carryover funding for continued PFAS pilot testing, studies, planning, etc.
- Pearson Airfield solar panel systems utilizing grant funding
- Fruit Valley Park restroom upgrades and playground replacement utilizing donation funding
- Bagley Community Park pre-design for future improvements utilizing ARPA funding
- SE 34th Street Complete Street Project utilizing grant and Transportation Benefit District funding
- NE 192nd Avenue – NE 18th Street to SE 1st Street utilizing grant and Transportation Benefit District funding
- Fourth Plain Safety and Mobility Project: F St to Fort Vancouver Way utilizing grant funding
The supplemental budget reflects adjustments made each year to show changes in revenues and expenditures that occur after the biennial budget is adopted. The City Council adopted the 2023-2024 $1.7 billion budget, in November 2022.
Information provided by city of Vancouver.
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