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2008 Adopted Budget

Adopted by the Minneapolis City Council on Dec.12, 2007

Section 01 – Introduction, Table of Contents and How to Use Document
Section 02 – Background Information
Section 03 – Strategic Planning
Section 04 – Financial Overview
Section 05 – Financial Policies
Section 06 – Financial Plans
Section 07 – Financial Schedules
Section 08 – Capital Programs
Section 09 – City Council Operating Departments
Section 10 – Independent Boards and Agencies
Section 11 – Glossary of Terms
Minneapolis City Council Official Proceedings

2008 Adopted Budget in Brief (4 pages)

Table of Contents (1 page)
Section 1 – Introduction, Table of Contents and How to use Document (16 pages)

How to use this document

Section 2 - Background Information (16 pages)

Section 2 Table of Contents
Community Profile
Communities and Neighborhoods Map
Form of Government
Chronology of Financial Decision Making
Fund Descriptions

Section 3 – Strategic Planning (17 pages)

Section 3 Table of Contents
City's Goals and Strategic Directions p.
Annual Budget Process
Integrating Key City Processes
Aligning Departmental Goals to City Goals
Business Planning Resolution

Section 4 - Financial Overview (31 pages)

Section 4 Table of Contents
Financial Overview
Property Tax Levy

Commercial/Industrial and Apartment Property: Sample Bills

Section 5 - Financial Policies (35 pages)

Section 5 Table of Contents
Financial Management Policies
Financial Planning and Policy Resolution: Independent Boards
Revised Neighborhood Revitalization Program or Policy on Development Resources

Section 6 - Financial Plans (70 pages)

Table of Contents
Five-year Financial Direction 2009-2013
Ten-year Demands on Property Tax
Special Revenue Funds
- Convention Center Special Revenue Fund
- Community Planning and Economic Development
Enterprise Funds
- Municipal Parking Fund
- Solid Waste and Recycling Fund
- Sanitary Sewer Fund
- Storm Water Fund
- Water Fund
Internal Service Funds
- Public Works Stores Fund
- Engineering Materials and Testing Fund
- Intergovernmental Services Fund
- Fleet Services Fund
- Property Services Fund
- Self Insurance Fund

Section 7 - Financial Schedules (117 pages)

Section 7 Table of Contents
Schedule 1 - Fund Summary and Changes to Fund Balance
Schedule 2 - Revenues by Fund and Type
Schedule 3 - Expenditures by Fund and Agency
Schedule 4 - CDBG Program
Schedule 5 - Summary of positions by Departments and Agencies (including footnotes)
Schedule 6 – CPED Economic Development Housing Projects
Schedule 7 – CPED Economic Development Projects
Schedule 8 – Interfund Transfers
Schedule 9 – Self Insurance Fund Impact
Schedule 10 – Business Information Services Budget Impact on City Departments
Schedule 11 – Equipment Division impacts on City Departments
Schedule 12 – Property Services impacts on City Departments
Schedule 13 – Potential rent charges by City Hall Department
Schedule 14 – General Fund Overhead

Section 8 - Capital Program (88 pages)

Section 8 Table of Contents
Capital Budget Narrative Overview
Glossary of Terms & Abbreviations for the Capital Program
2008 - 2012 Council Adopted Capitol Resources
2008 Bond Redemption Levy for Capital Program
Property Tax Supported Capital Allocation
2008 – 20112 Mayor’s Recommended Capital Budget
Public Works Department Five-Year Capital Program Summary
Mayor’s Recommended Utility Rate
Miscellaneous Projects in Five Year Capital Program
Five Year Funding Summary
Five Year Capital Investment Allocation
2008 - 2012 Capital Budget Decision Summary

Section 9 - City Council Operating Departments (pp 376 - 550)

Section 9 Table of Contents


City Coordinator /Administration


Business Information Services

City Council


Convention Center


Human Resources

Intergovernmental Relations

Regulatory Services

Civil Rights

Community Planning and Economic Development


Health and Family Support



Public Works

Section 10 - Independent Boards and Agencies (23 pages)

Section 10 Table of Contents
Board of Estimate and Taxation
Library Board
Meet Minneapolis
Municipal Building Commission (MBC)
Neighborhood Revitalization Program (NRP)
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (Park Board)
Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA)
Youth Coordinating Board (YCB)

Section 11 - Glossary of Terms (15 pages)

2008 Adopted Budget Council Resolution, Dec. 12, 2007 (20 pages)

Last updated Apr 10, 2012



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