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File #: 17-0010    Version: 0 Name: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Law Department - $570,000
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 1/23/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 3/17/2017
Enactment #: 17-003
Title: Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Law Department - $570,000 For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $570,000 to the Law Department - Service 861 (Controversies), to provide funding for technology purchases by the Central Bureau of Investigation to allow remote data collection and migration to a paperless office, which will improve information management, reduce existing costs and risks for the City, and improve operating efficiency; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: General Fund, Law, Operating Appropriation, Supplementary
Attachments: 1. 17-0010~1st Reader, 2. City Solicitor 17-0010, 3. Finance 17-0010, 4. 17-0010~3rd Reader, 5. Completed Legislative File 17-0010
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Finance)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation - Law Department - $570,000
For the purpose of providing a Supplementary General Fund Operating Appropriation in the amount of $570,000 to the Law Department - Service 861 (Controversies), to provide funding for technology purchases by the Central Bureau of Investigation to allow remote data collection and migration to a paperless office, which will improve information management, reduce existing costs and risks for the City, and improve operating efficiency; and providing for a special effective date.
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By authority of
Article VI - Board of Estimates
Section 8(b)(3) and (c)
Baltimore City Charter
(1996 Edition)

Recitals

The revenue appropriated by this Ordinance represents funds from the Legal Settlement Proceeds Revenue Fund that the City received as part of a $1.2 million settlement in connection with anti-trust litigation relating to bid-rigging by the municipal derivatives industry, in excess of the revenue relied on by the Board of Estimates in determining the tax levy required to balance the budget for Fiscal Year 2017.

This additional revenue could not have been reasonably anticipated when the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2017 was formulated.

This appropriation is made necessary by a material change in circumstances since the Ordinance of Estimates for Fiscal Year 2017 was formulated or is for a new program that could not have been re...

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