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  • Ordinance Subject: REVISED BUDGET ORDINANCE #13-005
  • Posted: August 07, 2013 03:02 PM
  • Municipality: North Providence

REVISED                
ORDINANCE 13-005

TOWN OF NORTH PROVIDENCE
FISCAL YEAR 2013/2014

OPERATING BUDGET ORDINANCE

It is hereby ordained by the Town of North Providence in keeping with the provisions of Article 5, Chapter 2 of the charter of the Town of North Providence that the annual operating budget shall be as follows:

	SECTION 1. The several sums hereinafter named, or so much as is authorized by law and is necessary for the objects respectively named, are hereby appropriated for the support and to defray the expenses of the government of the Town of North Providence for the financial year beginning the first day of July, A.D. two thousand thirteen and ending on the thirtieth day of June, A.D. two thousand fourteen and the same shall be apportioned in the manner and for the objects and purposes following and shall be known as the ordinary expenses of the Town, vis:

GENERAL GOVERNMENT
Administration							     213,864
Town Council								     132,296
Legal Department							     341,834
Town Clerk								     213,251
Human Resources							       35,918
Public Buildings							     915,928
Planning/Economic Development					     208,719
Board of Canvassers							       83,461
Zoning Board of Review						       13,750
Other (Departments)							       85,000
TOTAL GENERAL GOVERNMENT				  2,244,021

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
Auditing Financial Record	       32,200
Purchasing								       62,016
Tax Assessor								     277,448
Tax Collector								     303,921
Finance Director/Treasurer	     324,327
TOTAL DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE	     999,912

PUBLIC SAFETY
Fire Department	  8,449,285
Communications/Computer Division					     464,523
Police Department	  6,008,780
Division of Inspections	     280,633
Division of Auto Repair	     509,234
Emergency Management	          6,903
Fire Hydrants	     200,000
TOTAL PUBLIC SAFETY	15,919,358

PUBLIC SERVICES
Street Lights	     450,000
Beautification	         3,000
Department of Public Works	  1,641,956
Recreation Department	     383,319
Environmental Protection	     1,835,650
Local Welfare	          10,574
TOTAL PUBLIC SERVICES	  4,324,499

DEBT SERVICE
Bond & Note Principal						 2, 849,850
Bond & Note Interest						  	     820,204
TOTAL DEBT SERVICE						 3,670,054

GRANTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
Grants to Organizations	          13,800
Grant to Senior Center	        505,686
Grant to Library	        801,012
TOTAL GRANTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS	     1,320,498

OTHER
Insurance								     707,000
Fringe Benefits							10,520,111
Various	        130,000
TOTAL OTHER		11,357,111

DEFICIT ELIMINATION
Deficit Appropriation							     2,305,281	  
TOTAL DEFICIT ELIMINATION				     2,305,281				               
TOTAL TOWN APPROPRIATION	      39,835,453___

EDUCATION
Education Appropriation	      47,430,852
TOTAL EDUCATION APPROPRIATION	      47,430,852

TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS	      89,571,586

ESTIMATED RECEIPTS
Prior Year Taxes	     2,500,000
Interest on Delinquent Accounts	        450,000
Building Inspection Revenue	        278,800
Town Clerk Receipts	        570,000
Municipal Court Revenue	        115,000
Total Miscellaneous Receipts (primarily ems services)	     1,200,000
Sale of Surplus Property	          10,000    
Data Processing Services	          14,000
Housing Authority in lieu of taxes	          25,500
Pool & Fitness Center/Recreation	        220,000
Rental Leasing Income	        220,000
School Construction Aid	     1,308,700
Motor Vehicle Phase Out	        347,631
Telephone Tax	        386,059
Pilot	        513,047
Meal/Hotel Tax		     353,145
Library Aid		     171,750
State Aid to Education	   14,764,592			    
Medical Reimbursement (To Education)	        850,000
Community Relief Fund						  1,254,507
School Miscellaneous						                 100,000
SUB TOTAL	   25,652,731

TO BE RAISED BY TAX LEVY	   63,918,855

TOTAL REVENUE ACCOUNTS	   89,571,586       


The Council voted the following Capital Budget for the 2013/2014 fiscal year which would be
Funded on General Revenue, Other, Lease Purchase, Grants and Bonds subject to the terms and conditions herein. 






PUBLIC SAFETY
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Aerial Ladder	3				  75,879.00
Fire Pumper	3				  50,000.00
Gear Replacement	1	41,000.00
Equipment Replacement	1& 5	45,000.00
Rescue	2                                         188,500.00
FIRE DEPARTMENT TOTALS					 400,379.00

POLICE DEPARTMENT
Police Cruisers (2-Unmarked new)	4				  26,000.00
Replace Copy Machines	1				  20,000.00
New Laptops (Ruggedized) for Vehicles	1				  35,000.00
POLICE DEPARTMENT TOTALS					  81,000.00

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
Radio PA Amp in Police Station	1				       700.00
Emergency Phone Call Boxes in front of 1	1				    1,600.00
Emergency Call Box at Town Beach	1			                   500.00
Emergency Call Box at Stephen Olney Park	1				       500.00
Fire Apparatus MDT (mobile data terminal)	1				  20,000.00
Fire Apparatus MDT (mobile terminals)rr	      1			                2,000.00
Connection to State DOT road cameras	      1				  10,000.00
Connection to State DOT road cameras m	1				       500.00
No Radio Reflective Sticker Program	1				    1,000.00
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS TOTALS			  36,800.00

DIVISION OF INSPECTIONS
Replace 3 Cars	5				  25,000.00
Fire Safe for checks	1				    2,000.00
2 Digital Cameras	5				    1,000.00
Blue Print Copier	3				    2,000.00     	
DIVISION OF INSPECTIONS TOTALS					  30,000.00

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Sanitation Truck/Vac All			      3				  40,000.00
Dump Truck-5Ton w/Plow & Sander		      3				187,000.00
Road Re-surfacing			                  4	  	         	         1,000,000.00
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT TOTALS			         1,227,000.00

RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Recreation Van 15 Passenger			      1				  80,000.00
Revamp Tennis Courts                                1,4 and/or 5	                        120,000.00

GOVERNOR NOTTE PARK
Mister Drinking Fountain	1			          	  4,700.00
Water Slide	1				10,200.00
Complete Renovation-Recreation Hall       4 and/or 5		          222,000.00
Asphalt walkway	1			              3,500.00
Replace Playground Equipment                           1			          120,000.00
Phase II of Play structure	1			            32,700.00
Removal of Large Rocks on Beach	1			            27,500.00
Smoker’s Outpost (6) 895.00each	1			              6,200.00
Wheelchair Picnic Tables	1				  8,900.00
Asphalt Path to water	1				  3,800.00
Golf Cart                                                         1and/or2			  5,600.00
Aerators for water (2)                                   1,2 and/or 5			60,200.00

POOL & FITNESS CENTER 
Epoxy and Regrout Pool	1				 32,200.00
Replace Universal Equipment	1				 32,000.00   
Life Fitness Treadmill (6)	1				 27,000.00
Office Furniture	1				   5,700.00
Life-Fitness pectoral flye	1			               4,500.00
Life-Fitness Club abdominal machine	1			               4,900.00
Life Fitness Elliptical Machine	1				   4,900.00
Multi-Cell Filter & Hair Lint	1				 45,200.00	
New Lockers	1			             55,900.00	

PETER RANDALL PARK 
Develop Parking for Entrance                         4 and/or 5			   53,400.00
Bark Park Equipment                                      4 and/or 5		               20,500.00
20 Picnic Tables                                              4 and/or 5			   22,970.00

STEPHEN OLNEY PARK
Port-flex Portable Fence System	1			                  5,200.00
Drinking  Fountains	1				      8,500.00           
Excavate Land behind Stephen Olney	1				    36,950.00

EVANS PARK
Phase II & III-Playstructures                         1, 4 and/or 5			    38,300.00

FELL PARK
Arch Swing/single post (4)	1				      3,670.00
Indestructible Picnic Tables			      1				      4,800.00
RECREATION DEPARTMENT TOTALS				           1,111,890.00

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
Evergreen Parkway Phase I & II-flood mitiga	4				  250,000.00
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT TOTALS					  250,000.00

SALVATORE MANCINI UNION FREE LIBRARY
HVAC System				      2			              212,800.00
Library Door Replacement			      2				    21,210.00
Replace deteriorated ADA Handicapped  	      2				    40,200.00
Carpet-2nd Floor			  	      2				    43,680.00
SALVATORE MANCINI UNION FREE LIBRARY TOTALS		  317,890.00

SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
CENTRAL OFFICE
Fire Code Upgrades		     	         1 and/or 4			 150,000.00

BIRCHWOOD SCHOOL			
Refinish gymnasium floor			   1				      2,500.00
Field renovations				   1				    12,500.00
Plumbing installation of “backflow prev.”   1 and/or 4			    35,000.00
Installation of energy efficient exterior lig.  1 and/or 4			    25,000.00	

RICCI SCHOOL
Installation of new boilers		          1 and/or 4			   80,000.00
Security Improvements-key fab system       1 and/or 4		                 6,000.00
Refinish Gymnasium Floor		               1				     2,500.00

CENTREDALE SCHOOL
Absetos abatement and installation of VC   1 and/or 4			   50,000.00
Renovate rest rooms and install automatic  1 and/or 4			   45,000.00
Security Improvements                                1 and/or 4			 350,000.00

GREYSTONE SCHOOL
Refurbish gymnasium floor			    1			   	      5,000.00
Security Improvements		          1 and/or 4			  350,000.00



MARIEVILLE SCHOOL
Refurbish gymnasium floor			    1			   	      3,000.00
Security Improvements		          1 and/or 4			  350,000.00

MCGUIRE SCHOOL
Security Improvements		          1 and/or 4			  350,000.00

STEPHEN OLNEY SCHOOL
Security Improvements		          1 and/or 4			  350,000.00

WHELAN SCHOOL
Replace gymnasium floor		          1 and/or 4			    50,000.00
Renovate rest rooms and install automatic   1 and/or 4	                            20,000.00
Security Improvements		          1 and/or 4			  350,000.00

NORTH PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL
Refinish gym floors	1				      5,000.00
Refurbish sky lights and replace metal fra	      1				    10,000.00
Replace rug in auditorium		                  1                                            20,000.00
Install energy efficient exterior lights	           1 and/or 4			    25,000.00
Repair and reglaze all windows		      1				    80,000.00
SCHOOL DEPARTMENT TOTALS				           2,726,500.00		     

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT TOTALS				           6,181,459.00

*METHOD OF FINANCING
General Revenue (1)
Other (2)
Lease Purchase (3)				           
Grants (4)
Bonds (5)				        
Grants & Bonds (4/5)				         	            

	SECTION 2.  It is ordained that the Town Council of the Town of North Providence hereby orders the collection of a tax on the ratable real estate, tangible personal property and motor vehicles in a sum not less than $63,918,855 nor more than $67,740,718. Said tax is for the payment of the ordinary expenses and charges of the Town, the sinking fund, payment of the interest and the indebtedness in whole or in part of the Town, and for the other purposes authorized by law.
	And it be further ordained that the collections derived from assessments on the ratable real estate, tangible personal property and motor vehicles of approximately $2,397,629,953 will not exceed $67,740,718  as certified by the Tax Assessor and the Town Clerk of the Town of North Providence.
	SECTION 3.  The Tax Assessor shall assess and apportion said tax on the inhabitants and ratable property of said Town on the thirty-first day of December, A.D. two thousand twelve at twelve o’clock noon, according to law and shall on completion of said assessment date, certify and sign the same and deliver to and deposit the same in the office of the Town Clerk on or before the fifteenth day of June, A.D. two thousand thirteen.
	SECTION 4.  The Town Clerk upon receipt of said assessment shall forthwith make a copy of the same and deliver it to the Finance Director in his capacity as Town Treasurer, who shall forthwith issue and affix to said copy a warrant under his hand, directed to the Collector of Taxes of the several sums of money therein expressed, of the persons and estates liable therefore.
	SECTION 5.  Said tax shall be due and payable on and between the first day and thirty-first day of August, A.D. 2013 and all taxes remaining unpaid on the thirty-first day of August, A.D. 2013 shall bear interest from and after said first day of August A.D. 2013 and until collected, at the rate of twelve (12) per cent per annum, and all taxes and interest in addition to taxes shall be paid to the Town Treasurer immediately after the receipt thereof.  Said tax may be paid in installments, the first installment of twenty-five (25) per centum on or before the thirty-first day of August, A.D. 2013 and the remaining installments as follows:  twenty-five (25) per centum on or before the thirtieth day of November, A.D. 2013; twenty-five (25) per centum on or before the twenty-eight day of February, A.D. 2014 and twenty-five (25) per centum on or before the thirty-first day of May, A.D. 2014. If the first installment, or any succeeding installment of taxes is not paid by the last day of the respective installment period or periods as they occur, then the whole tax or remaining unpaid balance of the tax as the case may be, shall immediately become due and payable and shall carry until collected a penalty at the rate of twelve (12) per centum per annum from and after the first day of August, A.D. 2013 and until collected. Members of the armed forces and merchant marines of the United States in active service shall be exempt during the period of such service from the interest penalty requirements of this ordinance.
	SECTION 6.  The taxpayers of the Town of North Providence have an option whereby one-tenth (1/10) of said tax will be due and may be payable each month commencing the first day of September, A.D. two thousand thirteen (2013) and ending the thirtieth day of June, A.D. two thousand fourteen (2014) and shall bear the same interest as specified in Section 5 of this ordinance.
SECTION 7. That with the passage of this Ordinance, all capital requests or items submitted by the Mayor as part of the Budget , the so called “Capital Budget”, for the 2013/2014 fiscal year, which would be Funded on General Revenue, Other, Lease Purchase, Grants and Bonds shall require approval of the Town Council prior to their acquisition (either by way of General Revenue Funds, Lease Purchase, Grants, Bonds, Grants and Bonds or Other) and the inclusion of such within this 2013/2014 fiscal year budget ordinance is not an approved spending plan, unless these purchases are further approved by the Town Council before their actual purchase. 


APPROVED AS TO FORM:
_________________________
Anthony Gallone, Town Solicitor

ADOPTED: _______________________		______________________________
							Kristen J. Catanzaro, Council President

APPROVED:_______________________		______________________________
							Charles A. Lombardi, Mayor

						ATTEST:
		______________________________
								MaryAnn DeAngelus, Town Clerk























PERSONNEL ADDENDUM TO ORDINANCE 13-005
	       PER SECTION 2-1-7 (K) OF THE TOWN CHARTER

Chief Of Staff 					$70,700.00
Town Solicitor					$51,000.00
Town Clerk						$51,497.00
Planning Director					$0
Board of Canvassers Director			$39,473.00
Tax Assessor 					$  8,068.00  (differential between deputy and acting)
Tax Collector					$52,764.00
Finance Director					$80,000.00
Fire Chief						$84,476.00
Police Chief						$82,000.00
Supt. Of Public Buildings			$45,000.00
Building Inspector/Official			$63,340.00
Emergency Management Director		$15,450.00 ($9.900.00 from grant)
Department of Public Works Director		$67,372.00
Recreation Director				$55,951.00
Local Welfare Director				  $9,574.00
Senior Center Director 				Grant
Union Free Library Dept. Head		 	Grant

THIS ORDINANCE TO BE HEARD AT THE SEPTEPMBER 3, 2013 TOWN COUNCIL MEETING (CONTINUED FROM AUGUST 6TH MEETING)