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8/13/2019 - Ordinance No. 19-11013 Adopting & Appropriating the 2020 Budget

(Summary published in The Salina Journal on August _, 2019.)

(Published on the City of Salina’s website for a minimum of one week from August _, 2019.)


ORDINANCE NO. 19-11013


WHEREAS, a Proposed Annual Budget for the fiscal year commencing January 1, 2020 has been prepared by the City Manager, and

WHEREAS, said Proposed Annual Budget has been prepared and presented to the City Commission in accordance with the Salina Code and State Laws, and

WHEREAS, the City Commission has examined, studied and reviewed said Proposed Annual Budget, and

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held and conducted so as to give interested citizens a reasonable opportunity to be heard, and

WHEREAS, multiple additional opportunities were afforded the citizens to comment on the proposed budget, and

WHEREAS, the City Commission, has after due consideration and deliberation, made such amendments and adjustments in the Proposed Annual Budget as they consider necessary, desirable and expedient, SO NOW, THEREFORE

BE IT ORDAINED  by the Governing Body of the City of Salina, Kansas:

 Section 1.  That the proposed 2020 Annual Budget as prepared on forms prescribed by the State of Kansas, which is hereby incorporated by reference, is authorized and approved.

Section 2.  That all interfund transactions identified in the Schedule of Transfers as contained in said 2020 Annual Budget filing with the State of Kansas are adopted by reference, authorized and approved.

Section 3.  That the 2020 Budget of the City of Salina shall constitute an appropriation of the money so budgeted, and the City Manager shall be authorized to adjust all salaries, including exempt positions, to pay payrolls and claims, and to make interfund transfers as provided in said Budget of the City of Salina; provided that all such payments and transfers made shall be deducted from the accounts so appropriated, and that total of payments made by Fund shall not exceed the amount appropriated by Fund.

 Section 4.  That the City Manager is authorized and directed to implement and to administer, within the budgetary funding limits and within adopted City policy and relevant State and City Laws and regulations, said approved 2020 Annual Budget.

Section 5.  That the Department of Finance and Administration shall establish regulations as to the manner of payment of the periodic dates on which payrolls and claims shall be paid, provided, that all employees of the City of Salina shall be paid bi-weekly and no payroll or claim shall be paid until it has been approved by the City Manager or his designee and by the Director of Finance and Administration.

 Section 6.  The Director of Finance and Administration shall cause a record to be maintained of all payments of any nature.

Section 7.  That this ordinance be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and publication once in the official city newspaper bye the following summary.

Ordinance No. 19-11013 Summary

On August 12, 2019 the City Commission passed Ordinance 19-11013.  The Ordinance adopts and appropriates the 2020 budget.  A complete copy of the Ordinance can be found at or in the office of the City Clerk, 300 W. Ash, free of charge.  This summary is certified by the City’s legal counsel.

                                                                                                Introduced:  August 5, 2019

                                                                                                Passed:  August 12, 2019


PASSED by the governing body of the City on August 12, 2019 and signed and APPROVED AND SIGNED by the Mayor.



Trent W. Davis, M.D., Mayor


Shandi Wicks, CMC, City Clerk

The publication summary set forth above is certified this          day of August, 2019.


Greg Bengtson, City Attorney