WORK SESSION AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:

Raymond E. Graham, Cedar Run District Supervisor

June 16, 2003

Staff Lead:

Department:

Janice Bourne, Finance Director

Finance

Topic:

 

Discussion of the Proposed Policy for the Fund Balance Requirement for the General Operating Fund

Topic Description:

 

At the request of the Board of Supervisors, the Finance Director, in coordination with other County staff, developed a recommendation for fund balance requirements.  This policy is part of a program of sound financial management, and will contribute to financial stability and responsibility.  This recommendation has been formalized in the attached policy and reviewed by staff; representatives of the County's audit firm, Robinson, Farmer & Cox; the County's financial advisor, BB&T; and the County's Finance Committee.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

Provide guidance to staff in the preparation of the final proposed policy, to be presented to the Board of Supervisors on July 21, 2003.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

None.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Fauquier County Administration

Fauquier County Treasurer's Office

Fauquier County Budget Office

 Attachments:

Policy

Proposed Policy

Fund Balance Targets