Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Paul S. McCulla, County Administrator

November 13, 2008

Staff Lead:


Ari J. Sky, Director

Budget Office


A Resolution to Approve Budget Reductions for FY 2009, Direct a Reduction in Force and Authorize Severance Packages

Topic Description:

Administrative and Budget staff presented possible plans to bring expenditures in line with anticipated FY 2009 and FY 2010 revenues during the Board’s worksession on October 9, 2008.  Subsequent to that meeting, staff briefed individual Board members and solicited preliminary guidance regarding which reductions could be implemented immediately.  Staff reviewed the recommendations that were received favorably by individual Board members, as well as the proposed Reduction in Force policies necessary for implementation of the reductions.  A number of the reductions were recommended for implementation in the current fiscal year to address the anticipated FY 2009 shortfall. 


Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Financial impact is shown on the attached summary document.  Implementation would reduce FY 2009 budgeted expenditures by $2,085,000 and eliminate 23.40 FTE.

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

Budget Office
Human Resources

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