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File #: CM 20-336   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Presented
File created: 11/19/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole - Finance, Administration, and Communications
On agenda: 11/24/2020 Final action: 11/24/2020
Title: Monthly Financial Report through October 2020
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: October 2020 Monthly Financial Report, 3. Attachment B: COVID-19 Emergency Operations Costing
TO: Committee of the Whole - Finance, Administration, and Communications
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Finance
Malisa Files
425-556-2166


TITLE:
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Monthly Financial Report through October 2020

OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
Review the Monthly Financial Report from January 1, 2019 through October 31, 2020 and the COVID Expense Tracking report. The October Financial Report continues to show the impacts of the pandemic mainly in ongoing revenue. However, one-time revenue from construction projects remains steady.

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REQUESTED ACTION:

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REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Review of the City's finances between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2020.
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
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OUTCOMES:
Each month the Finance Department reviews the previous month's financial performance. Some highlights from the October Monthly Report, include:
General Fund
* Revenue collections are over targets by approximately 8% or $13 million.
* One-time sales tax on construction continues to be the revenue driver. Sales tax has exceeded targets by approximately 42% or $17.4 million.
* Property taxes are on target for the year. Property taxes are collected twice per year. The City expects the next collection in November.
* Utility taxes are below budgeted projections, consistent with past months, due to the purchase of wholesale electricity by a large customer and the vacancy of commercial buildings because of COVID 19.
* Miscellaneous revenue is showing increased collections due to the sale of investments.
* Expenditures are below budget by approximately 10.4% or $20 million due to the curtailment of non-critical expenditures and the hiring freeze
Other Funds
* The Recreation Activity Fund has been drawn down to zero due to the lack of allowed recreational activity.
* The util...

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