Monday, June 12, 2023

Citizens Agenda for Budget Work Meeting on June 13, 2023


Budget Work Meeting

2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Provo Peak Meeting Room (next to the Council Chambers)

Hybrid meeting: 445 W. Center Street, Provo, UT 84601 or






A training on Council meeting procedures. (23-002)

A discussion and training regarding Council motions and direction to Council and city staff.



A discussion regarding unencumbered ARPA funds. (23-049)

 In Fall 2022, the Council set aside remaining unspent ARPA dollars for the general purpose of water conservation. Due to the recent debt ceiling negotiations and the subsequent Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023, the federal government is set to "rescind certain unobligated funds that were provided to address COVID-19." While rules have not been released regarding specifics, the Council found it prudent to discuss the status and plans for the specifically unobligated funds the city has remaining. 



A presentation regarding FY24 tentative budget amendments. (23-008)

The city's finance team had prepared a presentation regarding changes to the FY24 Tentative Budget. This presentation will go over the associated reconciliations regarding those changes.



A discussion regarding property tax (23-008)

If the Council wishes to enact the Truth in Taxation process, it must adopt a proposed tax rate on or before June 22, 2023. The purpose of this presentation is to inform the Council on a variety of options to increase revenue via property tax. Council Staff will present a variety of scenarios and forecasts. The last property tax increase occurred last year and consisted of a 2.9% increase in the General Operations portion of the property tax levy.



A discussion regarding the FY24 budget adoption process. (23-008)

There are several different options for how the budget approval process will proceed depending on the decision whether or not to do Truth in Taxation. This presentation will go over those options and their implications. 



A presentation regarding FY24 supplemental budget requests. (23-008)

A presentation to review the supplemental list to identify what items would be consistent with the Council's stated priorities. Possible funding sources for supplemental requests include a review and reallocation of existing revenues, future consideration of carryovers, or use of one-time funds.



A presentation of the FY24 tentative budget and council priorities (23-008)

This presentation will review the FY2024 Tentative Budget and the Municipal Council priorities that have been included. The purpose is to discuss the Municipal Council priorities that have been funded and unfunded and evaluate the need for any changes to the Final Budget.


Closed Meeting

The Municipal Council or the Governing Board of the Redevelopment Agency will consider a motion to close the meeting for the purposes of holding a strategy session to discuss pending or reasonably imminent litigation, and/or to discuss the purchase, sale, exchange, or lease of real property, and/or the character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of an individual in conformance with 52-4-204 and 52-4-205 et. seq., Utah Code.



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