2020 PROPOSED DELTA COUNTY BUDGET

KEY BUDGET ELEMENTS:
1) Total allocations = $35,623,713 up $100,000 from 2019
 
2) Total revenue = $31,697,552 up $800,000 from 2019
2) Total expected ending reserve in 2020 = $13,176,084 up $900,000 from 2019 (37% of total allocations)
3) General operating fund = $13,602,022 up $1,076,062 from 2019
4) General operating fund ending reserve = $4,801,490 (35%)
5) Property Tax revenue increased 11% in 2019 to $4,783.034 prompting a decrease projection in 2020 due to TABOR restrictions
6) Sales Tax revenue is rising and is conservatively projected to increase 3% from 2019’s revenue
7) County Enterprise Funds (E-911 and Adobe Butte Landfill) are expected to end 2020 with $2.6 million in reserves
ALLOCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
1) Staff to receive a 2% raise
2) Six new staff proposed:
• Law Enforcement
• Data Input Operator
• Land Use Compliance Coordinator
• Custodial, part time
• Information Technology Analyst
• Public Works Director
3) Library board funding remains flat for the past three years at $87,967 ($50,000 of this funding is reserved for capital improvements divided between five libraries)
4) Sheriff’s department funding increased $100,000 since October’s draft budget. The jail budget was also increased $156,302 since the draft budget and after the Nov. 5 election results

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