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  • In June, there were 317 foreclosures listed, with 91 actual foreclosures.
  • April home sales are showing a bit of improvement over 2011. In April 2012, there were 358 homes sold, compared to 333 in April 2011.
  • The unemployment rate in Arlington for May 2012 was 6.5, down from 7.4 in May 2011.
  • YTD (Jan – May) 2012 = 3,176 for Fort Worth: Same period (Jan – May) in 2011 had 3,178 and 2010 had 3,793.
  • FY 2012 Second Quarter Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenues were $1,262,687, down from $1,467,372 in the second quarter of FY 2011.
  • The average number of monthly water shutoffs in 2012 is up slightly at 1,566 through May, up from a monthly average of 1,530 in 2011.
  • I budget presentation

    2. 2. Build a Thriving CommunityBuild A Thriving Community Business PlanVision HOME
    3. 3. Support Quality EducationSupport Quality Education Business PlanVision HOME
    4. 4. Define an Identifiable BrandDefine an Identifiable Brand Business PlanVision HOME
    5. 5. Enhance Regional MobilityEnhance Regional Mobility Business PlanVision HOME
    6. 6. Public SafetyFire Department Proposed BudgetPolice Department Proposed BudgetMunicipal Court Proposed BudgetCode Compliance Proposed BudgetPublic Safety Business Plan HOME
    7. 7. Culture/Recreation/EducationLibrary Proposed BudgetParks & Recreation Proposed BudgetCulture/Recreation/Education Business Plan HOME
    8. 8. InfrastructureWater Proposed BudgetPublic Works and Transportation Proposed BudgetCapital Improvement PlanInfrastructure Business Plan HOME
    9. 9. Financial/EconomicDevelopmentPolicy Administration Proposed BudgetStrategic Support Team Proposed BudgetFinancial/Economic Development Business Plan HOME
    10. 10. EconomyEconomic IndicatorsWater RatesSewer RatesU.S. Census Demographic DataTax & Debt HOME
    11. 11. FundsConvention and Event ServicesStreet MaintenanceGasDebt ServiceGeneral HOME
    12. 12. Budget – FY13Proposed Budget DocumentBudget PresentationBudget IssuesBudget Schedule HOME
    13. 13. ReportingPopular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)Check RegisterSingle AuditQuarterly UpdateOfficial StatementBond Ratings HOME
    14. 14. ToolsInternal TeamsStakeholder TeamsCouncil CommitteesBoards And CommissionsRegional Partners HOME
    15. 15. SystemsDepartment DirectorsOrganizational ChartsPerformance MeasuresCitizen Satisfaction Survey HOME
    16. 16. City CouncilCouncil Members & Map Of DistrictsTown Hall MeetingsGive Input HOME
    17. 17. Budget Video Coming August 14 HOME
    18. 18. Council CommitteesCommittee Council MembersFiscal Policy Lana Wolff, Robert Shepard, Jimmy Bennett, Michael Glaspie, Gilbert PeralesRegional Policy & Municipal Infrastructure Charlie Parker, Robert Rivera, Kathryn Wilemon, Robert Shepard, Jim Parajon Charlie Parker, Kathryn Wilemon, Lana Wolff, Michael Glaspie, TheronCommunity & Neighborhood Development BowmanEconomic Development Sheri Capehart, Robert Rivera, Kathryn Wilemon, Jimmy Bennett, Jim Parajon,Municipal Policy Charlie Parker, Sheri Capehart, Robert Rivera, Michael Glaspie, Gilbert PeralesTax Increment Reinvestment Zones Robert Cluck, Sheri Capehart, Robert Rivera, Lana Wolff, Jim Parajon BACK TO TOOLS HOME
    19. 19. Boards and CommissionsCommittee Purpose State Law provides for the formation of an advisory committee to oversee the operations ofAnimal Services Center Advisory Board an animal shelter in towns with populations in excess of 75,000. The committee shall serve in an advisory capacity concerning strategies and initiatives forBuilding Code Board of Appeals improving the quality of the natural environment in the City. The committee shall serve in an advisory capacity concerning strategies and initiatives forCitizens Environmental Committee improving the quality of the natural environment in the City. The purpose of the Community Relations Commission is to help identify programs andCommunity Relations Commission opportunities that build positive relationships in the city. The function of this board is to serve as an advisory, regulatory and fact-finding body for theEmergency Physicians Advisory Board City Council regarding medical control of the City’s ambulance system. The Ethics Review Commission is responsible for hearing and ruling upon complaints allegingEthics Review Commission violations by a city official of specific enumerated standards of conduct as set forth in Section 12.02 of the City’s Ethic Code.BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    20. 20. Boards and Commissions Cont.Committee Purpose The Housing Authority Board of Commissioners oversees the operations of the Arlington Housing Authority, a public entity established to administer federally funded housing and rental assistance programs. In addition, through a management agreement with the City ofHousing Authority Arlington, the Housing Authority Board administers the Citys Housing Rehabilitation Program, which is a home repair program funded by the Citys Community Development Block Grant and other state and federally funding programs related to housing on behalf of the City of Arlington. This board will familiarize itself with buildings, structures, sies, districts, areas, places and lands within the City which may be eligible for State and national historic landmark status.Landmark Preservation Commission To formulate plans and programs for public and private action for encouraging, promoting, protecting and preserving historical landmarks within the City of Arlington. This Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Director of Libraries and the City CouncilLibrary Board concerning library services of the City. They also promote public interest and support for an effective library program in the community. This Board has the power to rule upon the appropriate disposition of applications forLicense and Amortization Appeal Board exemption from the location restrictions for Sexually Oriented Businesses.BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    21. 21. Boards and Commissions Cont.Committee Purpose The Board may vary the application of any provision of the Mechanical Code or modify anMechanical and Plumber Code Board of order of the Building Official when, in its opinion, enforcement would do manifest injusticeAppeals and would be contrary to the purpose of the Code. Recourse from decisions of this Board must be made through the District Court. This body was established as a nonprofit corporation for the purpose of furtheringNorth Texas Higher Education Authority educational opportunities of students by providing funds for the acquisition of student loans. This Board serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council concerning the acquisition,Park and Recreation Board maintenance, operation and use of parks, playgrounds and open spaces within the City. The Planning and Zoning Commission is responsible for recommending to the Council the creation and modification of zoning districts, as well as reviewing and approving all land plats submitted for filing with Tarrant County. They also cooperate with the Park Board andPlanning and Zoning Commission other similar organizations regarding needs in the development and improvement of parks and boulevards, the extension and opening of streets and avenues and other public places. In addition, the Planning and Zoning Commission serves as the Capital Improvements Program Advisory Committee and the Airport Zoning Commission.BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    22. 22. Boards and Commissions Cont.Committee Purpose This board is responsible for reviewing Handitran complaints and operations of the transportation system for senior citizens and persons with disabilities. The Board makesSpecial Transportation Advisory Board recommendations to the Council based on their review. They also serve as an Appeals Board for those persons claiming eligibility to use the transportation system and for any suspensions of service. The Board will serve in an advisory role and make recommendations to the City Manager or his/her designee regarding the policies regulating the Teen Court Program. Submit all reports and/or recommendations related to the Teen Court Program requiring City Council action to the Municipal Court clerk or his/her designee. Develop and provide communityTeen Court Advisory Board support and community resources and develop financial resources for the Teen Court Program in addition to the funding provided through the city budget process. Make recommendations to the Teen Court Coordinator regarding the recruitment, selection and training of adult and teen volunteers. The Board hears Variances and Special Exceptions as listed in the Zoning Ordinance, makes determination on appeals of decisions made by an administrative official and acts in aZoning Board of Adjustment quasi-judicial capacity to ensure that the Zoning Ordinance is equitably and uniformly enforced. Any recourse from decisions of this Board must be through District Court.BACK TO TOOLS HOME
    23. 23. Internal TeamsCommittee Purpose Board implements and administer a self-insurance and risk management fund for the City.Arlington Property Finance Authority (APFA) Claims board reviews liability cases, sets reserves and makes recommendations for settlementsEmployee Ambassadors To discuss various issues identified by CMO Address Citys fiduciary responsibility in sponsoring deferred compensation plans for employees (457, 450K). Committee reviews investment status of approved funds andRetirement Committee various indicators, and takes action on any policy/design items related to plan administrationInvestment Committee Determine investment strategy and monitor results Supports the Wellness Works incentive program and encourages a culture of wellness byWellness Liaison Committee being a departmental point of contact, reviewing information posted to the portal, providing feedback to wellness program staff and supporting wellness activities BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    24. 24. Internal Teams …ContinuedCommittee Purpose Collectively bargain over wages, salaries, rates of pay, hours of work or other "terms andMeet and Confer - Fire conditions" of employment Collectively bargain over wages, salaries, rates of pay, hours of work or other "terms andMeet and Confer - Police conditions" of employmentReal Estate Committee To discuss non-routine property acquisitions or leases Review skill based pay manual and program and make recommendations forSkill Based Pay Design Committee improvement. Ensures the program remains current.Skill Based Pay Steering Committee Reviews/approves recommendations of the Skill Based Pay Design Committee Approve strategic Information Technology (IT) direction including the creation andInformation Technology Executive Committee prioritization of a project portfolio(ITEC) Approve City IT policies, procedures and standards based on proposals made by the Chief Information Officer BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    25. 25. Internal Teams …ContinuedCommittee Purpose Provides a forum where departments can share GIS knowledge and information on related technologies.GIS Technical Committee The committee typically reviews new GIS trends and technologies, and requests feedback from members on their GIS use, which assists in making enterprise GIS decisions. Shares knowledge between departments and work towards COA solutions rather than department solutions. This results in more systems that are shared between departments and fewer systems and vendors overall within COA. In turn, this facilitates sharing ofTechnology Resource Committee information and data within COA, less redundancy of data and systems, and less effort to maintain integrity of data. Limited COA revenue is used more effectively, technology support becomes easier (quicker, more effective) and less cost and time is needed to integrate systems and data.Capital Budget Executive Committee Formulates the capital budget each yearBACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    26. 26. Internal Teams …ContinuedCommittee PurposeHAY Committee Responds to customer inquiries for position review, position creation and position design Help the city lead the community and be an example of protecting public health, preserving natural resources and planning for a sustainable community throughGreen Policy Committee environmentally beneficial policies and operations. The committee analyzes internal policies and procedures and makes recommendations for improvements and implementing best practices for environmental stewardship. To develop, monitor and report on performance measures, and to act as liaisonsPerformance Planning Group between departments and CMO/OMB on the performance measure process. Align purchasing processes and prepare for vendor initiatives identified by Council andProcurement Team CMO (e.g., Supplier Portal, MWBE). Team members convey unification/streamling task assignments to their respective divisions.BACK TO TOOLS HOME
    27. 27. Stakeholder TeamsCommittee Purpose The Board of Directors shall be responsible for establishing operating policies for theExperience Arlington Board of Directors (Formerly Bureau and for evaluating the progress of the Bureau in the attainment of its goals. TheArlington Convention and Visitors Bureau) Board of Directors shall have full and complete power to transact all business andContract manage the affairs of the Bureau. This body was established as a nonprofit corporation for the purpose of promoting higherArlington Higher Education Finance Corporation education and furthering educational opportunities of students through serving as a conduit issuer for private and charter school financings in Texas. This Board is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Arlington, Texas, today and forArlington Tomorrow Foundation generations to come, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation makes financial grants to2010 Annual Report projects and programs designed to have a positive impact on the people of ourInvestment Policy community.Community Relations Commission The purpose of the Community Relations Commission is to help identify programs andCommittee Roster opportunities that build positive relationships in the city.Establishing ordinance BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    28. 28. Stakeholder Teams… ContinuedCommittee PurposeDowntown Arlington Management Corporation The Downtown Arlington Management Corporation is a private, non-profit communityBoard of Directors development organization whose purpose is to forge alliances between property owners,Contract business interests, residents and the City of Arlington to improve and enhance theBusiness Improvement District economic vitality and overall environment of Downtown Arlington.Sister Cities of Arlington, Texas Arlingtons Sister City Committee serves as a liaison to preserve and advanceBoard of DirectorsCertificate of Formation Arlingtons relationship with its sister city, Bad Koenigshofen, Germany. BACK TO TOOLS HOME
    29. 29. Regional PartnersCommittee Purpose The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves asNational League of Cities a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents. The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments inNorth Central Texas Council of Governments - planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for soundBoard of Directors regional development. NCTCOGs purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. The North Texas Clean Air Steering Committee (NTCASC) is the regional air quality advisory body for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The NTCASC is comprised of 19 members, including local city and county officials, environmental interest representatives, chamberNorth Central Texas Council of Governments - of commerce representatives, and public/citizen education representatives. TheNorth Texas Clean Air Steering Committee committee’s main goal is to work collaboratively in making recommendations to the State on what regional air quality control strategies should be implemented to reach attainment of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards. BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    30. 30. Regional Partners … ContinuedCommittee Purpose The Regional Transportation Council is the independent transportation policy body of the Metropolitan Planning Organization. The RTC meets the secondNorth Central Texas Council of Governments - Thursday of each month, and the RTCs 43 members include local elected orRegional Transportation Council appointed officials from the metropolitan area and representatives from each of the areas transportation providers. The RTC oversees the metropolitan transportation planning process. The Trinity River Executive Committee guides the COMMON VISION Program to ensure a SAFE, CLEAN, NATURAL, ENJOYABLE, and DIVERSE Trinity River. TheNorth Central Texas Council of Governments - Committee, which provides policy-level guidance, consists of elected officialsTrinity River Steering Committee from participating communities, as well as representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    31. 31. Regional Partners … ContinuedCommittee Purpose This body was established as a nonprofit corporation for the purpose of furtheringNorth Texas Higher Education Authority educational opportunities of students by providing funds for the acquisition of student loans. The Tarrant County LEPC is made up of representatives from state and local government, emergency management, fire, law enforcement, emergency medicalTarrant County Local Emergency Planning - services, environmental groups, education, media, community groups,Arlington Subcommittee transportation and facility owners and operators. This group supports emergency planning for chemical hazards and provides local government and the public with information about possible chemical hazards. The goal of TRTC is to spur conversation amongst friends, neighbors, business colleagues, local leaders and state government officials about our region’s urgent mobility needs – roadways, commuter rail and freight rail. Through theseTarrant Regional Transportation Coalition conversations, a unified voice can emerge, leading to increased investment in transportation and more efficient movement of people and goods across the western half of the Metroplex.BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    32. 32. Regional Partners … ContinuedCommittee Purpose Led by a publicly elected five-member board, the Water District owns and operates four major reservoirs including Lake Bridgeport, Eagle Mountain LakeTarrant Regional Water District - Wholesale and the Cedar Creek and Richland-Chambers Reservoirs. TRWD has alsoCustomer Quarterly Advisory Committee constructed more than 150 miles of water pipelines, 27 miles of floodway levees, more than 40 miles of Trinity River Trails and a 260 acre wetland water reuse project designed to increase future water supplies for the area. The Texas Municipal League exists solely to provide services to Texas cities. SinceTexas Municipal League its formation in 1913, the League’s mission has remained the same: to serve the needs and advocate the interests of its members. The Trinity River Authority of Texas is a conservation and reclamation district providing water and wastewater treatment, along with recreation and reservoirTrinity River Authority Customer Advisory facilities, for municipalities within the nearly 18,000-square-mile Trinity RiverCommittee basin. TRA also maintains a master plan for basin-wide development, and serves as a conduit for tax-exempt financing for municipal projects and as a local sponsor for federal water projects. BACK TO TOOLS More HOME
    33. 33. Regional Partners … ContinuedCommittee Purpose The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are 1,295 such cities in theU.S. Conference of Mayors country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor. Through Vision North Texas, leaders and experts around the region have worked together to imagine a future that is better than ‘business as usual’. North TexasVision North Texas 2050 is a major new ‘gamebook’ for our region that was released at the Regional Summit 2010. This mission of Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, as a partnership of community resources, is to ensure the economic vitality of our community byWorkforce Solutions Governing Board building and maintaining a quality workforce development system that strengthens and provides economic, educational and developmental opportunities for all people including children and youth. BACK TO TOOLS HOME
    34. 34. Mike Bass Jim Parajon Mark Wisness April Nixon Dennis John David Preciado Pete Jamieson Cindy BezauryCode Compliance Community Convention Finance and Chief Information Municipal Court Director of Parks Director of Services Development & Center Director Management Officer Services Director & Recreation WorkforceAssistant Director Planning Director Resources Services Director, CFOKaren Vanwinkle David Zappasodi Bruce Payne Don Crowson Cary Siegfried Dr. Theron Keith Melton Arlington Arlington Housing Economic Arlington Fire Library Director Bowman Director of PublicMunicipal Airport Authority Development Chief Police Chief Works & Manager Executive Director Manager Transportation BACK TO SYSTEMS HOME
    35. 35. Mayor Dr. Robert N. Cluck DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 2 DISTRICT 3 DISTRICT 4 Charlie Parker Sheri Capehart Robert Rivera Kathryn Wilemon Mayor Pro Tempore DISTRICT 5 DISTRICT 6 DISTRICT 7 DISTRICT 8 Lana Wolff Robert Shepard Jimmy Bennett Michael Glaspie At Large At Large At LargeBACK TO CITY COUNCIL HOME
    36. 36. Economic Indicators:Arlington Foreclosures Foreclosures Listed vs. Actual 500 450 400 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 Dec 10 Feb 11 Apr 11 Jun 11 Aug 11 Oct 11 Dec 11 Feb 12 Apr 12 Jun 12 Listed Actual Poly. (Listed) Poly. (Actual) * no actual foreclosure data provided for February 2011BACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    37. 37. Economic Indicators:Arlington Home Sales Home Sales compared to Months on Market 500 8 7 400 6 300 5 4 200 3 2 100 1 0 0 Apr 10 Aug 10 Dec 10 Apr 11 Aug 11 Dec 11 Apr 12 Sales # Months in InventoryBACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    38. 38. Economic Indicators: Arlington unemploymentcompared to Texas, U.S. Unemployment Rate 10 9 7.9 8 6.9 7 6 6.5 5 4 3 2 1 0 07/11 09/11 11/11 01/12 03/12 05/12 Arlington Texas United StatesBACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    39. 39. Economic Indicators - Retail SpaceBACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    40. 40. Economic Indicators - Office SpaceBACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    41. 41. Economic Indicators - Industrial Space BACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    42. 42. Economic Indicators: Bankruptcy Filings Fort Worth District Bankruptcy Filings 1,000 900 800 700 600 500 400 300 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2009 2010 2011 2012BACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    43. 43. Economic Indicators: HotelOccupancy Tax Hotel Occupancy Tax Quarterly Payment History 1,800 Thousands 1,600 1,400 1,200 1,000 800 600 400 200 0 1st Qtr. 2nd Qtr. 3rd Qtr. 4th Qtr. 2009 2010 2011 2012BACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    44. 44. Economic Indicators: WaterShutoffs City of Arlington Water Shutoffs 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 0 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2010 2011 2012BACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    45. 45. Economic Indicators: 2010 Annualized Assessed ValuesBACK TO ECONOMY Next HOME
    46. 46. Economic Indicators: 2011 Annualized Assessed ValuesBACK TO ECONOMY HOME