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File #: 2015-2239    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 11/13/2015 In control: Standing Committee
On agenda: 11/17/2015 Final action: 12/8/2015
Enactment date: 12/8/2015 Enactment #: 793
Effective date: 12/18/2015    
Title: Resolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2016 Fiscal Year
Sponsors: Natalia Rudiak
Indexes: TRANSFER FUNDS

Title

Resolution authorizing City Council to approve intra-departmental transfers throughout the 2016 Fiscal Year

 

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WHEREAS, The City of Pittsburgh has been transitioning to a new financial system, which changed the process for purchasing and expenditure entries, and

 

WHEREAS, the Home Rule Charter Article 5, Section 507 states that “Council at all times may by resolution transfer funds from one code account to another if the total budget amount is not exceeded”, and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council legislative process must also be updated to reflect the transition to the new financial system, and

 

WHEREAS, Council fulfills important fiscal oversight responsibilities.

 

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1. City Council is hereby authorized to approve intra-departmental transfers between line items throughout the 2016 fiscal year. Such transfers shall be placed on the City Council Standing Committee supplemental agenda.

 

Section 2. City Council will consider and vote on intra-departmental transfers.

 

Section 3. City Council’s vote on intra-departmental shall be immediately effective.

 

Section 4. This resolution shall expire December 31st, 2016.

 

Section 5.  “Intra-departmental transfer” is defined as a transfer within the same City administrative unit, as designated by the same organizational number within the JD Edwards financial system.  This resolution shall not authorize transfers between bureaus and/or offices within a department.