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CITY OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

ADOPTED

Biennial
Fiscal Plan
fiscal years 2008 and 2009

City Of The Future


THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
presents
ADOPTED
BIENNIAL FISCAL PLAN
FY 2007 - 2008 FY 2008 - 2009

The Honorable
L. DOUGLAS WILDER
Mayor
The City of Richmond, Virginia
CITY OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

ADOPTED
BIENNIAL FISCAL PLAN
FOR
FY 2007 - 2008 FY 2008 - 2009
MAYOR
L. Douglas Wilder
EXECUTIVE STAFF
Harry E. Black
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Saphira Baker
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Human Services

DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND STRATEGIC PLANNING


Rayford L. Harris, Jr.
Budget Director
John B. Wack, MPA
City Economist
Jennifer J. Asante, ACS
Financial & Statistical Analyst

Senior Budget & Management Grant Coordinator &


Management Analysts Analysts Grant Writers
Meloni T. Alexander, CIA,CGAP A. Emmet Logue, MPA Christopher Johnston
Bryan K. Aud, MPA Shannon S. Paul Angela Strickland, MSW
Edward (Flex) Mangold
Garland W.Williams, MPA
The Honorable William J. Pantele The Honorable Delores L. McQuinn
President, Richmond City Council Vice President, Richmond City Council
Councilman, North Central 2nd District Councilwoman, East End 7th District

The Honorable Bruce W. Tyler The Honorable Chris A. Hilbert The Honorable Kathy Graziano The Honorable E. Martin Jewell
West End 1st District Northside 3rd District Southwest 4th District Central 5th District
Councilman Councilman Councilwoman Councilman

The Honorable Ellen F. Robertson The Honorable Reva M. Trammell The Honorable Doug G. Conner
Gateway 6th District Southside 8th District South Central 9th District
Councilwoman Councilwoman Councilman
The City of Richmond At A Glance

The City of Richmond - History, Growth and Progress


In 1607, Captain Christopher Newport first led English explorers to what later would become the City of
Richmond, named after a suburb of London, England. By 1644, construction of Fort Charles began
attracting many new settlers to the area and soon the community grew into a bustling trading post for
furs, hides and tobacco.

Richmond was founded in 1737 by Colonel William Byrd II. Byrd inherited land on the north and south
sides of the James River and was known as the “Father of Richmond.” In 1741, Byrd and his friend
William Mayo developed a map of Richmond and the first lots were sold. Richmond became
incorporated as a town in 1742 with a population of 250.

In early 1780, the State Capitol was temporarily moved to Richmond from Williamsburg. The Virginia
General Assembly was looking for a central location with more protection from British invasions. In
May 1782, eight months after the British surrendered at Yorktown, Richmond became the new capital of
Virginia. On July 19, 1782, Richmond’s City Charter was adopted.

While evidence of a rich history is evident throughout the capital city, Richmond is proud to offer
modern-day opportunities to its estimated 193,777 citizens (2005-Census Estimate). Throughout its 62.5
square miles, the City offers a diversified employment base that extends from chemical, food and
tobacco manufacturing to banking, biotechnology, semiconductors and high-tech fibers. Richmond
consistently ranks among “Best Places to Live and Work in America” in several national publications.
While offering easy access to the ocean, mountains and Washington, D.C., Richmond features a broad
array of local attractions, including several museums, numerous sports and entertainment venues,
outdoor pursuits throughout one of the nation’s largest river park systems, a vast array of historic
landmarks, its own symphony, professional ballet and opera, as well as several prominent universities.

The City of Richmond continues to grow and look toward the future. Using guidance from the Mayor’s
Vision 2020 plan, Richmond will continue to improve the quality of life for citizens in the areas of early
childhood development, child and adolescent health, school success, increased efficiency and
coordination, youth and family success, public safety, neighborhoods, transportation, and economic
viability.

For more information about the City of Richmond, please visit www.richmondgov.com
CITY OF RICHMOND
ORGANIZATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
2007 - 2008

MAYOR

INDEPENDENT AGENCIES JUDICIAL BRANCH EXECUTIVE BRANCH LEGISLATIVE BRANCH ELECTED OFFICIALS
AUTHORITIES OR
PARTNERSHIPS

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE CITY COUNCIL


OFFICER (CAO)

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BUDGET AND STRATEGIC CIRCUIT COURT CLERK


AUTHORITY ADULT DRUG COURT ASSESSOR
PLANNING
CIRCUIT COURT BOARDS, COMMISSIONS & CITY COUNCIL
GREATER RICHMOND CONVENTION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
CENTER AUTHORITY APPOINTEES
CIVIL COURT CITY TREASURER
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CITY ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
GRTC TRANSIT SYSTEM COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY
CRIMINAL COURT
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CITY AUDITOR'S OFFICE
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY RICHMOND SCHOOL BOARD
GENERAL REGISTRAR
FINANCE CLERK'S OFFICE
PORT OF RICHMOND SHERIFF (CITY JAIL)
JUVENILE & DOMESTIC
RELATIONS COURT FIRE & EMERGENCY SERVICES COUNCIL CHIEF OF STAFF
RICHMOND AMBULANCE AUTHORITY
MANCHESTER COURT HUMAN RESOURCES LIBRARY BOARD
RICHMOND METROPOLITAN
CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU HUMAN SERVICES
SPECIAL MAGISTRATE RETIREMENT OFFICE
RICHMOND PUBLIC SCHOOLS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
TRAFFIC COURT
RICHMOND REDEVELOPMENT JUSTICE SERVICES
& HOUSING AUTHORITY
LIBRARY
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-
RICHMOND CITY HEALTH DISTRICT MAYOR'S OFFICE

MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

OFFICE OF THE CAO


PARKS, RECREATION &
COMMUNITY FACILITIES
POLICE

PRESS SECRETARY

PROCUREMENT SERVICES
PUBLIC UTILITIES

PUBLIC WORKS
FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008
REAL ESTATE SERVICES
SOCIAL SERVICES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page

Introduction
Guide To Using This Document.........……….......………….……...................... 15
Basis of Accounting and Budgeting.........……….......………….……................ 16
Performance Based Budgeting.........……….......………….……......................... 18
Debt Management Policies.........……….......………….…….............................. 19
Budget Process Timetable.........……….......………….……................................ 20
Mayor's Message i-xx

Council Amendments
City Council Amendments FY2008........……….......………….…….................. 23
City Council Amendments FY2009........……….......………….…….................. 28
City Council's Fleet Reduction........……….......………….……......................... 32
Capital Improvement Plan Amendments.........……….......………….……......... 33
Fund Summaries
Summary Expenditures and Positions - All Funds.........……….......………….… 37
Summary of Revenue, Appropriations and Undesignated Fund Balance.........… 38
City of Richmond, Virginia Schedule of Debt.........……….......………….……. 39
Summary of CIP Categories and Funding Sources .........……….......…………. 40
Summary Enterprise Funds (Excludes Public Utilities).........……….......……… 41
Summary Enterprise Funds - Public Utilities....……….......………….……....... 42
Summary of Internal Service Funds.........……….......………….……................ 43
Summary of Special Funds Expenditures by Agency.........……….......………… 44
General Fund Revenue FY2008 & FY2009.....……….......………….……........ 45
Summary of General Fund Revenue By Agency.......……….......………….…… 52
General Fund Revenues by Type Pie Chart FY2008.......……….......………….… 53
Summary General Fund Revenue By Type.......……….......………….……....... 55
General Fund Revenues by Type Pie Chart FY2009.......……….......………….… 59
Summary of General Fund Expeditures by Agency…….......………….……..... 61
General Fund Expeditures by Major Category Pie Chart FY2008....………....... 63
Summary of General Fund Expeditures by Major Category .......……….......…… 65
General Fund Expeditures by Major Category Pie Chart FY2009....………....... 67

General Fund Agencies


General Government
Assessor .........……….......………….……..................................................…… 69
Budget and Strategic Planning .........……….......………….……........................ 71
Chief Administrative Officer.........……….......………….……........................... 74
City Attorney .........……….......………….…….................................................. 78
City Auditor .........……….......………….……..................................................… 81
City Clerk's Office....……….......………….……................................................ 83
City Council .........……….......………….……..................................................… 86
City Treasurer .........……….......………….……................................................. 88
Community Development .........……….......………….……............................... 89
Council Chief of Staff .........……….......………….……..................................... 93
Economic Development .........……….......………….…….................................. 95
Finance .........……….......………….……..................................................…… 98
General Registrar .........……….......………….……............................................ 101
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General Government
Human Resources .........……….......………….……........................................... 103
Information Technology .........……….......………….……................................. 107
Legislative Services .........……….......………….……........................................ 111
Mayor's Office .........……….......………….……................................................ 113
Minority Business Development .........……….......………….……..................... 116
Press Secretary's Office.........……….......………….……................................... 119
Procurement Services .........……….......………….……...................................... 122
Real Estate Services .........……….......………….……........................................ 125

Public Safety
Emergency Management .........……….......………….……................................ 127
Fire and Emergency Services .........……….......………….…….......................... 130
Judiciary .........……….......………….……..................................................…… 134
Judiciary - Commonwealth Attorney's Office .........……….......………….…… 138
Justice Services .........……….......………….……............................................... 141
Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court .........……….......………….……............. 147
Police .........……….......………….……..................................................……… 150
Sheriff and Jail .........……….......………….……................................................ 155

Public Works
Public Works .........……….......………….…….................................................. 159

Human Services
Office of Deputy CAO for Human Services .........……….......………….……... 165
Public Health .........……….......………….…….................................................. 169
Social Services .........……….......………….……................................................ 171

Cultural & Recreation


Library .........……….......………….……..................................................……… 181
Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities .........……….......………….…….. 185

Non-Departmental & Other


Debt Service........……….......………….……..................................................… 193
Non-Departmental .........……….......………….……........................................... 197
Richmond Public Schools City Contribution........……….......………….…….... 202

Capital Improvement Plan & Other Funds


Capital Improvement Plan 203
Summary of Project Estimates .........……….......………….……........................ 204
Debt Management Policies .........……….......………….……............................ 206
Summary of Categories and Funding Sources .........……….......………….…… 207
General Obligation Bonds - Prior Appropriations .........……….......………….… 208
Commercial Paper Credit - City of the Future.……….......………….……......... 210
Richmond Public Schools .........……….......………….…….............................. 212
Summary of Infrastructure Projects .........……….......………….……................ 214
Summary of Economic Development Projects .........……….......………….…… 222
Summary of Neighborhood Development Projects .........……….......…………. 224
Summary of City Facilities Projects .........……….......………….……............... 226
Summary of City Utilities Projects .........……….......………….……................. 230
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Enterprise Funds 237
Port of Richmond.........……….......………….……............................................. 238
Cemeteries........……….......………….……..................................................…… 242
Landmark Theater.......……….......………….…….............................................. 243
Public Utilities.....……….......………….……..................................................… 244
Internal Service Funds 255
Fleet Management........……….......………….……............................................. 257
Public Work Stores.......……….......………….……............................................ 258
Radio Maintenance.......……….......………….……............................................ 259
Risk Management....……….......………….……................................................. 260
Richmond Public Schools 263

Special Funds 273


Special Funds Summary..……….......………….……......................................... 274
Special Funds by Agency.……….......………….……......................................... 278

Personnel Complement
Position Summary All Funds......……….......………….…….............................. 333
General Fund by Agency .........……….......………….……................................ 335
Capital Improvement Plan.........……….......………….……............................... 358
Enterprise Funds .........……….......………….……............................................. 359
Internal Service Funds .........……….......………….…….................................... 361
Special Funds by Agency.........……….......………….……................................. 363

Performance Measures By Agency 369

Appendices
Demographics .........……….......………….……................................................. 391
Tax Rates .........……….......………….……..................................................… 392
Bond Ratings .........……….......………….…….................................................. 394
Glossary .........……….......………….……..................................................…… 395
MAYOR'S MESSAGE
MAYOR'S MESSAGE
COUNCIL AMENDMENTS
FUND SUMMARIES
GENERAL FUND REVENUES
by TYPE
TOTAL REVENUES $639,221,960
ADOPTED FY2008

Other Taxes
$197.89
Real Estate
30.96%
Taxes
$218.55
34.19%

Other/
Misc.
$9.97 Permits and
1.56% Fees
$34.67
5.42%
Service Fees Fines Intergovern-
$20.98 $11.39 mental
Payments to
3.28% 1.78% $124.42
General Fund
$21.36 19.46%
3.34%

Millions of Dollars
Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2007 City of Richmond, Virginia
GENERAL FUND REVENUES
by TYPE
TOTAL REVENUES $654,112,077
APPROVED FY2009

Other Taxes
$200.47
Real Estate
30.65%
Taxes
$226.10
34.57%

Other/
Misc.
$9.54 Permits and
1.46% Fees
$35.52
5.43%
Service Fees
Fines Intergovern-
$21.21
Payments to $11.55 mental
3.24%
General Fund 1.77% $128.30
$21.42 19.61%
3.28%

Millions of Dollars
Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2007 City of Richmond, Virginia
GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES
by MAJOR CATEGORY
TOTAL EXPENDITURES: $639,221,960
ADOPTED FY2008
Non-
General
Departmental
Government
$50.14
$58.94
7.84%
9.22%
Schools
$160.00
25.03% Safety and
Judiciary
$157.70
24.67%

Debt
$58.80
9.20% Public
Culture Works
and Human $59.95
Recreation Services 9.38%
$19.98 $73.70
3.13% 11.53%

Millions of Dollars

Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2008 & FY2009 City of Richmond, Virginia


GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES
by MAJOR CATEGORY
TOTAL EXPENDITURES: $654,112,077
APPROVED FY2009
Non-
Departmental General
$49.48 Government
7.56% $59.28
Schools 9.06%
$161.62
24.71% Safety and
Judiciary
$162.71
24.88%

Debt
$64.07
9.79% Public
Culture Works
and Human $60.81
Recreation Services 9.30%
$20.27 $75.87
3.10% 11.60%

Millions of Dollars

Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2008 & FY2009 City of Richmond, Virginia


GENERAL GOVERNMENT
GENERAL GOVERNMENT
PUBLIC SAFETY & JUDICIARY
PUBLIC SAFETY & JUDICIARY
PUBLIC WORKS
PUBLIC WORKS
HUMAN SERVICES
HUMAN SERVICES
CULTURE & RECREATION
CULTURE & RECREATION
NON-DEPARTMENTAL & OTHER
NON-DEPARTMENTAL & OTHER
DEBT SERVICE

Mission Statement
The Debt Service Division will ensure that the City’s capital and cash flow borrowings are done in a
timely manner and in accordance with the City’s charter, State Public Finance Acts, and the City’s debt
policy. The timing and structure of each financing will be closely examined to maintain the lowest over-
all interest for each debt issue.

Agency Overview
The Debt Service budget funds long-term and short-term debt.
Long-term debt is issued for the purpose of acquiring or constructing capital projects and for making
major renovations to existing projects. The maturity of any debt will not exceed the expected useful life
of the project for which debt is incurred. Long-term debt includes payments on the City’s General Obli-
gation Bonds.

The City uses short-term borrowings to optimize the use of cash and to provide liquidity throughout
the year. Because of the timing of tax revenue receipts, the City has issued short-term notes in Novem-
ber of each year with repayment occurring in mid-June from tax collections.

In FY2008 and FY2009 1.0% of the meals tax is included as revenue and is dedicated to fund debt
related to cultural facilities and new or renovated school buildings.

The following pages detail debt allocation by agency, compliance with our legal debt limit, authorized
but unused bonds and notes, tax supported debt ratios, details of long term indebtedness, and our debt
service fund budget for FY2008.

Total Budget

Actual Adopted Adopted Adopted


Description FY2006 FY2007 FY2008 FY2009

Total Debt Service $46,265,868 $60,389,581 $58,801,268 $64,067,306


Revenue - - 3,674,986 3,766,861
Net City Cost $46,265,868 $60,389,581 $55,126,282 $60,300,446

City Council Action by Amendment


• City Council amended the FY2008 expenditure budget by reducing Debt Service due to the late
start of City of the Future expenditures.

Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2008 & FY2009 City of Richmond, Virginia


‹ CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLANS ‹ CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLANS
ENTERPRISE FUNDS
ENTERPRISE FUNDS
INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS
INTERNAL SERVICE FUNDS
RICHMOND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
RICHMOND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SCHOOL BOARD
GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES
TOTAL EXPENDITURES $259,895,576
ADOPTED FY2008
Instruction
$196.80
75.72%

Debt Service &


Fund Transfers
$8.87
3.41%

Administration,
Facilities Attendance, &
$0.18 Health
0.07% $13.52
Operations &
Pupil 5.20%
Maintanance
Transportation
$30.25
$10.27
11.64%
3.95%

Millions of Dollars

Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2008 & FY2009 City of Richmond, Virginia


SCHOOL BOARD
GENERAL FUND REVENUES
TOTAL REVENUES $259,895,576
ADOPTED FY2008
City
Appropriation
$160.00
61.56%

Other Revenue
$1.04
0.40%

Federal Revenue
$0.54
0.21%
State Revenue
$98.32
37.83%

Millions of Dollars

Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2008 & FY2009 City of Richmond, Virginia


SPECIAL FUNDS
SPECIAL FUNDS
PERSONNEL COMPLEMENT
POSITION SUMMARY
ALL FUNDS

Adopted Adopted Adopted Approved


Agency FY2006 FY2007 FY2008 FY2009

Assessor 39.00 40.00 40.00 40.00


Budget and Strategic Planning 15.00 16.80 11.80 11.80
Chief Administrative Officer 11.00 11.00 9.00 9.00
City Attorney 25.50 25.75 26.75 26.75
City Auditor 15.00 12.00 12.00 12.00
City Clerk 28.00 7.00 7.00 7.00
City Council - 25.00 18.00 18.00
City Treasurer 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
Community Development 109.81 107.75 109.05 109.05
Council Chief of Staff - - 11.00 11.00
Deputy CAO for Human Services 6.00 14.00 17.00 17.00
Economic Development 13.98 12.64 14.72 14.72
Emergency Management - - 3.00 5.00
Finance 114.50 112.70 112.70 112.70
Fire and Emergency Services 426.00 427.00 427.00 427.00
General Registrar 9.20 11.20 11.70 11.70
General Services - Mail and Printing
14.50 - - -
Services
Human Resources 48.00 38.00 37.00 37.00
Information Technology 85.00 87.00 90.00 90.00
Judiciary 109.00 113.50 128.50 128.50
Justice Services 102.25 121.50 128.51 128.51
Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00
Legislative Services - 2.00 - -
Library 82.55 83.05 84.42 84.42
Mayor's Office 11.00 11.00 9.00 9.00
Minority Business Development - 5.00 5.00 5.00
Parks, Recreation, and Community Facilities 229.43 236.03 233.44 233.44
Police 832.50 886.50 913.50 923.50
Press Secretary 7.00 7.00 5.00 5.00
Procurement Services 18.00 13.00 16.00 16.00
Public Health 93.00 - - -
Public Works 512.98 572.60 569.25 569.25
Real Estate Services 3.00 4.00 5.00 5.00
Sheriff and Jail 466.00 466.00 466.00 466.00
Social Services 464.50 471.30 486.30 486.30
Total General Fund 3,896.69 3,945.32 4,012.63 4,024.63

Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2008 & FY2009 City of Richmond, Virginia


POSITION SUMMARY

ALL FUNDS

Adopted Adopted Adopted Approved


Agency FY2006 FY2007 FY2008 FY2009

Other Funds
Capital Budget 31.40 31.40 35.00 35.00
Enterprise Funds 56.13 41.00 39.00 39.00
Internal Service Funds 71.40 71.40 72.40 72.40
Public Utilities 692.00 692.00 691.00 691.00
Special Funds 229.93 217.33 218.23 205.23
Total Other Funds 1,080.86 1,053.13 1,055.63 1,042.63

Total All Positions Except Schools 4,977.55 4,998.45 5,068.26 5,067.26

Total School Board 3,548.15 3,516.30 3,384.00 3,384.00

Total All Positions - All Funds 8,525.70 8,514.75 8,452.26 8,451.26

Adopted Fiscal Plan FY2008 & FY2009 City of Richmond, Virginia


PERFORMANCE
MEASUREMENTS
BY AGENCIES
APPENDICES
Department of Budget and Strategic Planning
900 East Broad Street, Room 1100
Richmond, Virginia 23219
(804) 646-7913
www.richmondgov.com