5.3 2012 Tax-Supported Operating Budget – Recommendations (FCS12014) (City Wide)(Continued from February 24, 2012 GIC Meeting)
5.4 Additional Items Referred from February 22, 2012 Council Meeting:
(a) Ward Budgets (Item 8(a) of Audit, Finance & Administration Committee Report 12-002)
That the following recommendations be forwarded to the General Issues Committee 2012 operating budget process for further deliberations:
(i) That all Ward Councillor’s office budget be increased by $2600 to assist with administration coverage from sick leave and vacation;
(ii) That all Ward Councillor’s office budget be increased by $6000 per ward to provide for 2 seasonal information mailings;
(iii) That the annual “Inner City Fund” remain at the current level of funding;
(iv) That the annual “Geographic Factor” be increased to $2500;
(v) That a new “Population Factor” of $.50 for each of the first 15,000 thence $.75 for each of the remaining population in each ward as outlined in Appendix “A” to Governance Review Report 12-001.
(b) Funding for the Flamborough Women's Resource Centre (CS12006) (Ward 15) (Item 5 of Emergency and Community Services Committee Report 12-002)
That annualized funding in the amount of $138,488 for the Flamborough Women’s Resource Centre be referred to the 2012 budget process.