2011 Budget Archive

City of Great Falls Montana Budget Cover



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Organizational Chart   1
 Mayor and City Commission   2
 Policy Making and Administrative Officials   3
 City Commission Goals and Philosophy   4
 City Manager’s Transmittal Letter   6
 Annual Budget Resolution   9
 Budget Development Process   15
  Budget Presentation   19
 Policy for Reserves and Designations   21
 Debt Policy   23
 Master Plans   26
 Facility Revolving Schedules (FRS)   27
 Equipment Revolving Schedules (ERS)   28
 Capital Improvement Programs (CIP)   30
 Investment Policy   31


Revenue Highlights   43
Revenue by Fund and Type   50
Expense Highlights   53
Expenses by Fund and Type   58 
Interfund Transfers    61
Fund Balance    63
Capital Expenditures    66
Five Year Capital Expenditure Summary    68
Capital Improvement Programs    73
Computation of Legal Debt Margin    77
Long Term Debt Schedule    78

Budget by Fund

Types and Descriptions of Funds    83
All Funds Combined    89
Revenues by Fund Type    91
Expenditures by Fund    92
General Fund    93
Special Revenue Funds    103
Debt Service Funds    132
Capital Projects Funds    139
Enterprise Funds    145
Internal Service Funds    159

Budget by Department

Department Functions    171
Administration Group
Which Includes: Mayor/City Commission, Manager, Clerk, Public Access/Cable 7, Human Resources and Miscellaneous Administration Funds
Fire Department    182
Fiscal Services
Which Includes: Municipal Court, Lighting Districts, Electric Utility, Accounting, Payroll, Analysis/Budget, Utility Customer Service/Billing, Mail, Information Technology, Mapping, Insurance and Safety, Health and Benefits, and Miscellaneous Fiscal Service Administered Funds
Housing Authority    213
Legal Department    217
Library    221
Park and Recreation
Which Includes: Parks Administration, Visitors Center, Park Trust, Natural Resources, Portage Meadows, Golf Courses, Swim Pools, Recreation, Multisports and Mansfield Events Center.
Planning and Community Development Department
Which Includes: Planning Operations, CTEP Projects, Historic Preservation, Neighborhood Councils, Federal Block Grants, Federal HOME Grants, Building Permits, Licensing/ Certificates, and Parking.
Police Department
Which Includes: Patrol Services Bureau, Investigative Services Bureau, Support Services Bureau, Animal Control, Police Administrative Services Bureau, and Communications Services Bureau.
Public Works
Which Includes:Street District, Traffic Division, Water Distribution and Purification, Sewer Collection and Treatment, Storm Drain, Sanitation, Central Garage, Engineering, and Public Works Administration.

Employee Summary

Total Full and Part Time Positions   309
Full and Part Time Positions by Department   311
Full and Part Time Positions by Fund & Division   312


Annual Tax Levy Resolution    315
Residential Property Tax Computation    319
Annual Tax Levies    320
Property Tax Percentage    321
Statistics    323
Glossary    331