- Cost of adding 1.0 Community Prosecutor position for Downtown Sacramento and potential funding sources, including support from the City of Sacramento and Downtown Partnership.
- Provide a breakdown on prisoner population over the past several years by local, state and federal categories.
- Potential for funding additional California Highway Patrol (CHP) resources through the County to increase traffic enforcement in the Unincorporated Area.
Sheriff Department and County Executive Office:
- Provide information on the planning/design costs and eventual lease costs/timing for North Highlands Station House and precise staffing costs for High Impact Motor Unit.
Sheriff, District Attorney, and Probation facilitated by County Executive’s Office:
- Provide recommendations for systematic approach to gang problems/needs in various agencies.
Department of Airports:
- Provide information regarding how much funding they are providing to the World Trade Center (for Transient-Occupancy Tax [TOT] Hearing).
Economic Development and Intergovernmental Affairs:
- Suggest ideas regarding phasing-out Property-Based Business Improvement District’s (PBID) from TOT funding (for TOT Hearing).
- Provide information regarding benefits received from Federal Technology Center (for TOT Hearing).
COUNTYWIDE SERVICES AGENCY:
Department of Health and Human Services:
- Provide detail regarding potential to fund “Cover the Kids” program proposal with Tobacco Litigation Settlement funds otherwise reserved for Sacramento Advantage program.
- Provide detail regarding Ombudsman Program.
Department of Human Assistance:
- Provide additional details regarding request for $371,000 in funds to house additional families at Mather Community Campus.
- Provide details regarding additional funding requested by Stanford Settlement and other community based organizations (CBOs) that receive discretionary grant contracts.
- Detail request to reallocate base budget appropriations for other professional services, funded by Proposition 172 revenues, to instead offset additional requests for Kiosk Reporting Program with added Gang Suppression Unit staffing (identify where other professional services were budgeted and for what purpose).
INTERNAL SERVICES AGENCY:
Employment Records and Training:
- Provide information regarding countywide vacancy rate and trends.
- Present report regarding Parking Fund, recommendation to transfer subsidy of county employee parking in Union Pacific (UP) Lot and Employee Transportation Coordination.
MUNICIPAL SERVICES AGENCY:
Animal Care and Regulation:
- Provide detail regarding Spay-Neuter clinic funding needs.
- Provide information regarding costs to establish Arden-Arcade Office as a full-time staffed operation.
- Provide information regarding direct funding of Neighborhood Services Department in the General Fund instead of TOT Fund (for TOT Hearing).
Planning and Community Development:
- Provide more detailed information regarding the recommended Commercial Corridor Study allocation of $500,000 and how the use of those funds might be specifically directed to achieve results in Fiscal Year 2005-06, identification of specific projects that will be addressed within Fiscal Year 2005-06.
- Provide information regarding Fair Oaks Neighborhood Preservation Study cost of $10,000 and ability to absorb the cost within their existing recommended appropriations.
Regional Parks, Recreation and Open Space:
- Provide detailed information regarding the cost to restore 5.0 Park Ranger positions for the American River Parkway ($543,626) which were deleted in previous years and how the positions would be utilized; how many of the ranger positions are currently filled and elaboration on request.
- Provide information regarding possible accelerating implementation of off-leash Dog Park in the Unincorporated Area.
- Provide information regarding financial distress of the Golf Fund and potential solutions that could be implemented in Fiscal Year 2005-06.
Department of Transportation:
- Provide information regarding potential funding sources to address the 18-year backlog on sidewalk installation.
Departments of Transportation, Water Quality and Water Agency:
- Provide detail on requests for 33 additional vehicles, justifying the need for these vehicles.
Department of Waste Management and Recycling:
- Provide information regarding potential funding required/alternatives for funding sources to increase efforts on curbing illegal dumping; which funds could conceivably be budgeted as a contingency in the Final Budget pending results of a workshop on October 25, 2005.