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File #: 3041   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 10/1/2020 Department: Registrar of Voters
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Subject: Registrar of Voters Budgetary Adjustments for Fiscal Year 2020-21.
Attachments: 1. Item #36 Executed BAI
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

October 6, 2020

FROM
BOB PAGE, Registrar of Voters, Registrar of Voters

SUBJECT
Title
Registrar of Voters Budgetary Adjustments for Fiscal Year 2020-21.
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Approve budget adjustments in the amount of $22.2 million to appropriation and $3.8 million to revenue in the Registrars of Voters Department's 2020-21 budget and authorize the Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector to post the necessary budget adjustments, as detailed in the Financial Impact Section, for election related expenses for the 2020 Presidential General Election (Four votes required).
(Presenter: Bob Page, Registrar of Voters, 387-2100)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Operate in a Fiscally-Responsible and Business-Like Manner.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
Approval of this item will result in the use of additional Discretionary General Funding (Net County Cost). The Registrar of Voters (ROV) requests budget adjustments to the 2020-21 budget as reflected in the table below to provide sufficient appropriation for costs associated with one-time November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election and related COVID-19 expenses.

Funds Center
Commitment Item/ GL Account
Description
Action
Amount
WBSE
6800001000
52002135
Special Dept. Expense
Increase
$5,229,107
N/A
6800001000
52002445
Other Professional Services
Increase
$16,966,672
N/A
6800001000
40408840
Grant Revenue - State Other
Increase
$3,813,672
N/A

37008754
Annual Elections Cycle Reserve
Decrease
$7,653,351
N/A
1280001000
56006000
Contingencies
Decrease
$10,728,756
N/A

ROV's 2020-21 budget included $4.8 million in Net County Cost for staffing; $2.9 million from the New Voting System Reserve for capital expenditures for the County's new voting system; and an $11 million annual allocation for ongoing operational costs, including election expenses and system, equipment, an...

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