Permit Process

Mt. Pleasant MI City Administration Planning Zoning 48858 Isabella County Public Officials, Attorneys, Breach of Duty, Oath and Ethics. Misconduct in Public Office.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Spending Trends by Division

General fund spending, illustrated below, increases $1.1 million dollars from pre-recession levels with the city's 2013 budget. Spending, budgeted at $534,210 dollars in excess of revenues, is forecast
City Budget
Data: 2007-2011 Actual Expense, 2012 Amended Budget, 2013 Proposed Budget Source: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Proposed Operating Budget submittal letters dated 09.14.09, 09.13.10, 09.11.11, 09.10.12 respectively, 2010 revised 12-14-09. Note - Adjusting reported totals for non-recurring Park Land Improvement and duplication of Human Resources Activity across Divisions: Administration +9.8 $151,152 13.4%, Community Services -2.4 $400,632 35.5%
to result in a $4.9 million dollar ending fund balance. Operations revenue is shown as an indicator of relative economic activity.

The city manager has advised Mt. Pleasant is in a structural deficit position, only two solutions exist for 2014 and beyond: services must be re-ordered or eliminated, or revenue must be increased and/or diversified.

Solutions that failed to avert the current deficit.

HIGHER COST•MORE INVASIVE
Autonomous Bureaucracy

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Spending Trends by Division

General fund spending, illustrated below, increases $1.1 million dollars from pre-recession levels with the city's 2013 budget. Spending, budgeted at $534,210 dollars in excess of revenues, is forecast
City Budget
Data: 2007-2011 Actual Expense, 2012 Amended Budget, 2013 Proposed Budget Source: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Proposed Operating Budget submittal letters dated 09.14.09, 09.13.10, 09.11.11, 09.10.12 respectively, 2010 revised 12-14-09. Note - Adjusting reported totals for non-recurring Park Land Improvement and duplication of Human Resources Activity across Divisions: Administration +9.8 $151,152 13.4%, Community Services -2.4 $400,632 35.5%
to result in a $4.9 million dollar ending fund balance. Operations revenue is shown as an indicator of relative economic activity.

The city manager has advised Mt. Pleasant is in a structural deficit position, only two solutions exist for 2014 and beyond: services must be re-ordered or eliminated, or revenue must be increased and/or diversified.

Solutions that failed to avert the current deficit.

HIGHER COST•MORE INVASIVE
Autonomous Bureaucracy