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CITIZEN REPORT Fiscal Year 2019


REVENUE SOURCES Taxes

$11,464,454

Licenses/Permits

$624,390

Intergovernmental

$2,565,662

Charge for Services

$20,602,922

Fines

$704,945

Investments

$137,160

Donations

$119,282

Other Service Charges

$949,147

0

5,000,000

TOTAL: $37,167,962 10,000,000 15,000,000 20,000,000 25,000,000

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 2 OF 17


USE OF PROPERTY TAXES PROPERTY TAX COLLECTED

$7,223,346

Debt Services

$864,131

Perry Police Department

$3,656,482

Perry Fire & Emergency Services

$1,527,174

Houston County E-911

$166,136

Department of Public Works

$966,181

0

1,000,000

TOTAL: $7,186,262

2,000,000

3,000,000

4,000,000

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 3 OF 17


USE OF REVENUES General Government Costs $320,197

Policy Formulation

$1,165,500

Senior Management

0

250,000

500,000

750,000

1,000,000

1,250,000

Department of Administration Operating

$631,567

Debt Services

$629,088 0

TOTAL: $1,260,655 250,000

500,000

750,000

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 4 OF 17


USE OF REVENUES General Government Costs Finance Department $363,786

Operating

$19,907

Equipment Purchase

TOTAL: $385,459

$1,766

Debt Service 0

100,000

200,000

300,000

400,000

$33,268

$2,965,176

$499,993

$2,705

Information Technology

Employee Health/Dental Insurance

Perry Municipal Court

Elections

GENERAL GOVERNMENT TOTAL $6,632,953

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 5 OF 17


ACTIONS Shifted business license due date to spread out costs for businesses. Removed health and dental coverage from elected officials to avoid conflict of interest.

Retained same property tax millage rate as prior year.

Added an associate judge to the Perry Municipal Court due to increasing case load. Contracted a management company to handle information technology services. Contracted with an outside legal firm to prosecute Municipal Court cases. Adjusted for midterm resignation of Mayor James Faircloth.

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 6 OF 17


PUBLIC SAFETY COSTS Actions Adjusted Sunday alcohol sale times per amended State Law with voter approval. Established control regulations for scooters. One (1) homicide in the City.

Perry Police Department $4,308,819

Operating

$232,011

Equipment Purchase

TOTAL: $5,038,472

$497,642

Debt Service 0

1,000,000

2,000,000

3,000,000

4,000,000

5,000,000

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 7 OF 17


PUBLIC SAFETY COSTS Perry Fire & Emergency Services $3,209,919

Operating

$134,797

Equipment Purchase

TOTAL: $3,601,895

$257,179

Debt Service 0

1,000,000

2,000,000

3,000,000

4,000,000

$166,136 Houston County E-911 (City portion)

$73,793 Hurricane Michael

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 8 OF 17


PUBLIC WORKS COSTS Department of Public Works $4,471,685

Operating

Equipment Purchase

$200,755

Debt Service

$194,316 0

1,000,000

TOTAL: $4,866,756 2,000,000

Established criteria for classification of City streets based on traffic volume. This will lead to planning for improvements.

3,000,000

4,000,000

5,000,000

U.S. HWY 341 relocated out of the downtown area reducing through truck traffic. CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 9 OF 17


HEALTH & WELFARE COSTS $83,960

$7,089

SENIOR/DISABLED CITY UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

PERRY VOLUNTEER OUTREACH COORDINATOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

RECREATION & LEISURE COSTS Department of Leisure Services

Operating

$877,486

Equipment Purchase

$19,907

Debt Service

$21,782 0

TOTAL: $919,175 250,000

500,000

750,000

1,000,000

$3,091 PERRY PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 10 OF 17


HOUSING/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COSTS Department of Community Development $983,358

Operating

$59,721

Equipment Purchase

$14,710

Debt Service 0

TOTAL: $1,057,789 250,000

500,000

750,000

1,000,000

$7,229

$481,240

PLANNING COMMISSION

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

$5,174

$220,164

HOUSTON COUNTY LAND BANK

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT /SPECIAL EVENTS

$712,795

$422,203

HOUSING REHABILITATION THROUGH BLOCK GRANTS

TOURISM PROMOTION

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 11 OF 17


ACTIONS Established the Restaurant District to allow alcoholic beverages while moving around the district. After moratorium, developed standards for multifamily housing projects. After moratorium, established process for "tiny houses." Established Houston County Land Bank to provide options for developing unmarketable properties. Partnered with the Perry Area Historical Society to refurbish the old Sinclair gas station at Legacy Park. Adjusted alcohol beverage license required distances in downtown district.

Established minimum house size.

Established Special Events Coordinator position to develop series of special events throughout the City. CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 12 OF 17


UTILITIES COSTS Water/Wastewater Administration

$38,470 $738,802

Meters Water Provision

$1,044,564

Wastewater Treatment

$1,661,679

Distribution/Collection

$1,280,696

Equipment Purchased

$41,598 $1,026,427

Debt Services

TOTAL: $6,743,654

$911,418

Depreciation 0

500,000

1,000,000

1,500,000

2,000,000

Actions 14.11% INCREASE IN WATER SERVICE CONNECTIONS

7.14% INCREASE IN WATER SERVICE CALLS

10.99% DECREASE IN SEWER SERVICE CALLS

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 13 OF 17


UTILITIES COSTS Natural Gas $175,939

Administration

$508,516

Operations

$2,467,720

Product Supply

$18,715

Debt Services

TOTAL: $3,262,300

$91,418

Depreciation 0

500,000

1,000,000

1,500,000

2,000,000

2,500,000

Actions Approved, with neighboring cities, the process to transition the Jointly Owned Natural Gas partnership to the Middle State Energy Commission.

7.09% INCREASE IN SERVICE CONNECTIONS

$1,113,035 JOINTLY OWNED NATURAL GAS PARTNERSHIP

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 14 OF 17


CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY COSTS Buildings

$1,257,737

Streets

$203,746

Parks

$1,458,061

Water/Sewer

$3,117,465

Natural Gas

$100 $14,977

Solid Waste Transfer Station 0

1,000,000

2,000,000

3,000,000

4,000,000

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 15 OF 17


ACTIONS Began construction on Tucker Road Water Treatment Facility. Began construction on Legacy Park.

Began constructiion on Heritage Park.

Began construction on tennis court improvements at Calhoun Park. Began construction at the Splash Pad at Creekwood Park.

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 16 OF 17


COST SUMMARY General Government

$6,632,953

Public Safety

$8,864,467

Public Works

$4,866,756

$91,049

Health/Welfare

$927,266

Recreation/Leisure

$2,906,594

Housing/Economic Development

$11,118,989

Utilities

$6,052,086

Construction 0

2,500,000

TOTAL: $41,460,160 5,000,000

7,500,000

10,000,000

12,500,000

CITIZEN REPORT FY 2019 | 17 OF 17

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