04-023-O

ORDINANCE NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR THE YEAR 2004 TRANSFERRING THE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT UNIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT INTO THE LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

The city of Duluth does ordain:

Section 1. That Ordinance 9640 passed and approved December 15, 2003, is hereby amended by transferring the business development unit of the department of planning and development into the legislative and executive department as follows:

Department 020-planning and development
Division 1202-urban planning....$113,000 reduction

Department 010-legislative and executive
Division 1103-administrative assistant...$113,000 increase

Section 2. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days from and after its passage.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This ordinance amends the 2004 budget by transferring the business development unit, consisting of two staff members from the planning and development department into the administrative assistant's office. The $113,000 is comprised of the associated salaries and benefits, as well as an additional $6,500 for operating expenses.