City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
191239

II.8 Requesting the authorization of a Special Events Revolving Fund for FY11 to offset the costs of overtime related to preparing and cleaning public spaces for private events.

Information

Department:Public WorksSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestFunctions:Revolving Fund

Attachments

  1. 4.11.11 road race rev. BOA request revised (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Body

Dear Honorable Board of Alderman:

 

I respectfully request authorization of a Special Events Revolving Fund for Fiscal Year 2011 under the provisions of M.G.L., Chapter 44, Section 53E ½.  This fund is designed to reimburse the Department of Public Works for labor and equipment used for preparation and clean up costs related to special events held in public areas involving vendors and private concerns such as but not limited to various road races and festivals.  The services funded include payment for the following categories; employee salaries, wages and benefits, custodial costs, utilities, ordinary maintenance and supplies.

 

Receipts credited to the fund include special event user fees and charges. Authorized officer is the DPW Commissioner.  The expenditure cap for this fund is $15,000.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone

Meeting History

Apr 14, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
May 25, 2011 7:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Bean explained that this revolving fund would allow the DPW to handle special events without placing a drain on the department's budget.

RESULT:APPROVED
May 26, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED