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Updated: Eugene Delgaudio's 63 BUDGET IDEAS TO SAVE MORE THAN $600 MILLION IN 2015

March 31, 2015

DELGAUDIO RELEASES 63 BUDGET MOTIONS

PROPOSES $600,000,000+ IN POSSIBLE TAX SAVINGS

In a letter to fellow Board Members, released tonight to the public, Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (Republican, Sterling District) suggested more than $600 million in tax savings to reduce the tax burden on Sterling and Loudoun taxpayers.

Delgaudio asked "Please consider this itemized list of reductions in draft form, to be finalized

prior to the meeting with some final numbers. Thank you."



FY 2016 Delgaudio DRAFT Budget Motions
SUPERVISOR DELGAUDIO'S TOTAL CUTS: $612,656,596.50 ESTIMATED

General Government Administration

1. I move that the Board automatically table any amendment to the budget that increases the use of Local Tax Funding.

2. I move to eliminate the Major Equipment Fund for savings of $4,000,000.

3. I move to eliminate Computer-Aided Dispatch Support for savings of $131,959. E-22

4. I move to eliminate Oracles EBS HCM support for savings of $575,493. E-22

5. I move to eliminate Project Management Support for savings of $199,706. E-22

6. I move to eliminate the Benefits Specialist for savings of $87,153. E-22

7, I move to eliminate the Workforce Planning Specialist for savings of $93,894. E-22

8. I move to eliminate the Supplier Administrator for savings of $77,611. E-22

9. I move to eliminate the County Administrator's recommendation for a Multi-media Specialist for savings of $89,385. E-25

10. I move to eliminate Wireless Upgrade for Government Center for savings of $150,000. E-27

11. I move to restore the moratorium for real and personal property tax exemptions by designation and revoke all tax exemptions effective in this budget for savings of $5,250,000.

12. I move to cancel the TIFIA loan for savings of $195,072,507 plus deferred interest.

13. I move to eliminate the County contribution to Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments for savings of $XXX

14. I move to eliminate the County contribution to Northern Virginia Community College for savings of $XXX

15. I move to eliminate I move to eliminate the County contribution to Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority for savings of $XXX

16. I move to eliminate the County contribution to Northern Virginia Regional Commission for savings of $XXX

17. I move to eliminate the County contribution to Legal Services of Northern Virginia for savings of $XXX

18. I move to eliminate Board of Supervisors staff, excluding the Chairman's staff, for savings of $XXX

19. I move to eliminate all travel for county staff for one year for the amount of $XXX

20. I move to eliminate all conventions by any county official for one year of any kind or foreign hosting of any kind for savings of $XXX

21. I move to reduce the legal contingency fund by $250,000.

22. I motion to sell excess County land that is not planned for any fire, safety or education use in the current CIP for the amount of $2,000,000 to go to the balance, using open processes at market demand.

23. I move to further reduce the amount to the County by $8,400,000 by providing no pay increase of 3 percent for employees of the County.

24. I move to move all projects for storm water management that are not otherwise in progress or contracted for at this time to the following budget year for a savings of $3,000,000.

Public Safety and Judicial Administration

25. I move to eliminate 4.12 FTE for a Deputy Courtroom Clerk in the Clerk of the Circuit Court, a Bailiff in the Sheriff's Office, a Legal Services Specialist in the Circuit Court and a Staff Attorney in the Circuit Court to support the addition of a fourth Circuit Court Judge for a savings of $369,845. E-23

26. I move to eliminate one Staff Attorney for savings of $93,775. E-23

27. I move to eliminate the School Resource Officer Sergeant position for savings of $198,837. E-23

28. I move to eliminate the Western Loudoun Station Sergeant position for savings of $199,170. E-23

29. I move to eliminate 3.3 FTE from the Adult Detention Center for savings of $279,398.50. E-23

30. I move to eliminate 2.0 FTE, the Western Loudoun Station Customer Service Assistant and Crime Analyst, for savings of $52,320 (pro-rated this year, around $156,960/year in future years). E-23

31. I move to eliminate the funding for preserving in place a portion of two old existing houses or structures in the Courts Phase III plans previously approved by the board to preserve at the March 4, 2015 business meeting and place on the open market as is for donation or sale to anyone who will take it "as is" for a savings of NOT YET DETERMINED

32. I move to charge parking for the public using meters or other cost-effective means at the Courts Complex like Fairfax County to recover $1 million in costs in first year for all government facilities.

Health and Welfare

33. I move to eliminate the Adult Day Center program for savings of $804,974.

Parks, Recreation, and Culture

34. I move to eliminate the Aquatics Supervisor for savings of $34,000. E-26 (WITHDRAWN)
35. I move to eliminate the Meals Assistant for savings of $25,921. E-26
36. I move to eliminate the Senior Trips Assistant for savings of $8,345. E-26
37. I move to eliminate the Camp Supervisor for savings of $46,839. E-26
38 I move to eliminate the Camp Leader for savings of $37,899. E-26
39 I move to eliminate the Summer Camp Supervisor for savings of $19,443. E-26
40 I move to eliminate the Training Coordinator for savings of $92,924. E-31

41 I move to privatize all parks to recover funds from use of parks through increased collection of fees, donations, and admission to special events from non-county residents in the amount of $1 million.

42 I move to double the Libraries' Overdue Fines from $0.10 per item per day to $0.20 per item per day and increase the maximum per overdue fines occurrence per item from $5 to $10. This will increase Libraries' Overdue Fines revenue by 100% for the FY 16 budget from $244,000 to $488,000.

43 I move to reduce local tax funding by $1,832,298 using one day per week closings of all parks, community centers, and senior centers to achieve this in an equitable manner.

Community Development

44 I move to eliminate 1.0 FTE for an International Business Development Manager in the Department of Economic Development for a savings of $130,000.
45 I move to eliminate 2.0 FTE for Construction Field Technicians for savings of $138,000. E-26
46 I move to eliminate funding for the 2015 World Police & Fire Games for savings of $65,500.

47 I move to eliminate the Department of Economic Development for savings of $3,187,827. E-32

Public Schools

48 I move to reduce the transfer to the School Board by $13,800,000 to reduce the tax rate by 2 cents.
49 I move to further reduce the transfer to the County School Board by $15,000,000 with the request from the Board of Supervisors that there be no pay increase of 2.5 percent for employees of Loudoun County Public Schools.

Capital Improvement Projects

50 I move to eliminate the Academies of Loudoun for savings of $114,640,000. 12-19

51 I move to eliminate the CS Monroe Conversion to Alternative School for savings of $44,510,000. 12-21

52 I move to eliminate the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park for savings of $61,040,000. 10-37

53 I move to eliminate the Animal Services Facility for savings of $15,495,000. 10-50


54. I move to postpone construction of Riverside Parkway - Lexington Drive to Loudoun County Parkway for savings of $2,046,000. 11-46,47

56 I move to postpone the transportation project one year Sterling Boulevard extension for savings of $2,376,000. 11-66,67

57 I move to postpone payment for one year of $20,000,000 for Dulles Corridor Rapid Transit. 11-84,85

58 I move to eliminate addition funding for the Public Safety Firing Range for savings of $7,000,000. 10-65

59 I move to eliminate funding for one year all funds for County Landfill Reclamation Project for savings of $11,480,000. 10-16

60 I move to eliminate the Ashburn Recreation and Community Center for a savings of $67,360,000. 10-31

61 I move to eliminate the Ashburn Senior Center for Savings of $7,865,000. 10-32

62. I move to eliminate the Metro Parking Garages for savings of $130,000,000. 11-86

63. I move to eliminate the Route 772 Metro Station Storm Water Management for savings of $5,000,000.


SUPERVISOR DELGAUDIO'S TOTAL CUTS: $612,656,596.50

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