Citizen's Guide to Finances: Overview

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FY 16-17 and FY 17-18 per capita calculations based on July 1, 2017 population estimates.

Revenues

Expenditures

Financial Position

Pension Liability

Debt and Long Term

Obligations

Revenue Source FY 16-17 FY 17-18 % Change FY 16-17
per capita
FY 17-18
per capita
Taxes
$ 4,840,573
$ 4,875,871
0.7%
$ 378.44
$ 381.20
Licenses and permits
3,057
10,735
251.2%
0.24
0.84
Federal government
170,067
157,755
- 7.2%
13.30
12.33
State sources
1,239,408
1,004,514
- 19.0%
96.90
78.53
Local sources
12,020
59,820
397.7%
0.94
4.68
Charges for services
604,013
576,291
- 4.6%
47.22
45.05
Interest income
25,613
23,020
- 10.1%
2.00
1.80
Fines and forfeitures
4,500
4,132
- 8.2%
0.35
0.32
Other revenues
225,893
492,979
118.2%
17.66
38.54
Loan proceeds
1,074,200
- 0 -
- 100.0%
83.98
- 0 -
Transfers in
500,150
595,664
19.1%
39.10
46.57
Total Revenues
$ 8,699,494
$ 7,800,781
- 10.3%
$ 680.13
$ 609.86
Expenditures FY 16-17 FY 17-18 % Change FY 16-17
Per Capita
FY 17-18
Per Capita
Legislative
$ 79,027
$ 75,996
- 3.8%
$ 6.18
$ 5.94
Judicial
840,261
874,449
4.1%
65.69
68.36
General government
1,223,596
1,248,651
2.0%
95.66
97.62
Public safety
2,915,494
1,860,290
- 36.2%
227.93
145.44
Health and welfare
965,652
1,670,771
73.0%
75.49
130.62
Community /
  Econonomic develop
51,049
22,635
- 55.7%
3.99
1.77
Recreation and culture
16,626
16,364
- 1.6%
1.30
1.28
Capital outlay
97,882
111,157
13.6%
7.65
8.69
Other expenditures
1,710,724
1,507,632
- 11.9%
133.74
117.87
Transfers out
530,150
640,160
20.8%
41.45
50.05
Total Expenditures
$ 8,430,461
$ 8,028,105
- 4.8%
$ 659.09
$ 627.64
Financial Position FY 16-17 FY 17-18 % Change
Total governmental revenues
$ 8,699,494
$ 7,800,781
- 10.3%
Total governmental expenditures
8,430,461
8,028,105
- 4.8%
Surplus (shortfall)
$ 269,033
$ (227,324)
- 184.5%
Restricted funds
$ 561,029
$ 530,156
- 5.5%
Assigned funds
494,202
291,212
- 41.1%
Unassigned funds
1,057,450
1,063,989
0.6%
Total Fund Balance
$ 2,112,681
$ 1,885,357
- 10.8%
Pension Plan Actuarial Valuations
   as of Decemeber 31,
2016 2017 % Change Trend
Value of assets
$ 9,088,043
$ 9,293,533
2.3%
Accrued liability
13,322,827
13,679,950
2.7%
Overfunded (underfunded)
$ (4,234,784)
$ (4,386,417)
3.6%
Percent funded
68.2%
67.9%
- 0.4%
Unfunded liability as a percent
    of General Fund revenues
75.0%
79.4%
5.9%
Annual county contribution
$ 367,623
$ 375,737
2.2%
Active employees
70 
69 
- 1.4%
Retirees and eligible inactive employees
74 
77 
4.1%
Ratio of employees to retirees
    (inc. eligible non-actives)
0.95
0.90
- 5.3%
Active employee salary
$ 2,294,761
$ 2,327,855
1.4%
Benefits paid (inc. deferred benefits)
$ 862,266
$ 926,232
7.4%
Long Term
Governmental Obligations
FY 16-17 FY 17-18 % Change Trend
Notes payable
$ 1,113784
$ 969,426
- 13.0%
Sick leave
$ 8,109
$ 39,562
387.9%
Total long-term debt oblligations
$ 1,121,893
$ 1,008,988
- 10.1%
Total long-term debt, per capita
$ 87.71
$ 78.88
- 10.1%
Long-term debt, due within one year
$ 144,348
$ 145,122
0.5%
Long-term debt, due within one year
 per capita
$ 11.29
$ 11.35
0.5%

Prepared by MGT of America Consulting, LLC

Great Lakes Region

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