FINAL ADOPTED BUDGET FY2021-22
WATER RESOURCES ENTERPRISE FUND
Departmental Objectives Invest in capital improvements that increase water and sewer capacity and availability. Conduct water, sewer, and stormwater plan reviews and feasibility studies in a timely manner. Study water, sewer, and stormwater infrastructure within identified reinvestment corridors to determine needed improvements. Maintain water, sewer, and stormwater infrastructure to ensure that customers’ needs are met. Take measures to ensure regulatory compliance standards are met for water and sewer. Work to improve fire flow capacity in the water distribution system. Provide accurate bills, billing conveniences, and timely service to customers. Provide training and certification opportunities to employees for professional growth and to ensure regulatory compliance and succession planning. Complete work orders and mission critical functions within departmental adopted standards. Support and promote City services and communicate effectively with both internal and external customers. Develop and manage Water Resources budgets to efficiently provide quality water, sewer, and stormwater services that meet the demands of the community. Identify and implement cost saving measures and increased revenue generating opportunities. Identify and secure outside funding. Promote and educate employees in workplace safety and wellness.
Workload Measures Number of water customer accounts Average water MGD treated daily Average wastewater MGD treated daily
Efficiency Measures Maintenance personnel per 100 miles of sewer line Maintenance personnel per 100 miles of water line Peak day water demand - percent of capacity Percent of wastewater system capacity utilized Effectiveness Measures Billed water as a percentage of finished water Percent of water main breaks repaired within 24 hours
85% 60% 98%
87% 60% 99%
85% 60% 98%
85% 60% 98%
Percent of weeks compliant with NPDES (discharge) Permit at T.Z.
Osborne Wastewater Plant
Budget Highlights: The FY 21-22 Adopted Budget is increasing by $1,639,338, or 1.2%.
The budget includes a rate increase for Water Resources. The rate increases by 4.5% for residents inside and outside of the city limits. The rate increase is to support sewer system rehabilitation projects. There was no rate increase in FY 20-21. The budget includes an increase of two (2) mid-year positions to expand the Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program: a FOG Specialist, one (1) FTE, and a FOG Supervisor, one (1) FTE. The following additional three (3) FTEs are related to service enhancements: a Cross Connection Field Representative, one (1) FTE, a Lab Specialist, one (1) FTE, and an Asset Management Program Coordinator, one (1) FTE.
Adopted 2021-22 Budget
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