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File #: 21-137    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/15/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 2/23/2021 Final action: 2/23/2021
Title: Action on Monthly Financial Status and Investment Reports for December 2020 and Approve Related Budget Amendments
Attachments: 1. Monthly Financial Status Report December 2020, 2. Monthly Investment Report December 2020, 3. FY 2020/21 Budget Amendments
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Monthly Financial Status and Investment Reports for December 2020 and Approve Related Budget Amendments

Report
COUNCIL PILLAR
Enhance Community Engagement and Transparency

BACKGROUND
In compliance with the Charter of the City of Santa Clara and the adopted Investment Policy, the December 2020 Monthly Financial Report and Investment Report are submitted for your information.

In accordance with City Council Policy 051 - Donations to the City, included in this report is a monthly activity and annual summary of donations received by department. Although the requirement of the policy is to report quarterly, in its ongoing effort to streamline reporting, the City will include this information monthly in the financial status report.

DISCUSSION

Monthly Financial Status Report (Attachment 1)
The attached report summarizes the City's financial performance as of December 31, 2020. Financial analysis for the report is provided for the General Fund, select Special Revenue Funds, Enterprise Operating Funds, and Capital Improvement Program Funds.

Attachment 1 shows that General Fund revenues were trending below the budget at 43% through December 2020. Excluding transfers that occur at the beginning of the year, this figure drops to 32% of the General Fund revenues received through December. Some revenue categories are lower due to the timing of payments (e.g., property tax), but several categories are tracking below as a result of COVID-19 impacts. While there is limited data available, revenue is expected to end the year below budget by $20 - $25 million due to these COVID-19 impacts, with the largest impact to the Transient Occupancy Tax category.

As shown in Attachment 1, General Fund expenditures were at 46.8% of budget through December 31, 2020. Excluding transfers, this figure drops to 43.2% expended through, which is below the par level of 50%. Several cost-control measures that were implemented last fiscal year rem...

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