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File #: 21-964    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/6/2021 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Action on Stadium Authority Bills and Claims for the Month of May 2021
Attachments: 1. May 2021 SCSA Bills and Claims

Action on Stadium Authority Bills and Claims for the Month of May 2021

Enhance Community Engagement and Transparency
Ensure Compliance with Measure J and Manage Levi's Stadium

Disbursements made by the Stadium Authority are based on invoices submitted for payment. Prior to payment, staff reviews all disbursement documents to ensure that they are in compliance with the goods or services provided.

The Bills and Claims listing represents the cash disbursements required of normal and usual operations during the period. Budget control is set by the Stadium Authority Board through the budget adoption process.

On April 30, 2019 the Stadium Authority Board directed staff to stop payment of any Stadium Authority invoices for services unless there is substantial documentation of services rendered, which must also be in compliance with State law and City Code. Since April 30, 2019, staff received direction to pay Stadium Authority invoices related to SBL sales and services, insurance, and utilities.

At the March 23, 2021 Stadium Authority Board meeting, the Executive Director was delegated authority to approve budget amendments of $4.2 million to move funds from the Legal Contingency line item to Shared Expenses after the review of adequate documentations for costs based on Board direction. Subsequent to that direction, Stadium Authority staff met at Levi's Stadium on March 30, 2021 to review documentation for shared expenses. After follow-up meetings with the Stadium Manager, payments related to compensation that were reviewed and approved for monthly payment, totaling $4.2 million for the fiscal year.

In addition, based on conversation at our Quarterly meeting, it was stated that the Utilities invoiced amounts were based on the budget, which did not factor utility costs to operate the vaccination site into consideration. As the vaccination site was expected to operate for fo...

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