FY2016-17 Budget Final

Forecasting future personnel expenditures is based on the following assumptions: • 1 percent annual salary increase. • 15 percent Annual increase in Insurance cost • 12 percent TMRS contribution

Personnel Expenditures

$25 $27 $29 $31 $33 $35

• Addition of 18 full time positions over the next 5 years with average estimated cost per employee of $80,000. Forecasted future expenditures is estimated using an average annual growth rate for Personnel expenditures of 3.32 percent and accumulated cost of $240,000 to reflect the increase in staffing between 2016 and 2021. The growth rate was estimated using the assumptions mentioned above on weighted average basis.

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Supplies Expenditures

5.2 Supplies Expenditures:

$1.40 $1.45 $1.50 $1.55 $1.60 $1.65 $1.70 $1.75 $1.80 $1.85

Supplies consist mainly of fuel, office equipment, clothing and computers. On average, 20-25 percent of the supplies expenditures are Fuel expenditures. Supplies expenditure is forecasted based on the changes in CPI for all urban consumers. The estimated increase in future cost of supplies is based on a steady rate of 1.69 percent.

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5.3 Services and Professional fees The cost of service and professional fees consists of water and sanitation service fee due external utility service providers which was about $8.8 Million in FY 2015, reimbursement to General Fund, utilities, collection fees and professional services. These costs are about 60 percent on average of the total service and professional fees. Based on water rate study, the Dallas Water Utility (DWU) and Trinity River Authority rates are projected to increase annually by 5 Percent and 7.5 Percent respectively for the next 5-years. On average Services and Professional Fees are expected to grow annually by 3.04 percent.

Services and Professional Fees

$40

$35

$30

$25

$20

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