CITY OF CAMARILLO, CALIFORNIA
                                         2006/2007 Budget
                                                                 City Mission Statement and Goals
                                                “Dedicated to providing effective and efficient municipal services that
                                               promote a high quality of life, economic vitality, and a safe environment.”

    Javier Ramirez, Traffic Div.               “It is the goal of the City Council to. . .     Review programs for storm water
     Robert Davidson, Deputy,                                                                 management, capacity and quality.
   Ventura County Sheriffs Dept.
                                               . . .Provide a safe and enriched
Kenny Baldonado, Pub. Works Dept.                              environment where people       . . .Provide opportunities to redevelop
                                                               can live, work and play.”                      and develop commercial,
                                                                Evaluate the City’s current                   industrial and residential
            Major Issues                                       facilities and activities,                     areas to improve services,
                                               assess the City’s future needs, and                            businesses and housing
The State’s Budget and Legislative Issues      develop a plan for future cultural and         and to deter blight.”
The past two years, the City’s property        entertainment activities.                        Develop an implementation plan and
taxes have been transferred to the State         Develop a plan for the future use and        economic analysis for the next phase of the
Educational Augmentation Revenue               rehabilitation of the “Old Courthouse”         redevelopment of the Arneill project area.
Fund. In this budget, the annual property      building. Work with the Chamber of               Initiate a redevelopment plan for the
tax revenue has been restored. The City        Commerce and the Old Town Merchants            Dawson Drive project area.
will continue to monitor the progress of       Association to strengthen and enhance the
                                                                                              . . .Create a positive environment for new
new legislation.                               attractiveness of Old Town, including
                                                                                                                business, expansion and
                                               decorating during the holiday season.
Economic Development                                                                                            retention of existing
                                                 Evaluate various programs to address
As the City reaches build-out, special                                                                          businesses through staff
                                               issues of vandalism and graffiti, including
focus will be directed to land uses for the                                                                     assistance and provide
                                               the value of surveillance cameras.
balance of available land.                                                                    efficient processing of proposals.”
                                               . . .Maintain a close working relationship       Finalize site plan and financial
Environmental Regulations                                   with the university.”             agreements for the development of the
Federal and state regulators have                            Work with agencies of the        Hotel and Convention Center.
announced an intention to continue to                       county, state and federal           Investigate and prepare analysis on the
impose stringent limits on wastewater                       governments on road and           feasibility of an “Old Town” Ventura
discharges. The Camarillo Sanitary             parking improvements to address traffic        Boulevard Trolley.
District recognizes that protection of the     impacts and improve general traffic
environment is critical to the future                                                         . . .Have good communication with the
                                               circulation for the university.
quality of life for Camarillo residents, and                                                               community.”
will continue to work with other
                                               . . .Plan appropriate land uses, streets/                    Continue to enhance
stakeholders on a balance between              bikeways, infrastructure, and transit                       communication with
regulatory compliance and quality of life      system.”                                                    constituents through
attainment.                                      Work with the federal government in                       television, CityScene and
                                               developing options and actions available       reports to the community through the use
Library Services                               to the City in regard to the navy’s            of available media.
The current library facility is outdated and   consideration of privatization of Catalina       Develop programs to further enhance the
exceeded capacity. With the combination        Heights housing.                               City’s website.
of a $15.6 million grant and City funds, a       Conduct a review and analysis of the
                                                                                              . . .Maintain effective communications
new state-of-the-art Camarillo library is      current parking ordinance to determine
                                                                                              with local, state and federal elected
under construction and is scheduled to         whether the standards are appropriate
                                                                                              representatives and other local public
open in early 2007.                            given current uses.
                                                                                              agencies including schools, parks, and
“Old Town” Redevelopment                       . . .Provide cost effective, efficient         special districts.”
The “Old Town” Renovation Project              services to the public while minimizing
                                                                                              . . .Maintain an effective workforce
began in July 1999 as a three-phase street     impacts on the environment.”
                                                                                              through competitive salaries, benefits,
and sidewalk multi-million dollar project.       Review plans and develop options for the
                                                                                              and training.”
Phases I and II have been completed. Final     treatment of drinking water.
plans for Phase III are underway.
                                                   Budget Summary                                                                                                              Estimated Fund Balances
Adoption of the budget is one of the most important actions taken by the City Council, as it establishes the City’s direction for the
near future, and to the extent the decisions have long-term implications, into the future. It is the financial work plan, translated

into expenditures, supported by revenues.                                                                                                       $30

The budget was adopted on June 28, 2006. Monitoring the budget is an ongoing process. Formal reviews will be performed with                     $25
the City Council in January and June 2007.



The 2006/07 budget has revenues of $98.02 million and expenditures of $124.18 million. The City is planning to use set-aside                    $15


reserves of $26.16 million to balance the budget. These reserves come primarily from the Capital Improvement Projects Fund and


the Camarillo Sanitary District. The City has been setting aside monies over many years to pay for the planned $53.1 million in

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capital improvement projects which are expected to start in 2006/07. The City Council has a reserve policy that ensures that there





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are still adequate fund balances remaining to pay for future operations and for future capital improvements.

The City remains committed to establishing and maintaining good financial health. By responding quickly to events that impact                              General      Capital    Water Utility     Cam.              Cam.         All Others
the budget, the City is able to maintain consistent levels of service provided to the community as well as safeguard the financial                                     Improve.                     Comm.             Sanitary
base against erosion from unforeseen events outside the control of the City.
                                                                                                                                                                        Projects                      Dev.             Dist.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2006/07 General Fund Expenditures
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   City Council             $    622,091
Where The Money Comes From . . .                                                                                                 Capital Improvement Projects
                                                                                                                 2006/07 Planned C
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   City Clerk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   City Attorney
                                                                                                               Project                  Ex
                                                                                                                                         xpenditure                                                                                                City Manager                1,031,702
                                                                                                                                                              In FY 2006/07 the City has planned construc-
             2006/07 Revenues - All Funds                                                     Springville Dr Interchg/Storm Drain         $   32,000,000      tion of the new Springville/101 Fwy. Inter-                                          Emergency Oper. Cntr.          32,683
                                                                                              Wastewater Improvements                          5,565,000                                                                                           Finance                     1,417,061
                    $98.02 Million                                                            Upland Road Widening
                                                                                                                                                              change and Storm Drains. This project calls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Community Development       2,061,919
                                                                                                                                               4,000,000      for expenditures of $32 million, including the
                                                     General                                  Other Projects                                   2,595,000                                                                                           Code Enforcement              511,929
        Funds                                                                                                                                                 value of the dedicated land. The Springville
                                                       Fund                                   Pavement Rehabilitation                          2,600,000                                                                                           Non-Departmental                7,500
         $21.01                                                                                                                                               Interchange project is located half way be-                                          Police Services            12,505,981
                                                       $31.63                                 101 Fwy Offramp Improvements                     1,525,000
                                                                                              Other Redevelopment Projects
                                                                                                                                                              tween Central Avenue and Las Posas Road on                                           D.A.R.T.                       14,285
                                                                                              Central Avenue Widening                          1,075,000      the 101 Freeway. It will serve to divert some                                        Building and Safety           889,237
                                                                                              All Other Projects                               2,550,000      of the traffic away from the congested Las                                           Public Works                2,250,434
                                                                                                              Total CIP                   $   53,110,000      Posas/101 intersection.                                                              Library Operations          1,611,688
  Sanitary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Cultural Arts                 250,626
    $8.34                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Economic Development          277,450
                                                    Capital                                                                                                                                                                                           Total Expenditures    $ 24,355,144
                                                   Projects                                                   Where The Money Goes . . .
                     $10.66                                                                                                                                                                          2006/07 Expenditures - All Funds
                                                                                                                     2006/07 Revenues vs.                                                                    $124.18 Million
                                    2006/07 General Fund Revenues
                                 Taxes                  $ 23,796,500                                               Expenditures - All Funds                                                                           Sanitary
                                 Subventions & Grants        851,600                                                                                                                                        CDC        $9.31
                                 Franchises                2,100,000                                                                                                                                        $2.80                                               Other Funds
                                 Charges for Services      1,511,500                                    $50                                                                                         Water                                                           $24.59
                                 Licenses & Permits        1,300,200                                    $40                                                                                         $10.01
                                 Investment Income         1,468,050
                                 Fines & Forfeitures         469,650
                                 Miscellaneous               130,497                                    $20                                                                                         Capital
                                                                                                        $10                                                                                        P rojects
                                     Total Revenues           $ 31,627,997                                                                                                                                                                                        Fund
  Anita Lawrence                                                                             Revenues                                                                                                                                                            $24.36
  & Jill Gordon                                                                                                                         P
                                                                                                              Gen. Fund Utility Funds CIP Funds Other Funds
Finance Department                                                                           Expenditures
                                                             Directory of City Officials                                                                 2005/06 Major
                                                                            City Council

                                                                                                                                     ♦    Installed the City’s first vehicle
                                                                                                                                          speed feedback signs, passive
                                                                                                                                          pedestrian activated crosswalk
City of Camarillo                                                                                                                         system and countdown pedestrian
 601 Carmen Drive                                             Charlotte                                  Jeanette L.
                                                               Craven                                    McDonald                    ♦    Financially supported Camarillo’s
Camarillo CA 93010                                          Councilmember                                Vice-Mayor

Phone: 805-388-5300                                                                                                                       “continuum of care” that provides a
 Fax: 805-388-5318                                                                                                                        safety net for families and
 Email: cityhall@ci.                                                          Michael D. Morgan                                           individuals who are homeless or at
  camarillo.ca.us                                                                                                                         risk of becoming homeless through
                                                                                                                                          Community Development Block
                                                                                                                                          Grant funds.
                   We’re on the Web—
 www.ci.camarillo.ca.us                                        Kevin B.                                  Don
                                                                                                                                     ♦    Provided household hazardous
                                                                Kildee                                  Waunch
                                                            Councilmember                            Councilmember                        waste disposal services to 2,550
                                                                            City Manager                                                  participants and diverted nearly 176
 Questions About                                                            Jerry Bankston                                                tons of hazardous materials from
                            the Budget?                                                                                                   landfills.
                                                                   Assistant City Manager
If you have a ques-                                                                                                                  ♦    In coordination with Calleguas
tion about the City’s                                                       Bruce S. Feng
                                                                                                                                          MWD and Metropolitan Water
budget, you may call
                                                                                                                                          District, $210 rebates were issued to
the Finance Depart-                                                 Department Directors
                                                                                                                                          approximately seventy customers
ment at 805-388-5320.                                Robert W. Burrow – Community Development
A copy for public                                                                                                                         who purchased high efficiency
                                                                 Thomas C. Fox – Public Works
viewing is located at                                                                                                                     water conserving clothes washers.
                                                            Deborah A. Harrington – City Clerk
the City Clerk’s desk                                                                                                                ♦    Awarded Community Service
                                                                   Anita Lawrence – Finance
and at the Camarillo                                                                                                                      Grants for $66,700 to thirteen
Library.                                                   Richard Petropulos – General Services
                                                                                                                                          organizations within the City.

                                                   Retail Sales and Retail Sales Growth
                            $1,000                                                                                                       100%
                             $800                                                                                                        80%
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                                                                                                                                                 Line: Percent growth

                             $600                                                                                                        60%
                             $400                                                                                                        40%
                             $200                                                                                                        20%
                               $0                                                                                                        0%
                                                                                                                                                                           Jose Sotelo
                                     1997   1998   1999   2000     2001     2002     2003         2004      2005       2006   2007                                      Water Utility Div.
                                                    Note: T he last three years are estimated/forecasted

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