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City of Anaheim
Office of the City Clerk
City Hall 2nd Floor
200 South Anaheim Boulevard,
Anaheim, CA 92805
TEL 714-765-5166
FAX 714-765-4105

Budget, Investment & Technology Commission

PURPOSE:
The Budget, Investment & Technology Commission (BIT) is appointed by and acts as an advisory body to the City Council in matters pertaining to the short and long range financial planning and funding of City activities, the investment of City funds invested by the City Treasurer and the use of information technology that will assist in the accomplishment of the City's goals and objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

   Budget

  • Review the annual budget proposed by the City Manager, hold public meetings concerning the proposed annual budget and make recommendations regarding said budget to the City Council.
  • Review the City's general fund, capital improvement program, and special funds budgets, including review of policies and procedures, time frames, format, and specific allocation proposals. Emphasis of the Commission shall be on programs and or major expenditures, not on line item details.
  • Review proposals and make recommendations regarding new and increased revenue sources and service delivery alternatives. 
  • Explore alternative approaches for financing future capital improvement projects.

  Investment

  • Review investment reports submitted to City Council, including the annual investment policy and monthly report submitted and proposed by the City Treasurer and make recommendations accordingly.
  • Review and make recommendations on the City Treasurer's investment strategies and portfolio asset and maturity structure, emphasis shall be on the overall investment activities incorporating cash flow, permitted investments and risk return factors.
  • Act in an advisory capacity concerning investment of City Funds, including but not limited to funds of the Redevelopment Agency, Housing Authority and Public Financing Authority.

  Technology

  • Act in an advisory capacity in matters relating to the use of information technology.
  • Recommend technologies aimed at addressing the needs of a diverse cross-section of the City's residents, businesses and visitors.
  • Review and maintain knowledge of current and future technology trends.
  • Perform such additional duties and functions as may be required from time to time by specific action and direction of the City Council.

 MEMBERSHIP:

  • 11 member Commission through June 30, 2011 (9 member commission effective July 1, 2011).
  • All members shall reside or work within the City and not hold any paid office or employment in the City.

COMPENSATION:
None.

TERM:
Two consecutive 4-year terms.  May not concurrently serve on two or more City boards and commissions.

CONFLICT DISCLOSURE:
None required.

MEETINGS:
At least once per quarter; dates to be determined, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd, 5th Floor, Anaheim, CA 92805.

APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS:
Scheduled and unscheduled vacancies are advertised by the City Clerk.  Applicants must complete and submit their application to the City Clerk (online at www.anaheim.net or at 200 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 217).  Applications will be forwarded to the City Council for their consideration.  At an agendized Council meeting, nominations are made from the Council floor and voted on by Council.

REFERENCES:
Anaheim Municipal Code 1.04.996; Ordinance No. 6175