Libraries, Parks and Cultural

Department


Libraries, Parks and Cultural

GENERAL FUND

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Percent Change
FY19-FY20

Positions FY19
Budget

Positions FY20
Budget

Cultural

$5,098,411

$5,815,600

$6,032,310

4%

11

11

Libraries

$62,497,573

$65,730,230

$68,690,380

5%

646

646

Parks and Recreation

$38,571,314

$39,091,100

$41,579,050

6%

362

372

Subtotal

$106,167,298

$110,636,930

$116,301,740

5%

1,019

1,029

OTHER FUNDS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Percent Change
FY19-FY20

Positions FY19
Budget

Positions FY20
Budget

Cultural Special Purpose

Fund

$839,249

$1,965,730

$2,038,190

4%

5

5

Broward Municipal Service District Parks

$2,898,203

$2,987,970

$3,174,950

6%

35

35

Parks Target Range

$1,333,610

$1,250,100

$1,191,150

(5)%

16

16

Parks Enhanced Marine Law Enforcement

$610,689

$1,421,500

$1,772,750

25%

1

1

Everglades Holiday Park

$1,068,835

$1,228,900

$1,208,400

(2)%

5

5

Subtotal

$6,750,586

$8,854,200

$9,385,440

6%

62

62

Grand Total

$112,917,884

$119,491,130

$125,687,180

5%

1,081

1,091

Division


Cultural

SECTION SUMMARY

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Administration

$1,330,291

$1,510,270

$1,515,430

Marketing and Incentive Program

$3,768,120

$4,305,330

$4,516,880

Total

$5,098,411

$5,815,600

$6,032,310

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Personnel Services

$874,354

$998,160

$1,000,880

Operating Expenses

$4,177,076

$4,813,360

$5,029,430

Capital Outlay

$900

$4,080

$2,000

Transfers Out

$46,081

$0

$0

Total

$5,098,411

$5,815,600

$6,032,310

Total Positions

11

11

11

BUDGET VARIANCES

$3,830 Normal Increases and Decreases
2,720 Personnel Services
3,190 Operating Expense
(2,080) Capital Outlay Expense
BUDGET SUPPLEMENTS
$20,000 One-time increase in operating expenses for a third party audit of distribution of funds.
$18,850 Increase in operating expenses for Broward Center of the Performing Arts audit.
$174,030 Increase in operating expenses due to an increase in funding for grants.
$216,710 TOTAL INCREASE

Section

Administration

GOAL STATEMENT

To cultivate community culture, arts, recreation, and life-long learning; and to establish goals relating to providing diverse artistic, cultural, educational and historical amenities and programs that contribute to a vibrant, multi-cultural and economically-viable community.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Number of new or renewed collaborative business partnerships established

35

20

25

Number of programs/events that demonstrate cultural, educational or historical diversity

168

100

110

Number of program participants

10,626

7,500

7,500

External customer satisfaction rating

4.61

4.80

4.80

Cost of technical assistance per patron served (in dollars)

3.76

8.00

8.00

Total grant funding provided

3,805,330

4,905,330

4,905,330

Number of active public art projects

96

100

100

Number of public art activities

No Data

No Data

95

Number of public art projects completed

No Data

25

25

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Based on the CreativeBROWARD 2020 plan, and its three component plans—Creative Economy, Cultural Tourism, and Public Art & Design—the vision of this Division is to integrate cultural and economic development throughout the County. In particular, this quality of life program promotes cultural development by guiding cultural planning and financial incentives; providing arts management assistance; developing cultural facilities—ArtParks and artist lofts; coordinating arts education and marketing programs; providing countywide public information through the website, social media, cooperative advertising, cultural directory, and online ArtsCalendar.com.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$1,330,291

$1,510,270

$1,515,430

Total Positions

11

11

11

Section

Marketing and Incentive Program

BUDGET COMMENTS

■ In FY20, there is a $174,030 increase in additional Cultural Nonprofit Funding for Gulfstream Early Learning Center ($64,030) and additional Cultural nonprofit grants ($110,000).

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$3,768,120

$4,305,330

$4,516,880

Marketing and Incentive Program

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Administrative Costs

1,465,270

1,515,430

Cultural Marketing Program

286,530

324,050

Transfers

45,000

0

Subtotal

1,796,800

1,839,480

Program Evaluations and Technical Assistance

40,000

40,000

Cultural Investment Program

960,800

1,060,800

Community Arts Education Partnership

72,000

72,000

Cultural Institution Program

1,065,000

1,065,000

Creative Investment Program

215,000

215,000

Cultural Diversity Program

125,000

125,000

Regional Investment Program

110,000

110,000

ArtServe Project

91,000

91,000

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

950,000

950,000

Festival Grants

0

50,000

Signature Event

0

75,000

Additional Cultural Nonprofit Funding

390,000

339,030

Subtotal

4,018,800

4,192,830

Total

5,815,600

6,032,310

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Program Evaluations and Technical Assistance

ArtServe, Inc.

40,000

40,000

Cultural Investment Program

All Florida Youth Orchestra, Inc.

64,000

74,000

Brazilian Voices, Inc.

14,400

12,900

Broward Art Guild, Inc.

10,600

10,000

Broward Stage Door Theater, Inc. A Nonprofit Corp.

80,000

0

Coral Springs Chinese Cultural Association, Inc.

19,200

15,200

Coral Springs Museum of Art, Inc.

57,900

58,300

Curtain Call Playhouse, Inc.

20,600

26,100

Davie School Foundation, Inc.

26,400

31,200

Flamingo Gardens, Inc.

80,000

80,000

Florida's Singing Sons, Inc.

29,000

28,600

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, Inc.

56,700

58,500

Fort Lauderdale Performing Arts, Inc.

10,700

12,300

Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida, Inc.

39,500

43,700

Gold Coast Jazz Society, Inc.

32,500

37,100

Holocaust Documentation & Education Center, Inc.

0

80,000

Inside Out Theatre Company, Inc.

14,800

14,800

Island City Stage, Inc.

22,400

22,800

Jayadevi Arts, Inc.

10,000

10,000

Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts, Inc.

19,000

21,300

Master Chorale of Fort Lauderdale, Inc.

19,800

24,100

New City Players, Inc.

11,100

12,400

Old Dillard Foundation, Inc.

12,300

15,800

Sample-McDougald House Preservation Society, Inc.

16,000

17,300

Sistrunk Historical Festival, Inc.

10,000

10,000

Slow Burn Theatre Company, Inc.

31,600

74,700

South Florida Ballet Theatre, Inc.

0

10,000

South Florida Jazz, Inc.

34,000

34,600

South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

11,900

11,400

Stonewall Library & Archives, Inc.

31,300

35,400

The Florida Turkish-American Association, Inc.

14,200

10,900

The Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre, Inc.

80,000

80,000

The Girlchoir of South Florida, Inc.

25,200

21,400

The Stranahan House, Inc.

40,500

44,500

World AIDS Museum Incorporated

15,200

21,500

Subtotal

960,800

1,060,800

Community Arts Education Partnership

Subtotal

72,000

72,000

Cultural Institution Program

Bonnet House, Inc.

116,000

116,000

Hollywood Art & Culture Center, Inc.

110,700

110,700

Museum of Discovery & Science, Inc.

127,900

127,900

NSU, Inc. on behalf of its Museum of Art Division

126,300

126,300

Opera Guild, Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, The

113,600

113,600

South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

110,000

110,000

Symphony of the Americas, Inc.

112,900

112,900

The Broward County Film Society, Inc.

120,800

120,800

Young At Art of Broward, Inc.

126,800

126,800

Subtotal

1,065,000

1,065,000

Creative Investment Program

Subtotal

215,000

215,000

Cultural Diversity Program

Developing Dreams Foundation, Inc.

22,800

20,900

Embrace Music Foundation, Inc.

22,800

20,900

Encore Performing Arts Center, Inc.

15,500

14,200

Hallandale Section of CID/UNESCO, Inc.

18,300

10,500

Indian Regional and Culture Center of Florida Inc.

22,800

20,900

Rootz of Music, Inc.

22,800

20,900

Women in Music Ayo Corp.

0

16,700

Subtotal

125,000

125,000

Regional Investment Program

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, Inc.

19,800

22,500

City Theatre, Inc.

10,000

19,100

Fantasy Theatre Factory, Inc.

16,400

0

Miami City Ballet, Inc.

27,600

24,700

Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Inc.

14,300

19,600

Seraphic Fire, Inc.

21,900

24,100

Subtotal

110,000

110,000

ArtServe Project

Subtotal

91,000

91,000

Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Subtotal

950,000

950,000

Festival Grants

Subtotal

0

50,000

Signature Event

Subtotal

0

75,000

Additional Cultural Nonprofit Funding

Subtotal

390,000

339,030

Total Cultural Grants

4,018,800

4,192,830

Division


Cultural Special Purpose Fund

SECTION SUMMARY

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Public Art and Design Administration

$418,627

$329,750

$349,900

Cultural Reserves

$0

$1,035,980

$1,088,290

Cultural Tourism

$420,622

$600,000

$600,000

Total

$839,249

$1,965,730

$2,038,190

REVENUES

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Miscellaneous Revenue

$30

$329,750

$349,900

Interest and Other Earnings

$24,714

$0

$0

Fund Balance

$1,399,000

$1,035,980

$1,088,290

Transfer From CVB - Tourist Development Tax (11405)

$600,000

$600,000

$600,000

Transfer From Public Art and Design (30231)

$66,761

$0

$0

Total

$2,090,505

$1,965,730

$2,038,190

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Personnel Services

$281,347

$322,450

$341,680

Operating Expenses

$557,902

$607,300

$608,220

Other Budgetary Reserves

$0

$1,035,980

$1,088,290

Total

$839,249

$1,965,730

$2,038,190

Total Positions

5

5

5

BUDGET VARIANCES

$72,460 Normal Increases and Decreases
19,230 Personnel Services
920 Operating Expense
52,310 Reserves
$72,460 TOTAL INCREASE

Section

Cultural Tourism

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Cultural Special Purpose Fund accounts for the Cultural activities supported with funding sources outside the general fund. These activities include Public Art & Design administration and support costs, the Tourist Development Tax supported Cultural Tourism Program, and the Cultural Reserves held to support one-time projects.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$420,622

$600,000

$600,000

Cultural Tourism

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Public Art & Design Administration

329,750

349,900

Cultural Tourism Program

600,000

600,000

Cultural Reserves/Transfers

1,035,980

1,088,290

Total

1,965,730

2,038,190

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Cultural Tourism Program

Bonnet House, Inc.

43,400

43,400

City of Fort Lauderdale

26,700

26,700

City of Oakland Park

21,900

21,900

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, Inc.

20,000

20,000

Hollywood Art & Culture Center, Inc.

12,400

12,400

Miami City Ballet, Inc.

43,400

43,400

Museum of Discovery & Science, Inc.

43,500

43,500

NSU, Inc. on behalf of its Museum of Art Division

43,400

43,400

Performing Arts Center Authority

43,500

43,500

Slow Burn Theatre Company, Inc.

34,000

34,000

South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

43,400

43,400

Stonewall Library and Archives, Inc.

43,400

43,400

Symphony of the Americas, Inc.

43,400

43,400

The Broward County Film Society, Inc.

65,000

65,000

The Stranahan House, Inc.

29,200

29,200

Young at Art of Broward, Inc.

43,400

43,400

Total Cultural Grants

600,000

600,000

Division


Libraries

SECTION SUMMARY

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Administration

$563,821

$571,590

$597,030

Financial & Administrative Services

$14,458,934

$14,912,550

$15,176,570

Public Services

$47,474,818

$50,246,090

$52,916,780

Total

$62,497,573

$65,730,230

$68,690,380

REVENUES

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Intergovernmental Revenue

$1,601,982

$1,395,430

$1,371,760

Charges for Services

$656,914

$450,000

$450,500

Judgement and Fines

$643,220

$650,000

$650,000

Miscellaneous Revenue

$1,234,949

$917,570

$988,000

Transfer From Municipal Service District (10015)

$45,900

$0

$0

Total

$4,182,965

$3,413,000

$3,460,260

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Personnel Services

$40,715,242

$42,746,210

$44,925,610

Operating Expenses

$15,173,393

$16,080,180

$16,360,930

Capital Outlay

$6,608,938

$6,903,840

$7,403,840

Total

$62,497,573

$65,730,230

$68,690,380

Total Positions

646

646

646

BUDGET VARIANCES

118,780 Increase in operating expenses due to an increase in the County's contractual obligation for Nova Southeastern Alvin Sherman Library operating and book budgets.
$2,341,370 Normal Increases and Decreases
2,179,400 2,179,400 Personnel Services
161,970 161,970 Operating Expense
BUDGET SUPPLEMENTS
500,000 Increase in capital outlay for recurring funding for materials acquisition.
$2,960,150 TOTAL INCREASE

Section

Libraries Administration

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This section coordinates the various public service, financial, and administrative activities of the Libraries Division to ensure the continued high level of customer service and compliance to Commission goals and policies. This section also provides leadership and direction for communication with County, State, and Federal governments, and is responsible for the direct supervision of the Division’s public services, finance, and administrative services sections.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$563,821

$571,590

$597,030

Total Positions

4

4

4

Section

Financial & Administrative Services

GOAL STATEMENT

To coordinate the various financial and administrative support activities of the Division to ensure continued efficiency, productivity, and compliance with County policies and goals.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Average number of days to process payment for goods and services received

41

45

40

Number of personnel transactions (BC-102s) processed

298

325

325

Number of purchasing card and purchase orders processed

2,698

3,000

2,500

Internal customer satisfaction rating

3.81

4.00

4.00

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This section provides fiscal and administrative support to the Division in the areas of financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, marketing, information technology, contracts, inter-local agreements, grant administration, payroll, personnel processing, purchasing, payment processing, receiving, delivery, and collection development. This section ensures continued efficiency, productivity, and compliance with County policies and goals.

BUDGET COMMENTS

■ A net of four positions are transferred from Public Services to Financial and Administrative Services to meet the needs of the organization.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$14,458,934

$14,912,550

$15,176,570

Total Positions

68

70

74

Section

Libraries Public Services

GOAL STATEMENT

To provide direct public library service to meet the informational, educational, and recreational needs of the residents and visitors to Broward County.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Libraries program attendance

515,098

500,000

515,000

Cumulative reference questions per professional MLS FTE

7,333

8,000

7,000

Library materials circulated

8,232,402

8,000,000

8,300,000

Cumulative library materials circulated per circulation FTE

20,529

21,500

20,500

Number of customers served

7,169,880

7,800,000

7,600,000

Number of customers with cards

978,200

1,000,000

1,100,000

Number of digital downloads accessed by patrons (eBooks and audiobooks)

2,159,629

1,700,000

2,000,000

Number of patrons using computers

1,956,289

2,300,000

1,900,000

Number of volunteers

11,900

12,000

12,000

Number of volunteer hours

97,989

100,000

100,000

Number of Libraries Internet page views

50,670,263

50,000,000

36,000,000

External customer satisfaction rating

4.32

4.30

4.30

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This section provides SUNsational customer service and opportunities for lifelong learning for all ages and diverse populations in Broward County. The Public Services section provides an array of services such as: reference, online 24/7 access to electronic books, music, movies, and databases. The library also offers over 3 million volumes of books at its 38 locations. Libraries participate in partnerships with educational facilities, such as public and charter schools, colleges, and universities. This division is committed to providing exceptional age-specific programming, computer classes and access, cutting-edge technology, and discovery sessions to show customers how to utilize these tools.

BUDGET COMMENTS

■    A net of four positions are transferred from Public Services to Financial and Administrative Services to meet the needs of the organization.

■    FY20 projected performance measure for number of Libraries Internet page views decreases due to changes in the software configuration of the digital archive website.

■    FY20 projected performance measures for Libraries program attendance increases due recent positive trends, and Library materials circulated increases due to greater number of digital downloads.

■    FY20 projected performance measure for Number of patrons using computers decrease due to more patrons using mobile devices at Libraries.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$47,474,818

$50,246,090

$52,916,780

Total Positions

574

572

568

Division


Parks and Recreation

SECTION SUMMARY

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Administration

$6,357,061

$5,955,620

$8,032,590

Regional Parks

$31,597,437

$32,555,410

$32,962,080

Extension Education

$616,816

$580,070

$584,380

Total

$38,571,314

$39,091,100

$41,579,050

REVENUES

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Parks & Recreation Administration

$524,946

$573,010

$598,270

Regional Parks Online Reservations

$1,164,784

$1,465,700

$1,247,060

Regional Parks

$4,370

$4,240

$4,380

Brian Piccolo Park

$552,986

$520,880

$541,480

C.B. Smith Park

$3,449,251

$3,959,340

$3,842,130

Central Broward Regional Park

$887,947

$982,470

$913,620

Deerfield Island Regional Park

$3,595

$5,390

$4,220

John D Easterlin Park

$510,144

$454,840

$534,230

Fern Forest Nature Center

$59,634

$76,520

$64,680

Hollywood North Beach Park

$525,734

$571,100

$536,160

Long Key Nature Center and Natural Area

$123,299

$130,650

$126,480

Markham Park

$1,624,484

$1,612,450

$1,548,770

Miramar Pineland Park

$53,926

$64,890

$59,200

Plantation Heritage Park

$122,054

$162,520

$141,020

Quiet Waters Park

$574,507

$801,610

$761,340

Secret Woods Nature Center

$64,713

$69,170

$70,890

Topeekeegee Yugnee Park

$1,849,907

$1,987,510

$1,887,430

Tradewinds Park

$786,867

$894,490

$910,520

Tree Tops Park

$272,800

$283,120

$285,020

Vista View Park

$212,536

$270,440

$248,460

West Lake Park

$348,198

$397,310

$888,280

Swim Central

$813,971

$200,000

$200,000

Extension Education Horticulture and Environmental Education

$5,225

$0

$0

Total

$14,535,878

$15,487,650

$15,413,640

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Personnel Services

$28,078,136

$28,941,810

$30,931,940

Operating Expenses

$9,961,971

$9,691,960

$10,058,320

Capital Outlay

$506,207

$457,330

$588,790

Transfers Out

$25,000

$0

$0

Total

$38,571,314

$39,091,100

$41,579,050

Total Positions

360

362

372

BUDGET VARIANCES

$1,080,120 Normal Increases and Decreases
1,033,930 Personnel Services
46,190 Operating Expense
BUDGET SUPPLEMENTS
$114,550 Increase in personal services ($59,550), operating expenses ($31,000), and one time capital outlay ($24,000), including one full time Park Aide and one PT-20 Park Aide to run the four eco-cabins at Quiet Waters Park. $19,500 of the operating expenses is onetime funding for equipment and materials for the cabins. $11,500 of the operating expenses are recurring.
$350,000 Increase in personnel services for additional part-time staff. This staff will assist with cash handling at regional parks along with other duties.
$366,450 Increase in personnel services ($255,180), one-time operating expenses ($4,810), and one-time capital outlay ($106,460), including four full-time Park Supervisors to help coordinate security at parks.
$47,800 Increase in personnel services ($45,360) and recurring operating expenses ($2,440), including one full-time Park Aide to open Deerfield Island Park an additional day per week.
$40,000 Increase in operating expense for additional ongoing training for park staff.
$65,360 Increase in personnel services ($45,360), recurring operating expenses ($19,000), and recurring capital outlay ($1,000) including one full-time Maintenance Worker associated with the opening of the Boaters Park parking lot.
$93,910 Increase in personnel services ($88,910) and recurring operating expenses ($5,000), including one full-time Recreation Coordinator and two part-time Recreation Coordinator positions to expand programming for adults with developmental disabilities.
$46,500 Increase in ongoing operating expenses associated with the building used by Extension Education and the 38th street warehouse.
$111,840 Increase in personnel services for one full-time Engineer position to help manage capital projects.
$171,420 Increase in operating expenses for additional security at parks.
$2,487,950 TOTAL INCREASE

Section

Administration

GOAL STATEMENT

To provide clean, safe, enjoyable facilities and programs to County residents and visitors through administrative support to park and recreation field operations.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Number of volunteer hours as percentage of total staff hours

3.01    5.00

5.00

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Administration provides support in the areas of division policy, strategic planning, division goals and objectives, marketing and public relations, safety, security, volunteer services, budget and personnel management, accounting, procurement, labor relations, revenue management, financial reporting and natural area management. Administration also receives input from the public and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Urban Wilderness Board, and Marine Advisory Committee on issues of park policy, program development, capital project management and implementation and other matters.

BUDGET COMMENTS

■    One position is transferred from Parks Administration to Regional Parks to provide administrative support for the Parks Maintenance group.

■    In FY20, four Park Supervisor positions are added to help coordinate security at parks.

■    In FY20, one Engineer position is added to help manage capital projects at Everglades Holiday Park.

■ In FY20, one Recreation Coordinator position is added to provide additional programming for adults with developmental disabilities.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$6,357,061

$5,955,620

$8,032,590

Total Positions

57

58

63

Section

Regional Parks

GOAL STATEMENT

To provide facilities, programs, and services that meet the needs and interests of residents and visitors of all ages and abilities.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Park attendance

12,078,365

11,400,000

11,500,000

Percent of operational budget supported by user fees

38

39

37

Maintenance cost per acre ($)

3,232

3,700

3,700

Cost per acre of natural area maintained ($)

1,570

1,975

1,500

Customer satisfaction rating

4.68

4.80

4.80

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Broward County operates 20 regional parks and 22 natural area sites for a total of 6,470 acres. The park system provides a wealth of recreational and educational opportunities for the public to enjoy, such as nature walks, camping, field sports, equestrian activities, tennis, aquatic playgrounds, batting cages, steam railroad, picnics, walking, bicycling, swimming, fishing, boating, and extension education services. Many active, guided recreational programs are offered for park patrons of all ages and abilities. The County parks are often regional providers of special events, corporate meetings, concerts, and festivals.

BUDGET COMMENTS

■    One position is transferred from Parks Administration to Regional Parks to provide administrative support for the Parks Maintenance group.

■    In FY20, one full-time Park Aide and one PT-20 Park Aide are added to help run and maintain the eco-cabins at Quiet Waters park.

■    In FY20, one Park Aide is added to assist Deerfield Island park as it opens for an additional day per week.

■ In FY20, one Maintenance Worker is added to help maintain Boaters park, which is currently only accessible by boat, due to expected increased attendance related to the opening of the parking lot there.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$31,597,437

$32,555,410

$32,962,080

Total Positions

303

304

309

Section

Extension Education

GOAL STATEMENT

To provide educational programs and access to current research data to Broward County residents, businesses and 4-H members in the areas of horticulture, leadership, family nutrition, and youth programs to improve the quality of home and community environment.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Master Gardener volunteer hours (FTE equivalent)

17.3

13.0

12.3

Total urban horticulture clients served

28,470

98,500

30,925

Number of commercial horticulture programs

139

135

125

Number of participants in Tree Trimmer Program

973

725

720

Total commercial horticulture clients served

17,161

16,970

16,970

Total number of 4-H clients served

15,213

6,000

6,000

Number of Master Naturalist projects completed within the division

14

15

15

Number of 4-H volunteer hours (FTE equivalent)

3.13

3.65

3.65

Number of 4-H educational outreach events

542

235

250

Number of urban horticulture programs

141

160

130

Trained and certified active Master Naturalists per Extension Agent

188

185

65

Customer satisfaction rating (4-H)

4.70

4.85

4.68

Customer satisfaction rating (urban horticultural)

4.90

4.77

4.77

Customer satisfaction rating (commercial horticultural)

4.79

4.70

4.77

Trained and certified active Master Gardeners per Extension Agent

193

225

200

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The University of Florida manages this program though an operating agreement with the County. The Extension Education educators deliver learning opportunities via research-based programs:

The 4-H Youth Development Program provides educational outreach to young people between the ages of 5 and 18. Educational programs are designed to help youth develop life skills in the areas of public speaking, leadership, record keeping, environmental education, health education, and technology.

The Horticulture and Environmental Education section focuses on the areas of Commercial Horticulture and Urban Horticulture. The Commercial Horticulture program seeks to encourage adoption of research-based knowledge by industry professionals. The Urban Horticulture program provides comprehensive assistance to cities, residents, homeowners’ and condo associations to cover landscape, gardening, and pest control needs. The Family Nutrition Program provides nutrition education in schools, childcare centers, and in the community. The program’s focus is teaching individuals to eat healthy and to get physically active to reduce health risks.

BUDGET COMMENTS

■ FY20 projected performance measures are based on a memorandum of understanding between the University of Florida and the County.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$616,816

$580,070

$584,380

Division


Broward Municipal Services District Parks

SECTION SUMMARY

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Broward Municipal Services District Parks

$2,898,203

$2,987,970

$3,174,950

Total

$2,898,203

$2,987,970

$3,174,950

REVENUES

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Administrative Fee

$500

$650

$600

Cash Over/Short

$1

$0

$0

Contract Class-Parks

$8,948

$13,480

$13,070

Membership Fees

$4,125

$4,920

$4,800

Miscellaneous Revenue

$19,745

$20,580

$18,380

NSF Service Fees

$40

$0

$0

Other Utility Reimbursements

$2,396

$0

$0

Park Activity Fees

$21,334

$22,800

$22,820

Park Facility Rental

$82,896

$94,470

$85,910

Recycling Sales

$135

$0

$0

Refund of Prior Year Expenditures

$12,354

$0

$0

Reimbursement-Other

$27,188

$22,360

$28,010

Special Events

$282

$600

$13,460

Special Park Activities

$2,152

$2,150

$2,150

Less Five Percent

$0

$0

($8,860)

Total

$182,096

$182,010

$180,340

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Personnel Services

$2,390,400

$2,256,280

$2,365,180

Operating Expenses

$503,408

$721,230

$799,310

Capital Outlay

$4,395

$10,460

$10,460

Total

$2,898,203

$2,987,970

$3,174,950

Total Positions

35

35

35

BUDGET VARIANCES

$66,550 Normal Increases and Decreases
108,900 Personnel Services
(42,350) Operating Expense
BUDGET SUPPLEMENTS
$12,000 Increase in operating expenses for the Lights On After School Rally supported by the Children Services Council.
$108,430 Increase in operating expenses for additional security officer shifts. One additional shift per the six Broward Municipal Services District parks. Monday through Friday 2-7pm.
$186,980 TOTAL INCREASE

Section

Broward Municipal Services District Parks

GOAL STATEMENT

To provide recreational facilities, programs, and services that meet the needs and interests of residents and visitors in unincorporated neighborhood communities.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Park attendance

315,630

325,000

325,000

After School Program participants

31,133

23,500

24,500

Teen Program participants

No Data

8,000

8,000

Senior Program participants

No Data

5,000

5,000

Summer Recreation Program participants

21,564

23,800

23,800

Number of recreation programs

232

170

170

Number of special events

No Data

45

48

Cost per acre managed

42,723

36,500

42,000

External customer satisfaction rating

4.57

4.50

4.50

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Parks and Recreation Division operates and maintains eight Municipal Service District Park sites within the unincorporated areas of Broward County which provide playgrounds, athletic fields, green space, fitness trails, picnic areas, and recreation centers with structured programming. Recreation centers are also used for various community meetings, special events, and weddings/parties. Athletic fields are used collaboratively with Little Leagues, Youth Football, and other sports associations. Customized year-round activities meet the leisure, recreational, and sporting needs of surrounding communities and address all ages, genders, and abilities. Noteworthy, are summer and after school programs for children and youths, adult athletic leagues, a recreational youth sports development program, and senior programs/activities.

BUDGET COMMENTS

■ The Division offers a free nine-week summer recreation program at six neighborhood parks, including free lunches and snacks daily for participants.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Dollars

$2,898,203

$2,987,970

$3,174,950

Total Positions

35

35

35

Division


Parks Target Range

SECTION SUMMARY

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Parks and Recreation Target Range

$1,333,610

$1,250,100

$1,191,150

Total

$1,333,610

$1,250,100

$1,191,150

REVENUES

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Cash Over/Short

$153

$0

$0

Contract Class-Parks

$7,000

$14,000

$0

Environmental Assessments

$50,283

$55,000

$46,000

Fund Balance

$67,000

$0

$7,000

Interest Earnings

$853

$0

$0

Labor Reimbursements

$8,384

$5,900

$8,000

Miscellaneous Revenue

$3,256

$0

$0

Park Activity Fees

$758,943

$770,000

$739,180

Park Facility Rental

$55,285

$60,000

$45,000

Retail Sales

$85,293

$91,000

$82,290

Sale of Surplus Equipment

$12,803

$0

$8,000

Special Park Activities

$38,144

$37,000

$25,000

Target Range-Law Enforcement

$277,320

$283,000

$293,000

Less Five Percent

$0

($65,800)

($62,320)

Total

$1,364,717

$1,250,100

$1,191,150

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Personnel Services

$868,635

$828,090

$832,590

Operating Expenses

$353,650

$344,220

$358,560

Other Budgetary Reserves

$0

$5,520

$0

Transfers Out

$111,325

$72,270

$0

Total

$1,333,610

$1,250,100

$1,191,150

Total Positions

16

16

16

BUDGET VARIANCES

($65,950) Normal Increases and Decreases
4,500 Personnel Services
7,340 Operating Expense
(5,520) Reserves
(72,270) Transfers
BUDGET SUPPLEMENTS
$7,000 Increase in operating expenses for one time purchase of equipment for rental opportunities at Target Range.
($58,950) TOTAL DECREASE

Section

Parks and Recreation Target Range

GOAL STATEMENT

To operate a safe, supervised, and non-threatening target range that encompasses all aspects of the shooting sports for recreational shooters, law enforcement and military.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Number of users

50,080

51,500

51,600

Gross revenue collected

1,296,863

1,250,100

1,253,470

Cost per user (in dollars)

24

24

23

Customer satisfaction rating

4.79

4.50

4.50

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The Division provides a balanced program that includes supervised visitor daily range use, training, tournaments and special events, and classroom instruction.

law enforcement

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$1,333,610    $1,250,100

$1,191,150

Total Positions

16

16

16

Division


Parks Enhanced Marine Law Enforcement

SECTION SUMMARY

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Parks and Recreation/Marine Law Enforcement

$610,689

$1,421,500

$1,772,750

Total

$610,689

$1,421,500

$1,772,750

REVENUES

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Licenses

$765,475

$670,000

$700,000

Interest and Other Earnings

$20,916

$0

$25,000

Fund Balance

$1,157,000

$785,000

$1,084,000

Less Five Percent

$0

($33,500)

($36,250)

Total

$1,943,391

$1,421,500

$1,772,750

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Personnel Services

$105,873

$112,630

$108,310

Operating Expenses

$504,816

$858,960

$885,160

Capital Outlay

$0

$26,000

$26,000

Other Budgetary Reserves

$0

$423,910

$753,280

Total

$610,689

$1,421,500

$1,772,750

Total Positions

1

1

1

BUDGET VARIANCES

$26,220 Increase in grant allocations per the Marine Advisory Council recommendations.
$329,370 Increase in reserves due to increase in fund balance.
-$4,340 Normal Increases and Decreases
(4,320) Personnel Services
(20) Operating Expense
$351,250 TOTAL INCREASE

Enhanced Marine Law Enforcement Grants

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Broward County Sheriffs Office

218,009

341,200

368,210

City of Fort Lauderdale

81,797

172,280

184,110

City of Hallandale Beach

39,278

59,310

63,370

Town of Hillsboro Beach

26,003

31,340

33,190

City of Hollywood

59,266

59,310

63,370

City of Lighthouse Point

33,746

59,310

63,370

United States Power Squadron - Pompano Beach

23,343

63,130

34,630

City of Wilton Manors

14,592

31,340

33,190

Total

496,034

817,220

843,440

Section

Parks and Recreation/Marine Law Enforcement

GOAL STATEMENT

To provide boating safety and education for residents and visitors to allow for quality water craft experiences.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Number of boating accidents reported

6

10

10

Number of public contacts per actual patrol hour

0.78

0.75

0.75

Percent of funded patrol hours used

63

75

70

Percent of requests processed by EMLEG staff within ten days of receipt

88

90

90

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

In accordance with the authority granted by Florida Statute 328.72(15), through this grant program, the Marine Advisory Committee solicits, reviews, and makes recommendations to the County Commission regarding expenditures of funds to improve boating safety on the waters of Broward County through enhanced marine police patrols.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$610,689

$1,421,500

$1,772,750

Total Positions

1

1

1

Division


Everglades Holiday Park

SECTION SUMMARY

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Everglades Holiday Park

$1,068,835

$1,228,900

$1,208,400

Total

$1,068,835

$1,228,900

$1,208,400

REVENUES

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Charges for Services

$1,012,470

$1,000,000

$1,050,000

Interest and Other Earnings

$2,496

$2,000

$2,000

Fund Balance

$347,000

$277,000

$209,000

Less Five Percent

$0

($50,100)

($52,600)

Total

$1,361,966

$1,228,900

$1,208,400

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actuals

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Personnel Services

$295,908

$397,190

$397,690

Operating Expenses

$266,652

$292,670

$342,240

Capital Outlay

$6,275

$0

$90,000

Transfers Out

$500,000

$539,040

$378,470

Total

$1,068,835

$1,228,900

$1,208,400

Total Positions

5

5

5

BUDGET VARIANCES

$21,000 Increase in operating expenses per the contract with the concessionaire 2% must be set aside for maintenance at the park.
-$160,570 Decrease in transfers due to one-time nature of the expense.
-$34,930 Normal Increases and Decreases
500 Personnel Services
(35,430) Operating Expense
$154,000 BUDGET SUPPLEMENTS
-$20,500 Increase in one-time operating expenses ($64,000) and capital expenses ($90,000) for restroom pumpouts at Everglades Holiday Park.
TOTAL DECREASE

Section

Everglades Holiday Park

GOAL STATEMENT

To provide facilities, programs, and services that educate residents and visitors of all ages and abilities on the history of the Everglades, flora and fauna while offering airboat rides, boat ramps, fishing, wildlife viewing, food concessions, boat rentals, alligator shows, and a campground.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Projected

Park attendance

939,480

1,030,000

1,050,000

Airboat Tours - Gross Revenue

6,329,495

6,100,000

6,200,000

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Everglades Holiday Park is located on the far western edge of the developed portion of the County at 21940 Griffin Road and provides access to the conservation area. Everglades Holiday Park is property owned by Broward County and responsibility for operating the park was transferred back to the County in June 2012. The park is operated as a self-supporting program by Broward County Parks & Recreation.

BUDGET COMMENTS

■ The County has a long term agreement with the concessionaire at the park, which provides services such as airboat rides, food concessions, alligator shows, and boat rentals. The agreement also includes a profit sharing component, providing a percentage of the revenues to the park.

APPROPRIATIONS

FY18 Actual

FY19 Budget

FY20 Budget

Total Expenses

$1,068,835

$1,228,900

$1,208,400

Total Positions

5

5

5

6-32 Broward County, Florida - Fiscal Year 2020 Recommended Operating Budget


FY20 Recommended Broward County Annual Budget, July 15, 2019