B&F Committee budget review online; more budget meetings scheduled 

Budget and Finance Committee members on Jan. 6 review the proposed fiscal 2020/2021 budget with General Manager John Viola.

The Jan. 6 Budget and Finance Committee review of the proposed fiscal 2020/2021 budget is now available online.  

Committee members, General Manager John Viola and staff discussed proposed budgets for General Administration, Finance, Public Relations, Golf, and Food and Beverage. Additionally, representatives from the Ocean Pines Fire Department supplied an overview of their budget request.  

To view the meeting, visit https://youtu.be/hcvbez6dO3o. 

The Budget and Finance Committee review will continue today with proposals from Public Works, Marinas, Police, Aquatics, and Recreation and Parks, followed by a review of the reserve accounts on Wednesday. Meetings each day are slated to start at 9 a.m. in the Administration Building board room.  

Those meetings will also post to the Ocean Pines Association YouTube channel, when available. 

Board members will host public budget review meetings next week, on Jan. 15-17, followed by publication of Viola’s recommended budget on Jan. 24. 

Key upcoming budget dates include: 

*Feb. 5 – Board conducts hearing on recommended budget 

Feb. 11 – Treasurer and General Manager provides Board with any final recommendations 

Feb. 7-14 – Board provides General Manager with any motions to amend; General Manager calculates any assessment impact 

*Feb. 18 – Board hears final comments on the budget, considers any motions to amend, and then votes to adopt the final budget 

(*denotes opportunity for member comments) 


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