The Golf Course Fund is a special revenue fund used to account for all the financial activity related to the municipal golf course operations.
Revenues and Other Sources
Revenues and other sources for the Golf Course Fund total $7,912,523. This amount includes an available estimated beginning balance of $855,880. This is an increase of 2.5% from the adopted fiscal year 2023 budget of $7,721,592. Charges for services comprise the largest share of the Golf Course Fund revenues and are proposed to be $6,644,000, or 84.0% of the total revenues and sources of funding.
Excluding beginning fund balance and other sources, recurring revenues are proposed to total $7,056,643. This is an increase of $1,202,893, or 20.6% from the fiscal year 2023 adopted budget. The increase is attributed primarily to the expansion of the golf course and facilities.
It is important to note that amended, adopted, and proposed budget numbers include Beginning Fund Balance amounts, while actual and estimated actual do not. In accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, actual amounts reflect only revenues recognized each year. Beginning Fund Balance represents resources received and recognized in prior years as revenue but are available for appropriation in future years.
Expenditure and Other Uses
Expenditures and other uses for the Golf Course Fund total $7,912,523. This amount includes an estimated ending reserves balance of $1,707,316. Fiscal year 2024 expenditures and other uses are balanced with the total revenues and other sources.
Personnel costs are the largest use of expenditures for the Golf Course Fund and total $2,831,516, or 35.8% of the total expenditures and uses. Other significant uses of expenditures and their proposed totals include:
- Operating - $2,852,570
- Capital Outlay - $413,300
- Debt Service- $107,821
Excluding estimated ending reserves balance, other uses, and capital outlay, recurring expenditures are proposed to total $5,791,907. This is an increase of $109,149, or 1.9% from the fiscal year 2023 adopted budget of $5,682,758.
It is important to note that amended, adopted, and proposed budget numbers include Reserves, while actual and estimated actual do not. In accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, actual amounts reflect only expenditures recognized each year. Reserves represent funds that are held for restricted purposes or may be reallocated for specific purposes throughout the fiscal year.