Impacts

The program prioritization can help citizens see which programs would be most likely to be cut if the budget has a funding gap.

If $500,000 needed to be cut from the General Budget, the following programs would likely be impacted:

Program Net General Fund Cost Tier Outcome Goal
Lincoln Arts Council $66,000 3 8 1
4th of July celebration $36,000 3 8 1
Wilderness Park & other conservation areas $35,500 3 7 2
Senior volunteer programs $43,000 3 6 6
Sunday hours at Bennett Martin library & Friday hours at others $345,000 3 6 5

If $1 million needed to be cut from the General Budget, the programs above and the following programs would likely be impacted:

Program Net General Fund Cost Tier Outcome Goal
Adult & youth team sports $5,500 3 6 2
Civil rights education $10,000 3 5 2
Educational access TV: Channel 21 $2,000 3 5 2
Develop & review annexation agreements $11,000 3 3 6
Neighborhood pools: Airpark, Ballard, Belmont, Eden & Irvingdale $141,000 3 2 5
Parking & abandoned vehicle enforcement $313,500 3 2 2

If $1.5 million needed to be cut from the General Budget, the programs above and the following programs would likely be impacted:

Program Net General Fund Cost Tier Outcome Goal
Support to Neighborhood Watch / Business Watch $103,500 3 2 1
Stormwater review services for private development $20,000 3 1 5
Snow removal - priority B $430,000 3 2 1