March 11, 2013
PDT Staff Writer
The Portsmouth Fire Department and the Portsmouth Police Department again top the list of appropriations from the city’s General Fund, which began on Jan. 1, 2013 and runs through Dec. 31, 2013. The appropriations are for current expenses and other expenditures of the city for the calendar year. The top five departments are:
Fund 101 Code 223 - Fire shows a total appropriation of $3,774,061 for the year. That figure is a combination of $2,254,012 for personal services and $1,520,049 for other expenses.
Fund 101 Code 221 - Police reflects $1,952,232 for personal expenses; $1,371,592 for other expenses, for a total appropriation of $3,323,824.
Fund 101 Code 111 - Municipal Court appropriations total 923,262, based on $503,469 for personal services and $419,792 for other expenses.
Fund 101 Code 440 - The City Health Department’s appropriations are $269,978 for personal services; $297,866 for other expenses, for a total appropriation of $567,844.
Fund 101 Code 105 - Legal rounds out the top five with appropriations totaling $292,221 - $133,780 for personal services and $158,441 for other expenses.
The city’s total appropriations from the General Fund are $11,369,279 - $5,463,406 for personal services and $5,905,873 for other expenses.
Frank Lewis may be reached at 740-353-3101, ext. 252, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.