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File #: 21-0192    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action:
Title: Adoption of Annual Investment Policy for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and Delegation of Responsibility for Investing Funds to the City Treasurer (Finance Director Charelian). ADOPT
Attachments: 1. Investment Policy for Fiscal Year 2021-2022
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Steve S. Charelian, Finance Director
Libby Bretthauer, Financial Services Manager

SUBJECT:Title
Adoption of Annual Investment Policy for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and Delegation of Responsibility for Investing Funds to the City Treasurer (Finance Director Charelian).
ADOPT
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
The Finance Subcommittee and City staff recommend that the City Council adopt the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 Investment Policy and continue the existing delegation of responsibility for investing funds to the City Treasurer.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There are no fiscal implications from the recommended action.

BACKGROUND:
The City's adopted Financial Policies state the Finance Subcommittee and City Council shall annually review and update, as appropriate, the City's Investment Policy. Furthermore, the Investment Policy shall be adopted by the City Council based upon the Finance Subcommittee's recommendations.

The Finance Subcommittee reviewed and approved the FY 2021-2022 Investment Policy at their October 18, 2021, meeting in advance of the City Council's review.

DISCUSSION:
The City's current Investment Policy was reviewed by the City's investment brokers and City staff, taking into consideration current laws and regulations, and changing market conditions. City staff also reviewed Investment Policy Certification Program guidelines issued by the California Municipal Treasurers Association (CMTA), California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC) and the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada (APT US&C).

Two changes have been made in accordance with current guidelines and best practices:

1. The Local Agency Investment Fund (LAIF) maximum deposit limit has been increased from $65 million to $75 million per updated State guidelines.
2. A ratings minimum of was ...

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