Total *Proposed* Revenues in 2018/19 = $587,544,083

"Revenue" is income. It's the receipt of money through a variety of income-generating categories. Click on a category below to see the detail.

Drill into Jersey City's Proposed Budgeted Revenues:

SURPLUS - $25,423,048
The surplus is the amount that revenues exceed expenses.  It is like a cushion of funding in the budget.

Surplus

DescriptionFCOAAmount
1. Surplus Anticipated08-100 25,400,000
2. Surplus Anticipated with Prior Written Consent of Director of Local Government Services08-101 23,048
Total Surplus Anticipated 25,423,048
LOCAL REVENUE - $48,402,378
Local revenues are funds earned by the city for transactions with residents (including commercial residents). For instance, if you pay for a license for your pet, the fee is local revenue to the city. If you pay a parking fine, that is also local revenue. If a business pays for a liquor license, that is local revenue.

Local Revenues from Jersey City's 2018 Proposed Municipal Budget

DescriptionFCOAAmount 
Alcoholic Beverage Licenses08-141 832,354
Marriage Licenses08-103 6,753
Cable T.V. Franchise Fees08-612 2,498,917
Hackensack Meadowlands Adjustment08-609 1,072,851
Local School Aid09-207-
Advertising Ordinance Fees08-105 334,618
Search Fees08-106174
Lot Cleaning Charges08-123 12,056
Tax Collector's Fees08-124 50,644
Hotel Occupancy Tax08-107 8,344,737
Landlord Registration08-195 317,183
Interest & Cost on Taxes08-111 1,025,800
Interest on Investments & Deposits08-112 1,021,914
Assessor Application Fees08-125 3,537
Sewer & Street Opening Permits08-127 193,629
Swimming Pool Fees08-129 145,471
Skating Rink Fees08-130 123,192
Laundry Licenses08-131 91,100
Vending Machine Licenses08-132 23,665
Food Establishment Licenses08-133 794,175
Hotel/Motel Licenses08-156 79,840
Dine & Dance Permits08-138 28,000
Police Reports ID Bureau Fees08-135 135,083
Hack (Taxicabs & Omnibus) Licenses08-140 112,415
Elevator Inspection Fees08-139 600,249
Site Plan Review Fees08-145 1,010,013
Bingo & Raffle Licenses08-142 11,500
Mechanical Amusement Devices08-660 9,625
Parking Lot Licenses08-143 579,227
Used Motor Vehicle Dealer Licenses08-661 30,000
Parking Lot Tax08-136 8,092,843
Parking Enforcement -Lease Fees08-190 327,504
Parking Enforcement - Meter Fees08-191 1,395,995
Parking Enforcement - Misc. Fees08-192 1,598,552
Municipal Court Fines08-108 16,329,597
Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission Incentive08-213 178,392
Interstate Waste08-170 454,588
Dumpster Fee08-624 34,825
Certified Copies Marriage Licenses08-180 41,285
Zoning Permits & Ordinance Copies08-181 256,455
Settlements08-179-
Death Certificates08-182 65,265
Vacant Property Registration08-184 138,355
Total Section A: Local Revenues08-001 48,402,378
STATE AID - $66,368,772
Each year the state of NJ grants aid to municipalities throughout the state.

State Aid (NJ Aid Paid by NJ to Jersey City)

Consolidated Municipal Property Tax Relief Act09-206 10,408,207
Energy Receipts Tax (P.L. 1997, Chapters 162 & 167)09-202 53,436,478
In Lieu of Tax Payment - Garden State Preservation Trust08-158 15,837
Building Aid Allowances for School Aid09-203 2,508,250
Total Section B: State Aid Without Offsetting Appropriations 66,368,772
UCC (UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE) FEES - $6,538,637
DescriptionFCOAAmount
Uniform Construction Code Fees08-137 6,538,637
Total Section C: Dedicated Uniform Construction Code Fees Offset with Appropriations 6,538,637
GRANTS - $11,063,784

Grants

DescriptionFCOAAmount
Port Security (Police)08-892 19,600
Drunk Driver Enforcement Fund08-669 12,411
Recycling Tonnage Grant08-777 306,936
Child Health (Porsche)08-657 704,583
Comprehansive Traffic Safety08-914 27,020
Peer Grouping 2015/201608-799 40,000
Healthy Community08-979 18,800
Senior Nutrition08-898 1,086,122
JTPA08-798 12,038
Sandy Recovery08-622 404,774
Sustain Jersey08-940 30,000
Safer- Firefighter Hiring Grant08-842 8,390,000
Apple Tree House NJCH08-623 5,000
Apple Tree House HCHPP08-433 6,500
Consent of Director of Local Government Services - Public and Private Revenues 11,063,784
PILOT FEES (AKA ABATEMENT REVENUE) for *Long-Term* Abatement Contracts (10+ Year) - $143,434,722
PILOT standards for "Payment In Lieu Of Tax".  The city enters into abatement contracts with individuals or companies. The party to the abatement contract (e.g. a corporate owner of a luxury rental building, or an individual condo owner within an abated building) pays a PILOT instead of property tax for the duration of the abatement contract.

PILOT Fees Paid to the City By Individuals and Companies Subject to Abatement Contracts

DescriptionFCOAAmount
70 Columbus LLC08-492 1,509,139
Athena JC UR08-224 2,572,931
Grove Point Condo Urban Renewal08-225 654,385
Erie-Tenth Urban Renewal08-226 452,139
Greene Street UR, LLC08-227 250,203
Liberty Harbor North UR (Metro Homes) (Gulls Cove)08-229 4,015,354
Liberty Harbor North Condo UR 4 LLC08-231 1,145,792
Liberty Harbor North Brownstrones08-234 936,607
95 Van Dam St. UR LLC (The Foundry)08-236 864,773
Lafayette Community LP08-237 110,000
159 Second St UR, LLC (Waldo Lofts)08-238 830,298
Centex Homes (475 Claremont Lofts)08-240 579,053
Newport Shore Club South08-242 2,340,221
Montgomery Greene UR, LLC08-282 1,050,015
H.P. Roosevelt UR LLC08-283 580,000
Hovnanian08-285 693,369
LF Fam P3 (Barbara Place)08-298 51,939
Second Street Waterfront08-289 2,281,982
Storms Avenue Elderly Apts. LP (YWCA Apts.)08-291 75,647
Block 284 North U.R. LLC AKA ST. FRANCIS08-292 1,048,546
Lafayette Senior Living08-299 12,300
254 Bergen Avenue08-300 18,590
Salem Lafayette Associates08-302 550,000
Unico Apartments08-303 300,006
Mt. Carmel Guild (Ocean Towers)08-304 125,000
Vector U.R. Assoc.I (Harborspire I)08-305 4,726,658
Villa Borinquen (Puerto Rican Luteran)08-306 377,338
Plaza Apartments08-308 38,000
Path08-309 86,729
Battery View Sr.08-310 314,869
Jones Hall Assoc.08-312 131,400
Summit Plaza Apartments08-313 115,000
Jersey Heights Realty08-314 68,000
Port Authority of New York/New Jersey08-316 2,336,305
Muehlenberg Gardens Seniors08-317 63,500
Bergen Manor Associates (Expired 2017)08-318-
Kennedy Manor Associates (Expired 2017)08-319-
Montgomery Gateway I08-320 300,000
Montgomery Gateway II08-321 326,067
Fairview Associates08-323 112,724
Kennedy Blvd. Associates08-327 230,000
Brunswick Estates08-328 170,000
2854 Kennedy Blvd. LLC08-330 179,100
NC Housing Associates #10008-340 1,096,403
NC Housing Associates #20008-341 1,600,000
475 Claremont Lofts08-339 223,981
412-420 MLK Drive, LLC (The Auburn)08-342 4,529
Port Liberte (Expired 2016)08-343-
Hotel at Newport UR LLC (Westin)08-344 863,000
Volunteers of America08-346 129,022
Lafayette Family Phase II (Pacific Court)08-348 50,000
Portside Urban Renewal08-349 2,542,209
Toy Factory Apartments LP08-352 29,795
Ocean Bayview I Urban Renewal08-360 17,178
Rialto Capital UR LLC08-361 1,336,878
Sienna Urban Renewal08-363 946,351
30 River Court East08-365 2,190,000
20 River Court West08-366 1,960,000
Newport Office Center III08-367 2,046,000
Newport Office Center IV08-368 3,250,000
90 Hudson Urban Renewal08-369 3,060,000
70 Hudson St.08-370 3,100,000
Portofino Towers/Portofino Waterfront UR08-371 3,290,334
Marbella Tower Urban Renewal Associates08-373 2,104,582
Sugar House08-375 1,134,728
74 Grand Street08-378 1,557,730
TCR Pier Urban Renewal08-383 1,284,395
Arlington Arms Apts.08-385 38,850
Padua Court08-386 24,328
James Monroe (Expired 2017)08-397-
Grandview Terrace (Expired 2017)08-390-
Equality Housing08-391 144,407
Audobon Park Associates08-392 145,200
Lafayette Family URA LLC (Woodward Terrace)08-393 51,718
Van Wagenen II08-394 130,000
Mid City Apt. UR II08-402 7,825
AHM Housing Assoc.08-337 36,666
Resurection House08-404 17,377
Euell Development08-405 4,165
Arlington Gardens08-406 60,000
Villa Borinquen II08-407 46,714
Lutheran Residence Corp08-408 8,146
Town Cove North Urban Renewal08-411 2,000,000
Mid-City Apartments UR I08-412 11,672
Monaco South08-287 880,000
Monaco North08-288 850,445
Liberty Towers UR (Formerly Essex Waterfront)08-437 3,510,000
Pilot Application Fees08-438 1,500,000
Cali Harbor Plaza IV (Settlement)08-440 549,000
Cali Harbor Plaza V (Settlement)08-441 2,300,000
Cali Harbor South Pier (Settlement)08-442-
99 Rutgers Avenue08-443 11,409
Bramhall Urban Renewal08-445 53,160
Plaza #10 Urban Renewal08-447 2,400,000
Raine Court Urban Renewal08-448 227,448
Atrium Hamilton Park (Expired 2017)08-450-
HP Lincoln Urban Renewal08-452 648,104
Fulton's Landing (PulteHomes UR, LLC)08-453 926,965
Majestic Theatre08-457 411,747
769 Montgomery Street UR, LLC08-351 144,932
AH Moore Phz II08-335 12,453
Forrest Sr Citizens08-476 42,342
Grand Liberty Harbor08-356 971,990
RAV Group LLC08-345 12,544
Provost Square UR08-486 1,197,210
Fairmount Hotel08-415 31,652
New Community Hudson Seniors- 33 O08-417 26,266
Town Cove South UR (Pinnacle Towers)08-418 2,338,775
Hudson Palisades UR08-279 47,489
Newport Office Center V08-420 3,400,000
Newport Office Center VI08-421 1,262,039
Newport Office Center VII08-422 2,774,657
Liberty Waterfront08-423 1,501,260
30 Hudson Street08-425 4,500,000
Project HOME Urban Renewal08-427 20,756
Mercury UR08-410 305,303
T.C.R. JC I Urban Renewal08-431 898,000
25 River Drive Urban Renewal08-432 2,020,000
BR Orpheum08-451 388,079
Port Liberte II08-435 4,315,474
GenesisJC (Webb)08-471 12,042
J.H. & R.C. Senior Homes08-413 9,407
BR Paramount08-455 531,974
BR Tower08-465 212,000
St Pauls LLC (Expired 2017)08-478-
Kennedy Lofts08-485 107,000
Pacific Landing08-487 5,688
Chosen Estates (Expired 2017)08-488-
Pointe Developers (Expired 2017)08-489-
Glennview Townhomes II08-496 76,936
109 Christopher Columbus (Expired 2017)08-497-
Nams Developers (Expired 2017)08-499-
Bergen Court08-502 8,924
St. Bridgets08-504 15,427
148 First St. UR08-505 169,892
Grand LHN I08-507 850,000
Goya 75th08-508 467,755
Capital Development (Expired 2017)08-509-
Greenville Steering Committee UR08-605 10,097
Marbella Tower II08-494 1,097,729
Gargant Corp (Expired 2017)08-510-
Athena 110 UR08-428 1,134,000
AH Moore PH 1 (G. Robinson)08-290 31,123
Let's Celebrate08-458 48,950
140 Bay Street08-459 433,725
700 Grove Street08-460 2,079,105
Liberty Point08-461 340,900
Bostwick Court UR Assoc. LLP08-462 80,281
Henderson Lofts08-463 784,880
K. Hovnanian at 77 Hudson St. UR, Co. LLC08-467 5,461,594
EQR at 77 Hudson Street08-466 2,982,734
Shore Club North08-470 2,422,514
ACC Tower 1A (American Can)08-472 743,669
Port Authority Global Terminal08-481 1,360,030
Aqua UR Co. LLC08-477 1,380,000
Fred W. Martin Apt08-482 32,600
272 Grove St.08-295 300,000
160 First St. UR08-506 562,093
S.E. Management LLC08-513 35,325
Ocean Green Senior08-514 13,955
Senate Place UR08-517 378,000
Cheesecake Lofts08-524 165,187
Jwala Ma08-522 6,898
Jagdamba Ma Sixth LLC08-523 4,557
360 Ninth St.08-525 150,158
Harborside Unit A08-491 1,225,000
294 Newark LLC08-511 78,000
Warren at York08-512 750,000
Journal Square I UR08-501 450,000
68 Erie Street08-966 101,418
CAPAJCII08-998 55,000
Grand Storage08-997 100,000
One Exchange08-996 720,819
LHN Owner 33 Park08-364 1,250,000
3 JSQ08-414 470,000
Devi Ma Newkirk UR08-446 14,000
Chosen Condos08-490 76,000
234 Suydam08-965 137,000
Columbus Hotel UR08-999 446,000
Lincoln UR (Hudson Pointe)08-429 2,691,693
Lincoln (North Pier)08-430 592,972
Ratan JC UR08-311 122,010
TOTAL P.I.L.O.T. REVENUE 143,434,722
SPECIAL REVENUE ITEMS - $40,800,349

Special Items

DescriptionFCOAAmount
Sale of Municipal Property-Land Sales08-121 12,000,000
United Water Reimbursement Water Operations08-117 346,105
MUA Franchise Concession Payment08-113 21,000,000
MUA Water Debt Service Payment08-114 5,250,244
Uniform Fire Safety Act08-134 250,000
BABs Federal Credit08-981-
RZEDB Federal Credit08-982-
Stop the Drop08-200-
Reserve Summer Youth Program08-193-
Reserve Youth Court Program08-194-
City Government Summer Seasonal Program08-196-
MLK Community Center08-197 54,000
Reserve Parking Authority08-198-
Reserve for Payment of Debt08-126 1,200,000
MUA Stormwater Catch Basins08-255 700,000
Total Section G: Special Items of General Revenue Anticipated with Prior Written 184,235,071
RECEIPTS FROM DELINQUENT TAXES - $1,195,926
PROPERTY TAXES - $244,316,467

Total *Proposed* Appropriations in 2018/19 = $587,544,083

"Appropriation" is money that has been "appropriated", or approved by Council, to fund expenses required to run the city. It's the spending of money through a variety of expense categories. Click on a category below to see the detail.

Drill into Jersey City's Proposed Budgeted Expenses

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR - $3,076,495

Office of the Mayor

DescriptionFCOAAMOUNT
MAYOR'S OFFICE20-110
Salaries & Wages 1,100,000
Other Expenses 35,700
RESIDENT RESPONSE CENTER20-111
Salaries & Wages 1,000,000
Other Expenses 130,223
CULTURAL AFFAIRS20-112
Salaries & Wages 575,000
Other Expenses 235,572
TOTAL OFFICE OF THE MAYOR 3,076,495
CITY CLERK & COUNCIL - $1,983,998

City Clerk and Council

DescriptionFCOAAmount
OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK20-120
Salaries & Wages 879,897
Other Expenses 96,100
General & Primary Election20-121-
Municipal Election20-122-
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL20-123
Salaries & Wages 607,651
Other Expenses 101,350
ANNUAL AUDIT20-135
Other Expenses 299,000
TOTAL CITY CLERK & COUNCIL 1,983,998
HUMAN RESOURCES - $2,277,736

Human Resources

DescriptionFCOAAmount
DIRECTOR'S OFFICE20-115
Salaries & Wages 190,000
Other Expenses-
WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT20-116
Salaries & Wages 690,000
Other Expenses 373,431
HEALTH BENEFITS20-117
Salaries & Wages 214,403
Other Expenses 6,100
PENSION20-118
Salaries & Wages 270,096
Other Expenses 7,500
PAYROLL20-119
Salaries & Wages 519,606
Other Expenses 6,600
TOTAL: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES 2,277,736
DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION - $17,977,816

DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION

DESCRIPTIONFCOAAMOUNT
ADMINISTRATOR'S OFFICE20-100
Salaries & Wages 1,927,130
Other Expenses 128,100
MANAGEMENT & BUDGET20-101
Salaries & Wages 521,612
Other Expenses 200,090
PURCHASING & CENTRAL SERVICES20-102
Salaries & Wages 665,604
Other Expenses 87,900
REAL ESTATE20-103
Salaries & Wages 143,573
Other Expenses 12,900
COMMUNICATIONS20-106
Salaries & Wages 605,242
Other Expenses 28,501
UTILITY MANAGEMENT20-107
Salaries & Wages 355,794
Other Expenses
RISK MANAGEMENT20-109
Salaries & Wages 185,000
Other Expenses 1,250
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY20-140
Salaries & Wages 950,000
Other Expenses 948,800
MUNICIPAL COURT43-490
Salaries & Wages 4,348,248
Other Expenses 178,200
PUBLIC DEFENDER43-495
Salaries & Wages 105,000
Other Expenses 302,000
COLLECTIONS20-145
Salaries & Wages 739,948
Other Expenses 181,749
ARCHITECTURE20-104
Salaries & Wages 819,551
Other Expenses 32,500
ENGINEERING20-105
Salaries & Wages 1,882,548
Other Expenses 1,767,579
ACCOUNTS & CONTROL20-134
Salaries & Wages 595,000
Other Expenses 11,625
TREASURY & DEBT MANAGEMENT20-131
Salaries & Wages 248,000
Other Expenses 4,372
TOTAL: DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION 17,977,816
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