The License Appeal Commission is a standalone adjudicatory body for hearings relating to business liquor licenses. It is the city’s smallest department by headcount and budget.
Snapshot: Appropriation & Staffing Changes from 2023 Budget
|2023 Budgeted||2024 Proposed||Net Change||Percent Change|
|Positions & FTEs||1||1||0||0.0%|
- LAC staffing levels did not change. The commission continues to operate with a single staff assistant.
- Other than salary increases, the departmental budget included no major increases or decreases, with all other appropriation adjustments less than $1000.
From 2011-2023, the department budget grew at an average rate of 0.5% per year. Departmental budgets overall increased an average of 5.9% per year over the same time period, while the total city budget including Finance General appropriations grew at an average rate of 8.2% annually.
The department’s budgeted workforce has not changed in over a decade, with a single full-time employee assisting the commission from 2011-2023. Overall budgeted positions for the city remained relatively flat across the same time period, with minor year-to-year fluctuations averaging out to an overall growth rate of -0.04%.
Staffing levels have not changed. The commission continues to operate with a single staff assistant.
LAC’s proposed budget for 2024 includes no substantial non-salary increases. All other budget adjustments were less than a thousand dollars.