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Ormond Beach Observer Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 8 years ago

By the numbers: street sweepers, gas guzzlers and budget tweaks


The following is a report of Ormond Beach budget amendments, energy usage, police activity and more.


Ormond Beach city officials amended its 2011-2012 fiscal budget, to account for new grants, purchase orders and construction projects. A sampling of those changes are listed as follows:

  • $125,000 for a septic truck, from fund balance
  • $305,000 for the construction of T-ball fields at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex, from fund balance and youth sports contribution
  • $26,528 for the Fire Station 91 playground project, from various grants
  • $2,370,000 for the Hand Avenue project, a reappropriation from the prior year’s budget
  • $183,000 for the Central Park paving project, a reappropriation from the prior year’s budget

The following numbers were supplied from the city of Ormond Beach, recorded between Monday, Oct. 8, and Thursday, Oct. 18.

135 -- Miles of road swept by city sweepers (removing 32 cubic yards of debris)

13,340 -- Gallons of unleaded gas used by city fleet vehicles to drive 2,594 miles, Oct.12-18 (795 gallons of diesel were also used)

35.759 million -- Gallons of water delivered, Oct. 8-14, by the city's treatment facility (residents average 5.108 daily gallons)

51 -- Traffic citations issued Oct.11-17 by the Ormond Beach Police Department (Patrol cars responded to 1,693 total calls)

102 -- Crime-opportunity reporting forms issued by city police, Oct. 11-17

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