2013 Annual Budget
September 25, 2012
Green Valley Recreation
(GVR) is a non-profit organization that operates
and maintains thirteen facilities and an Administration/Member
Services Center. Member facilities offer a variety
of amenities for members to enjoy that include
swimming pools and spas, fitness centers, tennis,
pickleball racquetball, bocce ball, volleyball,
shuffleboard, billiards, horseshoes, a variety
of clubs, instructional classes and special events
and concerts. It is GVR’s intention to maintain
facilities and recreational activities at an optimal
level, provide for necessary capital maintenance,
repairs and replacements as needed, improve existing
facilities when funds permit, and preserve GVR’s
$2.5 million in reserves set aside for emergencies.
Interest earned on the CDs that secure these funds
will continue to be added to the reserve balance
Capital Budget was reviewed and approved by the
Planning & Evaluation Committee on September
11th. The $1,161,640 budget includes several replacement,
repair and maintenance projects for pools and
spas, outdoor showers, locker rooms, roofs, HVAC
units, fitness equipment, flooring and carpeting,
electronic locks and attendance readers, and sidewalks
and fencing for the newly built pickleball and
basketball courts at Canoa Ranch. Capital projects
were prioritized by safety and maintenance issues,
energy savings initiatives and member/club requests.
The total Operating Budget of $9,167,525 was reviewed
and approved by the Fiscal Affairs Committee on
September 18th. Total revenues for 2013 are projected
to increase by 4.6% with a 3% increase in member
dues approved from the current fee of $409 to
$421. Additionally New Member capital fees, which
fund major replacement, repair and maintenance
projects are estimated to increase $180,000 over
the 2012 budget due to an upswing in the number
of resale’s the Green Valley area is experiencing.
Total operating expenses for 2013 are increasing
by 5.9% - wages and benefits up 3.97% to provide
step-up increases for staff and increases in health
and dental benefit costs, maintenance contracts
and contract labor up 6.8% adding an annual pest
control contract for all centers, postage, printing
and public relations up 18.9% primarily due to
the elections ballots, and the provision for bad
debt expense up 23.6%. Costs were reduced in several
areas to include employee recognition programs
down 30.6% due to the Executive Director’s direction
to create more low cost programs, and equipment
rentals down 43.7%.
The Board of Directors approved the 2013 operating
and capital budget on September 25th.
objectives in 2013 are to:
• Set individual and department goals and objectives
in alignment with the Executive Director’s vision
for GVR and the Five Year Plan.
• Review processes for restructuring, streamlining,
improvements and cost reductions.
• Utilize skilled staff in Building Services to
take on more facility repair and maintenance to
reduce costs and project delays.
• Focus on compensation, retention, training and
performance review processes that celebrate GVR
employees and give them the tools to succeed.
Statement of Revenue and Expenses for the 2013
budget and the 2013 Schedule of Dues and Fees
will be posted on the GVR website. Please call
the Finance Department at the Member Services
Center with any questions at (520) 625-3440, extension
look forward to all GVR members joining us at
future board meetings to learn more about GVR
financial and budgeting processes.
Lanny Sloan, Executive Director of Green Valley