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File #: 22-0640    Version: 1 Name: FM - Investment Report Quarter Ending March 31, 2022
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/24/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: Recommendation to receive and file the Investment Report for Quarter Ending March 31, 2022. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Financial Management
Attachments: 1. 061422-C-16sr&att.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to receive and file the Investment Report for Quarter Ending March 31, 2022. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
The City of Long Beach (City) Treasurer's Office in the Financial Management Department invests the funds in compliance with the California Government Code, Section 53600 et. seq., and the City's Investment Policy. As of March 31, 2022, these funds had a book value of approximately $2.066 billion.

Statutory Compliance

All investment transactions have been executed in conformance with the City's Investment Policy and the California Government Code. The Investment Advisory Committee, composed of the Assistant City Auditor, Deputy City Attorney, City Treasurer, City Controller, and designated representatives from the Harbor and Water Departments, meets quarterly, or as needed, to review investment policies, strategies, and performance. All portfolio transactions as of March 31, 2022, can be found in the Investment Trading Activity (Attachment A).

Investment Strategies

The Investment Policy divides the City's investment portfolio into short-maturity, intermediate-maturity, and long-maturity portfolios. Their respective benchmarks are the Three-Month Treasury Bill Index, the ICE Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) One-to-Three Year US Treasury/Agency, and the ICE Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) One-to-Five Year US Treasury/Agency.

The short-maturity portfolio maintains a weighted average maturity of three to six months and provides sufficient liquidity to satisfy the City's short-term cash needs. The intermediate-maturity portfolio maintains a weighted average maturity of approximately one to three years and provides for the cash needs with maturities greater than six months. The long-maturity portfolio maintains a weighted average maturity of one to five years to satisfy the City's longer-term cash needs.

The City's cash management goals are to maintain and preserve the safety of funds in custody and provide adequate liquidity for ant...

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