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Call at 6:30 p.m. All council present. Department heads reported.
- Airport – Continued work on new entrance for hangars. Jason Hayes reappointed to the commission.
- Animal Control – Officer Pike reported 15 calls in city for the month. Picked up 5 dogs, 6 cats, and issued 5 warnings. Mayor McCormac reported 43 dogs and 6 cats were currently being housed. July to present showed 40 dogs and 34 cats, with 20 rescues and 11 being reunited with owners.
- Fire – Chief Webb reported that we were still under a burn ban. Fire inspections completed for all school buses.
- Parks – Charles Wilson reported a transmission fire to one truck. Insurance will cover it.
- Police – John Willoughby asked and received permission to move $4,423.84 from computer repair to computer hardware line item, 6-0.
- Street – Charles Wilson discussed the limb/leaf pick-up. No action taken.
- Water – Richard Hink asked and received permission to move $60,000 from CD #7558 to Water Department to begin engineering on pole yard hill. Voted to approve 6-0.
- Zoning – Phillip Ellis moved the zoning meetings from 1st Thursday to the 3rd Thursday for efficiency. Jessica Crabtree discussed her contract with the council.
Discussion on CD/CDAR renewals was given to council by Recorder/Treasurer Malone. Decision was made to leave CDs in the general fund until next year 6-0. Christmas bonuses were given to part-time and full-time employees. I.T. contracts were approved to Radio Shack 6-0. Mayor McCormac discussed purchases for new sidewalk light pole, 2 pitching machines, and the increase for the Municipal League Defence Fund. All were approved. Executive session was called at 7:58 p.m. and ended at 8:09 p.m. Approval was given for 20 hours of vacation time cash in for an employee. Adjournment was at 8:11 p.m.
meeting called with council members Barnes and Lynch absent. The Police and Administration budgets were discussed. Barnes arrived at 7:13 p.m.
Adjourned at 8:01 p.m.
All present except Lynch. Water department presented their budget. Richard Hink agreed to adjust the water department’s raise to match the city’s.
The meeting adjourned at 6:01 p.m. to allow A&P to meet. The meeting resumed at 7:05 p.m. The Police Department budget was balanced. The General Fund was reported to be at $1,718, 248.25 with projected expenses at $1,501,854.31, leaving a $216,393.94 surplus. After further discussion, the administration budget was approved. Adjournment at 7:35 p.m.
Meetings of the Clinton City Council are held the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Clinton Municipal Airport off Hwy 16 East. The public and all press & media are invited to attend. The heads of the municipal departments (Airport, Animal Control, Advertising & Promotion, Fire, Parks & Streets, Police, Water, & Zoning, Advertising & Promotion/Economic Development) present monthly reports. Mayor Richard McCormac presides and members of the City Council consider old/new business with budget and ordinance discussions.