The Board of Aldermen held a Budget Meeting on Tuesday night December 13, 2011 at 6:00 PM. Those present included Mayor Greg Richmond, Alderpersons Keith Kohley, Kristin Lett, Bill Hess and JR Fisher. Also present was City Clerk Paula Brodie and Supervisor David Brodie. Guests included Steve Wimpey.
The Mayor called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The Board discussed the budget. The Mayor noted that the only department still in the red was the water department. The Board discussed various ways to bring the water department into the black. After discussion they agreed to a recommendation made by David Brodie to lower the amount in supplies, repairs, etc. from $7,000.00 to $4,000.00. The Board also agreed to move all City Hall cleaning expense from Water to O & M and to lower the percentage of wages paid from Water and raise the wages being paid out of O & M just enough to put the Water department into the black.
Ald. Kohley moved to adjourn the meeting. Ald. Fisher seconded. Ald. Kohley, Fisher, Lett and Hess voted aye with 0 nays.
Greg Richmond, Mayor
Paula W Brodie, MRCC, City Clerk