April 16, 2007


A special meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 16, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers in City Hall.  Mayor Johnson presided.


Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:




Fiscal Services Director David Keenan and City Controller Margaret Maday presented a review of the General Fund.


Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Director Melissa Barnard presented an overview of budget proposals affecting the Library budget.


Department of Public Services Director Martin McGuire reviewed several capital improvement projects involving the Parks and Recreation budget.


Fire Chief Leonardo Garcia presented budget information regarding a proposed Fire Service Analysis.


Police Chief Jim St. Louis presented a report on budget information regarding police department video monitoring equipment.


Fiscal Services Director David Keenan presented a Metro Fund update.


City Engineer Brian McManus presented a summary of the Major and Local Streets funds and a review of the “wayfinding” signs maintenance program.


Utilities Director Noel Bush presented a budget review of the Storm Water Management Fund.



Department of Public Services Director Martin McGuire presented a resolution extending the Three Free period.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Rokosz and seconded by Councilman McKeag:


RESOLVED, that the “Three Free” fee waiver period for yard waste collection is hereby extended through April 27, 2007.  (Motion ADOPTED.)


Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.




                                                                        Selina Tisdale, City Clerk