Members of the City Council are Christine Broughton, Kathy Berg, Leslie Sweetwood, Merle Jackson, Terry Herrin, Micki Varney and Bill Graham. Mayor is Craig George. With all present Monday the council:

  • BUDGET: Following a final public hearing on the 2010 budget adopted the proposed budget. Unanimous.
  • SALARY: Adopted 2010 salary schedule, with a 3.5 percent increase. Unanimous.
  • FUND TRANSFERS: Passed resolutions to transfer money from current expense, sewer revenue, and water revenue funds to the cemetery fund, library fund, and water and sewer debut service funds in support of the 2010 budget. Also consider resolution to authorize interfund transfer to the equipment replacement and repair fund for 2009. Unanimous for all.
  • AGREEMENTS: Approved continuation of service agreements with Columbia County for municipal court services, building inspection services and law enforcement and dispatch services. Also approved continuation of agreement with the Chamber of Commerce for tourism, promotional and marketing services. The municipal court and law enforcement agreements include a 3.5 percent increase. Unanimous for all.


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