Members of the City Council are Christine Broughton, Kathy Berg, Merle Jackson, Terry Herrin, Charlie Button, Jim Cooper and Bill Graham. Mayor is Craig George. With all present Monday the council:
- HEARINGS: Held public hearings on 2012 revenue sources including property tax revenue, and the 2012 preliminary budget. There was no comment given during the hearings.
- CHAMBER: Heard report on 2011 third quarter Chamber of commerce activities given by Chamber director Claudia Nysoe.
- TAX LEVY: Passed resolution setting 2012 property tax levy at the same rate as 2011. Unanimous.
- BUDGET: Read for first time ordinance authorizing the 2012 budget. The proposed budget is about 2 percent smaller than the 2011 budget, because there are no capital improvements included in the new budget.
- UTILITIES: Held first readings by tile only of ordinance amending a portion of the monthly uniform sewer services charges for 2012, and of an ordinance to establish monthly garbage rates for 2012.