City Council Needs to Formalize Cuts: Ferneau

PART OF THE BURLINGTON CITY COUNCIL’S MISSION TONITE(MON) WILL BE TO APPROVE SOME BUDGET CUTS THAT IT’S DISCUSSED…BUT NOT ACTED ON.

CITY MANAGER JIM FERNEAU SAYS IT BEHOOVES CURRENT MEMBERS TO FORMALIZE THEIR DECISIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.   A PROPERTY TAX HIKE…IF APPROVED…WOULDN’T GO INTO EFFECT UNTIL NEXT FISCAL YEAR.

 

THE COUNCIL TONITE(MON) WILL ALSO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS…THEN VOTE ON…A 103-THOUSAND DOLLAR BOND ISSUE FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE…AND CHANGES IN THE ELECTRICAL & PLUMBING CODES. ON THE “CONSENT” PORTION OF THE AGENDA…WHEN DISCUSSION IS USUALLY LIMITED…ARE NEW FEE SCHEDULES AT FLINT HILLS AND THE RECPLEX…AND THE COUNCIL’S EXPECTED TO REZONE THE TRAIN DEPOT, TO MAKE IT A HISTORICAL PRESERVATION OVERLAY DISTRICT.

 

TONITE’S MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND WILL GET UNDERWAY AT 6:30.

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