Minutes Special Meeting Town of Amite City

Minutes

Special Meeting

Town of Amite City

November 24, 2008

7:00 p.m.

The Mayor and the City Council for the Town of Amite City, Louisiana came together in a special session this 24th day of November 2008 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was held in the meeting room of City Hall, 212 E. Oak Street, Amite, Louisiana. Mayor Goldsby called the meeting to order and asked Ms. Lee for roll call. The following were present: R. E. Goldsby, M.D., Mayor; Mayor Pro Tem Mark Vining, Councilmen H. L. “Buddy” Till, Jr., Rose Sumrall, Walter Daniels III and Jonathon Foster.

Resolution – Surplus Police Unit.

RESOLUTION NO. 8 - 2008

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL, GOVERNING AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN OF AMITE CITY, STATE OF LOUISIANA THAT THE FOLLOWING IS HEREBY DECLARED SURPLUS PROPERTY AND MAY BE SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION:

2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Unit VIN# 9739

On a motion by Mr. Vining, seconded by Mrs. Sumrall, Resolution No. 8 - 2008 was duly adopted by the City Council for the Town of Amite City on this 24th day of November 2008.

Attest:

R. E. Goldsby, M.D., Mayor

Mary Lou Lee, City Clerk

Proposed Budget FYE 06/30/09.

Mayor Goldsby said the town has requested an attorney general opinion on changes made to the proposed budget at an earlier meeting. Mayor Goldsby said he had presented the budget, advertised, and held the public hearing, and proposes action on adopting the budget pending an attorney general’s opinion. Mrs. Sumrall moved and Mr. Vining seconded to adopt the proposed budget FYE June 30, 2009. Mayor Goldsby asked for roll call:

YEA: Mr. Vining, Mrs. Sumrall, Mr. Foster, Mr. Till.

NAY: None.

ABSTAIN: Mr. Daniels. Motion carried.

Mr. Daniels moved and Mr. Foster seconded to amend the budget FYE 06/30/09 to include a ten percent raise for all police department employees. Mayor Goldsby asked for roll call:

YEA: Mr. Daniels, Mr. Foster.

NAY: None.

ABSTAIN: Mr. Till, Mr. Vining, Mrs. Sumrall. Motion failed.

Mr. Daniels moved and Mr. Foster seconded to amend the budget FYE 06/30/09 to include a ten percent raise for all street department employees. Mayor Goldsby asked for roll call:

YEA: Mr. Daniels, Mr. Foster.

NAY: None.

ABSTAIN: Mr. Till, Mr. Vining, Mrs. Sumrall. Motion failed.

Mr. Foster moved and Mr. Daniels seconded to amend the budget FYE 06/30/09 Capital Improvement Fund to include $40,000 per council district, to be expended only after council approval. Mayor Goldsby asked for roll call:

YEA: Mr. Vining, Mrs. Sumrall, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Foster.

NAY: None.

ABSTAIN: Mr. Till. Motion carried.

Mayor Goldsby closed the special meeting and opened the agenda meeting.

To Set Agenda for December 2, 2008 Regular Meeting (No action taken):

Mayor Goldsby – Gasoline Bids.

Mayor Goldsby – Team City Redesignation.

Mr. Vining – Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Vining – Police and Fire Matters.

Mr. Vining – Update on Community Center Water Tower.

Mr. Vining – Update on Striping Project.

Mr. Daniels – Streets.

Mr. Daniels – Sidewalks.

Mr. Daniels – W. Factory Street Water Well.

Mr. Daniels – Annexation.

Mr. Till moved and Mr. Vining seconded to adjourn. Motion carried without opposition.

Attest:

R. E. Goldsby, M.D., Mayor

Mary Lou Lee, City Clerk

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Publish in the Amite Tangi Digest on Wednesday, December 24, 2008.

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