MINUTES FOR THE SPECIAL MEETING
ASHLAND CITY COUNCIL
June 29, 2004 - 7:00 p.m.
Civic Center Council Chambers, 1175 E. Main Street
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor DeBoer called the special meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Council Chambers.
Councilor Laws, Amarotico, Hartzell, Jackson, Morrison and Hearn were present.
1. Confirmation of Mayor's appointment of Michael Franell as City Attorney.
Councilor Morrison/Jackson m/s to approve Consent Agenda. Voice Vote: all AYES. Motion passed.
1. Public Hearing and Reading by title only of "A Resolution Adopting a Supplemental Budget Establishing Appropriations Within the 2003-2004 Budget."
Finance Director Lee Tuneberg explained that Staff is seeking Council's approval of the Supplemental Budget and Transfer of Appropriations. Mr. Tuneberg stated there have been several changes in Ashland's capital projects and noted the work going on in the Street Fund, which includes the Siskiyou Boulevard, Tolman Creek, and Strawberry Lane improvements. Mr. Tuneberg explained that he is proposing the City lend money from the Wastewater Fund to the Street Fund, in order to give the City the spending authority necessary to complete the year and also be compliant with Oregon Budget Law. Mr. Tuneberg stated the City would only borrow the amount necessary to complete the projects.
Mr. Tuneberg clarified for Council that money would be paid back to the Wastewater Fund starting next fiscal year, July1, 2004.
Public Hearing Open: 7:05 p.m.
Public Hearing Closed: 7:05 p.m.
Councilor Hartzell/Amarotico m/s to approve Resolution #2004-25. Roll Call Vote: Laws, Morrison, Hartzell, Jackson, Hearn and Amarotico, YES. Motion passed.
ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS AND CONTRACTS:
1. Reading by title only of "A Resolution Transferring Appropriations within the 2003-04 Budget."
Mr. Tuneberg commented on the June 15th Council Meeting, at which time a Supplemental Budget was presented for the additional monies received from HUD for the purchase of property. This money was put in the Capital Outlay Fund, but it was later recognized that the City does not own this property. In order to meet Budget Law, the money needs to be moved out of the Capital Outlay Fund and back into Materials and Services where it will be expended.
Councilor Hartzell/Jackson m/s to approve Resolution #2004-26. Roll Call Vote: Hearn, Hartzell, Laws, Amarotico, Jackson and Laws, YES. Motion passed.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:10 p.m.
Barbara Christensen, City Recorder
Alan DeBoer, Mayor
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