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Study Session

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017
Council Chambers, 1175 E. Main Street
5:30 p.m.
Mayor Stromberg called the Study Session to order at 5:33 PM.
Councilor Darrow, Rosenthal, Seffinger, Lemhouse, Morris and Slattery were present.
I. Public Input (15 minutes, maximum)
Huelz Gutcheon-2253 HWY 99 –Spoke regarding Structural Energy Needs.
II. Look Ahead review
Interim City Administrator, John Karns went over the Look Ahead. 
City Attorney, David Lohman spoke that there will be an upcoming Ordinance to transfer some duties from the City Recorder to the Finance Department. He spoke that this will be on the Agenda tentatively November 21st.
III. Capital Improvement Program Strategic Planning
Deputy Director for Public Works, Scott Fluery went over the CIP Strategic Planning.
Council Discussed:
  • Options for Capital Improvement Plans. 
  • Options for Hersey Street.
  • Glenview Project.
  • ADA Access around the swimming hole.
  • Engineering costs.
  • Lithia Park Master Plan.
IV. Police funding options
Finance Director, Mark Welch gave Council a PowerPoint presentation (see attached).
Council discussed:
  • Current hiring status.
  • Marijuana Tax funding.
  • TOT & Food and Beverage Tax options.
  • Live Entertainment Ticket Tax option.
  • Parking Meter Fees.
  • Looking into other budget options in the General Fund.
  • Long-range financial plan.
The Study Session was adjourned at 7:07 PM.
Immediately following the study session, Council will hold an Executive Session in the Jury Room for employment of a public officer, employee or agent and for real property transaction pursuant to ORS 190.660(2)(a) and (e).
Respectfully submitted by:
City Recorder, Melissa Huhtala
Mayor Stromberg
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