The council also had its first reading to adopt the budget as set by the finance committee. After that they voted to have the first reading to amend the budget. There were adjustments made to several planned expenditures listed on the budget. McNichols said she felt the budget was very strong and that there were a lot places where they tightened up, such as the change in medical insurance provider that will save $38,000.
“It went together very easily,” Mayor Lyn Bailey said.
Noel made a motion to make Madison Street a one-way Street, which Pastor Tom Martin had proposed at the May meeting. Phillips seconded the motion and the rest of the council voted in favor. Fowler said that the road would become a one-way when it is repaved sometime in September.
In the public works report, Fowler said that the two filters in need of replacement at the wastewater plant had recently been changed with the new ones. He said this had increased the plant’s capacity by 45,000 a day. He showed the council a filter media containing rocks to give the council a better idea of what had been done.
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