Minutes of Special Meeting

November 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM - Special Meeting

Present: Mayor Jordan Sulli van, Recorder-Treasurer Nanette Barnes

ALD: Dennis Pinkley, Kathy Hansen, Harry Simons, Darlene Gregory

Guest: Jeromy Metcalf (Avoca Fire Department) asked council for an increase in yearly funds from the Town of Avoca to fund the cost of paying a certified firefighter/first responder to be at the station for an 8-hour period one day a week . Their ISO rating dropped from 6 to a 4, this will help in resident's insurance premiums. Council asked for the fire departments 2016 and 2017 budget and financials before making their decision.


Mayor Sullivan declared a quorum was present and called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.

Special meetings agenda consists of reviewing 2018 budget worksheet prepared by Rec/Tres. Barnes.

Rec/Tres. Barnes went over each line item showing 2017 budget, 10-month totals and expected to revenues and expenditures t ot als for November and December. Worksheet also showed the proposed 2018 figures for each line item.

After full discussion and few adjustments/amendments to the proposed 2018 budget, Council will go over the budget again at the December 12, 2017 council meeting.

2018 Budget will be presented at the January 2017 council meeting for approval, via resolution. Meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Nanette Barnes


Approved Mayor Jordan Sullivan











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