CLARKSTON CITY COUNCIL
Tuesday December 1, 2020 -7:00pm
Mayor: Beverly Burks
Council: Jamie Carroll, Awet Eyasu Ahmed Hassan, Laura Hopkins, Debra Johnson
City Manager: Robin I. Gomez
City Clerk: Tracy Ashby
City Attorney: Stephen Quinn
A. CALL TO ORDER
The Mayor called the Special call meeting to order at 7:00pm.
B. ROLL CALL
Awet Eyasu, Jamie Carroll, Ahmed Hassan, Debra Johnson, Laura Hopkins,
C. OLD BUSINESS
D. NEW BUSINESS
D1) 2021 Budget Adoption
1) 2021 Budget Presentation
Mr. Gomez provided a power point presentation on the Proposed 2021 Budget and he provided detailed financial information relating to all revenue, expenditures, and grants funds.
Mr. Gomez responded to questions from the council relating to the proposed budget and noted requested changes from the council.
2) Public Hearing – To take public comment on the 2021 Proposed Operating & Enterprise Fund Budget
Warren Hadlock requested information on funds for Friendship Forest wetlands maintenance.
Discussion of the arborist services and Mr. Gomez stated that is listed in the Parks budget under tree removal for $50,000.
Mayor Burks closed the budget public hearing.
Awet Eyasu made a motion move the personnel matter on the Executive Session to the December 8 meeting. Laura Hopkins seconded the motion. A vote was called and the motion carried
A vote was called and the motion carried (4, 0).
Work Session Held
I. EXECUTIVE SESSION
To discuss a Legal Issue
Awet Eyasu made a motion go Executive Session to discuss a legal matter. Debra Johnson seconded the motion. A vote was called and the motion carried (5, 0).
Executive Session – Legal Matter
Awet Eyasu made a motion to close the executive session and go into open session. Laura Hopkins seconded the motion. A vote was called and the motion carried (5, 0).
Awet Eyasu made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Ahmed Hassan seconded the motion. A vote was called and the motion carried (5, 0). Meeting adjourned.