City Council Special Call Meeting 12-1-2020

MINUTES

CLARKSTON CITY COUNCIL

Tuesday December 1, 2020 -7:00pm

Officials Present

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

None

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.