The Auburntown City Council met Tuesday, June 1, 2010 for their regular monthly meeting. Mayor, Roger Turney and all Councilmen were present with the exception of Frank Patrick who was absent due an extended illness following complicated knee surgery.
The previous minutes of the May meeting was approved as presented by the City Recorder.
The financial report was approved as presented by the City Treasurer. The balance of funds on deposit as of 5-31-10 was $44,469.17.
An amended budget was presented, discussed and approved to more clearly show the actual state of the expenditures and receipts for FY 2009 – 2010.
The Mayor presented the City budget for FY 2010–20ll for discussion. After a review of the proposed budget it was approved without dissent.
Mayor Turney gave a report on the progress made by the contractor laying the utility water line of Hurricane Creek Rd. They have laid the water line just short of King Hollow Rd. However, more funds may be forthcoming through a “Loan – Grant” application and lines could be extended just as far as adequate water pressure will permit.
The City has been notified that the Independence Day Fire Works display provided by the joint efforts of Cannon County and the Cities of Woodbury and Auburntown has been set for July 2nd at Dillon Park. The city provided a little over thirteen hundred dollars for this cooperative venture.
The Mayor reported that the repair of City Hall has been completed. The labor cost was $760.00 with the cost of material and supplies yet to be determined, as all bills have not yet been received.
Tina Fletcher reported on the progress being made for Red Apple Day celebration. The Red Apple Queen contest will definitely be held this year. The celebrity to be the Grand Marshall for the Parade has not definitely been confirmed. All other activities and details are on track to be one of the best celebrations in many years. Tina can be reached at the following Phone Numbers: (615) 464-4462 and Cell (615) 692-2845.
The City has a new P.O Box No. which is: P. O. Box 38. All else remains the same.
The meeting began at 6:00 PM and ended 30 minutes later.
Winfred Gaither, City Recorder