The President of Council opened the meeting at 6:00 p.m.
Present: Mayor Hopkins, Pres. M. Hura, J. Rogers, P. Janson, P. Campbell, W. Hawkins, and L. Schilling.
Others: Betsy Woolf, Clerk-Treasurer
Citizens: John & Linda Clark
Motion was made by J. Rogers to open discussion. Mrs. Clark asked if the Council is or will be looking at ways to save. She suggested employee participation with the health insurance. With the 4% increase in insurance and wages this year, technically the employees received and 8% raise. The Mayor concurred and stated that they are looking at a n employee contribution plan and will probably be instituted in September when the present policy expires and the details have been worked out.
Council members discussed their work plans and at present they do not pay anything, but they are in smaller businesses and don't have the same plan package.
Motion to adjourn the budget hearing at 6:15 p.m. made by J. Rogers, seconded by P. Janson. All ayes on vote.
Mayor Claude E. Hopkins
Clerk-Treasurer Betsy M. Woolf