Public Comment on non-agenda items

Five residents spoke in favor of purchasing and protecting the River Oaks Preserve, a 10-acre property located at 9541 East Broadway Avenue.

Beverly MacNellis asked that Council support the purchase of a platinum sponsorship for the party honoring Don Eslick on November 16, 2019.

Action Items

Millage Rate – Resolution No. 2019-10

budgetCouncil voted to adopt this resolution  determining the proposed millage rate for fiscal year 2019-2020.  The proposed millage rate is 0.7750 mills, ($0.7750 per $1,000 of assessed property value) which is equal to the current year’s rate.  (Resolution)

Councilmember Jim Wilson asked that staff review the financial impact of reducing the rate to .774 and lower, and to bring that information back to the first public hearing.

The two public hearings for the millage rate will be held on September 4, at 5:30 p.m. and September 18, at 5:30 p.m.

Sovereignty Submerged Lands Lease – Resolution No. 2019-11