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A special meeting of the Riggins City Council was called to order by Mayor Crump.  Council present were Akins, Barnard, Friend and McClure.


The purpose of the special meeting was to review the 2010-2011 budget proposal, adopt the tentative budget and schedule a public hearing on the 2010-2011 budget.


The 2010-2011 budget proposal was reviewed, which included the following:


(1)    Property Tax Levy - $60,707 with the $3437 RT Property Tax Relief Fund deducted to total $57,270

(2)    Water Rates Increase $3 to minimum monthly fees

(3)    Water Hookup Increase $300 to $3000 plus $200 for each meter increment

(4)    Sewer Rates no change

(5)    Sewer Hookup Increase $1500 per EU to $7500

(6)    Irrigation Increase $7.50 per lot to $45.00 per year, and $15.00 per acre to $60 per year

(7)    Garbage Increase 5%

(8)    Police Contract $25,000 (Reduced $7000 due to decreased GF Revenue and declining Court Revenue

(9)    Ambulance No change in rates, number of runs decreased to 92 with 52 non-transports, also added Membership Subscription fees 50 @ $100 each

(10)Salary Rates No increase, $500 salary adjustment for 4 regular

                        employees, budget only one part- time laborer in WS

(11)Fringe Benefits No change in rate, add $200 per month for Ader

(12)Retirement Budget PERSI raise that will be effective 7/l/11

(13)Fire Dept-Dive Team No change in fees

(14)Major Projects:

General Government 

$ 15,454 EECBG City Hall Lighting Project  (City InKind $500)

               Grants- $1500 Id Power, $12,954 OER Grant, City Cash $500

                        $ 16,000 BAB Rebate

$ 50,000 GO Bond Payment  (Resort Tax to transfer to Sewer)

$ 25,000 Resort Tax transfer to Water for Pump Replacement if needed

$ 50,000 Resort Tax Transfer to Water for Flume Project if grant approved

$   7,000 Added General Infrastructure Reserve

$   3,500 River Park Grantwriting URA future reimbursement

                        Fire Dept - $297,000 Fire Truck, $12,500 radios

                        Ambulance - $13,822 State EMS Equip Grant

                                              $50,000 State EMS Grant - Extrication Vehicle

                                              $35,000 Local Fundraisers

                                              $85,000 Em Serv Bldg (grant funded)

                                              Also added $900 Sat Phone, Additional $1500 Training

                        Streets Add $323 Christmas Lights & $600 Speed Indicator Signs

                                       No Salary this year, budget excess revenue to maintenance

                                       Increased cash carryover estimate to allow fund flexibility


Library - $1,000 Computer

                                       Increase cash carryover estimate to allow fund flexibility

                        Park -  $700,000 River Park Project ($500,000 Block Grant, $200,000 URA)

                                    $ 10,000 Balance of River Park Engineering

                                    Also may need to consider security camera next fiscal year


Water -   $59,400  - EECBG Pump Replacement Project (City InKind $500)

                                            Grants $1500 Id Power, $51,400 OER Grant, City Cash $6000

                                             Also extra $25,000 from Resort Tax, if needed for second pump

                         $211,636 - Flume Replacement Project (City In-Kind $38,112)

                                            Reclamation Grant $105,818, City Cash $67,706 ($50,000 Resort Tax)


            Sewer - $500,000 -  Balance of Sewer Renovation

                          $    7,497 - BAB Bond Payment

                          $       900 - Well Street Compressor

                          $    3,000 - Clean & Camera lines

                          $    2,000 - Microscope

                          $    2,500  -BOD Incubator  

                          $        850 - Steam Sterilizer

                          $     4,000 - Solids Disposal

                          $250,000 Solar Project, Energy Grant


            URA Projects - $2,470,000, if funded by developer




After review, motion was made by McClure, seconded by Barnard to approved the tentative 2010-2011 city budget totaling  $6,019,519 after the additions made by the Council and to schedule a June 28, 2010, 4:00pm public hearing at the Riggins City Hall Council Chambers for the tentative budget as well as for the new fees and those fees proposed to be increased over 5%, which are water and sewer connection fees, monthly water fees, and the new Ambulance Membership Subscriptions. Voting yea, Akins, Barnard, Friend and McClure.  No nays, motion carried. A complete copy of the line item budget is attached and hereby made a part of this record.


There being no further business, the special meeting was adjourned.




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