Lindsay council to make decisions on roads, businesses and more
A financial progress report, a choice on road projects and an update on Well 14 is on the agenda for Tuesday night’s meeting of the Lindsay City Council.
Tamara Laken, the city finance director, will present a budget progress report for the fiscal year 2012-13, highlighting the expenditure and revenue for the city council, the city manager, city services and more. A grant update will also be provided.
In the expenditure area, the council has spent 33 percent of their $17,600 budget. For the city manager, $71, 690 was budgeted for salary, of which $50,046 has been spent. His benefits were budgeted at $47,530, and so far $23,752 has been spent. In the city services department, $92,248 was budgeted for salaries and of that $58,131 has been spent.
Regarding roads, City Services Director Mike Camarena will present a request to the council to pick one road project, either the Apia Street overlay from Olive Avenue to Mt. Vernon Avenue, which will cost $104,000; the Honolulu Street overlay from Ashland Avenue to Mt. Vernon Avenue at a cost of $106,000; or the Samoa Street overlay from Ashland Avenue to Mt. Vernon Avenue at $125,000. The other two choices — the Mirage Avenue overlay from Samoa Street to Hermosa Street at a cost of $171,000, or the Hickory at Parkside, Honolulu at Harvard, Lindmore at Mirage intersection rehabilitation project, at a cost of $143,000, exceeded the budget.
The council will also consider:
- A request by Farmersville to become part of the Kaweah Basin Group Memorandum of Understanding.
- A request by Jose Aldaco to approve a recycling center to be located at 438 S. Mirage Ave.
The council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers at City Hall, 251 E. Honolulu St.