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19890119SCMeeting1 1 1 Tybee Island, Georgia January 19, 1989 . The Tybee Island City Council held a special meeting to make budget adjustments as recommended by the city's auditor. It is planned that these meetings for adjustments will be held quarterly in future, as recommended; however, this is the first such meeting held in FY 1988/89. Mayor Walter Parker presided and all members of the City Council were present: Paul Jackson, Jean Davis, John O'Neill, Jack Youmans, Bill Walsh and Christopher Solomon. In the Recreation Department budget, Chairman Solomon stated that overall he feels his department is all right, but that he recommends the balance left from football be allocated to vehicle maintenance: 2 --9 -g� Councilman Youmans offered to surrender $10,000.00 out of his fire station renovation budget, provided it is replaced in the FY 89/90 budget. Move approx. $700.00(Balance for new truck) from 742 to 743 $2,592.00 from #717 to be moved to #504 Councilman Walsh stated that the water /sewer budget is in line, with the possible exception of not having a proportionate share of the expenses of the city hall staff. A change will be made when investigation is complete. Councilman O'Neill_said that he needs adjustments in several line items; insurance went up, sanitation fees and dumping fees went up. He said he believes he can balance these increases with transfers from other line items within his department. Councilmember Davis said she has deficits in insurance, training, planning and zoning as well as Christmas which was not funded in the original budget. $3,300.00 from #425 to be moved to #406 $500.00 from #427 to be moved to #406 $1,500.00 from #420 to be moved to #413 $2,000.00 from #404 to be moved to #408 $1,000.00 from #404 to be moved to #418 $2,000.00 from #404 to be moved to #426 Tybee Island, Georgia January 19, 1989 Page Two Police Department changes were approved as follows: Shift entire surplus in #516 to #520 Shift $800.00 from 4607 to #527 Shift $400.00 from #604 to #518 Shift $200.00 from #609 to #611 Shift $300.00 from #612 to #523 Shift $2,592.00 from #717 to #504 Shift $10,000.00 from #742 to #504 It was noted that receipts for Recorders' Court, fines & fees should be considerably higher than estimated and that the surplus from that source could be, in part, allocated to #504 (salaries - TIPD). Other income is also predicted to be higher than the budget estimates, and adjustments to reflect these increases will be considered. A discussion of the hotel /motel tax income was initiated by Councilman O'Neill. From the audience, Chairman of the Tybee Council, Frances Clark announced that a meeting between the council and the Tybee Historical Society is scheduled for Friday, January 20th at 9:30 a.m. and the two groups hope to be able to present a joint proposal for use of the 40% of the H/M taxes mandated for use of promotion of tourism. Chris Simon spoke from the audience to ask if the Council has made any decisions regard- ing this income and plans for this season's tourism promotion. Councilman O'Neill said that the museum needs to be assured that their funding will continue and suggested that the Council meet on Monday night to make a de- cision because advertising for the coming season needs to be done right away. Councilmen Youmans and Solomon objected to a special meeting. Councilman Walsh moved that the decision be made immediately and Councilman O'Neill seconded. Councilman Jackson said he wanted to see an agreement between the Tybee Council and the museum /lighthouse before committing the funds; Councilmember Davis agreed and the motion was withdrawn. The meeting was adjourned. Clerk of Council