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19891220BWMeetingDecember 20, 1989 Mayor Charles J. Hosti called the budget workshop /hearing to order. Councilmen present: Jeff Dukes, Paul Jackson, Bill Walsh, Jack Youmans, Pat Locklear and Jimmy Brown. Rowena Fripp, Patricia Pagan and Jackie Brown were also present. Mayor Hosti said that we would go over the budget line item by line item. Mrs. Fripp explained that the income was higher because she had made some calls to find out the exact amount of money that the city would be getting from some companies. The revenues will be $2,269,446.12 for General Fund and $631,557.48 for Water /Sewer. Mayor Hosti questioned the Real Estate Digest income. Mrs. Fripp said the auditor stated that we have somewhere around $45,000.* in delinquent taxes owed the city. We will be doing Fi Fa's the first part of the new year. Also added was $47,500.00 due the city from the Dune Stab- ilization Project. $225,500.04 for the 1% sales tax for roads was added as an in and out figure. Councilman Youmans questioned the line item Travel /Registration Officials saying that with Mayor's Day in January that it would not cover the expenses. A line item titled Beautification /Landscape, this will be for in kind services, fertilizer, grass seed, etc. It was discussed and approved to pay Maddox and Assoc. the balance owed for the plans for the Fire Station, Computer Software for the Parking Department, and the bill for housing the prisoners at the Chatham County Jail. Bill Walsh made a motion to accept the 1990 budget and Jack Youmans seconded. The vote was unanimous. As there was no further business Mayor Hosti adjourned the meeting. MAYOR CHARLES J. HOSTI *NOTE: The final figure at the end of FY '89 could have been as high as $70,000. according to the auditor's prognosis. This worse case scenario did not occur.