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May 28, 2008

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Lula looks at budget decrease
The proposed 2009 budget for the city of Lula is $91,295 less than the current budget for the town.
The Lula City Council heard from city manager, Dennis Bergin, during a meeting last week.
The general revenue fund for fiscal year 2009 is estimated at $629,454. The current general fund budget is $720,749. Bergin told the council that a lot of the decrease is due to the current economy.
The public is invited to attend three public hearings on the matter. The first will be June 9 before the council’s work session. The next two public hearings will be June 10, with the first set for mid-morning and the other for mid-afternoon.
Also at the meeting last week, the council:
•approved a request to start accepting bids for solid waste pickup.
•accepted bids on surplus items, including Dodge Ram pickup truck, $250; Ford tractor, $1,501; Yanmar tractor, $1,130; generator, $410; and two air compressors, $150 each.
•denied a bid on surplus scrape metal of $100.
•denied a request for Highland Lakes annexation and rezoning.
•tabled discussion of a right of way usage ordinance until the next meeting.
•approved the start of repairs on McLeod Pump Station and stated they are not to exceed $27,800.
•revised SPLOST 6 funds request from Hall County to now ask for $1.266 million for water and sewer, $300,000 for parks and $300,000 for roads.
•heard an update on the procedure for vandalism on signage. More action will be taken at next month’s meeting.
•named May’s Yard of the Month recipients, District 1 – Tim Smith, District 2 – Johnny Brookshire, District 3 – Robert Grizzle, District 4 – Jennifer More, and District 5 – J.L. Kenimer.
•thanked all who helped and participated in Railroad Days. The council discussed adding additional prizes to the parade, including best old car, best horse and best antique tractor.


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