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MINUTES OF SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING <br />OF THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />SEPTEMBER 16, 1985 <br />5:OO P.M. <br />219 <br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Kelly, Turner and Mayor Courtney. <br />Member Richards entered the meeting at 5:20 p.m. <br />Pursuant to due notice, the Council met in the Manager's Conference Room of Edina <br />City Hall to review and consider the proposed 1986 Budget for the City of Edina. <br />City Manager Rosland explained that the proposed 1986 Budget shows a substantial <br />increase over the 1985 Budget of 14.32%. <br />amount $3,665,000 is included in the City's Capital Improvement Plan. The proposed <br />1986 operating budget is $10,963,584; of this $7,862,836 is funded by the tax levy <br />and the balance is funded by various revenues. <br />11.947. <br />budget request are: insurance, elections, prosecutions, police and fire Medicare, <br />subsidy operating funds and two additiofial paramedics. These items total $702,000 <br />which comprises 51.2% of the proposed increase and represent new policy decisions <br />or items that cannot be readily controlled such as the insurance market. The rest <br />of the budget request is $671,215 or 48.8% of the increase and these items are <br />more discretionary in nature and thus are open for some debate. A 5% increase in <br />salaries is recommended together with an increase of $100,000 in all commodities. <br />The total is $14,627,584 and of this <br />The proposed 1986 mill rate is <br />Mr. Rosland pointed out that the areas that significantly increased the <br />Assessor Ralph Johnson presented graphics showing the effect of the proposed budget <br />on an average homeowner and also on commercial and industrial property. <br />The Council then reviewed the proposed 1986 Budget request for Central Services <br />for City Hall, Public Works and Equipment. <br />Expenditures by fund and function. <br />Also reviewed were Revenues and <br />The Council Members agreed to continue the 1986 budget hearing on Tuesday, <br />September 17, 1985 at 7:OO p.m. The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 6:35 p.m. <br />-??kL&%U <br />City Clerk . <br />MINUTES OF SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING <br />OF THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL <br />SEPTEMBER 17, 1985 <br />7:OO P.M. <br />Answering rollcall were Members Kelly, Richards, Turner and Mayor Courtney. <br />Mr. Rosland announced that various groups would be making presentations to the <br />Council in support of specific 1986 Budget requests. The following persons gave <br />presentations: Adele Dah1 and Benjamin Withhart for Suburban Community Services; <br />Donna Skagerberg for the Edina Art Center; Geoff Workinger for the Human Relations <br />Commission, together with Steve Lepinski for Storefront/Youth Action; Ed Howat <br />and John Morten for the Edina Hockey Association; and Marsh Hallberg as Prosecuting <br />Attornev. <br />The Council then reviewed the proposed 1986 Budget expenditures for general <br />government areas of Public Works (administration, engineering and supervision), <br />Street Maintenance, Street Lighting, Street Name Signs, Traffic Control, Bridges, <br />Storm Drainage, City Properties, Sidewalks-Ramps-Parking Lots and Capital Outlay. <br />Next examined were proposed expenditures for Police Protection, Fire Protection, ~ <br />Civilian Defense and Animal Control. <br />The 1986 budget hearing was continued to September 23, 1985 at 7:OO p.m. The <br />Mayor adjourned the meeting at 1O:OO p.m. <br />City Clerk