<br />MINUTES OF SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING
<br />OF THE EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL
<br />SEPTEMBER 17, 1981
<br />4:OO P.M.
<br />Answering rollcall were Members Bredesen, Schmidt, Turner and Mayor Courtney.
<br />1982 BUDGET ADOPTED.
<br />Mr. Rosland advised that an increase in budget for Animal Control is based mainly
<br />on increased kennel fees charged by Bloomington, and that animal control is
<br />the function of one fulltine Officer assisted by Community Service Officers.
<br />Lower contract cost with the City of Bloomington for Public Health services is
<br />offset by increase in payroll costs.
<br />higher cost of payroll, with all other cost self-supported.
<br />pointed out that the Contingencies budget was cut last year to $60,000 and that
<br />this fund possibly could provide monies for programs cut back by Hennepin County.
<br />The budget for Special Assessments on City property provides for the City's
<br />share of such assessments on various improvement projects.
<br />Capital Outlay request covers replacements only for 1982, and the Capital
<br />Improvements budget remains constant at $50,000.
<br />Continuing the review of the proposed 1982 Budget,
<br />Inspections budget increase is due to
<br />Mr. Rosland
<br />Central Services-
<br />me Park and Recreation budget was reviewed by Council. Mr. Rosland noted that
<br />the recreation portion is partially self-sustaining by fees charged; that services
<br />to Senior Citizens are encouraged to be self-sustaining, and that the City parks
<br />are not. He stated further that although the City has acquired a tremendous
<br />amount of property for parks, no personnel has been added for maintenance.
<br />Mr. Dalen advised that there are no outstanding Park bonds and that the budget
<br />of $120,000 for Capital Outlay plus $80,000 in Capital Improvement (allocated
<br />from Liquor Dispensary Fund) is used for capital replacement of maintenance
<br />equipment, capital repair of equipment, and capital improvements.
<br />As requested by Council, Mr. Rosland presented -a schedule of adjustments as
<br />prepared by Mr. Dalen, of $85,910 in reductions, for a total proposed increase
<br />for 1982 of $589,434 or 8.02%. The 1982 Budget as revised will total $7,974,227
<br />with a total tax levy of $4,855,433, based on an assessed value of $545,025,802.
<br />It was pointed out that the budget will produce an estimated mill rate of 8.909.
<br />Member Schmidt thereuyon offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:
<br />RESOLUTION ADOPTING BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF EDINA
<br />FOR THE YEAR 1982, AND ESTABLISHING TAX LEVY FOR
<br />THE YEAR 1981 PAYABLE IN 1982
<br />THE CITY COUNCIL OF TEE CITY OF EDINA, MINNESOTA, DOES RESOLVE AS FOLL0W.S;
<br />Section 1.
<br />adopted as hereinafter set forth; and funds are hereby approprTated therefore:.
<br />The Budget for tfie Clty of Edina for the calendar year i982 Ishere.by
<br />GENERAL FUND
<br />GENERAL GOVERPSmNT ~ ~
<br />Mayor and Council $ 32,800
<br />Planning , 111,568
<br />Administration 239,273
<br />Finance 193,356
<br />Election 45 , 908
<br />Assessing 171,450
<br />Legal and Court Services 119,000
<br />TOTAL GENERAL GOVEKNMENT $ 913,355
<br />PUBLIC' WORKS
<br />Administ ration $ 68,314
<br />Engineering 249,582
<br />Highways 1,834,689
<br />TOTAL PUBLIC WORKS 2,152,585
<br />PROTECTIOM OF PERSONS AXD PROPERTY
<br />Police ' $1,964,905
<br />Fire 1,241,812
<br />Civilian Defense 18,341
<br />Public Health 194,851
<br />Animal Control 32,528
<br />Inspect ion 142,592
<br />TOTAL PROTECTION OF
<br />PERSONS AND PRaPERlY .- $3,595,029