The Budget Hearing for the
Mayor Nightingale reported that he had received a letter from the Mayor of Dallas City, Ruth Higgins. The local Red Cross chapter is experiencing a severe lack of funds and she was requesting support from other towns.
Alderman Walker reported that the National Chapter still owes the local Chapter $6000.00, but the National Chapter is experiencing short falls.
The Mayor and Council discussed and maintained their position of not providing financial assistance to organizations. The Mayor stated that it is a worthy cause and encouraged the individual Council members to support it on an individual basis.
Discussion ensued on the proposed 2009-2010 budget.
Motion to adjourn at 8:45PM.