Monday, June 19, 2023

Upcoming Meeting 6.20.23

There are several items we will discuss at our next meeting:

- Appointment of two Planning Commissioners.  There are three applicants for two available seats.

- An update to the City's annual sewer service charges.  The City of Concord administers a Sewer Enterprise to provide for maintenance, repair, and operation of their sewer collection system, and Clayton utilizes this service.  The update to the annual sewer service charges are a reflection of the rate increase for this service and are approximately 6% per year for the next four years.

- We will discuss an update to the budget proposal as directed from our previous meeting 6.6.23.  At our last meeting, we discussed the need to appropriate $125K from the City's Pension Rate Stabilization Fund in order to balance the budget.  Pension expense has increased significantly over the past few years and this fund was intended to act as a buffer to the budget when that occurred.  As we also removed $40K from the prior budget proposal, it was expected that that $125K would be reduced to $85K, however it appears that due to certain administrative oversights the actual figure was only reduced to $114K. 

In discussion with Staff, it appears that the staff report published had some additional administrative oversights and we will discuss the actual figures during the meeting.

- We will discuss the City's capital improvement program and FY24 CIP appropriations

- We will discuss an update to the terms and conditions of employment for Clayton's Miscellaneous Employees and separating the position of Police Chief into its own employment agreement apart from the Miscellaneous Employees group.

If you have any thoughts or questions on the above please let me know.