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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF EL MIRAGE

EL MIRAGE SENIOR CENTER

14010 N. EL MIRAGE ROAD, EL MIRAGE

5:30 P.M. – MONDAY– JUNE 28, 2004

 

Minutes

 

CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Robles called the meeting to order at 5:37pm.

 

ROLL CALL:

Present were:  Mayor Robert Robles, Vice Mayor Michele Kern, Council members Bruce Baker, Xavier G. Bedolla, Roy Delgado, Tensi Reed, Kathleen White, City Manager BJ Cornwall, Attorney Fredda Bisman, Police Chief Dick Yost, Fire Battalion Chief Tom Christmas, Community Services Director Ramon Leon, and Deputy City Clerk Michelle Szweda.

Absent were:  Fire Chief Roy Levenda and City Clerk Edith Hoover

 

Mayor made a motion to move the special session in front of the executive session; seconded by Baker.

 

VOTE:            Yea:    Baker, Reed, Bedolla, Delgado, Robles, Kern, White

Nay:   

                        Absent:

                        Motion: Carried

 

SPECIAL SESSION:

 

Consideration and action to designate terms of members of Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board.

 

Fredda Bisman explained the terms of the board.  In order for there to be staggered terms, they need to choose 1 police and 1 citizen rep for 2 year terms.

 

Councilmember White made a motion to approve Steve Garza and Jason Chambers to board with 2 year terms; seconded by Councilmember Reed.

 

VOTE:            Yea:    Baker, Reed, Bedolla, Delgado, Robles, Kern, White

Nay:   

                        Absent:

                        Motion: Carried

 

Councilmember Kern made a motion that the remaining members of the board be designated for 4 year terms; seconded by Councilmember White.

 

VOTE:            Yea:    Baker, Reed, Bedolla, Delgado, Robles, Kern, White

Nay:   

                        Absent:

                        Motion: Carried

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

 

Discussion and consultation with the City’s attorneys for legal advice regarding budget and personnel issues.  A.R.S. 38-431.03(A)(3)

 

Councilmember White made a motion to go into executive session; seconded by Councilmember Bedolla.

 

VOTE:            Yea:    Baker, Reed, Bedolla, Delgado, Robles, Kern, White

Nay:   

                        Absent:

                        Motion: Carried

 

WORKSHOP SESSION:

 

Discussion regarding the FY2004-2005 Budget.

City Manager BJ Cornwall presented his recommended budget.  The Council discussed and debated.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

Councilmember Baker made a motion to adjourn at 7:11pm; seconded by Councilmember Reed.

 

VOTE:            Yea:    Baker, Reed, Bedolla, Delgado, Robles, Kern, White

                        Nay:   

                        Absent:

                        Motion: Carried