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MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING
OF THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF CASA GRANDE
HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS
510 E. FLORENCE BOULEVARD, CASA GRANDE, AZ 85122
MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017
 
             
A.   Call to Order
Mayor McFarland called meeting to order at 8:57 p.m.
 
             
B.   Roll Call  
Present:
Lisa Fitzgibbons, Council Member  
 
Matthew Herman, Council Member  
 
Mary Kortsen, Council Member  
 
Dick Powell, Council Member  
 
Ralph Varela, Mayor Pro Tempore  
 
Craig McFarland, Mayor  
Absent:
Donna McBride (Absent Excused), Council Member
Also Present:
Larry Rains, City Manager
Gloria Leija, City Clerk
Brett Wallace, City Attorney
Celina Morris, Finance Director
Mark McCrory, Police Chief
Paul Tice, Planning & Development Director
Dawn Jett, Human Resources Director
Terrence McKeon, Deputy Public Works Director
Steve Hardesty, Community Services Director
             
C.   Consent Agenda
All items listed with an asterisk (*) are considered routine matters and will be enacted by one motion and one roll call vote of the Council. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member or member of the public so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence of the agenda.
 
             
D.   New Business:  
             
  D.1   
Consider Resolution No. 5061
Adopting the Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18
 
  Celina Morris, Finance Director, recommended adoption of the Final FY2018 budget for the City of Casa Grande for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018, and review the below information.

On June 19th the Mayor and Council adopted the tentative budget. As required by statute that budget was published twice in the local paper and a public hearing is scheduled tonight as part of the regular council meeting.
 
The final budget represents all information that has been presented to the council to date. Budget forms attached as Exhibit "A". State law requires that the Council hold a special meeting to adopt the final budget. Approval of this resolution will adopt the final budget for the City of Casa Grande for the year ending June 30, 2018.

The Council will be asked to adopt the first-read of the Property Tax Levy at the Council meeting on August 7th .

City Clerk Leija read by title only Resolution No. 5061 ?Adopting the Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18.
  Moved by Council Member Matthew Herman, seconded by Council Member Dick Powell to adopt Resolution No. 5061
 
AYE: Council Member Lisa Fitzgibbons
  Council Member Matthew Herman
  Council Member Mary Kortsen
  Council Member Dick Powell
  Mayor Pro Tempore Ralph Varela
  Mayor Craig McFarland
  Mayor McFarland declared Resolution No. 5061 pass and adopted.
           
             
E.   Executive Session  
             
1.   E.1    A.R.S. §38-431.03.
 
Upon a public majority vote of the members constituting a quorum, a public body may hold an executive session but only for the following purposes:
 
3.  Discussion or consultation for legal advice with the city attorney or attorneys of the public body.
4.  Discussion or consultation with the attorneys of the public body in order to consider its position and instruct its attorneys regarding the public body's position regarding contracts that are the subject of negotiations, in pending or contemplated litigation or in settlement discussions conducted in order to avoid or resolve litigation.
  • Discussion and Consultation Regarding Proposed Development Agreements with Pending Economic Development Prospect

Moved by Council Member Kortsen, seconded by Mayor Pro Tempore Varela to Hold an executive session as requested above.The motion carried with a 6-0 voice vote.
 
             
F.   Public Comments  
             
G.   Adjournment
Moved by Mayor Pro Tempore Varela, seconded by Council Member Herman to adjourn the meeting at approximately 9:50 p.m. The motion carried with a 6-0 voice vote.
 
  ________________________
Craig H. McFarland
Mayor
ATTEST:


 
 
___________________________
Gloria Leija, MMC
City Clerk
 

CERTIFICATION
I hereby certify that the foregoing minutes are a true and correct copy of the minutes of the regular meeting of the City Council of Casa Grande, Arizona held on the ______ day of _________ 2017. I further certify that the meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.

Dated this _____ day of__________, 2017



_______________________________
Gloria Leija, MMC
City Clerk

    

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