Vinton, Louisiana

                                                                                                                                                September 11, 2007

 

                                The Mayor and Council of the Town of Vinton, Louisiana, met in special session at the regular meeting place of said Mayor and Council, in the Town Hall, Vinton, Louisiana, at 6:30 P.M., on the 11th day of September, 2007, after full compliance with all requirements as to notice and otherwise in respect to convening of said meeting with the following members present:

 

                                                                                Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor

                                                                                Karen Douglass, Council Member

                                                                                Kevin Merchant, Mayor-Pro-Tem

Edward J. Vice, Council Member

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ABSENT:                               Bliss Bujard, Council Member

                                                                                William “BB” Loyd, Council Member

 

                                    ALSO PRESENT:                               Thad Minaldi, Town Attorney and Phillip Abshire, CPA

 

                                Kenneth Stinson, Mayor called the meeting to order and reported that the purpose of the meeting was as follows:

 

1.     To discuss and/or transact business pertinent to Public Hearing/possible adoption of the proposed 2008 budget.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass to recess the special meeting for a public hearing regarding the proposed 2008 budget.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.

 

                                There was no comment from the public however Council Member Vice stated he wanted to increase the budget for the police department to allow for 2 additional employees.

 

                                There being no other comments, it was moved by Council Member Merchant that the special meeting be re-convened.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Douglass and carried.

 

                                It was moved by Council Member Douglass that the 2008 budget be adopted as presented.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and the vote cast thereon was as follows:

 

                                                                YEAS:  Council Members Douglass, Merchant and Vice

 

                                                                NAYS:  None

 

                                            ABSENT:  Council Members Bujard and Loyd

 

                                 There being no further business to come before the Governing Authority, it was moved by Council Member Douglass that the meeting be adjourned.  The motion was seconded by Council Member Merchant and carried.

 

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                                                                                                                                Kenneth O. Stinson, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Mary O. Vice, City Clerk