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<br />ARCADIA CITY COUNCIL <br />REGULAR MEETING MINUTES <br />TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017 <br /> <br /> <br />CALL TO ORDER – Mayor Amundson called the meeting to order at 5:05 p.m. <br /> <br />ROLL CALL OF CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS <br /> <br />PRESENT: Beck, Chandler, Verlato, Tay, and Amundson <br />ABSENT: None <br /> <br />PUBLIC COMMENTS – No one appeared. <br /> <br />STUDY SESSION <br /> <br />a. Report, discussion and direction regarding the Proposed 2017-18 Fiscal Year <br />Budget. <br /> <br />City Manager Lazzaretto presented an overview of the proposed 2016-17 Fiscal Year budget. <br /> <br />The City Council directed staff to: (1) research alternative funding sources, such as sales tax <br />and transient occupancy tax, and bring back for City Council discussion and consideration at a <br />future date; (2) include $150,000 in the budget for the purchase of six (6) additional license plate <br />readers; and (3) bring back for City Council consideration to the June 6, meeting resolutions <br />relating to the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budgets. <br /> <br />The City Council unanimously agreed that no additional budget study sessions were necessary. <br /> <br />Stuart Reeves, an Arcadia resident asked a question regarding the presentation. Council <br />Member Chandler asked Mr. Reeves what he thought about the City Council’s request to have <br />staff research alternative funding sources. <br /> <br />City Manager Lazzaretto responded to questions raised by Mr. Reeves regarding the new IT <br />position salary and benefits. <br /> <br />Mr. Reeves also stated that he agreed that money needs to be found somewhere; and that a <br />sales tax increase seems to be much easier and less costly to the residents. <br /> <br />The Study Session ended at 6:26 p.m. <br /> <br />REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING <br />7:00 p.m. <br /> <br />CALL TO ORDER – Mayor Amundson called the regular meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. <br /> <br />INVOCATION – Reverend Thomas Shriver, Police Department Chaplain <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Arcadia Cub Scout Pack 111 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> 1 05-16-2017 <br /> <br />