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City Council Meeting Minutes

December 30, 2010


CALL TO ORDER:City Council convened in Special Session on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 9:03 a.m. in Council Chambers, 1 Marketway West, 3rd Floor, York, PA, with the following members present: Renee S. Nelson, Henry Hay Nixon, Toni Smith, Carol Hill-Evans, Vice President, and Genevieve H. Ray, President, with President Ray presiding.

Members of the Administration in attendance included: Cherie Alwine, Finance Director.

Members of York City Council staff in attendance included: Dianna L. Thompson, City Clerk.


Final Passage of Bill No. 39, Ordinance No. 37, Session 2010, (View) A Bill adopting the General Fund Budget for fiscal year 2011 with appropriations totaling $40,455,912, which was introduced by Nixon at the December 27 Special Session of Council and read by short title, came up for final passage. On motion of Nixon, seconded by Hill-Evans, Bill No. 39 came up for discussion.

Councilwoman Smith clarified that this budget, as previously amended, would save the average taxpayer about $12.50 per year or $1.10 per month, which is less than was anticipated.

President Ray said we cut the originally proposed 2011 Budget by $663,881, and although all of those cuts did not go toward decreasing the tax burden, the tax burden was decreased.

NEXT MEETING: The next regular meeting of Council will be held on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.in City Council Chambers, 1 Marketway West, 3rd Floor, York, PA, (Public comment commences at 6:30 p.m.)

ADJOURNMENT:There being no further business, the December 30, 2010 Special Session of Council adjourned at 9:06 a.m.