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Attendance: All present
ITEM 7: Emergency Needs Fund - Presentation by Officer Rick Zoerb with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (North Carolina) Police Department regarding an emergency needs fund started in his community to help those in need. Zoerb started a fund, managed by the police department and funded through private donations, to provide assistance to people officers come across in the course of their shifts who need assistance. Zoerb said they might be travelers through the area in need of gasoline or lodging for the night, they might be victims of domestic violence, they might be single-parent families who need help. Prior to this fund, officers were helping out of their own pockets and this fund enables them to provide the help needed without officer expense. Presentation only.
ITEM 8: Authorized Signatures for Banking and TEXPOOL- With the change on Council, the city must authorize check signers for the city bank and TEXPOOL accounts. Council voted 5-0 to name and approve designated signatories.
ITEM 9: Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem- Following the election each year, the city has to appoint a new Mayor Pro Tem to serve in the Mayor's absence. Council voted 5-0 to approve the appointment of Charlie Bradt as Mayor Pro Tem for the upcoming year.
ITEM 10: Landscape Boulder on Vision Park- After several accidents in the area of the Vision Park round-about residents asked the city to look at some type of barrier. Public Works has suggested that boulders be placed along the road to prevent vehicles from hitting the fences. Council tabled the boulders by a vote of 5-0 pending more information.
ITEM 11: Community Room - At the May 15 Town Hall, the possibility of a community room was presented to the community for input. Joseph Peart brought back information on the cost and possible changes that could make the room more accessible to community users. Peart was directed to look at costs for enlarging the room's kitchen area, additional lighting and camera needs for security and assess the parking. Discussion only.
ITEM 12: Approval of Minutes- Minutes of the May 15 special meeting, and the May 8 and May 22 regular meetings were presented for approval/ Council voted 5-0 to all minutes as presented.
June 15: Adult Swim Night, 8 pm - 10:30 pm, for residents and their guests
June 29: Independence Celebration and Parade, 10 am - 12 pm, City Pool and Park
July 4: Independence Day, City offices closed