Lake City Council met Dec. 27, 2012, with Aldermen Harold Barker, Tommy Eakins, Ann Davis, Jeffery Wisham, Danny Dunigan and Brenda Hutcheson present. Also present was City Clerk, Linda Simpson.
Following the approval of the minutes, Mayor Jon Milligan and the council thanked Alderman Davis for her years of service on the Lake City City Council.
Mayor Milligan presented the monthly financial report for review.
Mayor Milligan reviewed Resolution 2012-12-27, The City of Lake City Resolution supporting Legislation to improve sales tax collection information from the Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration. The resolution was read by the city clerk and was accepted unanimously.
Mayor Milligan asked the council to give the city clerk permission to attend the IIMC Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in May, 2013. She is the treasurer of the state clerk's association and is currently seeking a grant to attend the conference. A motion was made and approved unanimously to grant permission for the clerk to attend the conference in May 19-23, if funds are obtained from available sources.
City Clerk Simpson read Resolution #2012-12-27A, a Resolution amending Resolution No. 2012-16, Resolution for the Adoption of the 2012 City of Lake City Budget. A motion was made by Alderman Dunigan and seconded by Alderman Wisham to accept Resolution #2012-12-27A. The motion passed unanimously.
Mayor Milligan asked the council to accept two new members, Randy Robbins and Adam Casey, to the Lake City Volunteer Fire Department. A motion was made and approved unanimously to accept the two nominees.
The next regular scheduled meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 2013, at Lake City City Hall.