The Umatilla City Council faces a full agenda during Tuesdays regular meeting.
Its a long agenda. We have a lot to take care of, City Manager Bob Ward said.
The evening begins with a public hearing on state revenue sharing at 7 p.m. at Umatilla City Hall, 700 Sixth St.
The public hearing is a requirement to be a part of state revenue sharing, Ward said, and the regular meeting begins immediately after the public hearing.
New business for this monthss meeting includes seven resolutions dealing with finances, including accepting state revenue sharing for this year, finishing the 2011-12 budget year and adopting the fiscal year 2012-13 budget. Other new business includes a resolution approving a communications site lease agreement with Eastern Oregon Telecom and an agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation to use flexible funding for downtown revitalization.
The agenda also includes a vote on the bargaining agreement with the Umatilla Public Safety Association, a downtown revitalization small grant application for landscaping at Tonnings Auto Wholesale and and an ordinance on a franchise agreement with CenturyLink for telecommunications services.
Two public comment periods will be also offered during the session, one at the beginning and one toward the end of the meeting.
Anyone wishing to comment is asked to speak less than 5 minutes. Council members can discuss but take no action on items not presented on the published agenda.
Under correspondence, the city will also read into record a proclamation from the city of Umatilla, Fla., honoring the 150 year anniversary of Umatilla, Ore.
The Florida city was named after the Umatilla town during the 1850s, and people sometimes confuse the two Umatillas.
For a complete agenda, visit www.umatilla-city.org/city_council.htm