SIKESTON -- The Sikeston City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2012 budget during a special meeting Tuesday morning.
The budget for the fiscal year includes a total of $12,620,273 in expenditures with projected revenue of $12,554,029.
Also approved was a bill establishing the employee compensation and staffing levels for Fiscal Year 2012 with a 2 percent cost of living adjustment.
In other business during Tuesday's meeting:
* About 20 city residents and representatives from the Midtowner Village attended the meeting for the discussion on the proposed Community Improvement District for Midtowner Village.
"Council tabled any action on the issue until the developer can be present for a meeting and answer questions the public has," said Linda Lowes, director of governmental services.
* Council approved two change orders to 2011 Street Program.
* Staff was directed to have two of the city's bridges on Ables Road inspected for structural damage due to flood waters.
* A groundbreaking for the new DPS building was tentatively scheduled for June 27 following the Council's briefing session which begins at 7:15 a.m.
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