It is hereby resolved that the budget presented and discussed on March 19, 2018, at a meeting of the Fruitport Village Council, be adopted as the official budget and financial guide for the General Fund, Major Street Fund, Local Street Fund, and Debt Service Fund for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2018 and ending March 31, 2019. FURTHER: This resolution, when adopted, shall become an Appropriation Authorization whereby the Village Council shall take the necessary steps to receive and raise funds required to pay the financial obligations of the Village of Fruitport as spelled out in the aforementioned budget. Further: This resolution, when adopted, shall be the authorization for the Clerk/Treasurer to spread against the assessment rolls of the Village of Fruitport, a levy of 5.5000 mills for general operating funds, to be collected in the normal manner of collecting taxes. Said taxes shall become part of funds appropriated by this Council to help pay the financial obligations of the Village of Fruitport for the fiscal year 2018/2019. FURTHER: This resolution shall declare Ann LaCroix as the Chief Financial Officer of the Village of Fruitport for the fiscal year 2018/2019. As such, she/he shall be charged with the responsibility of overseeing the budget to maintain control of both expenditures and appropriations and to make the necessary recommendations to avoid deficits.
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Motion made by R. Vanderstelt that the Clerk/Treasurer be authorized to transfer funds as necessary to pay garbage bills, utility bills, Fuelman bills, insurance bills, wages, FICA, Federal withholding, State withholding, other bills that would result in late fees, when due, plus the purchase of postage stamps, office supplies, and extra costs for mailing correspondence.
2ND Motion Carl Rothenberger Roll Call AYES: Vanderstelt, Pope, Haack, Rothenberger and Overkamp NAYES: None