The Napoleon city council has invested in consultants to study the water rates and operation of the water distribution system. During the Monday council session, the board passed an emergency resolution to contract with Courtney and Associates to conduct that study. This should give council some idea if the current rate scheduled is keeping pace with the cost to produce water; and if any changes are needed when the new water treatment plant is constructed.
Napoleon Council heard from a city resident concerning the recreation program during their Monday session.
An ordinance was approved to accept payments through credit card for financial transactions for city services; and declared that as an emergency.
A resolution was approved to seek grant dollars for Napoleon in the community development block grant program.
Another resolution authorizes spending in excess of $25,000 to purchase a non-contact disinfection system.
New contracts were approved between the city of
Napoleon Council approved the purchase of a service truck for substations, through state contract, at $97,980.
The recommendation from the income tax department was accepted by Napoleon Council, which calls for the city to reduce its staff by one full-time person, through retirement. Some other internal transfers in the income tax department will help achieve savings of over $60,000 per year.