The Manawa Common Council amended its 2014 budget following a public hearing Monday, Dec. 15.
“All we are doing is putting items in the right budgets,” said City Clerk Cheryl Hass.
More than 20 items were listed on the amendment. Included were unexpected revenues and expenses.
Usually, four to five items have been included in the year-end amendment, according to Hass.
Total expenses and revenues totaled $319,081.
In other business, the council accepted the low bid of a 5-cent discount per gallon from Schierl Sales Corporation for the city’s 2015 unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel.
The council also approved a Commitment to Sustainability resolution.
With this resolution, the city of Manawa promises “to basically look at going a little bit green,” Mayor John Smith said.
The resolution stated the city wishes to “integrate our economy, environment, society and governance in ways that foster vibrant social and economic conditions and a healthy ecosystem.”
Also at its Dec. 15 meeting, the council:
• Approved Dr. Melanie Oppor as school district representative on the Library Board through April 2015.
• Appointed election inspectors and special voting deputies for 2015.
• Approved renewing an operator’s license for Kellie Faskell.