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<br /> M I NUT E S <br />e Eugene City Council Work Session <br /> McNutt Room--City Hall <br /> October 28, 1987 <br /> 11 : 30 a. m. <br /> COUNCILORS PRESENT: Debra Ehrman, Freeman Holmer, Emily Schue, <br /> Cynthia Wooten, Ruth Bascom, Roger Rutan, Jeff Miller, <br /> Rob Bennett. <br /> The work session was called to order by His Honor Mayor Brian B. Obie. <br /> I. GENERAL FUND SERVICE/FINANeIAL PLANNING <br /> Finance Director Warren Wong reviewed the procedure that will be used at the <br /> council's work session November 2, 1987. He said the session will be a <br /> practice one. On November 30, the procedure wi 11 be repeated and those <br /> results will be incorporated into the budget. He said councilors will be <br /> asked to complete ballots indicating priorities for City services and revenue <br /> sources. Then the councilors will discuss the services and revenue sources. <br /> Mr. Wong urged councilors to call the Finance Division to add services to the <br />e list. <br /> Answering questions, Mr. Wong said the cost of services wi 11 include <br /> administrative costs. Counci 1 ors wi 11 be gi ven i nformat i on about central <br /> overhead costs but councilors will not vote on that category because central <br /> overhead costs depend on other decisions. <br /> Ms. Bascom said the ballots do not give councilors an opportunity to indicate <br /> that part of programs should be eliminated. Mr. Wong responded that <br /> decreasing programs can be part of the council IS discussion of programs. <br /> Answering questions from Mr. Rutan, Mayor Obie said the objective of the work <br /> session on November 2 will be to focus on future fi nanc i a 1 problems and <br /> develop priorities for the FY89 budget. <br /> Mr. Miller wondered if the costs of the Economic Development Strategic Plan <br /> will be on the ballots. Mr. Holmer pointed out that the Strategic Plan may be <br /> changed after the public meetings. The Mayor and several councilors suggested <br /> Budget Committee members be urged to attend the work session. <br />- MINUTES--Eugene City Council Work Session October 28, 1987 Page 1 <br />