February 7 2009 Annual Planning Minutes
CITY OF BUCHANAN
ANNUAL PLANNING MEETING SUMMARY
February 7, 2009
A Work Session was held at the Gateway Foundation, 111 Days Avenue, Buchanan, Michigan Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 8:00 a.m.
Commissioners Present: Barbara Clark, Carla Cole, Patricia Moore, Warren Weaver
Commissioners Absent: Jennifer Singleton
Staff Present: City Manager Meg Mullendore and Clerk Gladys Bybee
Guest Present: Russ Stephens
An agenda was available for discussion and work sheets had been distributed previously by the city manager.
City Commission Priorities Discussion
Each commissioner was asked to verbalize their opinions from the 2009 worksheets for goals and objectives in the following categories:
• Public Safety – 8:05 to 8:45
• Economic & Community Development – 8:45 to 9:15
• Public Services – 9:15 to 9:50
• Recreation/Parks/Culture – 10:05 to 11:00
• Community of Choice – 11:00 to 11:45
• Administrative Services – 11:45 to 12:00
Each commissioner presented their views of projects, programs, and priorities in the above departments. A short break was taken mid morning and discussion continued through lunch.
Gladys asked that commissioners’ work sheets be signed and turned in after the meeting. Being no further discussion the session ended at 2:10 p.m.
Gladys Bybee, CMC
Buchanan City Clerk