By Stephanie Malench
The Troy City Council met on March 7 with only staff and committee reports on the agenda before closed session to discuss collective bargaining with the police dispatchers.
City Administrator Jay Keeven reported that the budget for next year is coming along well and this year’s is also in good shape. Although the spend rate for the year is at 92% ten months in (average is 83%), the revenue so far is 117% of the projected.
There will be a public hearing for Tropical Sno next to the skate park before the planning commission hearing on March 10 where city engineer Tom Cissell will present the findings of the trails survey completed online in December.
Cissell also reported as part of his engineer’s report that the plans for Southern Tire Mart at Pilot have been approved. A date has not been set to break ground.
In the police report, Chief Brent Shownes reported that in February the license plate reader cameras had 41 active hits on 11,000 plates read for everything from stolen vehicles to drugs.
The next city council meeting will be March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in City Hall.