Monday evening the Plymouth City Council conducted a public hearing on an additional appropriations resolution.
Lynn Gorski, the Plymouth Clerk-Treasurer presented the details of the additional appropriations. She asked the council to appropriate $21,843.61 of the Unrestricted Opioid Settlement Funds and $50,968.40 of the Restricted Settlement Funds. These funds were approved by the city council in February for United Way to assist with Project HOPE in Marshall County.
Plymouth Police Chief Dave Bacon asked for a $10,000 additional appropriation in the Law Enforcement Continuing Education Fund. He also asked to have $1,422.68 appropriated from the Police Department equitable Sharing Fund.
At the request of city street superintendent, Jim Marquardt, the city council decided to appropriate $689,165 from the Rainy-Day Fund for the required local match for this year’s Community Crossings Grant. Both Gibson and LaPorte Streets on both sides of Lincoln Junior High will be improved. Councilman Jeff Houin said he and Councilman Don Ecker worked with the clerk-treasurer they believe there will be funds left General Fund at the end of the year to reimburse the city’s Rainy-Day Fund.
The final additional appropriation presented by the clerk was $144,000 out of the Cumulative Capital Development Fund to cover the cost of engineering for this year’s Community Crossing Street projects.
With no public comments, the City Council unanimously approved the additional appropriations resolution as presented.