Orchard City trustees called a special meeting on Nov. 30 for the purpose of holding an executive session to discuss a "personnel matter." The motion did not provide any further specificity regarding the topic. The closed-door meeting lasted for a full hour.
Following adjournment of the executive session and special meeting, trustees discussed business including a bid of $1,950 for crack sealing the town hall parking lot; a $1,000 computer purchase; a used road sander the town has purchased; and, the proposed hiring of two additional staff next year.
The town's proposed 2017 budget stands at $1.93 million and consists of spending plans for the following departments: general fund, $375,471; road fund $284,493; water fund $978,386; water capital construction fund $236,000; and park fund $58,730.