The Bonne Terre City Council will meet Monday to approve the budget for the next fiscal year.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The council will discuss and then vote to amend the 2009 budget and approve a 2010 budget. The 2009 budget ends Sept. 30.
Items included in the 2010 budget that will be presented to the council include $200,000 in park improvements funded by the special sales tax. On the list are a pavilion and picnic tables for Lakeview Park, a Polaris Ranger, Dairy Field ballfield improvements and new restrooms, a security system, and soccer field improvements.
About $300,000 in street paving and curbing is in the Transportation budget, as well as about $90,000 for a paver and backhoe.
The Police Department has requested a 4X4 Crew Cab Truck at an estimated cost of $27,000. They have also requested $8,000 worth of pistols and $3,000 for computers.
The Water Department has asked for a backhoe bucket and tires, painting of the water tower, a telemetry system for prison wells, and water meter equipment and software.
The library has asked to make the director a full-time position and to hire someone for technical support rather than contract out.