The Board of Aldermen met November 22nd, approving the first reading of the 2022 budget. Aldermen Knox asked if the two additional police officer positions discussed in the last board workshop were included in the 2022 budget, and City Administrator Ken Murphy confirmed the addition had been made. The board approved the budget’s first reading, to be approved during the next meeting on December 13th.
In other business, the board approved a resolution stating the statutory authority of the Grain Valley Park Board. The resolution essentially outlines the Park Board’s authority to be more involved with the future of designated park land and the funding sources for such land.