"We would be happy to help," Johnson said. "We would be willing to work with you anyway we can."
The council in other action approved:
• An amendment to the fiscal year 2013 budget, which ends June 30. The amendment lists additional revenues and expenditures and adds $73,870 to the coffers.
• The resignations of Jason Raskie from the Water Department and Marcia Meller from the Drake Public Library Board of Directors.
• A resolution and set salaries effective immediately for Centerville Police Officers Angela Widmer and Bryan Baum both at $17.50 per hour at 40 hours per week.
• The Historic Preservation Corporation's request to hold the Children's Art Festival on the Courthouse lawn June 29 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
• The plans for Phase 1 of the Safe Routes to School project. The city's estimated cost for the project stands at $99,999.
SRTS construction could start as early as September but must be completed by April 30, 2014. It depends on who gets the contract and when they want to start, Huisman said.
• The mayor to sign an engagement letter with Ruan Securities to refinance 2011B and 2003 general obligation bonds.
• Monday, June 3 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall to hold a public hearing to authorize a loan agreement and issue not more than $1 million in general obligation refunding capital loan notes series 2013.
Centerville should expect a savings of approximately $15,000 from the refinancing.
Monday's meeting adjourned at 6:48 p.m.
The next Centerville City Council meeting is 5:30 p.m. June 3 at City Hall.