The Modesto City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to vote on:
Restructuring $52 million in water system bonds to get them out of a volatile trading market that is driving up the city's expenses. The council can vote to finance the bonds through a variable rate or a fixed one.
Buying 23 trucks for the Public Works Department at a cost of $631,141
Approving a contract for recently promoted City Clerk Stephanie Lopez. She will earn $96,200 a year.
Increasing charges at the Modesto airport by 2.8 percent, which could raise an additional $13,200. The fees are for a mix of aviation services.
Adopting new charges for scrap metal recyclers to offset the costs of a new metal theft reduction program. Recyclers would be charged $250 for an initial application and a $150 annual renewal fee.
Appointing Councilman Brad Hawn as the council's representative for regional planning discussions on utilities
Approving a five-year contract with Modesto's Storer Transit to operate the city's Dial-A-Ride service. The company can earn about $2.5 million a year.
Hiring Oakdale-based Mozingo Construction to build $2.7 million worth of water system improvements.
Extending SkyWest Airlines' agreement to fly routes from the Modesto airport to San Francisco through 2009.
The Modesto City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the basement chambers of Tenth Street Place, 1010 10th St.