• The mayor's appointments to board and commissions were approved by the council. Robert Stockton was appointed to the Meridian and Bonita Lakes Development Authority. His term will expire in 2015. Robert Bresnahan was re-appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission, with his term also expiring in 2015. Tim Allred was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Larry Jones on the Historic Preservation Commission, which will expire in 2011.
• The council replaced the Meridian Redevelopment Authority with the Meridian Redevelopment Agency.
• A resolution allowing the city to utilize stimulus funds allotted for road and bridge work was approved by the council. Meridian CAO Mark McDonald said the funds will be used to repair three bridges identified by MDOT as "critical" and to mill and pave various roads.
• The council entered into a memorandum of understanding with The Park Companies, Inc., concerning their plans to develop a single family housing subdivision called Fairfield Park Estates on North Hills Street near Hwy. 19 North.
• Mayor Cheri Barry said the city has applied for municipal excellence awards for a public safety project, the 22nd Avenue bridge renovation, and the Monument Park beautification project.