The city's board of control -- the mayor, law director and finance director -- handled these items Thursday:
Authorized payment up to $4,000 for MS Consultants to do site survey work for a new police shooting range.
Deleted from the city council chamber renovation a change order deleting $1,809 from a contract with University Electric for work, leaving the contract at $45,515.
Payment of $14,925 to K.T. Lyden Construction for emergency repair of two catch basins and a storm line on DeCamp Road and Chapel Hill Drive.
Severance of $7,157 for Irene Canacci, a meter-installation clerk in the water department who retired June 28.
Severance of $4,663 for Charles J. Olenych, an engineering aide clerk in the water department who retired June 5.
Severance of $1,869 for Willie Bibbs, a maintenance helper in the water department, who retired April 19.
Severance of $1,182 for Sean Smotrilla, a laborer in the water department who resigned June 28.
Severance of $2,770 for Robert Gump, a police patrol officer who was fired July 15.