On September 14, Joey Motley (right), City Administrator, Opelika, spoke to the Auburn Lions Club about Opelika financial affairs. Estimated revenues for 2017 are around $130,000,000, of which 44% are from taxes and licenses and 33% from light and power charges. Estimated expenditures are around $126,000,000. Major trends are increases in sales and use tax revenue, employee compensation, and health insurance expenses and a decrease in outstanding debt. Pictured with Motley is Club Member Randy Smith.