City of Buchanan

Minutes

 

CITY OF BUCHANAN

MINUTES OF CALLED COUNCIL MEETING

JULY 3, 2014

Mayor:  Chase Croft

Council Members:  Patricia Brown, Patty Hutcheson, Donald Rainey, Greg Lane.

Department Heads: City Clerk Karen King, Public Works Director Dean Tanner, Police Chief Tracy Lambert

Mayor Croft: called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Mayor Croft welcomed  everyone.

Mayor Croft asks for invocation.

Mayor Croft leads Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the agenda for tonight amending agenda to move executive session before new business.  Patty Hutcheson made motion to accept the agenda for tonight amending agenda to move executive session before new business.  Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Mayor Croft asks for motion to go into executive session.  Patricia Brown made a motion to go into executive session.   Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Mayor Croft asks for motion to come out of executive session.  Patricia Brown made a motion to come out of executive session.   Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

New Business

Mayor Croft asks for motion to operate on current budget until 2014-2015 budget is effective.  Patricia Brown made a motion to operate on current budget until 2014-2015 budget is effective.   Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Mayor Croft asks for motion to advertise 2014-2015 budget as he has proposed. Patty Hutcheson made a motion to

Old Business

VFW Park Annexationadvertise 2014-2015 budget as he has proposed. Patricia Brown seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Mayor Croft reads resolution to annex VFW Park into city.

Mayor Croft asks to adopt resolution annexing VFW Park into city.  Donald Rainey made motion to adopt resolution annexing VFW Park into city. Patricia Brown seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Mayor Croft asks for motion to table accountability/issues changes concerning personnel.  Donald Rainey made a motion to table accountability/issues changes concerning personnel.   Patricia Brown seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Public Participation

City Park Committee

Chairman Kenny Hughes states the caboose is about 95 percent complete.

Jerry Segal has discussion with mayor and council on SPLOST and jail possibilities.

Department Updates:

Mayor Croft asks for the department updates:

Public Works Director Dean Tanner

Dean Tanner does not have an update.

Police Chief Tracy Lambert

Tracy Lambert discusses health care possibilities with mayor and council.

City Clerk Karen King

Karen King does not have an update.

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to adjourn.  Patricia Brown makes motion to adjourn. Greg Lane seconded motion.  Motion carried 4-0.