City of Buchanan




JANUARY 5, 2016

Mayor:  Johnny Pope

Council Members: Patty Hutcheson, Greg Lane, A.J. Scott, Stanley Freeland.

Department Head: City Clerk Karen King, Public Works Director Dean Tanner, Police Chief Chad Henderson.

Mayor Pope: called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.

Mayor Pope leads Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Pope asks for invocation.

Mayor Pope asks to accept the agenda for tonight.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Public Participation

No public participation.

Mayor Pope asks to go into executive session for personnel.  Stanley Freeland made motion.  A.J. Scott seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Mayor Pope asks to come out of executive session for personnel and states council will take no action as result of executive session.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Stanley Freeland seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Old Business/New Business

Deputy Clerk Betty Harvell presents mayor and council with documentation on an attempt in 2014 to buy out lease on Police Departments copy machine and presents invoicing practices of Great American Financial Leasing and ask that it come up for possible buyout again.

Mayor Pope asks Police Chief Chad Henderson to acquire bids on copy machine.  A.J. Scott made motion.  Patty Hutcheson seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Department Updates

Mayor Pope asks for the department updates.

Public Works Director Dean Tanner

Has on update. 

Police Chief Chad Henderson

Chad requests using City Kia for police department.

Mayor Pope asks to allow police department to outfit and use Kia for police work.  Stanley Freeland made motion.  Patty Hutcheson the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

City Clerk Karen King

Has no update.

Mayor Pope asks for a motion to adjourn.  Stanley Freeland makes motion to adjourn.  Patty Hutcheson seconded motion.  Motion carried 4-0.