City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

MINUTES OF CALLED COUNCIL MEETING

AUGUST 13, 2015

Mayor:  Chase Croft

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

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

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

Mayor Croft welcomed everyone.

Mayor Croft leads Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Croft asks for invocation.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the agenda for tonight with two additions (Chad Henderson has item regarding police car and Dean Tanner needs executive session to discuss possible litigation matter).  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Donald Rainey seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the minutes from July 28, 2015 council meeting.  Greg Lane made motion.  Patty Hutcheson seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to approve purchasing cameras from red bird to improve security at park.  Patty Hutcheson makes motion.  Donald Rainey seconded motion. 

Greg Lane asks for discussion.  After discussion council withdraws motions and asks for more bids.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the 2015-2016 budget proposal and millage rate of 5.453.  Donald Rainey made motion.  Patty Hutcheson seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks to accept Michelle Robison’s engagement letter for the city and USDA audit for the next two years.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Donald Rainey seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks for motion to limit what is advertised on water to bills to city related events.  Donald Rainey made motion.  Patty Hutcheson seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks to Police Chief Chad Henderson to spend one thousand and two hundred dollars to purchase power steering pump on a patrol car.  Donald Rainey made motion.  Patty Hutcheson seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to go into executive session regarding personnel and legal.  Patty Hutcheson makes motion.  Greg Lane seconded motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to come out of executive session.  Patty Hutcheson makes motion.   Greg Lane seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft states no action was taken in executive session.

Public Participation

Donnie Boswell

Asks mayor and council to participate in fair on the square.

Teresa Robinson

Asks what accessible is regarding sewage Dean Tanner, mayor and council discuss what they know about sewage lines.

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