City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

MINUTES OF CALLED COUNCIL MEETING

NOVEMBER 5, 2015

Mayor:  Chase Croft

Council Members: Patty Hutcheson, Donald Rainey, Greg Lane, A.J. Scott.

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 addition.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the minutes from September 8, 2015 meeting.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Donald Rainey seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Anne Crimm (Keep Haralson Beautiful)

Asks for donation from SPLOST funds of $169.00.  Has discussion with council regarding keep Haralson Beautiful. 

Mayor Croft asks to donate $169.00 to Keep Haralson Beautiful.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Donald Rainey seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks to go into executive session to discuss personnel.  Donald Rainey made motion.  Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks to come out of executive session to discuss personnel.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks for motion to fill vacant council seat.  Donald Rainey made motion to have A.J. Scott fill vacant seat for remained of Patricia Brown term then start his elected term in January 2016.  Patty Hutcheson seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft swears in A.J. Scott.

Mayor Croft presents council with proposed bidding process and supporting documents and states it will be up for bid at a later date.

Department Updates:

Mayor Croft asks for the department updates:

Public Works Director Dean Tanner:

Dean states CDBG project is finished and will start working on paving next.  Asks to finish fencing at park using West Georgia Fencing for $2,700.00.

Mayor Croft asks to allow West Georgia Fencing to finish fencing park for $2,700.00.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Police Chief Chad Henderson:

Chad states he doesn’t have an update.

City Clerk Karen King:

Karen states taxes are coming in Michelle will be at the regular council meeting in December to discuss audit report.

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