City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

MINUTES OF COUNCIL MEETING 

October 12, 2010 

Attendance:  Mayor:  Benjamin Biggers.

Council Members:  Benjamin Westmoreland, Patricia Warren, Kenny Hughes, McKinley Pate.  

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

Mayor Biggers: called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. 

Mayor Biggers welcomed everyone. 

Mayor Biggers leads Pledge of Allegiance. 

Mayor Biggers gives invocation. 

Mayor Biggers asks to accept the agenda for tonight. McKinley Pate made a motion to accept the agenda.  Patricia Warren seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0. 

Mayor Biggers asks to accept the minutes from September 21, 2010, and Work Session from October 10, 2010.  Patricia Warren made a motion to accept the minutes with change of October 7 for work session date.  Kenny Hughes seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.   

Public Participation: 

Steve Wells speaks for Haralson County bus garage. 

Mayor Biggers asks Jana Gentry to come forward.  Jana Gentry presents mayor and council with information regarding library and explains upcoming events. 

Mayor Biggers asks Janie Holder.  Janie Holder presents mayor and council with information packet and gives update regarding DBR. 

New Business: 

ADOPT RESOLUTION (PARK DRIVE) 

Mayor Biggers asks for vote to adopt resolution to close Park Drive at owner request.  Kenny Hughes made a motion to adopt resolution to close Park Drive at owner request.  Benjamin Westmoreland seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0. 

Old Business: 

VOTE ON SALARIED EMPLOYEES COMP TIME 

Mayor Biggers asks for vote to adopt resolution for salaried employees comp time.  Kenny Hughes made a motion to adopt resolution for salaried employees comp time.  Patricia Warren seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0. 

Department Updates: 

Mayor Biggers asks for the department updates: 

Public Works Director Dean Tanner:  

Update for mayor and council on his department.  

City Clerk Karen King:  

Update for mayor and council on her department.  

Police Chief Tracy Lambert:  

Update for mayor and council on his department.  

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to raise pay of Evan Stapler by one hundred dollars.  Kenny Hughes makes motion to raise pay of Evan Stapler by one hundred dollars.  Benjamin Westmoreland seconded motion.  Motion carried 4-0. 

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to change Bobby Patterson to full time with a seventy five cent pay increase upon becoming full time.  McKinley Pate makes motion to change Bobby Patterson to full time with a seventy five cent pay increase upon becoming full time.  Benjamin Westmoreland seconded motion.  Motion carried 4-0. 

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to adjourn.  Patricia Warren makes motion to adjourn.  Benjamin Westmoreland seconded motion.  Motion carried 4-0.