City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

MINUTES OF COUNCIL MEETING

 

OCTOBER 14, 2014

Mayor:  Chase Croft

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

Department Heads: 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 swears in Chad Henderson as Police Chief.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the agenda for tonight.  Donald Rainey made motion to accept the agenda for tonight.  Patricia Brown seconded the motion.  Motion carried

3-0.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the minutes from September 9, 2014 council meeting and September 30, 2014 called council meeting.  Patricia Brown made a motion to accept the minutes from September 9, 2014 council meeting and September 30, 2014 called council meeting.    Donald Rainey seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Public Participation:

None.

City Park Update:

None.

Library Update:

None.  Karen King hands mayor and council handouts Jana Gentry left for them.

Better Hometown Update:

None.

Department Updates:

Mayor Croft asks for the department updates:

Public Works Director Dean Tanner:

Dean Tanner asks mayor to read resolution regarding GEFA loan involved in the USDA project.    Dean Tanner will have pre bidding meeting in November.  

Police Chief Chad Henderson:

Chad Henderson thanks mayor and council for the opportunity to serve Buchanan. 

City Clerk Karen King:

Karen King states taxes will be going out October 25, 2014.

Code Enforcement Nathan Forrister:

Nathan Forrister updates mayor and council on old skating rink owned by Haralson County Veterans Association (Veterans will clean that property and move that property foward), and Tallapoosa Street (Witcher will try to contact owner one more time).

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to go into executive session regarding personnel/Legal Attorney.  Patricia Brown makes motion to go into executive session regarding personnel/chief interviews.  Greg Lane seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to come out of executive session.  Donald Rainey makes motion to come out of executive session.  Patricia Brown seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft states no decision was made.

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to adjourn.  Patricia Brown makes motion to adjourn.  Donald Rainey seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.