City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

MINUTES OF COUNCIL MEETING

May 12, 2015

Mayor:  Chase Croft

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

Department Heads: Deputy Clerk Betty Harvell, 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 invocation.

Mayor Croft states he would like budget proposals turned in by May 22nd Fair on Square is May 16th  and starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 5p.m. parade will be at noon and I believe the lineup will be at the school behind city hall our next meeting date and work session will be on the 26th of May.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the agenda for tonight.  Patty Hutcheson made motion.  Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Croft asks to accept the minutes from April 20, 2015 council meeting with corrections.  Patty Hutcheson made a motion.   Greg Lane seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Jana Gentry: (Library)

Jana states the library has been busy pre-k came in to tour the library and find out exactly what it is a librarian does just finished reading workshop Dr. Martha Smith came and discussed keep Haralson beautiful with the children and I saw children out picking up trash this Saturday is run for the books sign in begins at 7 a.m. race will begin at 8 a.m. our square walkers will sign in at 10:30 a.m. and their walk will begin at 11:00 a.m. thanks everyone who will help or participate in these events theme for summer program is every hero has a story presents mayor and council with library budget request.

Iris Badgett: (Better Hometown)

Iris states car shows have been huge success Fair on Square this weekend will have approximately 25 vendors weather permitting Donnie Boswell states he’d like to invite anybody at the meeting to participate in the parade Grand Marshal will be Sammy Robinson.  Iris states the little school house will have open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day and I believe will be serving refreshments.

Kenny Hughes:  (Park Committee)

No update.

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to go into executive session regarding council candidates (Kenny Hughes, Stanley Freeland, Frank McIntire, Violet Stapleton, AJ Scott).  Donald Rainey made motion to go into executive session.  Greg Lane seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

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

 3-0.

Mayor Croft states after a two hours no decision has been made asks for vote to table rest of meeting since it is so late.

Mayor Croft asks for a motion to table rest of meeting.  Patty Hutcheson makes motion to adjourn.  Donald Rainey seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.             

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