City of Buchanan

Minutes

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

Minutes of Public Hearing and Regular Council Meeting

 

June 14, 2016

 

 

Mayor:  Johnny Pope

Council Members: Patty Hutcheson, Stanley Freeland, AJ Scott, Greg Lane were present.   

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

Mayor Pope: Calls the meeting order.  Asks Stanley Freeland to lead the invocation, and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Johnny Pope.

Public Hearing:

Andrew Roper asks to make sure everyone has a copy then reads Ordinance to annex property into the City of Buchanan then Mayor Pope asks if there are any questions and questions are answered. Mayor Pope closes the public hearing.

Mayor Pope: Ask for a motion to approve the agenda. Patty Hutcheson made a motion to approve the agenda.  AJ Scott seconds the vote.  Motion carried with 4-0.

Mayor Pope: Ask for a motion to approve the minutes from the May 2016 meeting/meetings.  Patty Hutcheson made a motion to approve the minutes.  AJ Scott seconds the vote.  Motion carried 4-0.

Chris Trantham addressed the Mayor and Council and informed them he would like to open a Laundry Service/Laundry Mat, Chris explains the type of building he is going to build and answers questions from Mayor and Council.

Mayor Pope: Ask for a motion to annex in the Kimball property that was the subject of the public hearing.  Patty Hutcheson made a motion to approve the minutes.  Greg Lane seconds the vote.  Motion carried 3-0.  AJ Scott abstains.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a vote to go into Executive Session.  Patty Hutcheson made a motion to go into Executive Session. AJ Scott seconds the vote.  Motion carried 4-0. 

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a vote to come out of Executive Session.  Patty Hutcheson made a motion to come out of Executive Session.  AJ Scott seconds the vote.  Motion carried 4-0.

Karen King left.  Betty Harvell assumed the role of Clerk.

Jana Gentry:  Had to leave.   Mayor and Council look over documents Jana left for them.

Departmental Updates to follow:

Dean Tanner:  Explains his departmental budget to Mayor and Council, updates progress on USDA project, is looking into the possibility of extending a water line on Jacksonville Road and what it could cost and how much the person who is requesting the line should pay for the installation of the line, updates Mayor and Council on street maintenance.

Chad Henderson:  Does not have an update.

Adjourn:  AJ Scott made a motion to adjourn.  Stanley Freeland seconds the motion.  Motion carried 4-0.