City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

Minutes of Regular Council Meeting

 

November 8, 2016

 

 

Mayor: Johnny Pope

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

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

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

Mayor Pope:  Asks 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:  Asks for a motion to approve minutes from October 11 meeting.  Patty Hutcheson made a motion to approve the minutes from October 11 meeting.  Stanley Freeland seconds the vote. Motion carried with 4-0.

Brent Harris:

Brent Harris will be opening a restaurant where Gwen’s used to be he could not be here Betty Harvell states there is a paragraph in City of Buchanan Alcohol Ordinance that states you must reside in Haralson County for one year and asks that be waived for Brent Harris and possibly removed from the Ordinance.  Andrew Roper will go over the Ordinance and decide if it should be removed and we will address this later.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to waive Brent Harris having to live in Haralson County for one year prior to purchasing alcohol license.   Patty Hutcheson made a motion to waive Brent Harris having to live in Haralson County for one year prior to purchasing alcohol license.  Stanley Freeland seconds the vote.  Motion carried with 4-0.

Andrew Roper

Presents two ordinances for council approval. 

  1. Ordinance 11082016-A (Marking of buildings/residents)
  2. Ordinance 11082016-B (Swimming Pools)

 Mayor and council discuss both ordinances.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to adopt ordinance 11082016-A marking of buildings/residents.  AJ Scott made a motion to adopt ordinance 11082016-A marking of buildings/residents.  Patty Hutcheson seconds the vote. Motion carried with 4-0.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to adopt ordinance 11082016-B swimming pools.  AJ Scott made a motion to adopt ordinance 11082016-B swimming pools.  Patty Hutcheson seconds the vote. Motion carried with 4-0.

Mayor Pope and City Clerk sign and seal the ordinances.

Jana Gentry (Buchanan Library)

Children’s Story Time continues every Monday at 2 pm, Teen and Tween program was great, like us on facebook and watch for fun photos and library news, Pajama Rama begins 11/14/2016 at 2 pm, celebrating international game day Saturday 11/19/2016 Noon-2pm, hosting meeting this month for West Georgia Regional Library System Branch Managers, will be closed from Thursday 11/24/2016 through Sunday 11/27/2016 for Thanksgiving holiday.

Departmental Updates:

Dean Tanner:  Patching holes, holding waste water plant meeting on 11/16/2016.

Chad Henderson:  Presents mayor and council with monthly report on arrests and citations.

Betty Harvell:  Updates mayor and council on budget.

Donny Boswell:  Getting donations for paving, will be having a business organization meeting.

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