City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

WORK SESSION MEETING

January 31, 2012

Members Present:       Mayor, Benjamin “Buster” Biggers

                                    Council Member, Patricia Warren

                                    Council Member, Kenny Hughes

                                    Council Member, Patty Hutcheson

                                    Council Member, Jarred Taylor

                                    City Clerk, Karen King

                                    Public Works Director Dean Tanner

                                    Police Chief Tracy Lambert

Mayor Benjamin “Buster” Biggers welcomed and thanked all visitors for attending the work session.  The purpose of the work session was to receive input from other community associates on topics of interest to them and to the Mayor and Council.  Mayor Benjamin “Buster” Biggers opened the floor for discussion of issues.

Discussions centered on the following topics:

  • Water and Sewage grant possibilities
  • Delinquent property tax collection
  • Condemnation of mobile home
  • Bids on Landscape project for square
  • Drug task force
  • Address markers
  • City Hall back door locks
  • Buchanan Police Department Emergency Assistance Program
  • Business ID’s
  • Police Department budget update
  • Chamber of Commerce dinner reminder
  • Need for roadside garbage pickup

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to go into executive session for personnel.  Patricia Warren makes motion to go into executive session for personnel.  Kenny Hughes seconded motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to come out of executive session.  Kenny Hughes makes motion to come out of executive session.  Patricia Warren seconded motion.  Motion carried 4-0.

Mayor Benjamin “Buster” Biggers once again thanked everyone for their participation and stated the City of Buchanan looks forward to working with them in 2012.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.