City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

Minutes of Regular Work Session/ CalledCouncil Meeting

September 27, 2016

 

Work Session:     

 Members Present:  Mayor Johnny Pope

Stanley Freeland Council/Mayor Pro-Tem

Patty Hutcheson Council

Greg Lane Council

AJ Scott Council

 

City Clerk - Betty Harvell

Public Works - Director Dean Tanner

Police Chief - Chad Henderson

Main Street - Donny Boswell

Mayor Pope 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 Pope asked for topics of interest.  Topics were:

 

  • Fried Pie Festival

 Called:

 Mayor: Johnny Pope

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

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

 Mayor Pope:  Calls the meeting to order and leads the Pledge of Allegiance.  Asks Patty Hutcheson to lead the invocation.

 Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to approve the agenda with addition of Erica Griffith.   Stanley Freeland made a motion to approve the agenda with addition of Erica Griffith.  AJ Scott seconds the vote.  Motion carried with 4-0.

Michelle Robinson updates mayor and council on budget and SPLOST.

Erica Griffith asks for help with speeders on Carrollton Street.  Mayor and council discuss what would help.  Dean Tanner states he will add a stop ahead sign.  Chad Henderson will help in any way he can.

Rob Monroe reads summary of USDA Sewer System Revenue Bond Resolution and asks if council is ready to vote to sign the Resolution.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to sign USDA Sewer System Revenue Bond Resolution.   AJ Scott made a motion to sign USDA Sewer System Revenue Bond Resolution.  Stanley Freeland seconds the vote.  Motion carried with 4-0.

Departmental Updates:

Dean Tanner:  Updates on USDA project and trimming.

Chad Henderson:  Presents mayor and council with data on repairs and asks for consideration on trading older vehicles and acquiring new vehicles.  Council requests more information on each vehicle and will be presented this data at the next council meeting.

Betty Harvell:   States the tax bills are ready and will be mailed by October 3, 2016.

Donny Boswell:  Updates mayor and council on the matching money he has acquired for the paving of the parking lot across from MCL.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to go into executive session regarding personnel.   Stanley Freeland made a motion to go into executive session regarding personnel.  AJ Scott seconds the vote.  Motion carried with 4-0.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to come out of executive session regarding personnel.   AJ Scott made a motion to come out of executive session regarding personnel.  Stanley Freeland seconds the vote.  Motion carried with 4-0.

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