City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

 WORK SESSION/PUBLIC HEARING/CALLED

August 30, 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

Work Session

Mayor Pope welcomed and thanked all visitors for attending the work session, pledge of allegiance, and invocation. 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.

 Public Hearing

Mayor Pope opened the floor for questions or comments on final hearing of rezoning parcel BU06-0011 consisting of .078 acres presently R-3 application is to zone this property C-1.  There were no questions or comments.

Called 

New Business

Tammy Decker (USDA)

Presents mayor and council with letters of conditions for USDA project and answers questions from mayor and council.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to accept and sign the letters of conditions.   Patty Hutcheson made a motion to accept and sign the letter of conditions.  Stanley Freeland seconds the vote.  Motion carried with 4-0.

 Old Business

 Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to rezone parcel BU06-0011 from R-3 to C-1.   Patty Hutcheson made a motion to rezone parcel BU06-0011 from R-3 to C-1.  Stanley Freeland seconds the vote.  Motion carried with 4-0.

 New Business

 Allen Poole (County Commissioner) Alison Palmer (County Clerk)

Has a lengthy discussion with mayor and council regarding Joint Resolution to Amend Service Delivery Strategy update 2014and Intergovernmental Agreement Between Haralson County, Georgia and the City of Buchanan, Georgia to Amend Service Delivery Strategy Update 2014.

 Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to accept and sign Joint Resolution to Amend Service Delivery Strategy Update 2014 and Intergovernmental Agreement Between Haralson County and City of Buchanan to Amend Service Delivery Strategy Update 2014.   Stanley Freeland made a motion to accept and sign Joint Resolution to Amend Service Delivery Strategy Update 2014 and Intergovernmental Agreement Between Haralson County and City of Buchanan to Amend Service Delivery Strategy Update 2014.  Greg Lane seconds the vote.  Patty Hutcheson and AJ Scott Vote no.  Mayor Pope breaks the tie and votes yes. Motion carried with

3-0.

Department Updates

Public Works Director Dean Tanner:

No Update.

Police Chief Chad Henderson:

Car that broke down was radiator and not the motor.

City Clerk Betty Harvell:

Had meeting with GTS and they added more late fees on past due taxes and property tax sale will be sometime in November.

Main Street Representative Donny Boswell:

Mentions Mobilizing Your Market Class of Business Retention and Business Recruit and Business Expansion.

Mayor Pope:  Asks for a motion to pay for Mobilizing Your Market Class at cost of $50.00 for Donny Boswell.   AJ Scott made a motion to pay for Mobilizing Your Market Class at cost of $50.00 for Donny Boswell.  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.