City of Buchanan

Minutes

Work Session Meeting

03/29/2010

Members Present:         Mayor, Benjamin “Buster” Biggers

                                    Council Member, Kenny Hughes

                                    Council Member, Patricia Cook

                                    Council Member, Benjamin Westmoreland

                                    Council Member, McKinley Pate

                                    City Clerk, Karen King

                                    Public Works Director Dean Tanner

                                    Police Chief Paul Pike

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:

  • Rules of order
  • Michael Wallace states summarization of his perception of council members appointing Tracy Lambert as Police Chief and thanks mayor for veto
  • Janie Holder explains removal of trees at historic courthouse
  • City playground
  • Joe Kelly explains U.S.D.A. approval for his senior assisted living center project
  • Grant needed for sewage  for assisted living center project

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to go into executive session.  McKinley Pate makes motion to go into executive session.  Patricia Cook seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to come out of executive session.  McKinley Pate makes motion to come out of executive session.  Patricia Cook seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

Mayor Benjamin “Buster” Biggers once again thanked everyone for their participation and stated the City of Buchanan looks forward to working with them in 2010.

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

Members Present:         Mayor, Benjamin “Buster” Biggers

                                    Council Member, Kenny Hughes

                                    Council Member, Patricia Cook

                                    Council Member, Benjamin Westmoreland

                                    Council Member, McKinley Pate

                                    City Clerk, Karen King

                                    Public Works Director Dean Tanner

                                                Police Chief Paul Pike

                                                 

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:

 

  • Rules of order
  • Michael Wallace states summarization of his perception of council members

appointing Tracy Lambert as Police Chief and thanks mayor for veto

  • Janie Holder explains removal of trees at historic courthouse
  • City playground
  • Joe Kelly explains U.S.D.A. approval for his senior assisted living center project
  • Grant needed for sewage  for assisted living center project

 

 

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to go into executive session.  McKinley Pate makes motion to go into executive session.  Patricia Cook seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to come out of executive session.  McKinley Pate makes motion to come out of executive session.  Patricia Cook seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Mayor Benjamin “Buster” Biggers once again thanked everyone for their participation and stated the City of Buchanan looks forward to working with them in 2010.

 

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