City of Buchanan





June 26, 2012


Members Present:       Mayor, Benjamin “Buster” Biggers

                                    Council Member, Patricia Warren

                                    Council Member, Kenny Hughes

                                    Council Member, Donald Rainey

                                    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:



  • Budget line items
  • Health insurance
  • Insurance benefits and cost
  • Kelley Senior Living Center
  • Master Meter Pitts
  • Revenue
  • Expenditures
  • Cost of fuel went up
  • Vehicle repair cost is down
  • Park behind City Hall
  • Blanket covers insurance
  • LOST negotiations
  • Cost of electricity



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 8:55 p.m.