City of Buchanan

Minutes

CITY OF BUCHANAN

WORK SESSION MEETING 

October 7, 2010 

Members Present:       Mayor, Benjamin “Buster” Biggers
                                    Council Member, Patricia Warren
                                    Council Member, Kenny Hughes
                                    Council Member, Benjamin Westmoreland
                                    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: 

  • Paper work from State Ethic Commission
  • Vicious dog ordinance
  • Water loss
  • Streetscape is progressing toward a close at the end of October
  • Drain pipe installation
  • Police Department budget analysis
  • Police Department revenue update
  • Police Department online payment system
  • Police Department fuel cost
  • Police Department taking bids on recording system 

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to go into executive session to discuss personnel.  Patricia Warren makes motion to go into executive session.   Benjamin Westmoreland seconded motion.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Mayor Biggers asks for a motion to come out of executive session.  Patricia Warren makes motion to come out of executive session.  Benjamin Westmoreland 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.