City of Buchanan




June 28, 2011 

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

  • City Expansion
  • Public Works Director Dean Tanner agrees with working toward City Expansion
  • City Clerk Karen King agrees with working toward City Expansion
  • Metro Atlanta Financial Group “Coda”
  • Mayor and Council asks for  separate bid for each department
  • Mayor and Council want other bids at least one from local insurance agency
  • Lawn Mower
  • Lee Carroll is taking job with State
  • Newspaper edition of budget
  • Annual fee for insurance agencies changing from $15.00 to $25.00 

Mayor Benjamin “Buster” Biggers once again thanked everyone for their participation and stated the City of Buchanan looks forward to working with them in 2011. 

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