Commission Meeting Minutes
City Of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
March 15, 2001

Upon a motion by Commissioner Gowen and a second by Commissioner Beard, the minutes of the March 8, 2001 meeting were approved

Vice Mayor Pulley announced that Mayor Lay asked him to appoint Barry Doss to the Planning Commission to complete the term of Jay Chapman which ends 6-30-01.

Commissioner Beard announced that the Beautification Board has received a grant for trees and they will be planted along North Locust Avenue.

He also announced the March 24th county wide clean-up. The City of Lawrenceburg will begin our clean up March 19. Commissioner Beard asked citizens to take a look at the improvements at our mini-parks. Also, our soccer fields are ready for use and the first game will be played on them this Friday. We will try to have a ribbon cutting at the fields next Thursday.

Attorney Betz opened the Public Hearing on Ordinance # 936. With no one wishing to address the ordinance, the Public Hearing was closed.

In legal issues Attorney Betz had 1 ordinance and 7 resolutions for approval.

Ordinance # 936 to amend Ordinance # 789 entitled the "Zoning Ordinance of the City of Lawrenceburg, by adding Section 4.130 in Article IV. (Minimum Design Standards for Transmission and Communication Towers and Stations. Motion to approve on third and final reading was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.

Resolution # 01-15-3A to appoint Barry Doss to complete the term of Jay Chapman on the Zoning Board of Appeals, with term to expire on June 30, 2002. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Beard. Motion passed.

Resolution # 01-15-3B to apply for Park and Recreation Funds through the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and to execute all documents necessary thereof, in the amount of $200,000.00 for the Bobby Brewer Park Facility. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Beard. Motion passed.

Resolution # 01-15-3C to promote Freddy Rosson and David Smith to the position of Inspector for the Utilities Department. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Lindsey. Motion passed.

Resolution # 01-15-3D to award the bid for an annual continuing construction contract to Woodall Excavating not to exceed $500,000.00 for the Gas Department. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Beard. Motion passed.

Resolution # 01-15-3E to award the bid for an annual continuing construction contract to Woodall Excavating for sewer work, between 1 Million and 2 Million Dollars. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Beard, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.

Resolution # 01-15-3F to award the bid for water meters to Tennessee Meter & Supply, Inc. in the amount of $10,000.00. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Beard. Motion passed.

Resolution # 01-15-3G to award the bid for pipes and materials to Hughes Supply, Inc. in the amount of $24,874.34. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Beard, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.

Under Citizens Request - Buel Williams, a local businessman, spoke in favor of the Charter change and his confidence in the elected officials to represent the citizens positively in this matter.

With no further business to come before the board a motion was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Beard to adjourn. Motion passed, meeting adjourned.

Attest: ______________________ 
Secretary/Treasurer