Commission Meeting Minutes
City Of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
April 26, 2001

Upon a motion by Commissioner Beard and a second by Commissioner Gowen, the minutes of the April 19, 2001 meeting were approved.

Commissioner Pulley conducted the meeting and introduced Ron Cato and Mike Meek with the Lawrenceburg Power System, and asked Alan Davis of United Telesystem, Inc of Savannah, Georgia to make a presentation of the Feasibility Study necessary concerning the possibility of the Power System and City of Lawrenceburg entering into fiber optic installation, for telephone, cable, and internet connections.

Attorney Betz presented eight resolutions for consideration:

RESOLUTION(S)

#01-26-4A - To apply for two grants under the Federal Fire Aid Program in the amounts of $40,149.00 and $109,319.00. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Beard, with a second by Commissioner Lindsey. Motion passed.

#01-26-4B - To accept the bid for a submersible Non-clog Wastewater Pump. from Wastewater of Tennessee in the amount of $17,200.00. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Pulley. Motion passed.

#01-26-4C - To enter into a contract with Johnson & Associates, to survey at the Buffalo Road Pump Station to the Waste Water Treatment Plant not to exceed $11,000.00. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Beard, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.

#01-26-4D - To appoint Bill Pettus, Betty Clayton and Millie Meyer to the Theater Board, with their terms expiring October 31, 2003. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.

#01-26-4E - To reappoint Harold Rucker as the City's representative on the Tennessee Southern Railroad Authority Board, with his term to expire March 1, 2003. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Beard, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.

#01-26-4F - To approve a sole source purchase of parts in the amount of $5,414.00 from U.S. Filter/Envirex to re-work flocculators at the Waste Water plant. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed. 

#01-26-4G - To enter into a contract for engineering services with Lambert Ezell Durham for renovations to the City Administration Building roof. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.

01-26-4H - To accept the bid for an International 2001 Model 4700 truck with spreader from Dooley Tractor company, Inc. in the amount of $85,246.00. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Beard, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.

Secretary/Treasurer Tom Head announced that he met with TDOT representatives in Nashville this week. He indicated the TDOT Tentative Schedule for the Prosser Road Bridge Project has TDOT letting the contract in the fall of 2001. Then construction would tentatively begin in the spring of 2002. Head reminded the citizens of the public hearing on the proposed by-pass at Crockett School during May, and that the TDOT Public Relations Section would be handling the publicity regarding the Public Hearing. The TDOT tentative schedule for the west and eastern portions of the by-pass indicated a formal contract letting would take place during the winter of 2002. Commissioner Beard asked about the Penitentiary Cut Project and clarified that the TDOT project name was the Prosser Road Bridge Project.

Citizen Elmer Cook addressed the Commission about his concern for the cost on the senior citizens in the new Charter and the re-election of some of the Commissioners after their passage of the Charter.

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

Attest: ______________________ 
Secretary/Treasurer