Commission Meeting Minutes
City Of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
August 16, 2001

A motion was made by Commissioner Lindsey to approve the minutes of the August 9, 2001 meeting; with a second by Commissioner Gowen, the motion passed.

A motion was made by Commissioner Gowen to approve the minutes of the Special Session of the Commission to conduct formal interviews of the two final candidates for City Administrator. Commissioner Pulley made a second. Motion passed.

Mayor Lay thanked the two candidates for coming here and for spending their time with the departments.

Mayor Lay reminded everyone that the Tractor and Engine Show is in town. Events begin this Friday night with a Fish Fry at Rotary Park.

21st Century Council Director, Don Howell announced a ribbon cutting to be held at Murray at 11:45 a.m. for DeRoyal, a plastics molding company that will be located on Murray property. DeRoyal will concentrate on products for Murray, only, for the first year of operation, but plan to aggressively seek other opportunities after that year.

Attorney Betz had one resolution to present.

RESOLUTION(S)

01-16-8 -To enter into grant agreement with the State of Tennessee, Department of Military and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $16,100.00. This is a planning grant for emergency management. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Pulley. Motion passed.

Margaret Weathers reported that the Sales Tax Report indicated sales were down from June 2001 by 4% and down 3.5% from July 2000.

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

Attest: ___________________________
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer


The sole purpose of this meeting was formal interviews with the two finalist for the position of City Administrator.

A coin was tossed and Mr. West won the toss. He chose to be interviewed last.

Mr. David Huseman was interviewed first. He began with an opening statement about himself and that followed with questions by the Commissioners and various businessmen.

Mr. Mike West was interviewed next. He began with an opening statement about himself and that followed with questions by the Commissioners and other businessmen.

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

Attest: ______________________ 
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer