Commission Meeting Minutes
City Of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
December 6, 2001

Special guest included LCHS Principal Mickey Dunn, School Board Chairman, Ann Brown, School Board Member, Jeff Clifton, Assistant LCHS Principal Jonathan Weathers and Student Body President Josh Bolin. Mickey Dunn explained to the citizens and Board of Commissioners that Project 100 at LCHS was the brainchild of Mayor Lay that began 2 years ago. He explained the positive impact the improvements have had on the citizens, students and community. Josh Bolin expressed the appreciation of the students for the improvements at LCHS.

Josh Bolin presented a plaque to the Mayor and Board of Commissioners for the city's contributions to Project 100 from the Lawrence County Board of Education.

A motion was made by Commissioner Pulley to approve the minutes of the November 15, 2001 meeting; with a second by Commissioner Lindsey, the motion passed.

Attorney Alan Betz had 8 resolutions to present for approval.

01-06-12A A Resolution to re-appoint Walter Adams to the Housing Authority Board with his term to expire December 9, 2006. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Pulley, with a second by Commissioner Lindsey. Motion passed unanimously.

01-06-12B A Resolution to re-appoint Jerry Putman and Carolyn Thompson and appoint Tom Hayes to the Industrial Development Board with their terms to expire December 31, 2004. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed unanimously.

01-06-12C A Resolution to charge off bad debts in the Water, Sewer, Gas and Sanitation Departments for the month of September in the amount of $8,923.73. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Pulley, with a second by Commissioner Lindsey. Motion passed unanimously

01-06-12D A Resolution to grant a drainage easement to the Industrial Development Board of the City of Lawrenceburg on Liberty Avenue. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Lindsey. Motion passed unanimously.

01-06-12E A Resolution to allow a political subdivision who participates in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System to contribute to a defined contribution plan in accordance with Title8, Chapters 34 through 37 of the Tennessee Code Annotated. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby. Motion passed unanimously.

01-06-12F A Resolution to enter into a contract with Murray, Inc. to purchase approximately 1.65 acres and acquire a utility easement from Murray, Inc. in the amount of $55,750.00. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby. Motion passed unanimously.

01-06-12G A Resolution to enter into an agreement with Cumberland Presbyterian Church regarding construction of joint parking lot on the adjoining property of the City of Lawrenceburg and Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Pulley, with a second by Commissioner Lindsey. Motion passed unanimously.

A Resolution to purchase fire station property in the northern section of the city was introduced. Fire Chief Kelly made the presentation. Commissioner Pulley made a motion to purchase the lower priced property, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Before a vote was taken, Commissioner Lindsey made a motion to table the resolution until the next Commission Meeting. Commissioner Goolsby seconded the motion to table.

Commissioner Pulley withdrew his motion and a vote was taken to table the Fire Station Property Resolution until the December 20 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.

At this point Mayor Lay left the meeting with Vice Mayor Pulley in charge of the meeting. Mayor Lay is to be a Pallbearer at the funeral of Mr. Milas Flippo. Commissioner Pulley extended sympathy on behalf of the city to the Flippo family.

City Administrator Huseman informed the Commission on two subjects.

1. Spirit of Santa has been very successful again this year, with over $12,000.00 in cash donations, along with lots of toys and other items.

2. Mr. Huseman will be addressing a neighborhood concerning cut-through traffic, this Saturday at 9:00 a.m. at the City Administration Building. We will be looking a traffic calming devices, rather than speed humps and speed bumps. Everyone interested is invited to attend.

With no further business to come before the meeting a motion was made by Commissioner Gowen to adjourn, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby.

Meeting adjourned.

Attest: ______________________ 
Acting City Recorder