|The Mayor and Board of Commissioners met
in regular session on August 15, 2002. The following members were
present: Commissioner Robert Pulley, Commissioner Bid Lindsey,
Commissioner Buford Goolsby, Mayor Blake Lay, and Commissioner Chris
With a quorum present, the meeting was called to order.
The meeting opened with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.
A motion was made by Commissioner Pulley to approve the minutes of the August 1, 2002 meeting; with a second by Commissioner Gowen, motion passed.
Mayor Lay announced the appointment of Neal Beard to the Planning Commission with his term to begin immediately and expiring on June 30, 2005.
Mayor Lay informed the Commission, this weekend Lawrenceburg would be hosting the Antique Tractor Show at Rotary Park. Activities begin Friday and go through Sunday.
August 29, Senator Fred Thompson will be the guest speaker at Lawrence County High School to help raise funds for LCHS Project 100. Call the High School for ticket information.
Mayor Lay also congratulated the newly elected county officials, and those that were re-elected. We look forward, with anticipation, continuing to work with Lawrence County under the new administration.
Attorney Betz presented one ordinance and two resolutions for consideration.
Ordinance # 956 – To amend Ordinance Number 789 entitled the “Zoning Ordinance of the City of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee”. Current owner is John P. and Rebecca Sharp. The rezoning is to allow Todd Beckman to make to additions his business, Square Deals. The request is to change the zoning to C-2 from R-1. Motion to approve Ordinance #956 on first reading was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby. Motion passed unanimously.
Resolution # 2002-15-8A – To reappoint Steve Bolin to the Beer Board, with his term to expire August 31, 2007. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Goolsby, with a second by Commissioner Lindsey. Motion passed unanimously.
Resolution # 2002-15-8B – To declare surplus certain items of equipment for sale to public at public auction. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby. Motion passed unanimously.
City Administrator David Huseman informed the Commission of the many inquiries we have had about the houses for sale this Saturday. They were originally slated for demolition, however the sale will recover some of the funds expended on the project and save the city the demolition cost.
He also informed the Commission of the grant approval for baseball fields in the amount of $100,000.00 at Bobby Brewer Park. This is a 50-50 grant, and the city can match with in-kind service or a combination of in-kind service and cash funds.
With no further business to come before the Board a motion was made by Commissioner Gowen to adjourn, with a second by Commissioner Pulley. Meeting adjourned.