Commission Meeting Minutes
City Of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
January 2, 2003

The Mayor and Board of Commissioners met in regular session on January 2, 2003.  The following members were present:  Commissioner Robert Pulley, Commissioner Bid Lindsey, Commissioner Buford Goolsby, Mayor Blake Lay and Commissioner Chris Gowen.

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 Gowen to approve the minutes of the December 5, 2002 meeting, with a second by Commissioner Lindsey.  Motion passed.

Mayor Lay presented a plaque to Paul and Cheri Plant for the organization of the oratorio society and the gift of the Christmas Pops they have presented over the last 15 years, through the sponsorship of Parks Lumber Company and SunTrust Bank.

Attorney Betz presented two resolutions for consideration.

Resolution # 2003-2-1A – To reappoint Ann Jones Hughes, Robert Parker, and Bill Gobble to the Industrial Development Board with their terms to expire December 31, 2005.  Motion to approve the reappointment was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby.  Motion passed unanimously.

Resolution # 2003-2-1B - For the Board of Mayor and Commissioners to call for an election of the Mayor, Commissioner I and Commissioner II in accordance with Private Chapter No. 17, of the Private Acts of 2001.  Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Pulley.  Motion passed unanimously.

There was discussion about the Mayor and Commissioner’s salaries.  Alan Betz clarified that the salaries may be changed by Ordinance in accordance with the Charter, but no changes have been made. The Mayor’s salary continues at $7,500.00 and all Commissioners’ salary continues at $5,000.00.

With no further business to come before the Board, a motion was made by Commissioner Gowen to adjourn; a second was made by Commissioner Goolsby.  Motion passed.  Meeting adjourned.


Attest:  ________________________________
            City Administrator/Acting City Recorder



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