Commission Meeting Minutes
of Special Called Meeting
City Of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
June 12, 2003

The Mayor and Board of Commissioners met in special session on June 12, 2003.  The following members were present:  Commissioner Bid Lindsey, Commissioner Buford Goolsby, Mayor Blake Lay, Commissioner Chris Gowen, and Commissioner Robert Pulley. 

With a quorum present, the meeting was called to order.  The meeting opened with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Attorney Betz informed those present that this is a special called meeting in accordance with the provisions of Article IV, Section F (8)(A) and (B) of the City of Lawrenceburg Charter (A) The Mayor may call special meetings of the Board upon adequate notice to the Board and adequate public notice;  (B) Shall state the matters to be considered at the special meeting and the action of the Board shall be limited to those matters submitted; 

Attorney Betz presented three ordinances and three resolutions for consideration. 

Ordinance # 965 To approve the Budget Appropriations of Revenue and Expenditures for the 2003-2004 fiscal year providing for the operation, administration and maintenance for the Municipal Government for the City of Lawrenceburg.  Motion to approve on first reading was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Pulley. 

Commissioner Lindsey made a motion to table Ordinance #965, with Commissioner Goolsby making a second to the motion.  Upon vote Commissioner Lindsey and Commissioner voted yes to table Ordinance #965, Mayor Lay and Commissioners Gowen and Pulley voted no.  Motion to table Ordinance # 965 failed. 

Upon vote to approve Ordinance #965 on first reading Mayor Lay, Commissioners Gowen and Pulley voted yes, Commissioners Goolsby and Lindsey voted no.  Motion to approve Ordinance  #965 passed first reading. 

Ordinance #966 To establish the 2003 Property Tax Rate; to levy taxes and to levy ad valorem taxes on all property, real and personal, within the corporate limits of the City of Lawrenceburg subject to taxation.  Motion to approve on first reading was made by Commissioner Pulley, with a second by Commissioner Gowen.  Ordinance #966 was approved on first reading with a unanimous vote. 

Ordinance #967 To establish the Sanitation Department of the City of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee.  Motion to approve on first reading was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Pulley. 

Commissioner Lindsey made a motion to table Ordinance #967, with Commissioner Goolsby making a second to the motion.  Upon vote Commissioners Lindsey and  Goolsby voted yes to table Ordinance #967, Mayor Lay and Commissioners Gowen and Pulley voted no.  Motion to table Ordinance #967 failed. 

Upon vote to approve Ordinance #967 on first reading Mayor Lay, Commissioners Gowen and Pulley voted yes, Commissioners Goolsby and Lindsey voted no.  Motion to approve Ordinance #967 passed first reading. 

Resolution # 2003-12-6A To change the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Mayor and Commissioners from June 19, 2003 to June 26, 2003.  Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Pulley, with a second by Commissioner Gowen.  Motion passed unanimously. 

Resolution # 2003-12-6B To enter into contract with Evers Construction for the purchase and installation of lights to be installed at the Crews Field in Bobby Brewer Park, in the amount of $112,400.00.  Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby.  Motion passed unanimously. 

Resolution # 2003-12-6C To enter into contract with Rogers Group for the purpose of street paving within the City of Lawrenceburg.  Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Pulley.  Motion passed unanimously. 

Attorney Betz announced that a Public Hearing on Ordinance Number 964 scheduled for June 19, at 6:00 PM will be changed to the June 26 meeting during the regular commission meeting at 6:00 PM. 

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

Attest:  ________________________________

            City Administrator/Acting City Recorder



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