Volume 51, Number 35

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, August 28, 2014

Town of Byrdstown Feb. 10th meeting held

The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Those present were Mayor Chris Thompson, Recorder Johnny Sells, Alderman Johnny Bilbrey, Alderman Glenn Parris Alderwoman Opal Clayborn, Town Engineer Nathaniel Green, Chamber of Commerce Director Bill Robbins, Phillips Smalling Town Attorney, Bob Young, David Harer, Rex Tompkins, Paul Petrick, Gary Parris, Mark Farley and Wallace Austin with Upper Cumberland Development District.
The Mayor called the meeting to order and the proposed agenda was presented. A motion was made by Johnny Bilbrey to adopt the agenda as presented. A second was voiced by Johnny Sells and with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Johnny Sells to approve the minutes of the January 13, 2014 meeting as written. A second was voiced by Johnny Bilbrey and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
Under Old Business, the mayor reported to the board all equipment has been purchased and are waiting on the delivery of the truck bought thru the Rural Development Community Facilities Grant.
Under New Business, a motion was made by Johnny Sells to ratify the purchase and installation of a Air-Cell Unit and Pressure Switch for the water plant in the amount of $2164.26. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and with all members voting aye the motion carried.
The mayor handed out A Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Program Resolution. This is a resolution that gives a better understanding of incentives to stimulate economic development. A motion was made by Johnny Sells to adopt the PILOT Resolution. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and with all members voting aye the motion carried.
With no further business to discuss a motion was made by Johnny Sells to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Monday March 10, 2014 at 4:30 at Town Hall. A second was voiced by Glenn Parris and with all members voting aye the meeting adjourned at 5:20 p.m.

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