Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014

Town of Byrdstown MAy 11th Meeting

The Town of Byrdstown
Board of Mayor and Aldermen
met in regular session on
Monday, May 11, at 5:00 p.m.
at Town Hall. Those present
were Mayor Billy Robbins,
Recorder Johnny Sells, Alderwoman
Opal Clayborn, Alderman
Glenn Parris, Alderman
Rex Tompkins, Water Plant
Supervisor Malcolm Harmon,
Town Engineer James Garrett,
Archie Griffin, and
James Kennedy.
The Mayor called the meeting
to order and presented the
proposed agenda. A motion
was made by Rex Tompkins 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 Rex
Tompkins to approve the minutes
of the April 13, 2009 regular
meeting as written. A
second was voiced by Glenn
Parris and, with all members
voting aye, the motion carried.
Under old business, there
was a lengthy discussion of
the water system, which included
new water tanks and
upgrading some water lines in
the county. Town Engineer
James Garrett handed out a
payment plan for the money
that would be borrowed. After
looking over the plan, a motion
was made by Rex Tompkins
to make a formal project
for upgrades and improvements
to the water system. A
second was voiced by Glenn
Parris and the vote was as follows:
Rex Tompkins – yes;
Glenn Parris – yes; Johnny
Sells – yes; Opal Clayborn –
no. The motion carried.
Under new business, a motion
was made by Rex Tompkins
to give a formal reply on
Sanitary Survey findings for
recommendation of water
tank inspections. A second
was voiced by Johnny Sells
and, with all members voting
aye, the motion carried.
Archie Griffin addressed
the Board regarding run-off
water on Honeysuckle Lane,
which is causing property
damage along this street. It
was suggested that the Town
Engineer look into this to see
how to fix the problem.
The Mayor reported to the
Board that Frankie Mullins
was up for a two (2) year review
as stated in the Employee
Handbook. The Mayor
stated that Frankie is an outstanding
employee. A motion
was made by Glenn Parris to
increase Frankie Mullins’
wages 75¢ per hour. A second
was voiced by Johnny Sells
and, with all members voting
aye, the motion carried.
With no further business to
discuss, a motion was made
by Glenn Parris to adjourn
until the next regular meeting
on June 8, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.
at Town Hall. A second was
voiced by Opal Clayborn and,
with all members voting aye,
the meeting adjourned at 6:18
p.m.

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