Volume 51, Number 43

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 23, 2014

Town of Byrdstown Meeting

The Town of Byrdstown
Board of Mayor and Aldermen
met in regular session on Monday,
July 13, 2009 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, Town Attorney
Phillips Smalling, Town Engineer
James Garrett, Water
Plant Supervisor Malcolm
Harmon, Wastewater Plant
Supervisor Dennis South, Financial
Specialist Alan Major,
and Fay Leonard of Vantage
Consulting Services.
The Mayor called the meeting
to order and presented the
proposed agenda. A motion
was made by Johnny Sells to
adopt the agenda as presented.
A second was voiced
by Rex Tompkins and, with
all members voting aye, the
motion carried.
A motion was made by
Glenn Parris to approve the
minutes of the June 8, 2009
regular meeting and the June
29, 2009 special called meeting
as written. A second was
voiced by Opal Clayborn and,
with all members voting aye,
the motion carried.
Fay Leonard of Vantage
Consulting Services addressed
the Board about the
THDA policies and procedures
for the 2009 Home
Rehab and Replacement
Grant. A motion was made by
Johnny Sells to approve Ordinance
09-02 for the THDA
Policies and Procedures Home
Program Grant. A second was
voiced by Rex Tompkins and,
with all members voting aye,
the motion carried.
The Mayor informed the
Board of the Ringley Curve
Road Project and said that the
project should be ready to bid
by August 8, 2009. The cost to
the Town for relocating water
lines would be approximately
$15,907.44 or 34% of the
water line cost.
The Mayor informed the
Board that Water Plant employee
Haskel Beaty will be
retiring August 1, 2009. Hack
has been employed with the
Town for 35 years. The Board
would like to say that Hack
has been a very valuable asset
to the Water Department. His
main concern was always to
produce a safe and high quality
drinking water to all the
residents of Byrdstown and
Pickett County. With all the
changes over the years of
State mandates in the Water
Department, he will take a lot
of experience and knowledge
with him. The Board would
like to sincerely thank Hack
for his loyalty and dedicated
service—he will be missed.
A motion was made by
Glenn Parris to purchase office
computers for $2,816.89
from Local Government. A
second was voiced by Rex
Tompkins and, with all members
voting aye, the motion
carried.
There was a discussion of a
ditch line at Willie K. Reeder’s
residence.
Wastewater Plant Supervisor
Dennis South addressed
the Council about overtime
and changing charts on weekends
at the Sewer Plant. The
Board agreed to continue having
charts changed as discussed
when new hires were
interviewed and overtime
would be paid after 40 hours
when situations occur beyond
control.
At this time, there was a
request for a five (5) minute
break.
The meeting reconvened at
6:00 p.m. when there was a
lengthy discussion of the
2009-2010 Budget. One of the
main topics in the Budget was
the rate structure for water
customers and the payment
plan for the new water project
which is included in the
budget. After hearing from Financial
Specialist Alan Major,
a motion was made by Glenn
Parris to pass on first reading
the budget for Fiscal Year
2009-2010. A second was
voiced by Rex Tompkins and,
with all members voting aye,
the motion carried.
With no further business to
discuss, a motion was made
by Rex Tompkins to adjourn
until the next regular meeting
on August 10, 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
6:55 p.m.

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