Volume 51, Number 35

twelve pages

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

Town of Byrdstown May 20th Special Called Meeting

The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in a Special Called Meeting on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 4:00 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, Charles Whittenburg, Wayne Keith, Clarice Pryor, Horace Pryor, Glenn Berry, Emily Berry, James Hill, Stephen Bilbrey, and Judy Robbins. The purpose of the meeting was information and possible action on the location of the Corporate limits.
The Mayor called the meeting to order and gave information to the Board about boundaries and boundary changes due to Highway 111 (by-pass). Town Attorney Phillips Smalling addressed the Board explaining obligations of the Board about enforcing ordinances.
Next, the Board heard from Charles Whittenburg of Whittenburg Land Surveying and he explained how he gathers information for a survey. He explained to the Board that his findings of the City limits as described in the City Charter does incorporate the Keith property which is listed on the Beer License application.
A motion was made by Glenn Parris to authorize the Town’s attorney to file a declaratory judgment action due to the apparent description of tax maps and corporate limits and description of limits of the Charter. A second was voiced by Rex Tompkins and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
With this being the only topic of discussion, a motion was made by Opal Clayborn to adjourn. A second was voiced by Johnny Sells and, with all members voting Aye, the meeting adjourned at 5:00 p.m.

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