Volume 51, Number 36

ten pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, September 4, 2014

own of Byrdstown approves engineering study on Tulip Ave.

The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, June 14, 2010 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, Attorney Thomas Potter, Wayne Keith, Frances Harden, Joe Harden, Rebecca Harden, and Ernest Copeland.
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 Glenn Parris and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Rex Tompkins to approve the minutes of the May 10, 2010 regular meeting as written. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
Under old business, there was a discussion of the BZA Board.
The Mayor reported to the Board that we would need to hire a part time person for a Zoning Inspector to make the Zoning plan effective for the Town of Byrdstown. This will be discussed at a later meeting.
A motion was made by Glenn Parris to do an engineering study on the drainage problem on Tulip Avenue and to let the project out on bids. A second was voiced by Rex Tompkins and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Glenn Parris to accept sealed bids on a pickup truck that has been taken off line due to a bad transmission. A second
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was voiced by Johnny Sells and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
Under new business, there was a discussion of the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 budget. Different departments were looked at and will be discussed at a later meeting.
A motion was made by Rex Tompkins to approve budget amendments as recommended by the CPA for the 2009-2010 budget ending June 31, 2010. A second was voiced by Johnny Sells and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Glenn Parris to put $14,800.00 in the 2010-2011 budget for a new sewer pump at the lift station. A second was voiced by Johnny Sells and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Glenn Parris to award $100.00 to Barbara Davis for receiving a Certificate of Training in Local Government Corporation’s Fiscal Year End course. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
Under other business, Frances Harden addressed the Board about City Limits. She said that her address was on Bilbrey Road and that she had lived at the same address for forty years and has never paid City taxes and that she did not want to be put inside the City Limits. Town Attorney Phillips Smalling said that the Board could not decide this. He suggested that he would contact the surveyor and have him attend the next meeting to explain his findings.
With no further business to discuss, a motion was made by Glenn Parris to adjourn until the next regular meeting on July 12, 2010 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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