Town of Byrdstown meeting
The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Tuesday, March 14, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Those present were Mayor Chris Thompson, Recorder Johnny Sells, Alderwoman Opal Clayborn, Alderman Johnny Bilbrey Alderman Glenn Parris, Town Attorney Phillips Smalling, Water Plant Supervisor Malcolm Harmon, Town Engineer James Garrett, Rex Tompkins and David Harer.
The Mayor called the meeting to order and presented the proposed agenda. A motion was made by Opal Clayborn to adopt the agenda as presented. A second was voiced by Johnny Sells with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Johnny Sells to approve the minutes of the regular meeting on January 10, 2010 as written. A second was voiced by Glenn Parris and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
There was no old business to discuss.
Under New Business, the mayor reported to the board that the heating and cooling units were not working, he also said he had done some price checking on the repairing or replacing the unit. After discussion a motion was made by Glenn Parris to authorize the mayor to have the units fixed as needed. A second was voiced by Johnny Sells and with all members voting aye the motion carried.
Under other business, a motion was made by Glenn Parris to transfer $20,000.00 from the water fund to the sewer fund for operating expenses. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and with all members voting aye the motion carried.
Under general discussion, David Harer addresses the board about the Huddleston Cemetery Road. There was also a discussion of the ongoing water project, which has been in the works for sometime. Town Engineer James Garrett said that all grants and loans are still in place and as soon as the environmental survey was approved, the next step in getting the project started would begin.
With no further business to discuss a motion was made by Glenn Parris to adjourn until the next regular meeting on April 11, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall. A second was voiced by Johnny Bilbrey and with all members voting aye the meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m.