Volume 51, Number 44

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 30, 2014

Commissioners Aug. 18th meeting

COMMISSIONERS AUGUST 18th meeting
The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session on August 18, at the Pickett County Library meeting room. Present and presiding was Chairman, Pro-Tem Mrs. Deborah Garrett and Robert Lee, Clerk of the Court. Court was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Clerk Lee who turned the meeting over to Chairman Pro-Term Deborah Garrett. The invocation was given by Kenny Tompkins. The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was given by all. All members were present except for Alice Storie.
•Motion by Misty Dowdy and seconded by Wayne Clayborn to approve the agenda as presented. All ayes, motion passed.
•Motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Kenny Tompkins to approve the minutes of the July 21, 2008 county court meeting. All ayes, motion carried.
At this time Alice Storie entered the meeting.
•Motion by Wayne Clayborn and seconded by Penny Russell to approve Notary: Lisa Warden. All ayes, motion accepted.
•Motion by William Gibson and seconded by Danny Dennis to approve Resolution Number 08/09-04. This is a resolution authorizing the Pickett County Commissioners to submit an application to TDEC and requesting authorization other than the chief executive to be a responsible party. All ayes, motion passed.
•Motion by Misty Dowdy and seconded by William Gibson to put out on bid Receiver Voting Selectors. Bid specifications can be picked up at the County Executive’s Office Mon,Tues,Thurs, Fri from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Wed from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Sealed bids must be turned in by September 4, 2008 by 2:00 p.m. Pickett County has the right to accept/reject any/or all bids. All ayes, motion carried.
•Motion by Danny Dennis and seconded by Colan Huddleston to approve to give the Interim Register of Deeds a $50.00/week pay raise until the new register takes office, effective July 28, 2008 to run the day-to-day operations of the office as recommended by the Budget Commit-tee. All ayes, motion accepted.
•Motion by William Gibson and seconded by Kenny Tompkins to approve to put the money from the sale of the Old Doctor’s Office and Old City Park in the Debt Service Fund as recommended by the Budget Commit-tee. All ayes, motion passed.
In other business, 2008-2009  Budgets were presented. There was a discussion concerning the Judicial Commissioner. A tax payment refund for Vic and Sheila Lowhorn was discussed. Motion by William Gibson and seconded by Colan Huddleston to approve the refund of $292.00 to Vic and Sheila Lowhorn for overpayment of 2005 property taxes. All ayes, except for Evan Wright who had left the meeting, motion carried.
Kevin Lauer of CTAS presented the ISO Report.
Announcement was made for a TCCA Meeting Sept. 23, 2008.
•Motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Eddie Holt to adjourn until the next scheduled meeting on Sept. 4, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. in the community room of the Pickett County Library without roll call.

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