Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014

County tax levy fixed at $1.4194

The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session on Sept. 4th. Present and presiding was the honorable Stephen Bilbrey, Chairman 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 Bilbrey. The invocation was given by Stephen Bilbrey. The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all. All commissioners were present except William Gibson and Penny Russell. The following is action taken at that meeting:
*Motion by Misty Dowdy and seconded by Wayne Clayborn to approve the agenda as presented. All ayes, motion approved.
*Motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Alice Storie to approve the minutes of the August 18, 2008 county court meeting. All ayes, motion passed.
*Motion by Deborah Garrett and seconded by Alice Storie to approve Notary: Jennifer Flowers. All ayes, motion carried.
Penny Russell entered the meeting at this time.
In other business, there was a discussion concerning a Regional Jail, at that time Wayne Clayborn left the meeting.
*Motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Deborah Garrett to approve a resolution for making appropriations for the various funds, departments, institutions, office and agencies of Pickett County for the year beginning July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009. All ayes, motion approved.
*Motion by Deborah Garrett and seconded by Colan Huddleston to approve resolution to fix the tax levy to $1.4194 on each $100.00 of taxable property in Pickett County for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 as recommended by the State of Tennessee, as the certified tax rate. All ayes, motion passed.
*Motion by Kenny Tompkins and seconded by Misty Dowdy to approve resolution making approprations to non-profit charitable organizations in Pickett County for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008. All ayes, motion carried.
*Motion by Deborah Garrett and seconded by Evan Wright to approve the County General, Drug Control, Highway/Public Works, General Purpose School, Central Cafeteria, Debt Service and Solid Waste Budgets for fiscal year 2008-2009. All ayes, motion approved.
*Motion by Deborah Garrett and seconded by Alice Storie to approve bid from Communications Evolutions in the amount of $25,377.00 for the Receiver Voting Selectors. All ayes, motion carried.
*Motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Danny Dennis to put out on bids paving the Community Center Parking Lot. Bid specifications can be picked up at the County Executive’s office, Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri. from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Wed. from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Bids must be turned in by October 20, 2008 by 2:00 p.m. All ayes, motion passed.
*Motion by Danny Dennis and seconded by Deborah Garrett approve resolution to authorize certain members of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System with one year service credit to establish retirement credit for time during which such members were employed by a polictical subdivision in accordance with Title 8 Section 34 through 37 of the Tennessee Code Annotated. All ayes, motion carried.
*Motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Penny Russell to make a contribution to the Elisha Cummings Annual Diabetes Walk in the amount of $200.00 for the fiscal year 2008/2009. All present voted aye, motion approved.
*Motion by Penny Russell and seconded by Eddie Holt to make a contribution to the Pickett County Golf Team in the amount of $500.00 for the fiscal year 2008/2009. All ayes, motion carried.
*Motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Colan Huddleston to make a contribution to Archivist in the amount of $250.00 for fiscal year 2008/2009.
In other business, the Regional Jail and the TCCA Meeting September 23, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. in Cookeville.
*Motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Danny Dennis to adjourn until the regular meeting on October 20 at 6:00 p.m. in the community room of the Pickett County Library without roll coll. Meeting adjourned until October 20.

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