Volume 51, Number 15

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, April 10, 2014

Rossi named as new chairman of Board of Commissioners

The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session September 17, 2012. Present and presiding was the Honorable Lana Rossi, Chairman Pro-Tem and Robert Lee, Clerk of the Court. All commissioners were present except Terry Manis was absent. The following is action taken at that meeting:
•Approved a motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Eddie Holt to approve the agenda as amended. All aye. Motion carried.
•Carried a motion by Becky Matheny and seconded by Darrell Garrett to approve minutes from August 20, 2012 County Court Meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Passed a motion by Daniel Masiongale and seconded by Lowell Winningham to accept Doug Manis' resignation as Chairman of the Pickett County Board of Commissioners, effective immediately. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Motion by Joe Harden and seconded by Lowell Winningham to approve Johnie Neal as Chairman of the Pickett County Board of Commissioners, effective immediately. All except Eddie Holt voted nay and Colan Huddleston, Daniel Masiongale, Becky Matheny, Lana Rossi and Kenny Tompkins passed. Motion failed.
•Carried a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Doug Manis to approve Lana Rossi as Chairman of the Pickett County Board of Commissioners, effective immediately. All ayes, except Lana Rossi who passed. Motion carried.
•Passed a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Becky Matheny to approve Kenny Tompkins as Chairman Pro-Tem of the Pickett County Board of Commissioners. All ayes except Kenny Tompkins passed. Motion carried.
•Approved a motion by Daniel Masiongale and seconded by Kenny Tompkins to approve Notary Renewals: Pat Dishman and Jennifer Flowers. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Carried a motion by Daniel Masiongale and seconded by Doug Manis to approve FY 12/13 monthly reports for County General, Debt Service and Solid Waste for the month of August 2012 as presented by Johnie Neal, County Executive. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Passed a motion by Kenny Tompkins and seconded Daniel Masiongale to approve Byrdstown/Pickett County Volunteer Fire Department Activity 3rd Quarter 2012 report. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Motion by Daniel Masiongale and seconded by Doug Manis to take the $500 DAV donation from the Pickett County Board of Commissioners Budget. All aye, except Joe Harden, Colan Huddleston, Becky Matheny, Lana Rossi and Lowell Winngham who voted nay. Motion failed.
•Carried a motion by Tony Beaty and seconded by Darrell Garrett to recommend all County Officials stay within their budget. All ayes, except Joe Harden, Colan Huddleston, Becky Matheny and Lowell Winningham who voted nay. Motion carried.
Passed a motion by Tony Beaty and seconded Becky Matheny to approve Budget Amendment #1 for County General FY 2012/2013. All ayes, except Eddie Holt and Daniel Masiongale who voted nay. Motion carried.
Approved a motion by Lowell Winningham and seconded by Darrell Garrett to approve to take over Cybil Crouch's pay after contract with UCHRA ends. All ayes. Motion carried.
Other Business
A. Billy Don Harmon to address the court concerning donations for RAM Clinic
Carried a motion by Daniel Masiongale and seconded by Tony Beaty to match any public donations (not to exceed $500.00) made from September 18, 2012 to October 1, 2012 for RAM Clinic. All ayes. Motion carried.
B. Chris Thompson to address the court concerning donations for Sierra Hull Festival-No Action Taken
C. Lori Stockton to address the court concerning donation toward her son going overseas for educational purposes. No Action Taken
D. Jean Hall to address the court regarding sign for Ambulance Service Building - No Action Taken
E. Approve Budget Amendment #2 for County General FY 2012/2013 - No Action Taken
F. Landfill - City needs to clean holding ponds ad dump at landfill
Passed a motion by Daniel Masiongale and seconded by Doug Manis to allow City of Byrdstown to dump their holding pond waste at the Pickett County Landfill with fees to be determined at the October 15, 2012 county court meeting, with fees not to exceed $30.55 per ton.All ayes. Motion carried.
G. Debt Management Policy
Approved a motion by Daniel Masiongale and seconded by Tony Beaty to approve changes to Pickett County Debt Management Policies. All ayes. Motion carried.
H. County Road Signs - Mr. Bradley - No Action Taken
I. Library air condition update
Carried a motion by Colan Huddlston and seconded by Becky Matheny to adjourn until the next scheduled county court meeting on October 15, 2012 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Pickett County Library without roll call.

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