Volume 51, Number 42

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 16, 2014

Commissioners adopt continuing budget and tax rate at meeting

The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session on July 15, 2013. Present and presiding were Chairman Lana Rossi, Clerk of the Court Robert Lee, County Executive Johnie Neal, commissioners Tony Beaty, Darrell Garrett, Joe Harden, Eddie Holt, Colan Huddleston, Doug Manis, Terry Manis, Becky Matheny, Lowell Winningham and Kenny Tompkins. Daniel Masiongale was absent.
•Approved a Motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Colan Huddleston to approve the agenda as amended. All ayes.
•Carried a motion by Becky Matheny and seconded by Darrell Garrett to approve minutes from June 17th county court meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Passed a motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Becky Matheny to approve Notary Renewals: Michael Douglas Garrett, James Reed Brown, Deborah B. Garrett, Rhonda Elder and Lisa Lee Cross. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Approved a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Kenny Tompkins to approve Monthly Reports for June 2013, FY12/13 for County General Fund, Debt Service Fund and Solid Waste Fund as presented by Johnie Neal, County Executive. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Carried a motion by Darrell Garrett and seconded by Eddie Holt to approve report on Debt Obligation in connection with the County's $235,940 extension note issue. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Passed a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Lowell Winningham to approve Resolution #13/14-1 authorizing the issuance of the Interfund Loan. All ayes, except Tony Beaty voted nay. Motion carried.
•Approved a motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Kenny Tompkins to approve Resolution #139/14-2 to adopt a continuing budget and tax rate, if applicable for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and to authorize the issuance of tax anticipation notes. All ayes, except Joe Harden voted nay. Motion carried.

•Other Business
A) Discuss landfill tipping fees - tires
B) Discuss baler at landfill
C) Discuss audit committee
•Carried a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Becky Matheny to have a special called meeting August 5, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Pickett Co. Library. This meeting is to handout the County Budget for FY 2013/2014. All ayes. Motion carried.

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