Volume 51, Number 16

sixteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, April 17, 2014

County Commissioners August 19th meeting held

The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session on August 19, 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 Colan Huddleston and seconded by Tony Beaty to approve the agenda as amended. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Carried a motion by Becky Matheny and seconded by Darrell Garrett to approve the minutes from July 15, 2013 County Court Meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Passed a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Lowell Winningham to approve the Notary Renewal for Cheryl Lynn Abbott. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Approved a motion by Joe Harden and seconded by Tony Beaty to approve Monthly Reports for July 2013, FY13/14 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 Colan Huddleston and seconded by Becky Matheny to approve Resolution #13/14-3 for the Pickett County School Federal Projects Fund for ESEA, individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Pre-School, 21st Century Grant, First to the Top, CTE Vocational, Diabetes Grant, IDEA Inclusion Grant and any other federal grants or the budget approved for the separate projects approved by the Tennessee Dept. of Education or State of Tennessee shall be the budget approved for the separate projects within the fund by the Pickett County Board of Education. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Passed a motion by Doug Manis and seconded by Tony Beaty to approve the amount Landfill Tipping Fees on tires to be increased from $30.55/ton to $96.85/ton effective September 1, 2013. This amount $96.85 is the actual cost to Pickett County Government to dispose of the tires. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Approved a motion by Becky Matheny and seconded by Colan Huddleston to approve County General Budget Amendment#1 FY 13/14 as presented by Johnie Neal, County Executive. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Carried a motion by Kenny Tompkins and seconded by Eddie Holt to approve Resolution 13/14-4. This is a Resolution to affirm and support It Can Wait National Day of Action and the Nationide No Texting While Driving Movement Proclamation of September 19, 2013 as No Text On Board ledge Day.
Other Business
•Passed a motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Becky Matheny to put in minutes, letter from State and local finance in regards to the FY13/14 Inter-fund Loan. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Ron Beaty addressed the court.
•Johnie Neal addressed the court about Litter Grant Truck.
•Paula Gist addressed commissioners concerning Oak Leaf Estate Rd.
•Workman's Comp discussed by County Attorney, James Brown.
•Presented budgets for FY2013/2014 for County General Fund, Drug Control Fund, Highway Dept. Fund, General Purpose School Fund, Central Cafeteria Fund, Debt Service Fund and Solid Waste Fund.
•Approved a motion by Becky Matheny and seconded by Colan Huddleston to adjourn until September 3, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Pickett County Library for a special called meeting to discuss and approve only the Pickett County Budget for FY2013/2014 without roll call.

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