Volume 51, Number 16

sixteen pages

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

Commissioners vote to eliminate sticker from wheel tax but not fee

The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session Sept. 16, 2013. Present and presiding was the Honorable Lana Rossi, Chairman and Robert Lee, Clerk of the Court. All commissioners were present except for Daniel Masiongale, Kenny Tompkins and Lowell Winningham was absent.
The following is action taken at that meeting:
•Approved a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Becky Matheny to approve the agenda as amended. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Carried a motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Eddie Holt to approve the minutes of the Aug. 19, 2013 county court meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Passed a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Darrell Garrett to approve Notary Renewals: Larry Reeder, Kathy A. Mitchell and Paula Hensley. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Approved a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Becky Matheny to approve monthly reports for August 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.
At this time Johnie Neal, County Executive to address the court.
•Carried a motion by Eddie Holt and seconded by Becky Matheny to approve Resolution #13/14-4 making appropriations for the various funds, departments, institutions, offices and agencies of Pickett Co., Tennessee for the year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014. All ayes, except for Tony Beaty, Darrell Garrett, Joe Harden and Terry Manis voted nay and Doug Manis passed. Motion failed.
•A failed motion on Resolution 13/14-4 resulted in no action taken on the following items:
Resolution #13/14-5 No Action Taken
Resolution #13/14-6 No Action Taken
To approve FY 2013/2014 Budgets no action taken.
•Passed a motion by Joe Harden and seconded by Eddie Holt to approve Byrdstown-Pickett County Volunteer Fire Dept. 2013, 3rd quarterly activity report and June 18, 2013 fire committee meeting minutes. All ayes. Motion carried.
•Other Business
A) Discuss Fire Dept. Budget
B) Bolestown Fire Dept. to address the court concerning installing a generator
C) Discuss Wheel Tax sticker
•Carried a motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Becky Matheny to eliminate the County Wheel Tax sticker but still pay the fee for the County Wheel Tax. This will be effective starting January 1, 2014. The state sticker will serve proof of purchase. The price will still show on registration. All ayes. Motion carried.
D) Bill Robbins to address the court.
•Passed motion by Colan Huddleston and seconded by Becky Matheny to adjourn until the next regular County Court Meeting scheduled for October 21, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Pickett County Library.

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