Volume 51, Number 42

twelve pages

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

Town of Byrdstown September 9th meeting held

The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in regular session on Monday, September 9, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Those present were Mayor Chris Thompson, Recorder Johnny Sells, Alderwoman Opal Clayborn, Alderman Johnny Bilbrey, Town Attorney, Phillips Smalling, Chamber of Commerce Director Bill Robbins, David Harer, Jenny Johnson, and Rex Tompkins.
The Mayor called the meeting to order and the proposed agenda was presented. A motion was made by Johnny Sells to adopt the agenda as presented. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Johnny Bilbrey to approve the minutes of the August 12, 2013 meeting as written. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
Under Old Business, Town Attorney Phillips Smalling gave an update on delinquent property taxes and informed the board that $1376.13 had been collected on taxes thru 2010.
Under New Business, a motion was made by Opal Clayborn to authorize the mayor to let out on bids for a utility shed to be used at the water plant, and to accept the best bid below $2500.00. A second was voiced by Johnny Bilbrey and with all members voting aye the motion carried.
The mayor presented the board a Financial Control Policy which is an internal control and compliance manual for Tennessee Municipalities with different aspects to secure the handling of public funds. The board will look this over and discuss at a later date.
With no further business to discuss a motion was made by Johnny Bilbrey to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 4:30 at Town Hall. A second was voiced by Johnny Sells and with all members voting aye the meeting adjourned at 5:10 p.m.

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