|Upon a motion by
Commissioner Gowen and a second by Commissioner Pulley, the minutes of
the April 26, 2001 meeting were approved.
Mr. Don Howell of the 21st Century Council gave a report on his and the Mayor's Industrial Recruitment trip to California, with the State of Tennessee Economic and Community Development Department. He feels positive about some of the contacts.
Attorney Betz announced a Public Hearing for May 10, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commission Meeting Room for Ordinance # 937 to amend Zoning Ordinance #789 concerning Grading Operations.
Attorney Betz presented eight resolutions for consideration:
#01-3-5A - To appoint Larry Brown and Steve Bolin to the Beer Board to complete the terms of J.W. Welch and Dempsey Holder. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.
#01-3-5B - To enter into an agreement with Barge Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon, Inc. for engineering services for Pavement Management Plans for Streets, in the amount of $18,000.00. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Pulley. Motion passed.
#01-3-5C - To enter into an agreement with J. Allen Davis United Telesystems, Inc., with Lawrenceburg Power system for feasibility study for Cable Television. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Pulley, with a second by Commissioner Beard. Motion passed.
#01-3-5D - To enter into an agreement with Arthur Anderson to assist with Arbitrage Compliance Services regarding 2001 Series A and B Bonds. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Pulley, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed.
Secretary/Treasurer Tom Head announced the first meeting of the Alzheimer's Support Group in Lawrenceburg this past week and indicated that this was the largest initial turnout in Middle Tennessee.
Ms. Helen Lindsey and Marie Norman spoke to the Commission on behalf of their neighborhood having been invaded by large trucks and heavy machinery. Attorney Betz explained that they have to defend the Protective Covenants of their sub-division through court.
Mayor Lay indicated our Codes Department would look at the situation as operating a business in a residentially zoned neighborhood.
Commissioner Beard asked that we give consideration to this problem all over Lawrenceburg, as many of our older neighborhoods were designed with curb parking. Serious consideration must be given to individuals whose livelihood depends upon driving 18-wheeler trucks for companies not located here.
Secretary/Treasurer Tom Head was asked to check with other cities, comparable to our size, to see how they are handling this type situation.
With no further business to come before the board a motion was made by Commissioner Pulley, with a second by Commissioner Gowen to adjourn. Motion passed, meeting adjourned.