The Mayor and Board of Commissioners met in regular session on February 6, 2003. The following members were present: Commissioner Robert Pulley, Commissioner Bid Lindsey, Commissioner Buford Goolsby, Mayor Blake Lay, and Commissioner Chris Gowen.
With a quorum present, the meeting was called to order.
The meeting opened with Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.
A motion was made by Commissioner Gowen to approve the minutes of the January 16, 2003 meeting, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby. Motion passed.
Mayor Lay announced the closing of city offices on February 17 in observance of Presidents Day.
Mayor Lay introduced a special guest, Ms. Pat Hudgins, Chairperson of the Lawrenceburg/Lawrence County Airport Board. Ms. Hudgins was accompanied by Tom Burgess with the Tennessee Department of Aeronautics, Mr. Tony Massey with the Engineering Firm of Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Airport Board members, Jim Bush, Dr. Michael Boyd and Bert Spearman, and Airport Manager Mr. Doris Venable. Ms. Hudgins presented a proposal to the Commission on the purchase of property adjacent to the airport. A new appraisal of the property has been ordered; and upon receipt of the new appraisal, Ms. Hudgins is to again meet with the Commission on the proposal.
Attorney Betz presented one ordinance and three resolutions for consideration.
Ordinance #960 – To amend Ordinance #957 entitled Budget Appropriations of Revenue and Expenditures for the 2002-03 fiscal year for the City of Lawrenceburg, TN in the amount of $5,000.00 from Contingency Fund No. 41800-720 to Annual Appropriation No. 56140-799. Motion to approve Ordinance #960 on first reading was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby. Motion passed unanimously.
Resolution # 2003-6-2A – A Resolution for the City of Lawrenceburg Tennessee to agree to comply with title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in order to receive funds through a contract with the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation for the Enhancement Project of Waterloo Way; Contract No. 20022410; Project No. STP-EN-9308 (4); LP Number 3849 for the construction of sidewalks and hereby naming Ken Hinson as the title VI Coordinator for the City of Lawrenceburg. Motion to approve was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed unanimously.
Resolution # 2003-6-2B – To accept the bid from North American Fire Equipment Company for twelve (12) Self Contained Breathing Apparatus at a cost of Two Thousand One Hundred Ninety Six Dollars ($2,196.00) each, to be used by the Lawrenceburg Fire Department. The Purchase of the Breathing Apparatus will be paid through General Purpose Public Work Bonds Series A 2001. Motion to approve the bid was made by Commissioner Lindsey, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby.
Resolution # 2003-6-2C – To accept the bid and enter into a contract with