The Mayor and Board of Commissioners met in regular session on April 17, 2003. The following members were present: Commissioner Bid Lindsey, Commissioner Buford Goolsby, Mayor Blake Lay, and Commissioner Robert Pulley. Commissioner Gowen was absent.
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 April 3, 2003 meeting, with a second by Commissioner Goolsby. Motion passed.
Mayor Lay asked Fire Chief, Don Kelley to give an account of the Lawnmower race. Chief Kelley thanked everyone involved for a very successful event. Somewhere around $17,000.00 was raised toward the restoration of “Old Huldie”.
Mayor Lay also announced the opening of the Senior Games, Monday April 21, at 8:30 AM at Rotary Park.
He also explained that Bill Moore with the Department of Transportation paid a visit to the City of Lawrenceburg today. Mr. Moore assured the Mayor that the widening of Highway 43 is on track, as well as the industrial access road. Construction letting for the continuation of the widening of Highway 43 South should be in December.
Mayor Lay also complimented city crews on the clearing of certain property on First Street.
Attorney Betz was absent and Attorney Charles Holt presented one ordinance and one resolution for consideration.
Ordinance #963 – To amend Ordinance Number 947 to fix the time and place at which the regular meetings of the Board of Mayor and Commissioners shall be held. Motion to approve on first reading was made by Commissioner Gowen, with a second by Commissioner Pulley. Motion passed unanimously.
Resolution # 2003-17-4 – To accept the bid of Patrick Johnson for the mowing and maintaining of flowerbeds at Mimosa Cemetery at $600.00 per cutting. Motion to approve the resolution was made by Commissioner Goolsby, with a second by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed unanimously.
City Administrator David Huseman informed the Commission that bid openings were held today for Phase II of the Storm Water (Flood Control) Project. Results should be available for consideration at the next Commission Meeting.
With no further business to come before the Board, a motion was made by Commissioner Goolsby to adjourn; a second was made by Commissioner Gowen. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned.