Town of Nolensville Board of Mayor and Aldermen

Meeting Date: January 8, 2009, Time 7:00 p.m.

Nolensville Elementary School

Mayor Beth Lothers opened the meeting at 7:03 p.m. Members present were Aldermen Jimmy Alexander, Tommy Dugger, Larry Felts, and Ken Thomas. Staff present: Counsel Robert Notestine, Town Planner Henry Laird, Town Engineer Don Swartz, and Recorder Cindy Lancaster. There were 36 citizens present.

Pastor Ron Wilcoxson of Bent Creek Baptist Church led the Prayer and Pledge. Mayor Lothers performed the swearing in of newly elected Aldermen Jimmy Alexander and Larry Felts.

Citizens Input:

There was no citizen comment. Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve the minutes from the Special Meeting on November 20, 2008, Alderman Alexander seconded. Alderman Felts recused himself due to not being a Board member at that time. The minutes were approved by majority with Mayor Lothers, Aldermen Alexander, Dugger, and Thomas for approval and Alderman Felts recused.

Alderman Alexander made a motion to approve the minutes from the Regular Meeting on December 4, 2008, Alderman Thomas seconded. Alderman Felts recused himself due to not being a Board member at that time. The minutes were approved by majority with Mayor Lothers, Aldermen Alexander, Dugger, and Thomas for approval and Alderman Felts recused. Mayor Lothers made a motion to approve the treasurer’s report for November 2008, Alderman Dugger seconded the motion. The report was approved unanimously.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Chair Rick Owens reported for the Planning Commission.

• 7047 Nolensville Road rezone request deferred to February
• Future Commercial Development areas were discussed
• Monthly bond report was approved

Betty Friedlander reported for the Historic Commission

Sign for Feed Mill was approved

Fire Chief Presley Hughes reported for the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department.

• Submitted written report
• Three new members have been added to the Department

Mr. Don Swartz, Town Engineer, reported for the Engineering Department.

• Bid letting for Nolensville/Rocky Fork/Clovercroft Road intersection will be January 16
• Rocky Fork Road/Newsome Lane contractor will begin when weather permits
Florence and Hutcheson will begin Preliminary Phase in the $250,000 Safe Route to School Grant

Police Chief Paul Rigsby reported for the Police Department.

• Written statistics were distributed to the Board

The Town of Nolensville was awarded an automobile by the State due to an arrest of a 5th offender DUI. Chief Rigsby requested to sell this vehicle. Alderman Larry Felts made a motion to sell the 1998 Saturn retrieved from a DUI arrest, Alderman Thomas seconded. The Board unanimously approved the sell of this vehicle. Alderman Ken Thomas reported for the Town Events Committee

The Committee did not meet in December, will meet in January

Mayor’s Report:

a. Appointments

Mayor Lothers made a motion for Alderman Alexander to serve on the Planning Commission, Alderman Dugger seconded. Mayor Lothers made a motion for Alderman Felts to serve on the Historic Commission, Alderman Alexander seconded. Mayor Lothers made a motion for Mr. Joshua Hughes, resident in Bent Creek Subdivision, who holds a Bachelors degree in Architecture to serve on the Historic Commission, Alderman Thomas seconded. Each nomination was voted on and unanimously approved.

b. Liquor Law Update

Counsel Notestine informed the Board that an ordinance would be forthcoming for the Board to review. c. Other Mayor Lothers advised the Board of the following:

Budget Committee will be meeting in near future
A staff meeting will be held to review Town finances
Tennessee Ethics Commission documentation is due from the Board by January 31st
• Storm Water Appeals Board had their first meeting and approved a storm water variance
Mayor Lothers and Town Recorder Cindy Lancaster recently attended the TML update meeting and a copy of information that was distributed will be made available to the Aldermen
County is sponsoring two Resolutions concerning Nolensville. One is in regards to easements near the Nolensville Fire Hall, and the other is in regards to approximately $10,000 from a development fund that will be forwarded to Nolensville for signalization at the Rocky Fork/Nolensville Road intersection

Public hearing of ordinance #08-16, an ordinance to amend Zoning Ordinance #04-09, pertaining to the permitted special event issues within the Town of Nolensville opened at 7:46. There was no public comment and the hearing closed at 7:46.

Public hearing of ordinance #08-17, an ordinance to amend Zoning Ordinance #04-09, pertaining to the zoning for day care centers within the Town of Nolensville opened at 7:46. There was no public comment and the hearing closed at 7:47.

Second reading of ordinance #08-12, an ordinance to amend Zoning Ordinance 04-09, pertaining to permitted uses in the Office Industrial (OI) District of zoning ordinance as it pertains to general retail, restaurants, and landscaping/nursery businesses. There was extensive discussion in regards to this ordinance.

Alderman Alexander made a motion to exclude restaurants, Mayor Lothers seconded. The amendment passed unanimously. Alderman Dugger made a motion to pass this ordinance as amended, Mayor Lothers seconded, and the ordinance was passed as amended unanimously.

Second reading on ordinance #08-14, an ordinance to amend Zoning Ordinance 04-09, pertaining to the common driveways, and permitting flag type lots. Mayor Lothers made a motion to defer this ordinance, Alderman Alexander seconded, and this was passed unanimously.

Mayor Lothers asked for approval by acclamation to nominate Mr. Brian Snyder to the Economic Development Committee. She noted that earlier this nomination was mistakenly omitted. The Board approved unanimously by acclamation this nomination.

First reading of ordinance #08-13, an ordinance to amend Zoning Ordinance 04-09, pertaining to the issue of allowing gravel surface private roads. Alderman Dugger made a motion to defer this ordinance, Alderman Thomas seconded, and this was approved unanimously. Mayor Lothers ask that the Planning Commission re-review this ordinance.

Reading of resolution #09-01, a resolution to release CK Development from a maintenance bond on various roads in Bent Creek Subdivision, Alderman Dugger made a motion to pass this resolution, Alderman Felts seconded, and this was passed unanimously.

Reading of resolution #09-02, a resolution to release McFarlin Woods from a maintenance bond on various roads in McFarlin Woods Subdivision.

Alderman Dugger requested maps to be attached to these resolutions in the future. Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve this resolution, Alderman Thomas seconded, and this passed unanimously.

Reading of resolution #09-03, a resolution to release CPS Land from a maintenance bond on various roads in Burkitt Subdivision.

Alderman Alexander made a motion to approve this resolution, Alderman Felts seconded, and this passed unanimously. Reading of resolution #09-04, a resolution to release CPS Land from a maintenance bond on various roads in Burkitt Subdivision.

Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve this resolution, Alderman Thomas seconded, and this passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 8:31 p.m. by acclamation.

Respectfully submitted, Approved,

Cindy Lancaster Beth Lothers

Town Recorder Mayor