TOWN OF NOLENSVILLE BOARD OF MAYOR & ALDERMEN

BOARD MEETING AT TOWN HALL

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 1999, 7:00 P.M.

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Mayor Charles Knapper. In attendance were Mayor Charles Knapper, Aldermen Tommy Dugger and Parman Henry, Recorder Cindy Lancaster and 9 citizens.

 

The Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Charles Knapper.

 

Mayor Knapper made a motion to accept the minutes as read from February 4, 1999 meeting, Alderman Dugger seconded. Mayor Knapper noted that these minutes should be amended as follows: On Ordinance 99-10 delete, “to correct typographical error”. Alderman Dugger stated that the minutes should reflect on each ordinance that the Planning Commission was in favor or rejected the amendments. With the aforementioned amendments the minutes were unanimously approved.

 

Recorder Lancaster submitted the Treasurers Report noting that $218,957.14 was the total cash on hand in General Fund, with $21,000 being the cash disbursements for the month of February. Mrs. Lancaster noted that $6,792.42 was transferred from the regular savings and place into the Local Government Investment Pool as directed in February. She also noted that cash on hand in the State Street Aid account is $24,842.69. Mayor Knapper made a motion to approve the Treasurers Report as read, Alderman Dugger seconded and this passed unanimously.

 

The Mayor noted that due to the School Board Meeting last Thursday night, the Town rescheduled their meeting to tonight. He also stated that this is the same night for the Planning Commission to meet. This group was out front meeting, therefore no one was in the audience to report for this Commission

 

Chair Pat Aldred reported for the Historic Commission noting that this group had not met this month, but would begin reviewing the Historical Design from Franklin. Mrs. Aldred also noted that this Commission had purchased 26 planters to set around Nolensville to enhance beautification. Donna Burroughs had been contacted to plant various arrangements in the planters and a water vessel would need to be purchased to place in the Town truck for watering the plants. Chair Aldred invited the crowd to the Bed and Breakfast on Saturday at 10:00 for a dedication of the Historical Marker that was previously purchased by this Commission.

 

Mayor Knapper introduced the Nolensville Judge Jim Peterson, who would begin court in April.

 

Mayor Knapper noted that the 2010 Growth Planning Committee had recently created quite a bit of publicity. Mr. Rick Fisher reported for this Committee stating that 13 hearings were in February and the survey’s are being tabulated at this time. Mr. Fisher stressed the necessity of hiring someone to put together a presentable report.

 

Fire Chief Presley Hughes noted that his department had been busy working on their budget and had previously submitted figures to the Town for 1999-2000.

 

Prior to the reading of these ordinances Mayor Knapper noted that a Public Hearing was held at 6:00, which is required by law, for the ordinances at hand.

 

Second Reading of Ordinance 99-01, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Nolensville, Tennessee to provide for the reclassification of the zoning of Estate Residential (ER) to Office Industrial (OI) on Nolensville Road. Alderman Henry made a motion to accept this ordinance as read, Alderman Dugger seconded and this passed unanimously.

 

Second Reading of Ordinance 99-02, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Nolensville, Tennessee to provide for the reclassification of the zoning of Estate Residential (ER) to Suburban Residential (SR) on Baronswood Lane. Mayor Knapper made a motion to accept this ordinance as read, Alderman Dugger seconded and this passed unanimously.

 

Second Reading of Ordinance 99-03, an ordinance to initiate a court system in Nolensville, Tennessee. The Mayor noted that this was merely a formality in order to begin our court system. Alderman Henry made a motion to accept this ordinance as read, Mayor Knapper seconded and this motion passed unanimously.

 

First Reading of Ordinance 99-05, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance in Nolensville, Tennessee. This ordinance is in respect to the required spacing for trees in new developments. The Planning Commission voted unfavorably for this amendment. Mayor Knapper made a motion to approve this as read, it did not carry due to lack of a second. This will be reworked and brought back to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

 

First Reading of Ordinance 99-06, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance in Nolensville, Tennessee. Mayor Knapper stated that due to the wording of this section Counsel Notestine altered this ordinance and resubmitted. Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve this ordinance, Alderman Henry seconded and this passed unanimously.

 

Second Reading of Ordinance 99-10, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Nolensville, Tennessee. Mayor Knapper noted the change to this section was a deletion of a sentence. It was noted previously that the Planning Commission was in favor of this change. Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve this ordinance, Alderman Henry seconded and this passed unanimously.

 

Second Reading of Ordinance 99-11, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Nolensville, Tennessee. Mayor Knapper noted that this alteration was due to a typographical error. It was noted previously that the Planning Commission was in favor of this change. Motion was made by Alderman Dugger to approve this ordinance. Second by Alderman Dugger. Motion passed unanimously.

 

Second Reading of Ordinance 99-12, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Nolensville, Tennessee regarding fluorescent lighting. Mayor Knapper briefly discussed this amendment. Mayor Knapper made a motion to approve the changes. Seconded by Alderman Henry. This ordinance passed unanimously.

 

Resolution 99-04, a Resolution to enter into an inter-local agreement with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department. Alderman Henry made a motion to approve and Alderman Dugger seconded with an amendment. Alderman Henry amended the resolution as follows: Section 1. The Mayor is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department to provide a list of candidate for part-time enforcement and employment of the ordinances for Nolensville, Tennessee. Alderman Dugger stated he would like to see that if they had worked a previous 8 hour shift, they would not be allowed to work another 8 hour shift. They should not be allowed to work 16 hours straight. This motion passed unanimously.

 

Resolution 99-05, a Resolution to enter into an agreement with the State of Tennessee Department of Safety to authorize a grant for various roads in Nolensville, Tennessee. Motion was made by Mayor Knapper, seconded by Alderman Dugger. This resolution passed unanimously.

 

Mayor Knapper noted that the Growth Planning Committee has worked hard and is in need of someone to put all the data that has been collected into a formal document. This document will come before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for approve and also before Williamson County. The Mayor requested Board Approval for Mr. Frank Horton to be hired to prepare this report. Mr. Horton proposed a $95.00 per hour rate and not to exceed 40 hours. Alderman Henry recommended that if in excess of $4,000 was needed, he would come before the Board for approval.

 

Mayor Knapper asked for approval to purchase a police car from Germantown, Tennessee. The car will cost $6,500. Alderman Dugger made a motion for approval to purchase this vehicle, Alderman Henry seconded and this passed unanimously.

 

Mayor Knapper noted that the census was approximately 60% in and hope to have this complete within the next couple of weeks. He noted that a high school to be built in the Northeast section of Williamson County was voted on and approved by a 10 to 2 vote. He recognized Melissa Mendle’s hard work.

 

Mayor Knapper stated that the Town was working on the budget at this time. He ask that everyone commend his staff. He also noted that at future meetings there would continue to be a “citizen’s input” on the agenda, although anyone wishing to speak should sign-in prior to the meeting. He also advised the crowd that beginning on April 1, he would be cutting back his schedule substantially. Mayor Knapper asked for everyone’s assistance in this matter.

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted, Approved,

 

 

 

Cindy Lancaster, Charles F. Knapper,

Town Recorder Mayor