TOWN OF NOLENSVILLE

BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN MEETING

7:00 PM AT TOWN HALL

Thursday, April 2, 1998

 

 

Mayor Knapper called the meeting to order at 7:00 with Alderman Henry, Alderman Dugger, Council Notestine, Codes Enforcement Jim Finley, Recorder Lancaster and 22 citizens present.

 

Political candidates were introduced as follows: Sue Pratt- Court Clerk, Ron Davis- District Attorney General, Stuart Caulkins- Public Defender, and Keith Jordan- Circuit Court Judge.

 

Alderman Henry made a motion to approve the minutes as read and Tommy Dugger seconded. The minutes were approved unanimously.

 

The treasurer asked that $25,000 be transferred to Local Government Investment pool. Mayor Knapper made a motion to grant this request. Alderman Henry seconded and this motion passed unanimously. Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve treasurer’s report. Alderman Henry seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

 

Committee Reports:

 

Rob Pease reminded everyone of the regular meeting on April 9th. He noted that they were wrapping up the review of the Zoning Ordinance. On the agenda is a rezoning request for a business on the corner of King Street and Sam Donald Rd. Another item is Castle Builders to expand in Stonebrook Subdivision.

 

Presley Hughes with Public Safety will be meeting Monday night. This Committee has not met since the last meeting for the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Presley distributed a sheet that gave the number of calls for the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department.

 

After a five minute recess the meeting resumed.

 

READING OF RESOLUTION # 98-04: The Mayor explained this resolution in addition to the Capital program. Alderman Henry made a motion to approve. Alderman Dugger seconded. This resolution passed unanimously.

 

FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE # 98-04, an Ordinance to maintain Real Property was reviewed by Council Notestine. Alderman Henry made a motion to approve and Alderman Dugger seconded. This passed unanimously. Orville Norton stated he had some grown up underbrush and felt that we were stepping over the line with this ordinance and that it should be researched.

 

Judge Lonnie Hoover entered the meeting. He introduced himself and noted he was running for Judge.

 

SECOND READING OF 98-05, Providing for the clearance of slums: Council Notestine explained this ordinance. Alderman Henry made a motion to approve, Mayor Knapper seconded and this passed unanimously.

 

SECOND READING OF ORDINANCE #98-07, an Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance (sign): Alderman Henry reviewed this with the crowd. It was noted that the Planning Commission had made their recommendation. Alderman Henry made a motion to accept this ordinance as read. Mayor Knapper seconded. Alderman Dugger noted that the Planning Commission is going through the Zoning Ordinance right now step by step. He would like for the Planning Commission to come back with a recommendation and set a date i.e. 2005, that all signs would be in compliance with the ordinance as recommended by the Planning Commission. The Mayor noted that after seeing Comfort Engineering’s sign he had made his decision. Alderman Henry and Mayor Knapper were for and Alderman Dugger was against. This passed 2 for, 1 against.

 

SECOND READING #98-09, an ordinance to implement fees for codes Department: Jim Finley explained this ordinance. Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve. Alderman Henry seconded and this motion passed unanimously.

 

FIRST READING #98-12, an ordinance regulating the discharge of firearms: Bob Notestine reviewed this ordinance. Mayor Knapper made a motion to withdraw. Alderman Henry seconded and this was withdrawn unanimously.

 

FIRST READING #98-13, an ordinance establishing a Facilities Tax: Council Notestine explained this ordinance. Alderman Henry made motion to approve. Alderman Dugger seconded. This passed unanimously.

 

The Mayor then read a Proclamation that declared April 5-11, 1998 International Building Safety Week 1998. Mayor Knapper commended Jim Finley on his well done job.

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted, Approved,

 

 

 

Cindy Lancaster, Charles F. Knapper,

Town Recorder Mayor