THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2003 TIME: 7:00 P.M.


Mayor Charles Knapper opened the meeting at 6:59. In attendance were Mayor Knapper, Aldermen Tommy Dugger, Gail Phillips and Joe Rositano. Also in attendance were Counsel Bob Notestine, Officer George Poss, Town Engineer Rich Woodroof, Recorder Cindy Lancaster, and 11 public citizens.

Alderman Gail Phillips led the prayer and pledge.

Citizens Input:

There was no citizen input.


Mayor Knapper introduced Grantsman Mr. Paul Lebovitz . Mr. Lebovitz submitted a Trails grant to the State of Tennessee on behalf of the Town Of Nolensville. Mr. Lebovitz went over this grant and the plans of the town. Mr. Lebovitz had a large map that outlined the trail and each connection it would make within the town.

Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve the minutes for the regular meeting of July 21, 2003, Alderman Rositano seconded this motion. The minutes were approved unanimously.

Alderman Rositano made a motion to accept the Treasurers report, Alderman Dugger seconded. Recorder Lancaster reported the general fund cash on hand as being $570,944.81, with cash disbursements being $40,000. State Street Aid cash on hand is $137,729.54. The treasurer’s report was unanimously approved.

Commission/Committee Reports

Mr. Bob Haines Planning Commission member reported the following:

Betty Friedlander reported for the Historic Commission:

Chief Presley Hughes reported for the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department.

There was not a report for the Chamber of Commerce.


Rich Woodroof, Town Engineer/Codes Official reported for the Codes Department.


§ 20 building permits were issued.

§ 25 inspections were made this month

§ 3 preliminary plats

§ Rich recommended Four Star Paving for the paving bid contract for repairs. This was approved by acclamation.

§ A force contract was discussed that Four Star proposed. This may be reviewed in the future.


There was no report submitted for the Police Department.

§ Officer Poss stated that between September 1-15, the COPS grant recipients would be notified.

§ COPS grant will make weekly notifications of awards. Nolensville has not been notified as of this date.


Mayor Knapper reported for the Public Works Department.


§ A written report was submitted by Lonnie Bowden and distributed to the board.


Mayor’s Comments:

The Zoning Ordinance is scheduled to go before board in September.


Mayor Knapper stated that Metro Sewer has reported the sewer project is 50 % completed.


The purchase of a city hall was discussed. Mayor Knapper noted that two bids for appraisal of property had been received. Neiman Ross submitted a bid for $2,300. Counsel Notestine said this is a reputable appraiser. The board approved this bid by acclamation.

Mayor Knapper noted that the Planning Commission members will be scheduled for their required education in the near future.

Mayor Knapper will be meeting with Brentwood City Manager Mike Walker to discuss upcoming annexation and inter local agreement.

Alderman Dugger then made a motion to adjourn and Mayor Knapper seconded this motion. This passed unanimously and meeting adjourned at 7:28 P.M.

Respectfully submitted, Approved,

Cindy Lancaster Charles F. Knapper

Town Recorder Mayor