Mayor Charles Knapper opened the meeting at 7:02. In attendance were Mayor Knapper, Aldermen Tommy Dugger and Gail Phillips. Also in attendance were Council Bob Notestine, Officer George Poss, Town Engineer Rich Woodroof, Recorder Cindy Lancaster, Public Works Director Lonnie Bowden and 11 public citizens.


Mayor Knapper notified the board and audience of Alderman Joe Rositano being in the hospital. He asked that we keep him in our prayers. Alderman Larry Felts remains deployed in Maine.


Mayor Charles Knapper led the prayer and pledge.


There was no citizen input.


Approval of regular meeting minutes of August 7, 2003, motioned by Alderman Phillips and seconded by Alderman Dugger. The minutes were approved unanimously.


Alderman Dugger made a motion to accept the treasures report, Mayor Knapper seconded. Recorder Lancaster reported the general fund cash on hand as being $531,483.88, with cash disbursements being $64,000. State Street Aid Cash on hand is $146,918.51. The treasurer’s report was unanimously approved.


Commission/ Committee Reports


Mr. Willis Wells, Planning Commission member, reported for the Planning Commission.


Betty Friedlander reported for the Historic Commission.



Chief Presley Hughes reported for the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department.



Mayor Knapper reported for the Chamber of Commerce.


· Mark Baron submitted a written report and this was distributed to the board.


Rich Woodroof, Town Engineer/Codes Official reported for these departments.


· Hired Don Swartz for codes.

· Counsel Notestine and Rich have been working on drainage issues.

· Storm Water Drainage meetings are ongoing.


Officer George Poss reported for the Police Department.



Lonnie Bowden Reported for the Public Works Department.



Mayor Knapper stated that Subdivision Regulations were passed last month at Planning Commission. Bound copies will be forth coming.




Received word that appraisal will be completed by September 15, 2003.


The ISTEA Grant meeting with Marilyn Holland was a success. He noted that she toured the area. Additionally, she expressed her admiration for the town’s persistence in continuing to apply for this grant.


Mayor Knapper stated that he is meeting continuously with developers.


Reading of resolution #03-10, a resolution to enter into an agreement with the city of Brentwood for mutual aid. Council noted he had reviewed this and it pertains to emergency assistance. This authorizes the mayor to enter into this agreement. Alderman Phillips made a motion to approve this resolution and Alderman Dugger seconded and this motion passed unanimously.


Mayor Knapper stated that depending on what the Planning Commission decides in regards to the Plan of Service, there might be a public hearing next month on annexation.


Mayor Knapper made a motion to adjourn. Alderman Dugger seconded and this motion passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 7:32


Respectfully Submitted, Approved,




Cindy Lancaster Charles F. Knapper

Town Recorder Mayor