Mayor Charles Knapper opened the meeting at 7:03. In attendance were Mayor Knapper, Aldermen Tommy Dugger, Larry Felts, Gail Phillips and Joe Rositano. Counsel Bob Notestine, Recorder Cindy Lancaster, and 25 citizens.

Mayor Knapper led the prayer and pledge.

Citizens Input:

Mayor Knapper asked for concerns or comments from the citizens. There were no comments from the crowd.

Mayor Knapper stated that the meeting would begin with the agenda and after the board meeting the public forum would begin.

Alderman Phillips made a motion to pass the minutes for the regular meeting of August 1, 2002. Alderman Rositano seconded this motion. These minutes were passed unanimously.

Alderman Felts made a motion to accept the Treasurers report, Alderman Dugger seconded. Recorder Lancaster reported the general fund cash on hand as being $507,287.83, with cash disbursements being $46,000. State Street Aid cash on hand is $145,448.24. Recorder Lancaster noted the town received $90,000 last month in grant money. This money came from the state reimbursing the town for the turning lane that was built on Sunset Road. All receipts were submitted and reimbursement was received. The treasurer’s report was unanimously approved.

Mayor’s Comments:

Mayor Knapper briefly described the Home grant and noted that there have been four recipients to date. Ms. McClain’s paperwork was signed on Friday and construction should begin by mid-September. He also noted that two more applications are being reviewed with inspections already made.

Mayor Knapper noted that TML, in addition to cities, are encouraging voters to vote yes for the $50.00 fine rule. He noted that TML is campaigning to make everyone aware of this issue and it will take 50% of the Tennessee voters to change the constitution. Alderman Felts stated that the Executive Director of MADD sent out literature supporting this effort.

Commission/Committee Reports

In Planning Commission Chairman Rob Pease’s absence, Mayor Knapper read a written report that was submitted by Mr. Pease.

§ Finalizing of Comprehensive Plan is underway. This document should go the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for approval in October.

§ Subdivision Regulations are being reviewed.

§ Design Guidelines review will begin after Comprehensive Plan is approved.

In Historic Commission Chairwoman Pat Aldred’s absence Betty Friedlander reported for this Commission.

Chief Presley Hughes reported for the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. Rick Fisher reported for the Chamber of Commerce.

§ The Chamber will hold a “Meet the Candidate” forum on October 8, at 6:30 at the Nolensville United Methodist Church.


Mayor Knapper reported for the Codes Department and Police Department. Mr. Don Swartz and Chief Goforth had submitted a written report and these were disbursed to the Board. He asked if there were any questions. The Aldermen did not have any questions. Mayor Knapper stated that the sewer pump station should be complete next week. He stated that he had spoken to all parties involved and they should come together on Monday to complete this task.

Mayor Knapper reported for the Public Works Department

§ 4-Way stop was installed at Alec Court and Dortch Lane

§ Flags have been erected in honor of 911


First Reading of Ordinance #02-06, an ordinance to amend the zoning map for Nolensville, Tennessee. Counsel Notestine stated that this ordinance is to correct an error that was currently on the map. At this time the maps states this particular property is Estate Residential. This will be changed to Community Services. Alderman Dugger noted that the ordinance states parcel #35, although the map states parcel #36. He asked for clarification. Counsel Notestine noted that this was a typographical error and should read 36. Alderman Dugger made a motion to amend this ordinance to reflect this change in addition to add Article 9, Section 9.1.2 to the first paragraph as Counsel Notestine had recommended. Alderman Felts seconded this motion and this passed unanimously. Mayor Knapper made a motion to approve this ordinance as amended, Alderman Rositano seconded and this passed unanimously.


Alderman Rositano made a motion to adjourn, Mayor Knapper seconded and the meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.



Respectfully submitted, Approved,

Cindy Lancaster Charles F. Knapper

Town Recorder Mayor