MINUTES FOR TOWN OF NOLENSVILLE

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1997, 7:00 P.M.

NOLENSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Charles Knapper at 7:02 p.m. In addition to Mayor Knapper, Aldermen Parman Henry and Tommy Dugger, Recorder Cindy Lancaster and 8 citizens were present. Mayor Knapper led the prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Alderman Dugger made a motion to accept the minutes from the meeting of October 27, and November 6, 1997. Alderman Henry seconded and motion passed unanimously.

 

Mayor Knapper pointed out various items that were discussed at the previous meetings. He noted that Mrs. Karen Anderson, a Nolensville Resident, was in attendance at and had concerns regarding the speeding on Countryside Road and the safety of children waiting for the school bus. Commissioner Lew Green and the Mayor have contacted the Sheriff’s Department, in addition to Terry Grier and Walter Taylor.

 

Recorder Lancaster reported on the Treasurers report. She noted that in the General Fund there was $75,481.44 in savings with $50,000.00 transferred into the Local Government Investment Pool. It was also noted that $20,905.70 was in the State Street Aid Fund Account with $6,500.00 transferred into the Local Government Investment Pool. Alderman Dugger requested that the Codes Department figures be broken down to show the year-to-date figures to keep a running total of the income for this Department. Alderman Henry made a motion to approve the Treasurers Report as read. Alderman Dugger second and this motion passed unanimously.

 

Ordinance 97-19, an ordinance to amend the budget ordinance 97-08 and 97-11. Alderman Dugger made a motion to approve this Ordinance as read and Alderman Henry second. First reading of this Ordinance passed unanimously.

 

Mrs. Sherry Knapper reported on the Christmas activities scheduled for December 6, 1997. She stated there would be a parade, carnival rides, food booths, and arts and craft booths. She encouraged everyone to attend.

 

Mrs. Pat Aldred, Chairperson of the Historic District Commission, stated she is working on a proposal for a grant. She also noted that the Committee is going to have historic signs for sale on Saturday.

 

Codes Enforcer Jim Finley, stated that the Historic Commission will meet Monday, December 8, at 7:00 p.m., the Board of Zoning Appeals will meet on December 16, at 7:00 p.m. and the Planning Commission will meet on December 18, at 7:00 p.m. These meetings will be held in the Elementary School Library.

 

The Mayor noted that the Town is currently reviewing contracts for the Town. The Attorney’s contract is being reviewed. The Mayor stated that he was concerned with the extreme cost of consultants.

 

The Mayor stated that Mr. Dan Murph will begin a newspaper, “The Nolensville Dispatch” for the Nolensville area. The first edition will be January 15, 1997.

 

The Mayor stated that several issues would be addressed after the first of the year. These issues would include; junk yards, solicitors, slum clearance, peddlers, and yard sales. Back lit signs in the commercial district will be reviewed by the Planning Commission.

 

Alderman Henry asked about Mid South Cable. The Mayor stated that it is at our attorneys office. Intermedia’s attorney, Kathy Hutton and Bob Notestine are reviewing this issue. Mid South would be asked to comply with the same agreement as Intermedia.

 

The Mayor noted that Lynn Fontana is preparing a long range plan to be given to our office upon completion. This is hoped to be completed within two weeks.

 

Alderman Henry noted that a meeting would be held on Wednesday, December 17, 1997, at Town Hall with contractors that build in Nolensville.

 

Mr. Bunky Aldred commended the Board on the fine job and hard work they had done over the past year.

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:47

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Cindy Lancaster

Town Recorder