Town of Nolensville
Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting
Date: April 1, 2010, Time 7:00 p.m.
Nolensville Recreation Center

Vice-Mayor Tommy Dugger opened the meeting at 7:00 p.m.  Members present were Vice-Mayor Dugger, Aldermen Jimmy Alexander, Larry Felts, and Brian Snyder.  Mayor Beth Lothers was absent.  Staff present: Counsel Robert Notestine, Town Planner Henry Laird, Town Engineer Don Swartz, and Recorder Cindy Lancaster.  There were 36 citizens present.

Mr. Willis Wells led the Prayer.

Ethan Carlson with Boy Scout Troop 298 led the Pledge.

Citizens Input:

Mr. Alfred Bennett, 7181 Nolensville Road, complimented the Leipers Fork Community, in addition to the Nolensville Administration.  He reminded the Board that April 10th was the Butter Cup Festival.

Alderman Snyder made a motion to approve the minutes from the Regular Meeting on March 4, 2010.  Alderman Alexander seconded.  With no discussion the minutes were approved unanimously.

Alderman Felts made a motion to approve the minutes from the Special Meeting on March 9, 2010, Alderman Snyder seconded.  With no amendments the minutes were approved unanimously.

Alderman Felts made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report for February 2010, Alderman Dugger seconded the motion.  The report was approved unanimously.


Chair Rick Owens reported for the Planning Commission.

* Life Community Church Plan was approved
* Martins Barbeque was deferred and forwarded to the Design Review Committee
* Monthly bond report was approved unanimously

Fire Chief Presley Hughes reported for the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department.

* Submitted written report
* Currently the NVFD is presenting budget requests to the Town and the County
* Awards Dinner will be held this Saturday

Mr. Don Swartz, Town Engineer, reported for the Engineering Department.

* Written bid record for Safe Route To School Grant was submitted to Board
* McAlco was lowest bid and recommended by Town Engineer
* By acclamation the Board awarded McAlco the bid for the Grant

 Police Chief Paul Rigsby reported for the Police Department.

* The new Police Car is being outfitted with a video and stripping
* Nolensville Police Department will have a booth at the Buttercup Festival this weekend

Vice-Mayor Dugger inquired about taser guns.  Chief Rigsby said that he is currently composing a policy for this device and wants that in place prior to implementing this weapon.

The Historic Commission did not meet therefore there was not a report.

Alderman Alexander reported for the Economic Development Committee

* Continued work is being performed on the web-site with hopes of demonstrating it next month

The Trees and Trails Committee did not have a report.

Alderman Snyder reported for the Town Events Committee

* Looking for additional vendors for the July 4th Celebration
* The Committee has raised $6,000 of the $8,000 goal

Mayor’s Report:

a. Appointments

Vice-Mayor Dugger noted that Mayor Lothers had sent Mr. Ron Randell’s bio information to the Board to serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals.  By acclamation the Board approved Mr. Randell for the BZA.

c.   Other

Alderman Snyder reported that the paper work and application was submitted to Google for the “Model Your Town Contest”.  He added that Spring Hill had submitted an application also.

Alderman Felts made a motion to approve on first reading Ordinance 10-03, an ordinance to adopt a budget for fiscal year July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011, Alderman Alexander seconded.

Mr. David Rowland, Chairman of the Budget Committee, addressed the Board going over the budget extensively.  He went over each category briefly explaining the line items and funds.

Vice-Mayor Dugger thanked Mr. Rowland and Carla Ediger for their hard work and serving on this Committee.  The vote was taken and this ordinance was approved on first reading unanimously.

Vice-Mayor Dugger made a motion to approve resolution 10-05, a resolution to release CK Development from a Maintenance Bond in various Phases of Bent Creek Subdivision, Alderman Alexander seconded.  After brief discussion the vote was taken and this resolution was approved unanimously.

Vice-Mayor Dugger made a motion to adjourn, Alderman Felts seconded and the meeting was adjourned at 7:36.

Respectfully submitted,                                                             Approved,


Cindy Lancaster                                                                       Tommy Dugger
Town Recorder                                                                         Vice-Mayor