Town of Nolensville
Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting
Date: June 2, 2011, Time 7:00 p.m.
Nolensville Recreation Center

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Mayor Jimmy Alexander opened the meeting at 7:06 p.m.  Members present were Mayor Alexander, Aldermen Larry Felts, Beth Lothers, Jason Patrick, and Brian Snyder.  Staff present: Counsel Robert Notestine, Town Planner Henry Laird, Engineer Don Swartz, Public Works Staff John Strasser, and Recorder Cindy Lancaster.  There were 27 citizens present.

Alderman Brian Snyder led the prayer and Pledge. 

Citizens Input:

Mr. Aubrey Short, 803 Rockwood Drive, expressed his disappointment with the Board in regard to Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department member Presley Hughes comments.  He asks that ordinances be placed on the internet for review prior to the meeting.  Additionally, he discussed Roberts Rules of Order.

Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting on May 5, 2011, with amendments to the Planning Commission report to reflect, “Approved final flood plan for Bent Creek” to “Approved final PUD plan for Bent Creek” and add wording for clarification within the Engineer Report to reflect, “placed for sidewalk construction and road paving” to “placed for sidewalk construction on Newsome Lane and road paving”, Alderman Lothers the seconded the amendment.  The amendment was approved unanimously.  Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the minutes as amended and Alderman Patrick seconded.  The minutes were approved unanimously as amended.

Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve April 2011 Treasurers report, Alderman Snyder seconded, and this report was approved unanimously.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Town Planner Henry Laird reported for the Planning Commission

Town Engineer Don Swartz reported for the Engineering Department

Chief Chris Bastin reported for the Volunteer Fire Department

Chief Paul Rigsby reported for the Police Department

Betty Friedlander reported for the Historic Commission

Alderman Felts reported for the Local Emergency Planning Committee

Chair Suzie Lindsey reported for the Special Events Committee

Trees and Trails Committee was reported by Alderman Lothers

Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve second reading of Ordinance #11-02, an ordinance to adopt a budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2012, Alderman Felts seconded.  Alderman Patrick made a motion to amend the Fire Department line item to increase from $90,000 to $100,000, Alderman Felts seconded the amendment.  Alderman Lothers made a motion to remove $125,000 from the line item within the Public Safety line item within the Adequate Facilities Tax Fund, Alderman Snyder seconded.  After extensive discussion, Alderman Lothers withdrew her motion, Alderman Snyder withdrew his second.  Alderman Lothers made a motion for clarification to apply the $125,000 within the Adequate Facilities Tax Fund in the Public Safety expenditure line to be applied toward public safety as intended, although property or equipment purchased with this funding be designated as a Town of Nolensville asset with ownership in the item purchased with this funding, Alderman Snyder seconded.  The vote was taken and Mayor Alexander, Aldermen Lothers, Patrick and Snyder for, and Alderman Felts against.  The vote was taken on the ordinance as amended and was approved unanimously.

Alderman Felts made a motion to approve first reading of Ordinance #11-04, an ordinance to amend the Municipal Code, Title 11, Chapter 5, an ordinance to adopt Tennessee Code Annotated, 39-17-1702, as it pertains to curfews for minors, Alderman Patrick seconded.  Alderman Felts made a motion to amend Section 501, Sub-sections (A) and (B), to replace “county” to “Town of Nolensville”, Alderman Lothers seconded.  The vote was taken and the amendment passed unanimously.  The vote was then taken on the ordinance as amended and this was passed unanimously.

Alderman Snyder made a motion to approve Resolution #11-16, a resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with PyroShows and WAKM for the 4th of July fireworks presentation, Mayor Alexander seconded.  The vote was taken and the resolution passed unanimously. 

Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve Resolution #11-17, a resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department, Alderman Patrick seconded.  After discussion the resolution was passed unanimously.

Other:

Mayor Alexander made a motion to adjourn at 9:00, Alderman Lothers seconded, and the meeting was adjourned at 9:00.

Respectfully submitted,                                                         Approved,

 

Cindy Lancaster                                                                     Jimmy Alexander
Town Recorder                                                                       Mayor