Town of Nolensville
Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting
Date: March 3, 2011, Time 7:00 p.m.
Nolensville Recreation Center

Mayor Jimmy Alexander opened the meeting at 7:00 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, and Recorder Cindy Lancaster.  There were 15 citizens present.

Pastor Jonathan Watson with Jenkins Cumberland Presbyterian Church led the prayer and Pledge.

Citizens Input:

There were no citizen comments.

Alderman Felts made a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting on February 3, 2011, Alderman Lothers seconded.

Alderman Patrick made a motion to amend page four by removing the following sentence, “Counsel Notestine clarified that his interpretation is each of those acts must be performed prior to using the taser.”, and replace with “Counsel Notestine clarified that it was his interpretation that it was at the discretion of the officer prior to using the taser.”

On page two,  “Mayor Alexander noted that there would be a review for possible State Spot funding for the traffic signal on Nolensville and Sunset Road.”  Should read, “Mayor Alexander noted that there was a review for possible State Spot funding for the traffic signal on Nolensville and Sunset Road, the proposed was approved by the State Spot funding.”  Alderman Lothers seconded.

The proposed amendments were approved by majority with Mayor Alexander, Aldermen, Felts, Lothers and Patrick for, Alderman Snyder recused himself, due to not being in attendance at this meeting.  The vote was taken on the minutes as amended and approved by majority, with Mayor Alexander, Aldermen, Felts, Lothers and Patrick for, Alderman Snyder recused.
 
Alderman Lothers made a motion to approve the January 2011 Treasurers report, Mayor Alexander seconded and this report was approved unanimously.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Chair Rick Owens reported for the Planning Commission
 
* Town Hall Center
* Bond Report was approved unanimously

There was no report for the Planning Department

 Town Engineer Don Swartz reported for the Engineering Department

* Town Hall construction is ongoing

Chief Chris Bastin reported for the Volunteer Fire Department

* Met with MTAS Consultant
* Fund drive request letters mailed

Chief Paul Rigsby reported for the Police Department

* Taser class scheduled next week
* Written statistics were distributed

There was no report for the Historic Commission

Alderman Felts and Alderman Snyder reported for the Emergency Planning Committee

* New member is Mr. Don Caldwell

Mayor Alexander and Alderman Lothers reported for Trees and Trails Committee

* Arbor Day  will be celebrated this Saturday

Chair Suzie Lindsey reported for the Special Events Committee

* $14,000 will be raised and spent for the 4th of July Celebration
* Discussions underway with Chamber to revive Broken Wheel Festival

Mayor’s Report:
a. Alderman Lothers updated Board on Jack Trail Launch

b. Other

Mayor Alexander announcements:

* Hosting of Williamson County Economic Development meeting March 24, at 1:30 p.m.
* Special Beer Board meeting March 14, at 6:00 p.m.
* Buttercup Festival will be held April 2nd
* Directional signs have been installed at Johnson Industrial/Stonebrook Boulevard and Nolensville Road, and Haley Industrial Park and Nolensville Road

Second reading of Ordinance #11-01, an ordinance to amend Title 9, Chapter 1, of the Municipal Code in regards to solicitation permit sponsored by Alderman Lothers

Alderman Felts made a motion to approve the ordinance, Mayor Alexander seconded.

Alderman Lothers made a motion to amend Section 9-104, add sub-section 13.  Each applicant that has obtained a Transient Vendor permit issued by Williamson County shall provide a true and exact copy of the permit to the Town of Nolensville at the time of application showing said permit to be in effect.  Alderman Patrick seconded.  The amendment was approved unanimously.

The vote was taken on Ordinance 11-01 as amended and was approved unanimously.

Reading of Resolution #11-03, a resolution to authorize the Police Department to apply for funding with the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance under the BVP Program sponsored by Mayor Alexander

Alderman Felts made a motion to approve this resolution, Alderman Snyder seconded.  The vote was taken and passed unanimously.

Reading of Resolution 11-04, a resolution to approve a Bullet Proof Vest Mandatory Wearing Policy into the Nolensville Police Departments Standard Operating Procedure Manual sponsored by Mayor Alexander.

Alderman Lothers made a motion to approve this resolution, Mayor Alexander seconded.  The vote was taken and passed unanimously.

Reading of Resolution #11-05, a resolution to approve the recommendation to release maintenance bonds and acceptance of various streets for portions of the Bennington Subdivision sponsored by Mayor Alexander

Alderman Snyder made a motion to approve this resolution, Mayor Alexander seconded.  The vote was taken and passed unanimously.

Other:

Various community event dates announced:

Mayor Alexander made a motion to adjourn, Alderman Lothers seconded, the meeting adjourned at 7:47. 

Respectfully submitted,                             Approved,

 


Cindy Lancaster                                       Jimmy Alexander
Town Recorder                                         Mayor