Town of Nolensville
Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting
Date: September 1, 2011, Time 7:00 p.m.
Nolensville Recreation Center

Click here for audio recording of meeting

 

Mayor Jimmy Alexander opened the meeting at 7:04 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 Director Bob Hayes, and Recorder Cindy Lancaster.  There were 14 citizens present.

Mr. Bob Hayes, Public Works Director, led the prayer and Pledge. 

Citizens Input:

Ms. Terry Mills, Greystone Subdivision resident and Realtor, addressed the sign ordinance and ask that realtor signs be made less strict for the Town.

Alderman Lothers made a motion to approve August 4, 2011, minutes, Mayor Alexander seconded.  Alderman Snyder noted that due to his absence in August he would recuse himself from the vote.  Mayor Alexander noted that the entire Board was in attendance at the meeting tonight.  The vote was taken and the minutes were approved by majority with Mayor Alexander, Aldermen Felts, Lothers, and Patrick for, Alderman Snyder recused.

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

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Henry Laird, Town Planner, reported for the Planning Commission

Town Engineer Don Swartz reported for the Engineering Department 

There was no report for the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department

Chief Paul Rigsby reported for the Police Department 

Public Works Director Bob Hayes reported for the Public Works Department

Betty Friedlander reported for the Historic Commission 

Alderman Felts reported for the Local Emergency Planning Committee 

Brian Snyder reported for the Special Events Committee

Ingrid Curry reported for the Trees and Trails Committee

Second reading of Ordinance 11-05, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance, as it pertains to changes in uses and non-conforming uses, Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve, Alderman Felts seconded.  The vote was taken, ordinance passed unanimously on second reading. 

Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve second reading of Ordinance 11-06, an ordinance to annex certain territory east of the current corporate boundaries on Kidd Road, Alderman Patrick seconded.  The vote was taken and this ordinance was approved unanimously on second reading.

Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve Resolution #11-23, a resolution to dedicate newly constructed roads within Haley Industrial Park, Alderman Felts seconded.  After explanation the vote was taken and approved unanimously.

Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve Resolution #11-24, a resolution to give authority to Mayor to make application for a Middle Tennessee Tourism Council Grant, Alderman Patrick seconded.  The vote was taken and this resolution was approved unanimously.

Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve Resolution 11-25, a resolution to enter into an agreement with Nolensville/College Grove Utility to provide water services, Alderman Snyder seconded and this was approved unanimously.

Other:

Alderman Felts described to the Board a federal program that disburses surplus equipment via the internet through an auction web-site.

Mayor Alexander invited the public to an Open House for the newly constructed Town Hall on September 19, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 

Alderman Lothers stated that the Post Office will have a location to list lost pets versus placing signs on stop signs and utility poles.

Mayor Alexander adjourned the meeting at 7:49 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,                                                         Approved,

Cindy Lancaster                                                                    Jimmy Alexander
Town Recorder                                                                      Mayor