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Town of Nolensville
Board of Mayor and Aldermen Meeting
Date: May 4, 2017 Time 7:00 p.m.
Nolensville Town Hall, 7218 Nolensville Road
Mayor Jimmy Alexander opened the meeting at 7:02 p.m. Board members present: Mayor Alexander, Aldermen Tommy Dugger, Larry Felts, Jason Patrick and Brian Snyder. Staff present: Administrator Ken McLawhon, Counsel Robert Notestine, Town Engineer Don Swartz, Planner Sarah Sitterle, and Recorder Kali Mogul. There were 39 citizens present.
Alderman Brian Snyder said the prayer and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mayor Alexander announced that Alderman Patrick would be a few minutes late.
Ms. Christa Tidwell of 1505 Halsey Drive addressed the Board on behalf of her Summerlyn neighbors about the need for cross walks to the school and a request to change the school zone location. She also requested more police presence to enforce the speed limits and addressed some street lights in the neighborhood that are not functioning.
Mr. Aubrey Short of 803 Rockwood Drive commented on the state of the roads in Town and said he had looked at the budget.
Alderman Patrick joined the meeting at 7:10 p.m.
Mr. Andy Flanigan of 2531 York Road addressed the speeding drivers on York Road and the need for sidewalks leading to the schools and on the campus.
Next, Alderman Snyder moved to approve the minutes from the Board meeting of April 6th, 2017, seconded by Alderman Dugger. The motion passed unanimously.
Mayor Alexander made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s report through March 2017, seconded by Alderman Patrick. When the vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.
Submittals considered at the April Planning Commission meeting were:
* Telfair Subdivision Entrance Sign, approved
* Woods at Burberry Glen Subdivision Entrance Sign, approved
* Site Plan for Lot 15A in Haley Industrial Park, approved
Additionally, the comp plan is still in draft mode.
Town Engineer Don Swartz provided updates on the following:
* Work is underway on the greenway trail; the bridge has been ordered, but its fabrication will take some time.
* The Stonebrook Safe Routes to School project has been entirely submitted for TDOT final review. Swartz anticipates the project will go out to bid in mid-to-late June.
* The left turn signal at Rocky Fork Road and Nolensville Road should be installed mid next week.
* Analysis of the speed limits on Nolensville Road will be available next month.
* There is a quote on striping of some of the road ways in Town. If there is still money in the budget for this year striping can be done now. Otherwise it may be completed in the next fiscal year.
Administrator McLawhon said Williamson County will attempt to get to work on York Road within this fiscal year.
On behalf of the Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department, Chief Keith Rosenberry reported statistics for April. He mentioned the controlled burn training that took place in Town the previous week.
Police Chief Troy Huffines gave his monthly management report and gave details on Bike to School days at Nolensville Elementary School on May 17 – 18. Chief Huffines then introduced Officer Jeremy Richardson and swore him in to service. Huffines also answered questions regarding his speed enforcement tools and indicated he has and will continue to use them.
Mr. Bryan Howell presented a report for the Public Works Department. Repairing pot holes continues to be a time-consuming problem. He said the tractor is now fixed, up and running. Seasonal mowing will begin on Monday.
No report for the Historic Zoning Commission.
On behalf of the Town Events Committee, Chief Troy Huffines indicated that many of the components of the Star Spangled Celebration are already secured. Alderman Snyder highlighted the entertainment. Nolensville High School videography students have partnered with the committee to use drones to capture footage of the event that can be used to promote the event and also help secure sponsorship.
Ms. Kelley Crummitt reported on behalf of Trees and Trails. She said the committee had received feedback on the trees list in the Zoning Ordinance. Unfortunately, the suggested trees were too large but there may be creative ways to incorporate different trees. She mentioned the best way to help the committee would be to check out a meeting, held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Crummitt also gave an overview of the route of the new greenway being installed.
Mayor Alexander announced that agenda item 10 would be deferred until October.
Mayor Alexander then made a motion to approve the consent agenda, including Resolution 17-06, a resolution to make application for Tennessee Highway Safety Office safe streets grant funding and Resolution 17-07, a resolution to enter into a loan agreement between the Town of Nolensville, Tennessee and The Public Building Authority of the City of Clarksville, Tennessee for the purpose of refunding an outstanding variable rate loan of the Town. Alderman Patrick seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
At 7:54 p.m., Mayor Alexander opened a public hearing of Ordinance 17-06, an ordinance adopting a budget for fiscal year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018. Mr. Aubrey Short asked whether the $5,000,000 in the budget is for Sunset Road. Administrator McLawhon confirmed that amount is a place holder but that the first two phases of Sunset Road would be around $5.5 million. There was discussion about the effort and money it will take to get Sunset Road and other road work completed. There were no other comments, so the public hearing was closed by Mayor Alexander at 8:03 p.m.
Next, Mayor Alexander moved to approve on second reading of Ordinance 17-03, an ordinance to rezone a portion of Map 33, Parcel 108.01 from commercial services (CS) with a commercial corridor overlay (CCO) to office industrial (OI). Alderman Felts seconded the motion. Alderman Dugger asked how far back the OI zoning would be from Nolensville Road. Eric Olsen of Anderson, Delk, Epps answered that the CS/CCO zoning would extend around 400 – 500 feet off of Nolensville Road before the OI zone would begin. When a vote was taken, the approval passed unanimously.
Mayor Alexander then made a motion to approve on second reading Ordinance 17-07, an ordinance to amend Title 1, Chapter 1, Section 1-104 of the Nolensville Municipal Code updating procedures for public inspection of, access to and duplication of public records. Alderman Patrick seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.
The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 8:08 p.m.