MBA 2007 March

COOPERTOWN BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN
 
MEETING MINUTES
 
MARCH 27, 2007
 
 
I.  Call to Order: Mayor Danny Crosby                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
II.  Pledge of Allegiance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
III.  Roll Call: Alisha Haggard conducted roll call. The following were present:                                                                                                                                                              
            Mayor Danny Crosby                                           
            Vice-Mayor Donnie Gill
            Larry Muhlstadt, Alderman
            Peggy Ruth, Alderman
            Robert Dale Anderson, Alderman   
 
 
IV.  Bank Balances:           General Government: $210,311.89                                                                          
                                              State Street Aid:          $65,868.19                  
                                              Drug Fund:                  $5,548.98                                                                  
                                              Landfill/Legal Fund:     $2,824.74     
                                              Hands Up to Coopertown: $2,907.75                                                                                                                                                                                               
V.  The oral reading of the minutes of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting for March 27, 2007 were waived.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
VI.  Reports from Committees, Communications from Aldermen: None tobe made.                                                                                                                                                   
VII.  Old Business:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
            Resolution 2007-006: Continuing the SRO contract, discussed there will be an additional
            8000.00 for the SRO salary to finish up the year. Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Gill, and seconded by
            Alderman Muhlstadt. The vote was as follows:                                                                                       
 
            Alderman Ruth: Yes  
           Alderman Muhlstadt: Yes 
           Alderman Anderson: Yes
           Vice-Mayor Gill: Yes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
VIII.  Resolution 2007-009,010:Requesting AT&T to enter into Cable Franchise Negotiations, and The
        Competitive Cable and Video Services Act. 2007-009 a motion was made by Alderman Ruth and
        seconded by Vice-Mayor Donnie Gill.
        The vote was as follows:
                                                                                                                                
            Alderman Ruth: Yes
            Alderman Muhlstadt: Yes
            Alderman Anderson: Yes
            Vice-Mayor Gill: Yes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
            Resolution 2007-014: Implementing the SRO GREAT Summer Games. Discussed  finding businesses
            to donate food for this event. Motion was made by Alderman Anderson and seconded by Vice-Mayor
           Gill.    The vote was as follows:      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
            Alderman Ruth: Yes
            Alderman Muhlstadt: Yes
           Alderman Anderson: Yes       
           Vice-Mayor Gill: Yes
 
IX.  New Business:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
            Discussed the Personnel Policy regarding Vacation, Sick and Comp time. More than one year, an
            employee will receive five days vacation, and one day each additional year
            worked. An employee shall also receive 96 hours of sick time each year worked. If an
            employee takes sick time, they must take the whole day.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
            Resolution 2007-012: Purchasing two Crown Victoria's for the Police Department.
            Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Gill and seconded by Alderman Anderson. The vote
            was as follows:
 
            Alderman Ruth: No
            Alderman Muhlstadt: Yes
            Alderman Anderson: Yes
            Vice-Mayor Gill: Yes
 
            Mayor discussed the drawings from the Tennessee Dept. of Transportation regarding
            the safety issues that are involved at Interstate 24.
 
            Mayor discussed that the planning commission was looking to hiring a city engineer, to
            help with the processes of subdivisions, etc., and to make sure they are properly
            inspected.
 
            Resolution 2007-013: $10,000 donation to the Robertson County Animal Control.
            Aldermen wanting to wait and see if other cities will participate in this project. No
            motion was made.
 
Mayor discussed building a security fence as an impound lot. It will be less expensive if
the city provides the labor. Chief stated this security fence will bring in revenue, as the
Coopertown Police Department tows around 20 cars a month.
 
            Mayor discussed donating all unused cell phones to the Springfield shelter for battered
            women as 911 only cell usage.
 
X.  Communications from the Mayor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
XI.  Adjournment
 
Minutes Submitted by Alisha B. Haggard
-Complete minutes recorded on CD and on file.
 
Minutes approved by Mayor Danny Crosby