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City Council Meeting Minutes

October 1, 2002 - 9:00 A.M.

The Jackson, Tennessee City Council met for their regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m., October 1, 2002, in the George A. Smith Meeting Room at City Hall with Mayor Charles Farmer and Council members John Bannister, Charles "Pepper" Bray, Harvey Buchanan, David Cisco, Johnny Lee Dodd, Kenny Holt, Jessie Jacox and James E. Wolfe, Jr. present. Also present were Toni Ross and Anita Brooks, recorders of the minutes.

Council member Buchanan gave the invocation and led the audience in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

Mayor Farmer presented proclamations for Domestic Violence Awareness Month to Stephanie Taylor with Women's Resource and Rape Assistance Program and Public Utility Week to Marquita Beard from Jackson Energy Authority.

The minutes of the September 3, 2002 meeting were approved and signed.

SECOND READINGS:

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Buchanan, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone 7.2

NEW BUSINESS:

On the motion of Council member Hays, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to the Initial Resolution authorizing the Incurrence of Indebtedness and a Resolution to approve execution and delivery of loan agreements.

On the motion of Council member Wolfe, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to a Joint Resolution between Madison County, Tennessee and the City of Jackson, Tennessee regarding extending Ridgecrest Road to Hwy 70.

On the motion of Council member Bannister, seconded by Council member Buchanan, unanimous approval was given to proposed budget amendments.

Winston Henning and Dave Ralston gave the Annual Report of Jackson's Community Development Program.

Gary Boutwell gave a report on the plans for expansion of the downtown Jackson-Madison County Library.

On the motion of Council member Buchanan, seconded by Council member Cisco, unanimous approval was given to the following board appointments:

  • Jackson-Madison County Airport Authority Board - Appointment of Dr. Alex Leech to replace Brenda Powers.
  • Jackson Housing Authority Board - Appointment of Horace Chase to replace Jimmy England.

On the motion of Council member Bray, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to the payment of invoices over $10,000.

On the motion of Council member Dodd, seconded by Council member Bannister, unanimous approval was given to Certificates of Compliance for Bobby L. Lindsey, Sr., d/b/a Southside Liquors, and Bobby L. Lindsey, Jr., d/b/a Lynnwood Wine & Spirits.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.



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CHARLES H. FARMER, MAYOR


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