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City Council Meeting Minutes

April 2, 2002 - 9:00 A.M.


The Jackson, Tennessee City Council met for their regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m., April 2, 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, and James E. Wolfe, Jr. present. Council member Jessie Jacox was not present. Also present were Toni Ross and Anita Brooks, recorders of the minutes.

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

The minutes of the March 5, 2002 meeting were approved and signed.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to a Resolution to adopt a Plan of Service, an Ordinance to annex and an Ordinance to zone an annexation area referred to as "Barker Elementary School," located on the south side of Ashport Road, just north and west of Northmeade Woods Subdivision, comprising 14.96 acres more or less. The proposed zoning for the area is RS-1 (Single Family Residential) District. Fred Northcott was present and advised about drainage problems in the area.

On the motion of Council member Wolfe, seconded by Council member Bannister, unanimous approval was given to a Resolution to adopt a Plan of Service, an Ordinance to annex and an Ordinance to zone an annexation area referred to as "Trinity Christian School," located on the east side of Windy City Road at its intersection with Old Bells Road and Bascom Road, comprising 81 acres more or less. The proposed zoning for the area is RS (Single Family Residential) District.

On the motion of Council member Buchanan, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance Levying Local Litigation Tax.

SECOND READINGS:

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located on the west side of Cheyenne Drive between Volunteer Boulevard and East University Parkway, from RG-3 (General Residential) District to SC-1 (Planned Unit Commercial Development) District, comprising 3.48 acres more or less, submitted by Jimmy Harris on behalf of Parkway Partners & Gary Taylor.

On the motion of Council member Bray, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located at the northeast and southeast corners of the intersection of Bon Air Circle and North Highland Avenue, from RS (Single Family Residential) District to SC-1 (Planned Unit Commercial Development) District, comprising 2.75 acres more or less, submitted by Scotty Lafont.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to an amendment to the text of the City Zoning Ordinance, Article VI, Section 14 (D) Parking Design Standards, relative to minimum aisle widths.

On the motion of Council member Wolfe, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to Close and Abandon an unnamed alley located behind 238 & 270 North Highland Avenue.

NEW BUSINESS:

On the motion of Council member Bannister, seconded by Council member Cisco, unanimous approval was given to an Agreement between the City of Jackson and Madison County, Tennessee to provide for funding for designated departments and agencies, as amended.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Holt, unanimous approval was given to a Resolution requesting a Private Act Amendment to enable governmental agencies to issue bonds for certain projects.

On the motion of Council member Hays, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to a request to grant an exclusive permanent easement for ingress and egress on Butler Street to Allen Reid Mooney.

On the motion of Council member Buchanan, seconded by Council member Bannister, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $998,480.00 with Rose Integrated Services for the construction of a landfill cell, with phase one being in the amount of $495,890.00.

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

  • Industrial Development Board – Appointment of Robert F. (Bob) Campbell to replace Ed Graves, who has resigned.

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

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.


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CHARLES H. FARMER, MAYOR


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