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City Council Meeting Minutes

THE LAST COUNCIL MEETING was December 2, 2003.

The minutes for the December meeting are being prepared. They will be posted as soon as they are made available. Please check back again for the posting.

December 2, 2003 - 9:00 A.M.

The Jackson, Tennessee City Council met for their regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m., December 2, 2003, in the George A. Smith Meeting Room at City Hall with Mayor Charles Farmer and Council members John Bannister; Charles “Pepper” Bray; Ernest Brooks, II; Harvey Buchanan; David Cisco; Johnny Lee Dodd; Maurice Hays; Gerry Neese; and Charles Rahm present. Also present was Toni Ross, recorder of the minutes.

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

The minutes of the November 4, 2003 meeting were approved and signed.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Brooks, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located along Fairway Boulevard, just west of North Highland Avenue from RS-1 (Single Family Residential) District to B-5 (Highway Business) District, comprising 5.84± acres, submitted by Gene Johnstone.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Bannister, unanimous approval was given to a Resolution to adopt a plan of service for an area referred to as “Pleasantville Subarea 1”, located on the northwest corner of Old Humboldt Road/Deloach Road intersection, comprising 58.69± acres.

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

  • Ordinance to annex an area referred to as “Pleasantville Subarea 1”, located on the northwest corner of Old Humboldt Road/Deloach Road intersection, comprising 58.69± acres.
  • Ordinance to zone an area referred to as “Pleasantville Subarea 1”, located on the northwest corner of Old Humboldt Road/Deloach Road intersection, from a county zoning classification of FAR/FF/FW (Forestry-Agriculture-Recreation/Flood Fringe/Floodway) District to a city zoning classification of RS-1/PRD/FF/FW (Single Family Residential/Planned Residential Development/Flood Fringe/Floodway) District, comprising 58.69± acres.

On the motion of Council member Rahm, seconded by Council member Hays, unanimous approval was given to the following:

  • Resolution to adopt a plan of service for an area referred to as “Pleasantville Subarea 2”, located on the northwest corner of Old Humboldt Road/Deloach Road intersection, comprising 2.39± acres.
  • Ordinance to annex an area referred to as “Pleasantville Subarea 2”, located on the northwest corner of Old Humboldt Road/Deloach Road intersection, comprising 2.39± acres.
  • Ordinance to zone an area referred to as “Pleasantville Subarea 2”, located on the northwest corner of Old Humboldt Road/Deloach Road intersection, from a county zoning classification of FAR/FF/FW (Forestry-Agriculture-Recreation/Flood Fringe/Floodway) District to a city zoning classification of RS-1/FF/FW (Single Family Residential/Flood Fringe/Floodway) District, comprising 2.39± acre.

NEW BUSINESS:

On the motion of Council member Hays, seconded by Council member Neese, unanimous approval was given to a music license agreement between SESAC and the City of Jackson.

On the motion of Council member Bannister, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to Change Order #2 in the amount of $48,323.10 (for a new contract of $237,783.87) with Ford Construction Company for additional work required to widen existing roadway and for a traffic signal installation on the project known as ”McClellan Road Improvement.”

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Rahm, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $6,200, with Hart Freeland Roberts for roofing design services at Fire Station #5.

On the motion of Council member Dodd, seconded by Council member Rahm, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $104,959.85 with Dement Construction Company for the construction of a concessions building at Centennial Park.

On the motion of Council member Brooks, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $72,482.76 with Keystone Construction Company for the repair of the tornado damage at Fire Safety Garage.

On the motion of Council member Rahm, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $21,000 with Hart Freeland Roberts for HVAC design services at the Civic Center.

On the motion of Council member Dodd, seconded by Council member Cisco, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $57,060.00 with G & C Supply for turn out gear for the Fire Department.

On the motion of Council member Hays, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $5,000.00 with Hart Freeland Roberts for generator design services for the Fire Department.

On the motion of Council member Dodd, seconded by Council member Rahm, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $663,000 for a pumper and aerial truck for the Fire Department.

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

  • Planning Commission - Appointment of Seth Zamek to replace Randy Wallace, who has resigned.
  • Housing Board of Adjustment and Appeals – Reappointment of John Hogins and John Allen.

On the motion of Council member Bray, seconded by Council member Bannister, 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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