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City Council Meeting Minutes

June 3, 2003 - 9:00 A.M.

The Jackson, Tennessee City Council met for their regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m., June 3, 2003, 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, Maurice Hays, Kenny Holt, Jessie Jacox and James E. Wolfe, Jr. Also present were Toni Ross and Anita Brooks, recorders of the minutes.

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

The minutes of the May 14, 2003 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 two Ordinances to zone an area referred to as “Old Medina Road Associates”, located at the northeast quadrant of the Campbell Street/I-40 Interchange, comprising 29.73 acres more or less. The proposed zoning for the area is SC-1 (Planned Unit Commercial Development) District and A-O/FF/FW (Agriculture-Open Land/Flood Fringe/Floodway) District.

On the motion of Council member Wolfe, seconded by Council member Bannister, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone Old Medina Road and Interstate 40 right-of-way from RS-1/A-O (Single Family Residential/Agriculture-Open Land) District to SC-1 (Planned Unit Commercial Development) District, comprising 4.1 acres more or less, submitted by the staff.

On the motion of Council member Bannister, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone Interstate 40 and West Tennessee Railroad Corporation right-of-way from RS-1/FF/FW (Single Family Residential/Flood Fringe/Floodway) District to A-O/FF/FW (Agriculture-Open Land/Flood Fringe/Floodway) District, comprising 6.76 acres more or less, submitted by the staff.

On the motion of Council member Hays, seconded by Council member Jacox, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located east of Medical Center Drive and southwest of Highland Park from RG-2 (General Residential) District to B-1 (Medical and Related Services) District, comprising 1.07 acres more or less, submitted by West Tennessee Healthcare, Inc.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located at 617 West Forest Avenue (former Highland Park Elementary School) from RG-2 (General Residential) District to B-1 (Medical and Related Services) District, comprising 12.24 acres more or less, submitted by West Tennessee Healthcare, Inc.

On the motion of Council member Hays, seconded by Council member Cisco, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located south of Highway 18 and west of U.S. Highway 45 South from RS-1/B-5 (Single Family Residential/Highway Business) District to SC-1 (Planned Unit Commercial Development) District, comprising 14.8 acres more or less, submitted by of Horne Development, L.P. c/o Doug Carnathan.

On the motion of Council member Dodd, seconded by Council member Hays, an amendment to the text of the City of Jackson Zoning Ordinance Article V, Section 9 B-3 Central Business District relative to administrative procedures was approved 8-0-1, with Council member Wolfe abstaining.

SECOND READINGS:

On the motion of Council member Bannister, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located at the northwest corner of the intersection of West Forest Avenue and Tucker Street from RG-2 (General Residential) District to O-R (Office-Residential) District, comprising 0.27 acres more or less, submitted by Jon Townsend.

NEW BUSINESS:

On the motion of Council member Buchanan, seconded by Council member Jacox, unanimous approval was given to the sale of property on Red Lane and Aaron Long to Tom Winbush.

On the motion of Council member Hays, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to a reimbursement resolution for capital expenditures.

On the motion of Council member Wolfe, seconded by Council member Bannister, unanimous approval was given to the request to hold a surplus auction on June 7, 2003 at the Jackson Police Department.

On the motion of Council member Bray, seconded by Council member Dodd, invoices over $10,000 were unanimously approved.

On the motion of Council member Buchanan, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to the Certificate of Compliance for Ralph Gray.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.



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CHARLES H. FARMER, MAYOR


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