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CITY COUNCIL CALLED MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 7, 2004 MEETING

MINUTES

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

SEPTEMBER 7, 2004

The Jackson, Tennessee City Council met for their regular monthly meeting on September 7, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. 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 Cisco gave the invocation and led the audience in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.

The minutes of the August 3, 2004 and August 10, 2004 meetings were approved and signed.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

On the motion of Council member Brooks, seconded by Council member Buchanan, an Ordinance to rezone property located on the north side of Daugherty Street, just west of Regency Drive from I-2 (Light Industrial) District to RS-1 (Single Family Residential) District, comprising 12.2 acres more or less, submitted by Rev. Leroy Ozier was approved 8-0-1, with Council member Neese abstaining. Mark Smith and William Merriweather were present and expressed opposition to the ordinance.

On the motion of Council member Rahm, seconded by Council member Neese, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to close and abandon an unnamed alley located south of the east end of Scott Street.

On the motion of Council member Neese, seconded by Council member Hays, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to close and abandon three unnamed alleys located off McCorry Street.

SECOND READINGS:

On the motion of Council member Rahm, seconded by Council member Cisco, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located on the north side of Campbell Street, just north of Ridgecrest Road from A-O (Agriculture-Open land) District to SC-1 (Planned Unit Commercial Development) District, comprising 6.6 acres more or less, submitted by Larry Butler on behalf of RMR Investment Company, LLC.

On the motion of Council member Brooks, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to Amend Portions of Title 8, Chapter 1, relating to “Intoxicating Liquors.”

NEW BUSINESS:

On the motion of Council member Dodd, seconded by Council member Buchanan, unanimous approval was given to a Resolution approving the acquisition of property located at 550 Old Hickory Blvd. and financial participation by the Jackson Housing Authority.

On the motion of Council member Neese, seconded by Council member Bannister, unanimous approval was given to contracts with Fire Fox/HME in the amount of $262,754 for one demonstrator pumper and $581,730 for one new 100’ platform truck.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $795,078.36 with Ford Construction Company for Summar Drive Improvements.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Bannister, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $266,533 with TML Risk Management Pool for property and crime coverage.

On the motion of Council member Rahm, seconded by Council member Cisco, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $402,390 with TML Risk Management Pool for liability coverage.

On the motion of Council member Rahm, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to a Change Order #1 in the amount of $9,290.03 from Ford Construction Company on the project known as State Street Bridge Reconstruction. The increase in the contract is due to additional excavation and installation of a sheet pile wall to keep the street from caving in during bridge reconstruction and a water filtration process pursuant to State Stormwater compliance requirements.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Brooks, unanimous approval was given to the acceptance of streets located in Walnut Trace North Sections X & XI as city streets. These streets include Walnut Creek, Heartstone Cove and Fawn Ridge Drive.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Rahm, unanimous approval was given to engineering services proposal with Neel Schaffer, Inc. for signal design of Channing Way at Stonebridge Blvd. in an amount not to exceed $12,800.

On the motion of Council member Dodd, seconded by Council member Rahm, unanimous approval was given to a Certificate of Compliance for Artie Jones, d/b/a Mid-Town Wine Shop & Spirits.

On the motion of Council member Dodd, seconded by Council member Brooks, unanimous approval was given to Certificates of Compliance for Michael V. Smith and Jerry Lester Key, Sr., d/b/a Eastgate of Jackson, LLC.

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