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City Council Meeting Minutes

DECEMBER 5, 2000 - 9:00 A.M.

The Jackson, Tennessee City Council met for their regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m., December 5, 2000, in the George A. Smith Meeting Room at City Hall with Mayor Jerry Gist 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. present. Also present were Toni Ross and Anita Brooks, recorders of the minutes.

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

The minutes of the November 7, 2000 meeting were approved and signed.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to an amendment to the text of the City Zoning Ordinance, Article VI, Section 27, Subsection 5, relative to Accessory Dwelling Units.

On the motion of Council member Wolfe, seconded by Council member Dodd, an ordinance to rezone property located on the east side of U. S. Highway 45 South, just south of Rebel Road, from RS-1 (Single Family Residential) District to O (Office) comprising 0.66± acres, submitted by George Fisher, was approved 6-3, with Council members Dodd, Jacox, Buchanan, Bannister, Wolfe and Cisco voting yea and Council members Hays, Holt and Bray voting nay.

SECOND READINGS:

On the motion of Council member Bannister, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to rezone property located on the northeast side of North Highland Avenue, just southeast of Pine Tree Dive from RS-1 (Single Family Residential) District to O (Office) District, 0.80± acres submitted by Charlotte Wilson.

On the motion of Council member Wolfe, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to annex and an Ordinance to zone an area referred to as "King Bradley," comprising 5.64± acres, located on the east side of Old Medina Road, just south of Bienville Street and just north of the Jackson Tennis Club. The proposed zoning for the area is B-5/FF/FW (Highway Business)/(Flood Fringe)/(Floodway) District.

On the motion of Council member Holt, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to an Ordinance to Amend Title 2 of the City Code regarding the Jackson City Beautiful Commission.

NEW BUSINESS:

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to Jackson Utility Division's request for approval of resolutions authorizing a loan from the Tennessee Municipal Bond Fund for an amount up to $5,000,000, said funds will be used for the purchase of the Three Way facilities as well as other new construction for Jackson Utility Division's Water System.

On the motion of Council member Bray, seconded by Council member Cisco, unanimous approval was given to Jackson Utility Division's request for approval of a 161 kV substation from AEMP in the amount of $741,794.00. This substation will be used to support the growth in the F. E. Wright/I-40 area.

On the motion of Council member Buchanan, seconded by Council member Cisco, unanimous approval was given to the Option Agreements and Resolutions relating to the Kirkland's Project.

On the motion of Council member Hays, seconded by Council member Dodd, unanimous approval was given to a contract in the amount of $35,000.00 with Allen and Hoshall for preparation of updated Long Range Transportation Plan.

On the motion of Council member Buchanan, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to a contract with Amanda Construction for the materials and labor required for the replacement of downtown sidewalks.

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Buchanan, unanimous approval was given to acceptance of streets located within McClellan Place Subdivision Section I.

On the motion of Council member Bannister, seconded by Council member Bray, unanimous approval was given to the following budget amendments for FY00:

General Fund:
Expenditures
Amdmt. Request
Current Budget
Amended Budget
110-41900-142 Health Insurance Claims
2,790,678
-200,000
2,590,678
110-41900-769 Appropriation to Golf Course
89,000
200,000
289,000
Sinking Fund:
Expenditures
Current Budget
Amdmt. Request
Amended Budget
110-41900-769 1998 TML Bond-Fund Prin.
0
351,000
351,000
Urban Interchange:
Expenditures
Current Budget
Amdmt. Request
Amended Budget
316-43121-631 TML Bond Fund-Interest
197,417
28,000
225,417
Bent Tree Golf
Revenue
Current Budget
Amdmt. Request
Amended Budget
450-36961 Trans in from General Fund
89,000
200,000
289,000
.
Expenditures
. . .
450-44451-299 Contractual Services - Martty
0
200,000
200,000

On the motion of Council member Cisco, seconded by Council member Wolfe, unanimous approval was given to following budget amendments for FY01:

General Fund
.
Current
Amdmt
Amended
.
Expenditures
Budget
Request
Budget
110-42158-900 98 LLBG: Equipment
0
33,300
33,300
110-42159-900 98 LLBG: Equipment
0
250,000
250,000
110-45130-237 Jax Outdoor Ad Ed. Campaign
0
19,950
19,950
.
Funding
. .
.
110-33199 DOJ: 99 LLEBG
0
212,616
212,616
110-33440 St.of TN: O/D Adv Educ Cmpg
0
19,950
19,950
110-37900 From Fund Balance
662,731
70,684
733,415
Capital Outlay Fund
Expenditures
. . .
315-43160-900 Street Cleaning
96,000
13,972
109,972
315-43120-900 St. Maintenance
356,340
-13,972
342,368

General Fund appropriations would increase by $303,250. Total appropriations of Capital Outlay Fund budget would be unchanged.


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

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

  • Historical Zoning - appointment of Sue Templeton to replace Glenda Baker, who has resigned.
  • Community Economic Development Commission - appointment of Monola Patterson Williams to replace Mary Adams, whose term has expired.
  • Industrial Development - Reappointment of Kenneth Marston.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

CHARLES H. FARMER, MAYOR


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