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JONES BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

                                                          January 2, 2007

 

Meeting called to order at 7:03 PM               Meeting was tape-recorded

Roll Call:  Present- Matt Elerick, Roger Choate, Ray Poland, Rusty Fields, Randy McMillin    Quorum was declared

 

Historical Society Presentation

Lloyd Neighbors, John McEwen and James Selders were present.  Mr. Neighbors presented, on behalf of the Jones Historical Society, a photo/plaque of  Robert Mueller to be placed in the Robert Mueller Community Center.   

CONSENT AGENDA

Minutes-12-19-06,  Purchase Order #s 3036-3045,  Payroll-01-11-07.  Need for transfer

Of $6000 from General Fund Rainy Acct to Acct #

R. Poland made motion to approve consent agenda.  R. Fields seconded.   Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin.

CITIZENS TIME

No-One came forth

OLD BUSINESS

Priority List-Capital Improvement Projects

It was noted that list was presented and voted upon in Public Hearing Meeting.  No action needed this meeting.

Contract-Grant Writer-Barbara Birden

Attorney Julia Wilson presented contract.  R. Poland made motion to approve contract.  M. Elerick seconded.  Yes- M. Elerick,  Ray Poland, Randy McMillin, Rusty Fields, Roger Choate.  (See:  Personnel File-Contract-Barbara Birden)  ***** See January  16, 2007 Mtg.

Main Street Project

Table

Fire Dept Report

1)      Handheld/Mobile Radios

Chief Mark Taylor advised of need for two handheld-mobile radios at approx; $500 each set.  R. Poland made motion to approve purchase.  (to be paid from FD Fund)

M. Elerick seconded motion.  Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin

      2)   Brush Truck-Paint/Repair

             Regarding recently aquired Dept. of Defense Brush Pumper truck.  Need for     

             $200-$500 for paint - $1000-$1200 for repairs. Mr. Taylor advised that he could

              Buy needed parts at lower costs  but would request that he be reimbursed before

              Next meeting for these out-of-pocket expenses.  M. Elerick made motion to

              Approve requested expenses with reimbursement for any expenses occurred by

              Mark (Taylor).  R. Fields seconded    Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland,

              R. Fields, R. McMillin

 

 

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Homeland Security & NIMS Report

Kenny Ray gave general report with request for payment of $664.10 due on Grant Reimb items.  He requested that payment be made as account is past due.  Will be reimbursed when final grant fund is received.  M. Elerick made motion to approve $664.10 payment to Computer  Connections.  R. Fields seconded.   Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin.

    DONATIONS TO FIRE DEPT & POLICE DEPT

    As part of reports,  Mark Taylor and Kenny Ray advised of recent donations from Madewell & Madewell.  $6000 for PD to upgrade computers in police cars.  $9000 for updating/internal construction in the Fire  Dept Bldg.

Fence Ordinance

Tabled for changes

Old Timers Day Committee

No action.   Tabled

Town Library

Ray Poland gave general report/update.

Tabled

Redbud Energy Funds

Noted this has already been taken care of – strike from agenda

NEW BUSINESS

Property Division-Ty Burroughs-406 & 410 Bebee

Board was advised this was approved by Planning Commission at earlier meeting this date.

Request delete 10’ from 410 Bebee and add to 406 Bebee.  (See Town Platt Map Book)

R. Poland made motion to approve property line adjustment.  M. Elerick seconded.  Yes-

M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin.

Revision-Animal Ordinance

Tabled

ACOG Reap Grant-2007   Resolutions

Resolution #1-2-07 A-pertaining to debris screen for treatment plant

(Although treatment plant is operated under PWA – this resolution needs to be approved under town meeting)   M. Elerick made motion to adopt Resolution 1-2-07-A

R. Poland seconded.  Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin

Resolution #1-2-07-B  pertaining to expansion of Community Center parking/.

M. Elerick made motion to adopt Resolution 01-02-07B.  R. Poland seconded.  Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin.

Hire Persons for Grant Required Survey

Tabled

 

 

 

 

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Request for Resolution-Cable Transfer-Rapid Communications

Board was advised that local cable company has once again transferred ownership.  This is transfer from Rapid  Communications to PC One Cable, LLC ,  Ransey, NJ.  (See Rapid Communications- Year 2007 City File) Julia Wilson, Attorney, advised that, although we do not at this time have a franchise, federal cable laws will allow transfer/service.  No action taken.

Town website-Verify Contract-John Elerick

Need for clearification of setup amount (May 2006)   R. McMillin made motion to pay setup fee of $600 (six hundred dollars) plus $50 (fifty dollars) per month maintenance and to include addition $120 costs (to John Elerick) for setup.  R. Poland seconded.  Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R.McMillin.

2007 Town Election Resolution #01-02-07 C

Resolution as required for election of three trustees and city clerk – 2007 election.

M. Elerick made motion to adopt Resolution #01-02-07 C.  R. Poland seconded  Yes-

M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin

Request-Place Motor Home in drive- 14300 Teresa

Ruby Jackson  (above address)  addressed board regarding a mobile home owned by her son and need to park this vehicle alongside her house in drive.  She noted no-one would live in it. Covenants in original abstract does not allow for this but abstract is over 50 years old.   Ms. Jackson was advised that board does not enforce convenants, it would have to be a neighborhood committee and that parking the mobile as she explained does not violate any town codes.   No voting action was needed.

Condition of Court Room

Prior to meeting, board members did a walk through on court room. Various needed repairs was noted but first need would be a roof to prevent further leaking. Discussion regarding types of  roofs.  Mark Pierce will check costs, etc.  Tabled.

Approve Meeting/Court Dates 2007

List of meeting & court dates were presented.   R. Poland made motion to approve presented dates.  M. Elerick seconded.   Yes- M. Elerick, R. Choate, R. Poland, R. Fields, R. McMillin.

REMARKS, INQUIRIES & REPORTS BY GOVERNING BOARD MEMBERS

R. Poland requested that a next agenda item address Tattoo Parlors.  R. Choate questioned status of time approval of travel trailer (Lundy’s Propane-Britton/Hiwassee)  To be placed on next agenda. ***Note – As of 01/09/07 mobile trailer has been moved from location.

Mr. Choate recalled discussion regarding installation of time clocks.  It was noted this has been voted on and Matt Elerick will be responsible for purchase of clocks. 

Question regarding 12808 E. Britton – property has trash plus horses confined to open stalls without shelter.  Board advised that Animal Control and Code Enforcement has addressed this problem with person living there. Several street lights were mentioned as being out.  Board was advised that reports to OG&E have been made on these.  Follow-up will be made.   

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Adjournment motion made by R. Poland, seconded by M. Elerick.  Yes- R. Choate, R. Poland, M. Elerick, R. Fields, R. McMillin.\

Time:  -  8:30 PM

 

CLAIMS

        Payroll – 01-12-07 ……            13, 783.32

2686   Internal Revenue….     979.02

2687   PEBSCO………….       72.00

2688   Police Pension…….     992.17

2689   Julia Wilson (Replace #2678)    2002.50

2690   Principal Financial………..        6754.20

2691   CompSource……………..         1293.00

2692   Julia Wilson……………...       600.00

2693   Shane Wilson…………….      615.00

2694   Lorie Ray…………………     250.00

2695   Jones PWA……………….     634.27

2696   Special-Ops………………        37.96

2697   TDS Telecom…………….      334.49

2698   Office Depot……………..      408.03

2699   Mid-State Traffic Control…    218.56

2700   Jones Drug……………….         4.59

2701   Page Plus…………………      152.79

2702   JennyCo Overhead Doors…       3005.00

2703   Dana Woods………………      90.00

2704   Jim Hickman Electric…….      170.00

2705   Office Depot……………..      275.05

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Mayor                                                                         Town Clerk

 

Presented to Board of Trustees for approval on______________2007                             

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