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Monday November 17, 2014
Springfield, Robertson County, Tenn.
Springfield does not post their city meeting agendas online. Smokey is going to do our best to acquire the agenda for each month and provide that for you. Below is the agenda for Tuesday November 18. 2014
BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
1.0 Call to order 7:30 P.M.
1.1 Pledge of allegiance to the American flag.
1.2 Public Hearing:
1. Ordinance 14-23 on 2nd reading, rezoning approximately 0.12 acres os property located at 413 North Locust Street, as described in “Exhibit A” attached, from RS10, Medium Density Residential Single Family District to CC, Core Commercial District.
1.3 Approval of minutes from the regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen held on September 16, 2014.
2.1 Discuss and possibly take action on Ordinance 14-22 on 3rd and final reading. An ordinance amending the City of Springfield Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 by amending certain General Fund budgets.
2.2 Discuss and possibly take action on Ordinance 14-23 on 2nd reading. An ordinance rezoning approximately 0.12 acres of property located at 413 North Locust Street, as described in “Exhibit A” attached, from RS10, Medium Density Residential Single Family District to CC, Core Commercial District.
2.3 Discuss and possibly take action on Resolution 14-25. A resolution rescinding Resolution 13-04 in its entirety and changing the name of a small portion of Kelton Jackson Road lying between the north right-of-way of New Hope Lane and the southern lot line of Parcel 12, Group A of Map 91E of the tax maps of Robertson County, Tennessee, to New Hope Court.
2.4 Discuss and possibly take action on Resolution 14-30. A resolution authorizing the distribution of longevity pay to all full-time employees of the City of Springfield.
2.5 Discuss and possibly take action on Resolution 14-31. A resolution declaring certain property surplus and authorizing the disposal of such property.
2.6 Discuss and possibly take action on Resolution 14-32. A resolution to appoint a department head to the Business Conduct and Ethics Committee.
3.1 Alderman Sneed requests that an item be added to the agenda for the Board to discuss and conduct an inquiry in the actions of City Manager Nutting, all City staff involved and any involvement of elected officials in the events after the closing of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting of October 21, 2014. Inquire into the actions that led to unauthorized non-recoverable editing of city property at best, to unauthorized destruction of City property at worst, for the possible publicity benefit of City Manager Nutting, Mayor Carneal, and Alderman Hubbard. Also, to explore any previous suspected and or recently known nefarious or unethical activities of the City Manager, City staff and any elected officials involved with editing or destruction of public property. Review measure the Board of Mayor and Aldermen (found not having any conflicts of interest) can take that are not in place to prevent future unauthorized editing or destruction of city property or public records and its storage and access to the public, with possible referral to the Ethics Committee. Seek legal counsel if any TCA codes have been violated.
3.2 Discuss and possibly take action on the adjustment of retail electric rates of the Springfield Electric Department due to a wholesale fuel cost adjustment by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
3.3 Discuss and possibly take action on the request from the Springfield Electric Department for the emergency purchase of a replacement traffic controller cabinet (and labor) for the intersection of Tom Austin Highway and Memorial Blvd.
3.4 Discuss and possibly take action on the adjustment of monthly gas rates of the Springfield Gas Department.
3.5 Discuss and possibly take action on the proposed distribution of gas rate discounts to residential and small commercial gas customers.
3.6 Discuss and possibly take action on approving a change order to the contract with Bush Construction for the construction of new gas mains.
3.7 Discuss and possibly take action on an application for a taxi franchise submitted by Donald H. Kelley for Patriot Taxi.
3.8 Discuss and possibly take action on amending the Logan-Todd Regional Water Commission agreement.
3.9 Discuss and possibly take action on the bid award for the Sewer Rehabilitation 2B contract.
3.10 Discuss and possibly take action on a request from Springfield Water/Wastewater Department for Change Order No. 3 to the Insituform Technologies Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Contract 1A.
3.11 Discuss and possibly take action on the acquisition of a court management system and the implementation of fees to pay for it.
3.12 Discuss and possibly take action on a proposed agreement between the City of Springfield and Robertson County pertaining to the issuance of permits and inspection services.
3.13 Discuss and possibly take action on the City’s enforcement options for ordinance and code compliance for the International Automotive Components (IAC) facility.
3.14 Discuss and possibly take action on funding the replacement of the roof on the existing library building
3.15 Discuss and possibly take action on offering severance pay to the General Manager and the Golf Course Superintendent at The Legacy.
3.16 Presentation of the monthly report on the progress of work to comply with the stipulations of the EPA Administrative Order on Consent.
4.1 Springfield Electric Department request to award the bid for pole-mount transformers.
Attach: Bid Tabulation
5.0 City Manager’s Report
Connie W. Watson, City Clerk
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