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City of Harrogate
Minutes for the Meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen

September 27, 2021 6:00 PM
Harrogate City Hall, 138 Harrogate Crossing

Vice-Mayor Troy Poore called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.

The pledge to the flag was led by Mr. Poore, followed by the invocation led by Alderman Randy Burchette

ATTENDANCE ROLL CALL:
Randy Burchette    Present

Lieven Cox            Present

Linda Fultz             Absent

Troy Poore             Present

Kenneth West        Present

      

The Public Hearing was opened for any comments for Ordinance 135 regarding sewer fees and charges.

With no comments from anyone present, a motion was made by Alderman Kenneth West to close the          

public hearing, with a second from Alderman Lieven Cox.

 

APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES:
Motion: To approve; Lieven Cox

Second: Kenneth West

Motion adopted with unanimous consent of those present

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:
N/A - Mayor Fultz was not present
 
TREASURER'S REPORTS:
Motion: To adopt; Randy Burchette

Second: Kenneth West

Motion adopted with unanimous consent of those present

 

UTILITY BOARD:
Discussion only
Oral report given by Gary Robinson
 

ROADS:
  Willis Paving will look at old 25E/Patterson to see if it needs repaving, and get back with the Board

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD:
  Alderman West asked if the playground equipment had been started on. Staff said it was still in the crate.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT:
18 calls in August

2 new members finished up drivers training

T-1081 had been fixed (alternator)

Halloween Truck or Treat had a motion for approval from Kenneth West and a second from Lieven Cox with all members present in favor.

 

BOOK STATION REPORT:
  Computer/Printer does not work. Justin was asked to get a cable to hardwire the printer.

 

REPORT FROM BUILDING OFFICIAL:
Newly appointed official, David Laws, reported that he was playing catch up and would have more information for the Board next time.
 

MUNICIPAL COURT:
  N/A

 

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION:
Did not meet due to lack of business

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 Second reading of Ordinance 135, adopting fees and charges related to the operation of the sewer system.

 Motion to adopt on second reading: Kenneth West

 Second: Lieven Cox

 Roll call vote: Randy Burchette -Yes; Lieven Cox - Yes; Linda Fultz- Absent; Troy Poore -
 Yes; Kenneth West - Yes

 Motion adopted with unanimous consent of those present

 

       NEW BUSINESS: 

Request MTAS to draft an ordinance modifying the Harrogate personnel policy by adding Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Christmas Eve as paid holidays for employees, as well as adding six (6) sick days for employees. Four (4) sick days can be carried over if not used within the calendar year, but may not exceed ten (10) days in total accumulation at any time.  The sick days are obtained on an accrual basis at 0.5 days per month.  

Motion: To approve as stated, Kenneth West

Second: Lieven Cox

Motion adopted with unanimous consent of those present

 

Resolution 150 – A resolution requesting MTAS to codify and revise the ordinance of the City of Harrogate. Cost will be $4800 paid in two installments.

 Motion: To approve, Randy Burchette

 Second: Lieven Cox

Motion adopted with unanimous consent of those present

 

PUBLIC FORUM:  James Schekenfelder reported the street sign at the end of Harrogate Crossing was laying on the ground. Staff reported that TDOT may have left it there during their recent road project. Staff will fix it.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

Motion to adjourn: Lieven Cox

Second: Randy Burchette

Vice- Mayor Poore called the meeting adjourned at 6:33 PM