BMA Meeting Minutes
City of Harrogate
Minutes for the Meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen
October 24, 2022, 6:00 PM
Harrogate City Hall, 138 Harrogate Crossing
Vice-Mayor Troy Poore called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM, followed by the invocation led by Alderman Randy Burchette and the pledge to the flag
ATTENDANCE ROLL CALL:
Randy Burchette Present
Lieven Cox Present
Linda Fultz Absent
Troy Poore Present
Kenneth West Present
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Motion: To approve; Randy Burchette
Second: Kenneth West
COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR:
With the absence of Mayor Fultz, no remarks were made
Motion: To adopt; Kenneth West
Second: Lieven Cox
Gary Robinson and Sam Reed were absent and no report was given. Vice-Mayor Poore advised that no bids had come in for the CDBG Project, and that we should hear something in the next 30-45 days about how to proceed.
The guardrail has been installed on Nettleton Road where the road slide was repaired.
Superior Striping said they scheduled us for the first week in October, but have not been here yet. The Board asked staff to contact them again.
PARKS AND RECREATION:
Board members discussed the concession stand issue at the little league field. They want to keep it at the top of the list of things to work on. Aaron Fox is supposed to be working on something with PVEC about the lights.
FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT:
Chief Cupp was absent but had reported 20 calls in September.
BOOK STATION REPORT:
Ms. Ramsey had no official business to discuss.
REPORT FROM BUILDING OFFICIAL:
David Laws was absent. The Board dealt with the issues at hand.
A motion was made by Kenneth West, with a second by Lieven Cox to cite the owners of Sassafras Manor to court for failing to comply with the Judge’s decision at a previous court hearing. All ayes, motion passed.
There was a motion by Lieven Cox to cite to court, Gary Panther, Ray Turner, and the current occupant of 344 Forge Ridge Road. A second was made by Randy Burchette. All ayes, motion passed.
Kenneth West made a motion, with a second by Randy Burchette, to send an eviction letter to the owners at 106 Rhodes Lane. All ayes, motion passed.
201 Long Street is to be cited to court again. With a motion by Randy Burchette and a second by Kenneth West, the motion passed with all ayes.
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION:
No meeting was held in October for lack of business
$200 donation request by Cumberland Gap High School Boys’ basketball team, with
a yearly renewal of $150
Motion: by Kenneth West to approve only the $200 donation and not the annual renewal
Second: Randy Burchette
Roll Call Vote: Randy Burchette- Yes, Lieven Cox- Yes, Linda Fultz- Absent, Troy Poore-Yes,
Kenneth West- Yes
PUBLIC FORUM: John Galkiewicz addressed the Board to ask that a couple of items at the park on Hwy 63 be addressed, specifically regarding a basketball goal and shade for the splash pad. Vice-Mayor Troy Poore responded by telling him he would need to contact LMU, because the city no longer had jurisdiction over that park.
Motion to adjourn: Lieven Cox
Second: Kenneth West
Vice-mayor Troy Poore called the meeting adjourned at 6:31 PM