Minutes of the
City Council of
Thursday, October 21, 2010
PRESIDING: William P. Glascock, Mayor
PRESENT: Council Members David Bennett, Sandy Gothard, Catherine Kelley, David Fussell, and Blair Ramey; City Attorney Bill Pickering; and City Clerk Cindy Roberts.
ABSENT: Sandy Gothard
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Glascock called the meeting of the City Council to order at 5:30 p.m. October 21, 2010, at City Hall,
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The minutes of the regular meeting held September 16, 2010, were approved as submitted.
CITY HALL PLAN DISCUSSION: Mayor Glascock had a meeting with Don Oliver, the
MONTHLY STORMWATER & SEWER REPORT – Mayor Glascock complimented
MAYOR’S REPORT – Mayor Glasscock advised the council that Councilman David Bennett and BB&T had assisted the city with its health, disability and life insurance plans. The insurance business was bid, and BB&T has been selected as the agent. The Mayor requested the council's ratification of the BB&T to act as the city's insurance agent, recognizing that Councilman Bennett worked for BB&T but would receive no compensation for the city's business. Upon motion duly made, seconded and unanimously passed, BB&T was approved to act as the city's insurance agent. Councilman Bennett abstained from the vote.
Mayor Glascock reported that he had purchased a new copier for the City.
The city has received $5,000 in grant money for the sidewalks. Mayor Glascock requested approval for an additional $5,000 in order to extend the side walk to Pied Piper Trail. Upon motion duly made, and seconded and unanimously passed, the Mayor’s request was approved.
Mayor Glascock asked for an update from Blair Ramey on the Joint Recreation Board. Mr. Ramey reported that the Board met with the previous Thursday night and discussed the wrestling and basketball programs. One of the Recreation Board members has shown some interest in starting a Lacrosse team.
Councilman David Fussell made mention how great
Councilman David Bennett advised that the Volunteer Firemen Boot drive will take place November 13 & 14, 2010, from 8:00 to 4:00.
The city is accepting bids on building a new station for the sewer system.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.