AUGUST 10, 2004
MINUTES OF THE BROOKNEAL TOWN COUNCIL

7:00 PM – The regular meeting of the Brookneal Town Council

 

The municipal government of the Town of Brookneal met with the following members present:

 

Phyllis Campbell, Mayor

Jack Woodell, Vice Mayor

Lee Booker, James Nowlin, Meg Tibbs, Kenneth Jennings, and Tracy Meisenbach, Council members

Bill Gillespie, Town Manager

Laurie C. Francis, Clerk/Treasurer

Mike Crews, Public Works Director

Ricky Cousins, Police Sergeant

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

Upon motion by James Nowlin seconded by Meg Tibbs and unanimously carried, Council approved the agenda for the August 10, 2004 regular meeting of the Brookneal Town Council.

 

 

MINUTES

 

Upon motion by Kenneth Jennings, seconded by Meg Tibbs and unanimously carried, Council approved the July 13, 2004 minutes.

 

 

TREASURER’S REPORT

 

The Treasurer’s Report was filed for audit.

 

 

REQUEST FOR TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATION

 

A request was made by Town Clerk/Treasurer, Laurie Francis, for the following transfer of funds to cover workman’s comp increases:

EXPENSE

Category ADD New Total

Utility Fund

 

W&S Workman’s Comp. 02-2301-2011                           $98.73                  $2,098.73

 

DELETE New Total

Filter Plant – Workman’s Comp 02-2101-2011              $98.73                  $1,901.27

 

 

EXPENSE

Category ADD New Total

General Fund

 

Streets – Workman’s Comp 01-4102-2011                     $81.12                      $881.12

Sanitation – Workman’s Comp 01-4203-2011               $21.88                  $1,121.88

Public Works – Workman’s Comp 01-4101-2011          $45.35                      $545.35

 

DELETE New Total

Police – Workman’s Comp 01-3101-2011                    $148.35                  $2,051.65

 

 

Motion was made by Lee Booker to approve the request for the transfer of appropriations.  The motion received a second from Meg Tibbs.  With all in agreement the motion passed unanimously.

 

 

PRESENTATION AND APPROVAL OF INVOICES

 

Be it resolved that motion was made by James Nowlin, seconded by Kenneth Jennings and unanimously carried, authorizing the payment of the invoices for the period of July 13, 2004 to August 9, 2004 in the amount of $23,907.20.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

No one from the public appeared before council.

 

 

AWARD OF WASTEWATER LAGOON PROJECT

 

Motion was made by Meg Tibbs to authorize the award of the contract for the chlorination/dechlorination project at the wastewater lagoons to Littleton & Associates of Covington, Virginia and designate the Town Manager as the agent for the Town to sign the necessary documents.  The motion received a second from James Nowlin.  With all in favor, the motion carried.

RESTRUCTURING OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES

Motion was made by Jack Woodell, seconded by Lee Booker and unanimously carried to restructure the Council committees as follows:

 

Physical Development Committee

 

*James “Champ” Nowlin

Lee Booker

Tracy Meisenbach

 

Finance and Planning Committee

 

*Jack Woodell

Meg Tibbs

Kenneth Jennings

 

*Denotes chairperson of committee

**The Mayor will serve as an ex-officio member of both committees.

STAFF REPORTS

Council received updates from the staff on the following items:

 

Progress of Downtown project

Progress of water study

Progress of DHCD grant

 

ADJOURNMENT

Upon motion by James Nowlin, Mayor Campbell announced that the August 10, 2004 was adjourned.

 

 

 

___________________________           ____________________________

Laurie C. Francis,                                        Phyllis Campbell,

Clerk/Treasurer                                            Mayor

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