The Cleveland City Council honored Donnie Sullivan for his service to the Cleveland Fire Department during its Monday afternoon regular voting session. During new business and ordinances, a motion was passed unanimously to declare the service weapon of Mr. Sullivan as Surplus Property effective upon the date of his retirement this year and hereby given to him as a token of the city’s appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the city of Cleveland’s Fire Department. Cleveland City Mayor Tom Rowland publically thanked Mr. Sullivan for his service and presented him his weapon.
In unfinished business, a zoning ordinance rezoning properties at 105 and 107 30th Street and 3005 Julian Drive from R2 to CH was pulled from the agenda. The Planning Commission approved the rezoning request by Grissom Funeral Home. Several residents addressed the council and presented over 200 petitions in opposition to a crematorium that may have been built if the rezoning occurred.
The following consent agenda items passed unanimously:
-Bid Report for plumbing maintenance service for the City of Cleveland. Recommendation is to accept the bid from Goodaker Plumbing with an hourly rate of $32.
-Bid Report for electrical maintenance service for the City of Cleveland. Recommendation is to accept the bid from Hancock Electric with and hourly rate of $30.
-Bid Report for HVAC maintenance service for the City of Cleveland. Recommendation is to accept the bid from Emergency Mechanical Services of Hixson, TN with an hourly rate of $48.
-Resolution No. 2012-85 authorizing the mayor to sign an agreement with the Cleveland Housing Authority for supplemental police services.
-Appointment to the Cleveland Municipal Airport Authority of Jerry Bohannon to fill the unexpired term of Mike McCoy (9/2016).
Also in new business and ordinances, Ordinance No. 2012-14 amending Title 14 Chapter 2 to amend the site plant for PUD2 zoning district passed unanimously.
Councilman Bill Estes made a motion to set up an account for private donations for the Cleveland Animal Shelter which passed unanimously. In the near future, a link will be added to the City of Cleveland’s website at http://www.cityofclevelandtn.com/
for residents to donate online.
A ribbon cutting for the Cleveland Depot will be held Thursday, at 11 a.m.
City offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, for the Independence Day Holiday.
The Cleveland City Council will hold its next voting session meeting on Monday, July 9, at 3 p.m.