Red Bank City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Friday, February 28, 2014

Here is the Red Bank City Council agenda for Tuesday at 7 p.m.:

I. Call to Order – Vice Mayor Floy Pierce

II. Roll Call – City Manager Randall Smith

 ___ Mayor Roberts ___ Vice Mayor Floy Pierce ___ Commissioner Causer

 ___ Commissioner Eddie Pierce ___ Commissioner Welch

III. Invocation –

IV. Pledge of Allegiance –

V. Consideration of the Minutes for Correction or Approval

1. Feb. 18, 2014 Board of Commissioners Meeting

2. Feb. 18, 2014 Agenda Work Session

VI. City Manager’s Report

VII. Communication from the Mayor

VIII. Commissioner’s Report

 A. Vice Mayor Floy Pierce

 B. Commissioner Causer

C. Commissioner Eddie Pierce

D. Commissioner Welch

IX. Unfinished Business –

 A. ORDINANCE NO. 14-1002 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RED BANK, TENNESSEE, TO AMEND THE RED BANK ZONING ORDINANCE, SECTION 11-381 THEREOF, SO AS TO CLARIFY STANDARDS AND SIDE YARD SETBACK DISTANCES REQUIRED IN ZONE RZ-1 ZERO LOT LINE RESIDENTIAL ZONE (SECOND AND FINAL READING)

X. New Business-

A. RESOLUTION NO. 14-964 – A RESOLUTION TO AMEND FY 2014 OPERATING BUDGET TO APPROPRIATE FUNDING FOR THE 2013-2014 DRIVER SAFETY GRANT TOTALING $2,500 FOR THE FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENT

B. RESOLUTION NO. 14-965 - A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF RED BANK AND BARRY BENNETT FOR CONSULTING SERVICES

C. RESOLUTION NO. 14-966 – A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF RED BANK AND JENNY SHUGART FOR CONSULTING SERVICES

D. RESOLUTION NO. 14-967 – A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF RED BANK AND AMERITEL COMMUNICATIONS FOR TELEPHONE SYSTEM REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES

XI. Citizens’ Comments (From Red Bank Citizen’s regarding Red Bank business)

XII. Adjournment

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