No More Flashing At Main And Cannon: Aldermen

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Cannon County E911 Director Roy Sullivan addresses the Woodbury Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday.
The regularly scheduled meeting of the Woodbury Board of Mayor and Alderman met Tuesday the 6th of April at City Hall.

The roll was called with all members present. Alderpersons, Fay Northcutt Knox, Lois Larimer, Dottie Duggin, Clayton Cason Charlie Harrell and Joann Davis along with Mayor Harold Patrick and city recorder Charlene Odom.

The first order of business was to approve the minutes of last month’s meeting. A motion was made by Davis and seconded by Cason to approve the minutes without being read. All voted aye.

The aldermen were asked to approved a Roadblock Permit for the Cannon County Rescue Squad for the date of weekend of the Good Ole Days. All approved. The city requires reflective clothing to be worn at all times while on the roadblock. One reason why it was easy to say yes was because the Good Ole Days will be held at the Fairgrounds near the Community Center

Roy Sullivan, the director of the Cannon County 911 Center, addressed the board to discuss the renewal of inter –local agreements for dispatch services. Sullivan said that his budget will be the same as last year.

The aldermen then considered the adoption of a Resolution (see below) authorizing the sale of the Gassaway area water lines to the Dekalb Utility District. Because money was involved the mayor directed the City Recorder to call the roll individually. All approved.

Next the Council discussed the flashing yellow light at the intersection of Main Street and Cannon Street. It was discussed with the Chief of Police Tony Burnett and decided that the flashing light has no use anymore and when the construction is done on the courthouse square it will come down.

Other business was called for and there was none.

Reports from the Mayor and different Committees and Department Heads brought out issues with the signs at the Brown Spurlock Park. There talked about the columns being built back and the lettering on the main sign being refurbished.

The mayor then called for the meeting to be adjourned.


Whereas, DeKalb Utility District has agreed to purchase the portion of the Woodbury Water System water lines which serve the Gassaway area of Cannon County, Tennessee for the sum of $37,500.00 and to assume the balance of the 1997 debt obligation of the Town of Woodbury to the Rural Development United States Department of Agriculture as it relates to the construction of the lines serving the Gassaway area in the approximate principal amount of $215,000.00.

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for the Town of Woodbury, Tennessee, meeting in regular session on this s" day of April, 2010, approve the sale of the portion of the Woodbury Water System water lines which serve the Gassaway area of Cannon County, to the DeKalb Utility District for the sum of $37,500.00 and the assumption of the portion of the 1997 debt obligation to Rural Development United States Department of Agriculture, related to those water lines, and that the Mayor and Recorder be authorized to execute the necessary instruments to complete the transfer.
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