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minutes:august_12_2019_special_called_meeting [2020/01/21 16:05] (current)
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 +The Special Called Meeting of the Mayor and Council convened at 6:21 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the Train Depot.
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 +**MEMBERS PRESENT:​** ​ Mayor Walter Turner, Chris Mason, Danny Perkins and Libby Bond.  Erie Barker arrived shortly after meeting started.
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 +**MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:​** ​ Brittany Wainwright and Walker Moore 
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 +**INVOCATION:​** ​ Danny Perkins
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 +**ADOPTION OF PROP0SED AGENDA **
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 +City Clerk Pam Dowdy, informed Council that an additional topic needed to be added to the agenda prior to adoption. ​ Council needed to discuss and if agreed upon adopt the proposed surveys prior to the land sale August 22, 2019.
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 +Libby Bond made a motion to adopt the agenda with the change as proposed. ​ Chris Mason seconded the motion. ​ Mayor Walter Turner and Danny Perkins voted in favor. ​ The motion passed.
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 +**BUSINESS**
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 +The first item of business discussed was the adoption of the surveys for the land that was being sold by the City.
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 +Libby Bond made a motion to adopt the surveys are presented to Council for the land being sold by the City (copy of surveys following minutes). ​ Chris Mason seconded the motion. ​ Mayor Walter Turner and Danny Perkins voted in favor. ​ The motion passed.
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 +Public Works Director Scott Jones, again brought to Council’s attention that the backhoe was back in the shop for repairs. ​ He outlined all current issues needing repair. ​ City Clerk Pam Anthony brought to Council’s attention the amount spent on repairs over the last few months. ​ She also reminded Council of the complaints from residents because their limbs were not being picked up and they continued to be charged.
 +Council discussed moving forward with a lease/​purchase agreement for a ASV RT75 Track loader and a Yanmar SV80-2A-CRC Excavators quoted by Heavy Machines in Covington, GA. 
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 +Libby Bond made a motion to contact GMA to discuss financing of the two pieces of equipment. ​ Chris Mason seconded the motion. ​ Mayor Walter Turner, Erie Barker and Danny Perkins voted in favor. ​ The motion passed.
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 +City Clerk Pam Dowdy, informed Council of a call she had received from a Vickers Chambless, Executor of Carol Jean Barrow’s estate. ​ Mr. Chambless in execution of said estate found that Ms. Barrow left a portion of the estate to the City of Reynolds for the upkeep of two cemetery plots and a portion to the Reynolds Fire Department. ​ In order for the City to accept the funds Council must formally vote to accept the funds and designate the appropriation of those funds.
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 +Libby Bond made a motion to accept (funds) gifts from the estate of Carol Jean Barrow for the “upkeep of the plots of Jamie Barrow and Jennie Arrington Barrow”. ​ Chris Mason seconded the motion. ​ Mayor Walter Turner and Danny Perkins voted in favor. ​ The motion passed.
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 +Chris Mason made a motion to accept the (funds) gifts from the estate of Carol Jean Barrow on the behalf of the Reynolds Fire Department. ​ Libby Bond seconded the motion. ​ Mayor Walter Turner, Erie Barker and Danny Perkins voted in favor. ​ The motion passed.
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 +Libby Bond made a motion to enter into Executive Session. Chris Mason seconded the motion. ​ Mayor Walter Turner, Erie Barker and Danny Perkins voted in favor. ​ The motion passed.
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 +**EXECUTIVE SESSION**
 +7:05 entered
 +7:34 came out of Executive Session
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 +**ADJOURNMENT**
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 +Libby Bond made a motion to adjourn. ​ Erie Barker seconded the motion. ​ The meeting was adjourned.
  

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