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April 20, 2014

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Budget Of Near $840,000 OK'd By Mosheim Board

Originally published: 2013-06-29 00:23:05
Last modified: 2013-06-29 00:27:14
 


BY KRISTEN BUCKLES

STAFF WRITER

The Mosheim Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved on Thursday a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year, as well as approving a number of ordinances.

The board approved a total general fund budget with nearly $840,000 budgeted in both expenditures and revenues.

The town has a $54,318 contingency fund.

The sewer fund budget included $1,100,000 in expenditures and revenues. The water fund featured projected revenues of $735,000 and expenditures of $260,000.

Vice Mayor Tommy Gregg noted that the water fund reflects a capital grant of nearly $490,000.

The board approved the budget 3-1 on final reading, with Alderman Harold Smith opposed.

All members were present at the meeting, including Mayor Billy Myers, who has been absent for several months due to his health.

Myers did not actively participate in the meeting, but was present for the duration.

Receiving unanimous approval from the board was an ordinance proposal by Gregg to align town elections with the county's elections.

Gregg noted that the last election cost the town "pretty heavy" at $5,250 -- with only 22 people voting.

He also proposed, and the board approved, for the aldermen to run at-large, rather than out of two zones within the town.

The board also approved allowing Gregg to sign a contract up to $10,000 for McGill Associates, of Knoxville, to advise the town during contract negotiations with US Nitrogen.

"I think we need a little more help," Gregg said. "These decisions, anything that we make, will affect all of us for a very long time."

Also approved on Thursday were year-end budget amendments and a resolution authorizing Gregg to apply for a grant from the state Library and Archives Construction Fund to assist in the proposed expansion of the Mosheim Public Library.

The grant would cover 50 percent of the cost of construction, up to $100,000.

Gregg was also given board approval to apply for the state's Rural Development housing grants for low-income homeowners.

The board also gave final approval to an ordinance restricting the placement of box trailers in residential districts.

Other items receiving board approval included:

* an employee pay raise from $9.30 to $10.50 to coincide with employees of similar experience;

* purchase of a fence and warning signs estimated at $2,500 for a pump station;

* a drop ceiling and A/C unit for the town treatment plant's electrical control room estimated at $5,500;

* rental of a backup bypass pump for a pump station until shipment of a new replacement pump; and,

* two new replacement pumps for the station at $14,000.

In final business, the board approved on first reading an ordinance to clarify allowances for non-conforming uses in business districts.

The board also convened as the Mosheim Beer Board to approve an alcohol permit for on-premise consumption at Hey'L Yeah Country/Rock Saloon, at 16130 W. Andrew Johnson Highway, Bulls Gap, applied for by JoEllen Tolley.

 
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