CITY OF ERIN
BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN
JANUARY 4, 2000 Ė 6:00 P.M. Ė ERIN CITY HALL
The City of Erin Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in Regulars Session on January
4, 2000 at 6:00 P.M. in the Erin City Hall. Those present were Alderman Walter
Dunn, Jerry Elliott, Randy Lewis, Martha Greenfield, Wanda Lockhart, Jimmy
Lowery and William Price. Alderman Terry Lewis was absent due to his confinement
in hospital. Well wishes were sent to him for a speedy recovery. Linda
Bratschi-Recorder, Jennifer Roberts-Attorney, Frank Stavely-PWD, Donald Cooksey,
Stella Keesee, Michael Davis, Martha Driver-Stewart-Houston Times and others
that didnít sign in.
Mayor Rhyne T. Largent was present and presiding.
MOTION by Lowery second by Lockhart to approve the minutes. All voted "AYE".
Mayor Largent discussed Spring Street repair second phase was needed, the area
next to the Methodist Church and up to the area repaired at the Marable
residence. This area included utility lines, it is clogged up and it is
difficult to give a cost estimate. It was discussed to use city labor as much as
possible to keep the labor cost down. Everyone was interested in seeing the open
area when uncovered. More discussion followed and the following action was
MOTION by Lowery second by Greenfield to expend up to $25,000.00 for the second
phase of repair on Spring Street. All voted "AYE".
Ms. Roberts said we were waiting for further information from the county
concerning the Dispatching Contact.
Mayor Largent said the bid on the copy machine is on State Bid and the city
personnel have used it for a few weeks. It was decided to obtain additional bids
including a lease price.
Resolution 1-1-2000 was discussed and the following action was taken.
MOTION by Lowery second by Greenfield to adopt Resolution 1-1-2000. Upon the
call of the roll the following votes were given; Dunn, Lockhart and Price voting
"NAY" and Elliott, Lewis, Greenfield, Lowery and Mayor Largent voting "AYE".
Alderman Dunn requested a guardrail on Spring Street.
Darrel Hamilton came before the board questioning the requirement of paying for
sewer service and not being connected. Ms. Roberts attorney said anyone that is
within 100 feet of the sewer line must connect within 30 days. This is a federal
law and is included in the city code. In the past the city required that the
customer pay for the service but didnít make them connect, said Linda. Most of
them connected, as they had to pay for the service. There should only be a very
few customers that will need notice to connect. This will be taken care of.
Mayor Largent handed out information on Metropolitan Government from Moore
County. He explained his views of the pros and cons of metropolitan government
and encouraged everyone to attend the next county meeting scheduled to discuss
MOTION by Greenfield second by Dunn to pay the bills. All voted "AYE".
Donald Cooksey asked when the sign for Hensely-Midway Park would be ordered?
Mayor Largent said we need the exact information for the sign. Donald will work
MOTION by Lowery second by Price to adjourn. All voted "AYE".
Rhyne T. Largent-Mayor Linda Bratschi-Recorder
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