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Board of Mayor and Aldermen

City Council Meeting

Portland City Hall

100 South Russell Street

Portland, TN 37148

September 11, 2023

5:00 PM

A.

Call to Order

B.

Prayer and Pledge

C.

Roll Call

D.

Approval of Minutes from August 21, 2023

E.

Approval of Agenda

F.

Presentation of Recognitions

1.

Industrial Development Board Retiring Members

2.

Department of Veterans Affairs

3.

Declaration of "Constitution Week"

4.

Declaration of "Holiday Festival" in Sumner County

G.

Communications from Council Members

H.

Public Comment Period

In accordance with Tennessee Public Chapter No. 300, public comments are allowed when those comments are germane to actionable agenda items, except where otherwise prohibited; and the number of individuals speaking may be limited to ensure opposing viewpoints are fairly represented.  Individuals wishing to comment on an actionable agenda item must sign up before the start of the meeting and are allotted 5 minutes to speak.

I.

Public Hearings

1.

Ordinance No. 23-38

An Ordinance providing for the levy on all real property, personal property, and ad valorem taxes for the city of Portland, Tennessee for the year 2023.

2.

Ordinance No. 23-39

An Ordinance to amend the city of Portland, Tennessee zoning map by rezoning unaddressed West Longview Drive (tax map 039   parcel 47.09 and P/O 047.00) zoned from RM-1 (high density residential) to RS-20 (low density residential).

J.

Mayor's Report

K.

Community Development

Alderwoman Megann Thompson

L.

Finance

Alderwoman Penny Barnes 

1.

Ordinance No. 23 – 38 – Second Reading

An Ordinance providing for the levy on all real property, personal property, and ad valorem taxes for the City of Portland, Tennessee for the year 2023. 

Documents:
  1. Ord 23-38.pdf
2.

Ordinance No. 23 – 46 – Second Reading

An Ordinance amending Chapter 5, Sections 5-501 to 5-529, of the Municipal Code, Purchasing Policy. 

Documents:
  1. Ord 23-46.pdf
M.

Fire Department

Vice Mayor Jody McDowell; Financed by: General Fund 

N.

Human Resources

Alderwoman Penny Barnes

O.

Legislative

Mayor Mike Callis

P.

Municipal Airport

Alderman Mike Hall; Financed by: Special Revenue Fund

1.

Ordinance No. 23-48 - First Reading

An Ordinance approving a contract amendment between the Portland Airport Authority and the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division for contract 83-555-0736-23, aero-23-215-00. 

Documents:
  1. Ord 23-48.pdf
Q.

Parks & Recreation

Alderman Brian Woodall; Financed by: General Fund/Special Revenue Fund - Golf Course 

1.

Discussion of Grant

R.

Police Department

Alderman Drew Jennings; Financed by: General Fund

S.

Planning & Codes

Alderwoman Megann Thompson; Financed by: General Fund

1.

Ordinance No. 23 – 39 – Second Reading

An Ordinance to amend the city of Portland, Tennessee zoning map by rezoning unaddressed West Longview Drive (tax map 039   parcel 47.09 and P/O 047.00) zoned from RM-1 (high density residential) to RS-20 (low density residential).

Documents:
  1. Ord 23-39.pdf
T.

Public Works

Alderwoman LaToya Holcomb; Financed by: General Fund - Streets, City Mechanic / Special Revenue Fund - Sanitation, Stormwater

U.

Utility Infrastructure

Alderman Brian Woodall; Financed by; Enterprise Fund - Water Distribution, Water Plant, Wastewater Collections, Wastewater Plant, Natural Gas Distribution, GIS, Engineering

1.

Ordinance No. 23-47 - Second Reading

An Ordinance to enter an agreement with OHM Advisors to provide engineering services for the City of Portland 2023 Highway 52 Water Main Improvements Project. 

Documents:
  1. Ord 23-47.pdf
V.

Adjournment