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Board of Mayor and Aldermen

City Council Meeting

Portland City Hall

100 South Russell Street

Portland, TN 37148

October 2, 2023 

5:00 PM

A.

Call to Order

B.

Prayer and Pledge

C.

Roll Call

D.

Approval of Minutes

E.

Approval of Agenda

F.

Communications from Council Members

G.

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.

H.

Public Hearings

1.

Resolution No. 23-90

A Resolution authorizing a Certificate of Compliance to be issued to Circle K located at 404 South Broadway, Portland, TN to sell wine for off premises consumption.

2.

Resolution NO. 23-91

A Resolution authorizing a certificate of compliance for Malak Salama of Captain Liquors and Spirits, LLC located at 210 South Broadway, Portland, TN, 37148. 

I.

Alcoholic Beverage Board

Vice Mayor Jody McDowell, Chairman

1.

Discussion - Circle K

Discuss an off-premises permit for Circle-K, 

2.

Resolution No. 23-90

A Resolution authorizing a Certificate of Compliance to be issued to Circle K located at 404 South Broadway, Portland, TN to sell wine for off premises consumption.

3.

Resolution NO. 23-91

A Resolution authorizing a certificate of compliance for Malak Salama of Captain Liquors and Spirits, LLC located at 210 South Broadway, Portland, TN, 37148. 

K.

Mayor's Report

L.

Community Development

Alderwoman Megann Thompson

M.

Finance

Alderwoman Penny Barnes 

1.

Resolution No. 23-87

A Resolution to establish a Capital Asset and Depreciation Policy for the City of Portland.

2.

Resolution No. 23-88

A Resolution to begin the City of Portland’s Hometown Heroes Program.

N.

Fire Department

Vice Mayor Jody McDowell; Financed by: General Fund 

O.

Human Resources

Alderwoman Penny Barnes

P.

Legislative

Mayor Mike Callis

Q.

Municipal Airport

Alderman Mike Hall; Financed by: Special Revenue Fund

1.

Ordinance No. 23-48 - Second 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. 

2.

Ordinance No. 23-49 - First Reading

An Ordinance approving a contract between the Portland Airport Authority and the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division for maintenance costs for the fiscal year 7-1-2023 through 6-30-2024.

R.

Parks & Recreation

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

1.

Resolution No. 23-89

A Resolution to authorize the removal of excess fill dirt at Richland Park.

S.

Police Department

Alderman Drew Jennings; Financed by: General Fund

T.

Planning & Codes

Alderwoman Megann Thompson; Financed by: General Fund

1.

Resolution No. 23-86

A Resolution to appoint one member, to the Portland Municipal Planning Commission.

2.

Ordinance No. 23-50 - First Reading

An Ordinance to amend the City of Portland, Tennessee zoning map by rezoning 42.72 acres at (108 Tennessee Gas Pumping Station Road) (map 019m, e, parcels 022.00) from RS-15 (residential) to Plan Unit Development District (residential PUD w/ base zone R-10 residential) with a preliminary master development plan for The Village Green.

U.

Public Works

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

V.

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. 23-51 - First Reading

An Ordinance to amend Ordinance 22-58, the contract agreement between the City of Portland and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), for the relocation of gas utilities within the proposed State Industrial Access Project Commodore (Dorman products).

2.

Ordinance No. 23-52 - First Reading

An Ordinance to amend Ordinance 22-59, the contract agreement between the City of Portland and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), for the relocation of sewer utilities within the Proposed State Industrial Access Project Commodore (Dorman products).

W.

Adjournment