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December 9th — Regular Meeting

The Farmerville Town Council met in regular session at Farmerville Town Hall, located at 407 South Main Street, Farmerville, Louisiana

The Farmerville Town Council met in regular session at Farmerville Town Hall, located at 407 South Main Street, Farmerville, Louisiana, on December 9, 2019.  The council members present were Mayor M. Stein Baughman, Thomas Nation,  Robert Allen, Caroline Gatson, and Ricky Johnikin.  Alderman Jerry Taylor was absent.

The roll was called and with a quorum present Mayor Baughman called the meeting to order.  Invocation was offered by Johnikin.
    
As state law requires, Mayor Baughman offered the public the opportunity to voice their opinion on all agenda items at this time. There were no comments.
        
On motion by Gatson, seconded by Johnikin and unanimously approved to approve the minutes from the November 12, 2019 regular meeting.

On motion by Allen, seconded by Gatson and unanimously approved to approve the payables from November.

Alderman Jerry Taylor entered the meeting at this time.

On motion by Taylor, seconded by Allen and unanimously approved to accept the monthly revenue and expenditure report as presented.

On motion by Allen, seconded by Taylor and unanimously approved to advertise for bids on a roll-off truck for the sanitation department upon approval of the specifications by Sanitation Supervisor.

On motion by Allen, seconded by Gatson and unanimously approved to authorize the Fire Department to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with 911.

On motion by Gatson, seconded by Nation and unanimously approved to be a $1,000 sponsor for the Teens Crappie Fishing Tournament to be held on Lake Darbonnne.

On motion by Allen, seconded by Johnikin and approved with one Nay from Taylor to approved the following liquor license renewals:

Walmart Store  #1110 — Class “B” Retail Liquor
EZ Pak — Class “B” Retail Liquor
One Stop — Class “B” Retail Liquor
Mini Mart — Class “B” Retail Liquor
Siya Enterprises — Class “B” Retail Liquor
Red Roof Tobacco — Class “B” Retail Liquor
Dollar General Store #9072 — Class “B” Retail Liquor

On motion by Nation, seconded by Gatson and unanimously approved to allow the University of Mississippi to put low frequency microphones at the WWTP on Downsville Street to study tornadoes.

On motion by Gatson, seconded by Allen an unanimously approved to add $8,000 to the 2020 Budget for the purchase of new desktop computers for Town Hall.
    
On motion by Gatson, seconded by Allen and unanimously approved to approve the following action taken by the Farmerville Zoning Commission:

1.  To approve the zoning change for property belonging to Ronnie Grisby and LaRhonda Starks, located 114 Talton Rd to R3

2.  To approve the zoning change for property belonging to 2 Sons, LLC located at 896 Highland Drive to R3.            
    
There being no further business to come before the council, Mayor Baughman declared this meeting adjorned this the 9th day of December, 2019, upon motion by Allen, seconded by Johnikin and unanimously approved.                                                                                                                                             

Gay Nell Pepper, Town Clerk
M. Stein Baughman, Jr., Mayor

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