The Waynesboro City Commission met in regular session on Monday, April 22nd, 2019 at City Hall in Waynesboro. All commissioners were in attendance, including Mayor Jeff Howell, Vice Mayor Charlie Mosley, Commissioner Jeff Davis, Commissioner Chris Bevis, and Commissioner Tony Creasy. City Manager John Hickman and City Attorney George Gray were in attendance as well. Mayor Howell called the meeting to order, and City Manager Hickman offered the invocation.
Vice Mayor Mosley made a motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Commissioner Creasy seconded the motion, and the minutes were approved.
The only item of business on the agenda was a discussion of the Tennessee Container building lease renewal and possible purchase. Commissioner Bevis made a motion to take the discussion off the table, after tabling it in the last meeting, with the motion to include leaving the rent as-is at $750 per month. Commissioner Davis seconded the motion, and it was passed unanimously. A brief discussion followed regarding a fair sale price for the building. Vice Mayor Mosley then made a motion to price the building to Tennessee Container owners at $300,000.00. Commissioner Bevis seconded the motion, and it was passed unanimously.
Under open items on the agenda, Commissioner Bevis said that he had noticed the sidewalk improvements had begun that day. City Manager Hickman confirmed that this portion of the sidewalk improvement project would run from East Hollis Street to College Street.
Vice Mayor Mosley commented that he was also glad to see the sidewalk project getting started, and hoped that the city could do more sidewalk improvements in the future. He also said that the repaired playground equipment at City Park is looking to be in good shape as well.
Commissioner Creasy inquired as to how much money is left in this year’s budget for sidewalk renovations, and City Manager Hickman said that there is approximately $10,000. The commissioners verbally agreed that they would try to pursue more sidewalk improvements before the end of this budget year.
Mayor Howell said that he had received some comments about the city’s webpage needing updates.
With no further business to come before the commission, Commissioner Davis made a motion to adjourn. Commissioner Bevis seconded the motion, and the meeting was adjourned.