Misty Harding Is Chosen As Jamestown Council Member

Left to right: Jamestown City Recorder Gail Dishmon, newly-appointed City Council Member Misty Harding, center, and Jamestown Mayor Lyndon Baines.

The Jamestown Mayor and Board of Aldermen, meeting in regular monthly session on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the Jamestown City Hall, took action on a number of items of business, including the appointment of Misty Harding to fill the vacancy on the council created by the recent resignation of Elizabeth Pendergrass.

Mayor Lyndon Baines called the session to order, after which the roll call was mady by City Recorder Gail Dishmon, showing all council members present.

Following approval of the minutes of the regular meeting and a called meeting in September on a motion by Vaneesa Matthews and seconded by Jeni Ledbetter, Mayor Baines gave his report, stating he was happy to report that the city had been awarded a $525,000 sewer rehabilitation grant.  He also reported that he was going to be attending  a meeting with the FAA and TDOT on the airport project.

City Engineer Tom Bennett then extended his congratulations to the city on being successful in acquiring the grant.

City Building Inspector Gary South then reported that in September, two more homes had been completed under the HOME Renovation program.  He also spoke of the need to look at establishing an appellate board to assist people who had no way of disposing their trash, and possibly look at the need of and ordinance to require an agreement between landlord and tenant of rental property to deal with this issue.

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