Jasper City Council Meeting February 2018
Jim Looney appointed Jasper City Manager

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Jasper City Council Meeting February 2018
Gerry Nechvatal addressing Jasper City Council on the status of the Economic Development Director position. The Economic Development Council voted with majority to let Gerry go as Director in late January 2018, based on performance. Gerry is still President of the Chamber of Commerce.

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Standing room only during the decision to appoint Jim Looney Jasper City Manager.  Public input was allowed during the discussion.
Standing room only during the decision to appoint Jim Looney Jasper City Manager. Public input was allowed during the discussion.

Group Health Insurance discussion with two agencies.
Group Health Insurance discussion with two agencies.

2/5/2018

Big changes in Jasper! Since 1992, John Weaver has served as Mayor and City Manager of Jasper. After Councilman Jim Looney resigned and public input, Jasper City Council voted 3-1 to appoint Jim Looney as Jasper City Manager.

AGENDA (time in video)

I. Call meeting to order
II. Invocation
III. Pledge of Allegiance
IV. Adopt agenda
V. Read minutes of January 8, 2018 regular meeting
A. Lisa Hoyle
VI. Old Business
A. Jim Looney’s resignation as council member (15:43)
1. Mayor Weaver
B. Appointment of City Manager (18:40)
1. Mayor Weaver
C. Alcohol license application approval: Fred's Store (30:49)
1. Sonny Underwood, Planning and Zoning Director
D. Perrow/Roper/Pool property
1. Sonny Proctor
VII. New Business
A. Call for an election
1. Mayor Weaver
B. Set qualifying fee
1. Mayor Weaver
C. Event at city greenspace - .5K fundraiser for Reinhardt College (34:48)
1. Dale Morrissey
D. Southern Appalachian Folk School presentation (38:00)
1. Larry Wilson
E. New Year’s Eve (52:35)
1. Kirk Raffield
F. Group health continuation - injured police officer (55:05)
1. Stella Brewer
2. Josh Patterson
G. Group health insurance presentation (1:10:26)
1. Matt Bidwell
H. Group health insurance presentation (1:14:14)
1. Kevin Godfrey
I. ETC franchise agreement (1:32:33)
1. Mayor Weaver
VIII. Mayor’s Report
A. Economic Development Council update (1:35:35)
1. Mayor Weaver
B. Finance Report
1. Lisa Hoyle
C. Roads/Other Report
1. Lonnie Waters
D. Police Report
1. Chief Greg Lovell
E. Fire Report
1. Chief Steve Roper
IX. Adjourn


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