VILLAGE OF ATLANTA
August 1, 2013
The regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the
of Atlanta was held at the on August 1, 2013. The meeting
was called to order by Mayor Janet L. Finklea at 6:10 p.m. Those present in addition
to the Mayor were Alderman Angela Hanson and Alderman Randall T. Hayes. Alderman
Deborah Whittington was absent. Atlanta Town Hall
On motion by Alderman Hayes, seconded by Alderman Hanson, the Board voted to adopt the minutes from the July 11, 2013, meeting.
The Mayor provided an update on road-related grants the Village expects to receive later in the year from the Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Program.
Alderman Hanson moved to adopt a millage rate of 5.999 mills for 2013. Alderman Hayes seconded so discussion could proceed, but said he supported eliminating the municipal property tax. Alderman Hanson voted in favor of adopting the 5.999 millage rate, Alderman Hayes voted against, and the Mayor broke the tie by voting in favor. The resolution adopting the 5.999 millage rate passed.
On motion by Alderman Hayes, seconded by Alderman Hanson, the Board voted to adjourn at 7:40 p.m.
Randall T. Hayes, Alderman/Secretary