Archive | February, 2013

Town calls special meeting Feb. 28

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen will host a special called meeting at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 at Town Hall. On the Agenda: • Resolution of the Mayor and Aldermen to establish a temporary personnel policy regarding employment and termination • Affirmation of removal of Chris Patterson as town attorney • Affirmation of […]

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Board votes to replace town attorney, recorder; ‘dissolve’ HR positions

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted last week to replace the town’s attorney and recorder and to “dissolve” the two Human Resources positions. Board members took the actions Thursday night during their regular monthly meeting on separate motions offered by Alderman Chris Goodman and seconded by Alderman Billy Ray Morris. Pursuant to Section […]

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Board votes to terminate town attorney, financial director

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted Thursday night to terminate the town’s attorney and financial director. Board members voted 3-0, with Alderman Karl Chambless abstaining, to replace current City Attorney Chris Patterson (pictured) with former Oakland Attorney Richard Myers. Oakland Financial Director Pam Walker was removed  from her position. Board members also approved […]

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Fayette County General Sessions Court Reports

Sentences • Tara M. Troxel, 5478 Scarlet Ridge Drive, Arlington, violation of the open container law and the implied consent law, fined $25 with costs, license suspended for one year. • Kevin Davis, 9660 Highway 196, Collierville, theft of merchandise less than $500, 11 months and 29 days in jail, sentence suspended except time served, […]

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Board scheduled to reconsider administrative space for lease

By Bill Short During its regular monthly meeting tomorrow night, the Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen is scheduled to resume its discussion of administrative space for lease. At the board’s April 17, 2012 monthly meeting, City Finance Director Pam Walker said there had been some discussion about moving the administrative offices from City Hall […]

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