CALL TO ORDER
Mayor William Herrington called the Special Called Meeting of the Lawrenceville Town Council to order at 6:00 p.m. on September 5, 2017. The purpose of the called meeting is to discuss the possibility of land acquisition.
Roll was called; Present: Mayor William Herrington; Council Members: Joyce Bland, H. B. Brockwell, Jr., Dora Hardy, Scott Martin, Robert F. Pecht, III, and Alice B. Talbert. Also present: Town Attorney, W. C. Outten, Jr., Town Manager, C. J. Dean, and Town Clerk, Wanda Johnson.
Absent: Council Member Martha Myers.
CLOSED SESSION-MOTION TO ENTER THE CLOSED MEETING
“Mr. Mayor, I move the Lawrenceville Town Council enter into a closed meeting pursuant to the provisions of Section 2.2-3711 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended for the purpose of discussing potential land acquisition.” Motion: Mr. Pecht. Second: Mr. Martin. Roll call vote: Mrs. Bland, aye; Mr. Brockwell, aye; Ms. Hardy, aye; Mr. Martin, aye; Mrs. Myers, absent; Mr. Pecht, aye; Mrs. Talbert, aye.
MOTION TO EXIT A CLOSED MEETING AND RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
“Mr. Mayor, I move the closed meeting be adjourned and the Lawrenceville Town Council convene again in open session.” The motion was made by Mr. Pecht, seconded by Ms. Hardy and carried by all ayes.
“Be it resolved to the best of my knowledge (i) only public business matters exempted from open meeting requirements, under Section 2.2-3711 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, and (ii) only such public business matters as were identified in the motion by which the closed meeting was convened were heard, discussed or considered in the meeting.” Motion: Mr. Pecht. Second: Mr. Martin. Roll call vote: Mrs. Bland, aye; Mr. Brockwell, aye; Ms. Hardy, aye; Mr. Martin, aye; Mrs. Myers, absent; Mr. Pecht, aye; Mrs. Talbert, aye.
MOTION TO SUBMIT AN OFFER
A motion was made by Mr. Brockwell for the Town of Lawrenceville to submit an offer in the amount of $100,000.00 to purchase the Bank of America Building at 300 N. Main Street. This was seconded by Mrs. Talbert and carried by all ayes.
There being no further business to come before Council, a motion was made by Mrs. Talbert, seconded by Mr. Brockwell and carried by all ayes to adjourn the meeting.
William Herrington, Mayor
Wanda Johnson, Clerk