A special meeting of the
City Council of the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee convened at 6:00 p.m. on December
13, 2016, in the Courtroom of the Municipal Building with Mayor Warren L. Gooch
ROLL CALL: Upon roll call
the following councilmembers were present: Councilmember Kelly Callison; Mayor
Pro Tem Rick Chinn, Jr; Councilmember James Dodson, Mayor Warren L Gooch; Councilmember
Charles J. Hope, Jr.; Councilmember Ellen D. Smith; and Councilmember Hans
Also present were Mark S.
Watson, City Manager; Janice E. McGinnis, Finance Director; Mary Beth Hickman, City
Clerk; and Kenneth R. Krushenski, City Attorney.
THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS WERE TAKEN:
ADOPTED A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CITY
MANAGER’S NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE) AND TN OAK
RIDGE ILLINOIS, LLC, PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION NO. 6-32-2016 TO SECURE
APPROXIMATELY 17.12 ACRES OF DOE OWNED PROPERTY UPON WHICH THE AMERICAN MUSEUM
OF SCIENCE AND ENERGY IS LOCATED AND ADJACENT UNDEVELOPED LAND, AND AUTHORIZING
THE APPROPRIATE LEGAL INSTRUMENTS TO ACCOMPLISH THE SAME.
RECEIVED FOR THE RECORD A SPECIAL REPORT BY
MIKE BROWN OF THE SECRET CITY FESTIVAL OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE, TO DISCUSS THE
DIRECTIONS AND PROGRESS OF THE ORGANIZATION.
ADOPTED A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE
OF UP TO $50,000.00 TO THE SECRET CITY FESTIVAL OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE, A
501(C)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, FOR CERTAIN EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE
ADJOURNMENT: 7:47 p.m.
Beth Hickman, City Clerk
OF OAK RIDGE, TENNESSEE