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HIGHLIGHTS FROM CROSSVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING – OCTOBER 13, 2020

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The Crossville City Council met for their regularly scheduled monthly session October 13, 2020. The meeting included:

STUDENT OF THE MONTH RECOGNIZED BY CITY COUNCIL

The Crossville City Council recognized their latest Student of the Month, Brinley Davis. She is a first grader at Martin Elementary School. Her teachers says Brinley is a student who does any task asked of her. Brinley works hard in class and has a great attitude.

NATIONAL CHIROPRACTIC HEALTH MONTH 2020 PROCLAIMED BY MAYOR

Crossville Mayor James Mayberry proclaimed National Chiropractic Health Month. It states:

WHEREAS, Chiropractors are physician-level healthcare providers who focus on the whole person as part of their hands-on, nondrug approach to pain management and health promotion, and who have special expertise in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries;

WHEREAS, Chiropractors were identified in a March 2020 memo by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as part of the essential healthcare workforce and many have continued to serve their patients and communities since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic;

WHEREAS, With many Americans working from home and attending school online since the beginning of the pandemic, the incidence of musculoskeletal conditions has grown due in part to an increase in sedentary lifestyles, poor posture and stress;

WHEREAS, Even before the pandemic, musculoskeletal conditions have been among the most commonly reported medical conditions for adults and seniors, and low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, preventing people from participating in daily and recreational activities;

WHEREAS, Chiropractic care is widely recognized as one of the safest nondrug, noninvasive approaches available for the treatment of low back pain and other musculoskeletal complaints;

WHEREAS, In addition to their expertise in spinal manipulation, chiropractors have broad diagnostic skills and are trained to recommend therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, and to provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle advice;

WHEREAS, Chiropractors recognize that physical activity can improve symptoms, decrease disability, and improve function and well-being in a range of chronic musculoskeletal conditions, in addition to reducing stress and anxiety and enhancing sleep and quality of life;

WHEREAS, The American College of Physicians low back pain treatment guidelines released in 2017 promote the use of noninvasive, nondrug approaches such as spinal manipulation as a first line of defense against back pain, and groups such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Joint Commission have also adopted positions supporting this approach;

WHEREAS, National Chiropractic Health Month 2020 serves as a reminder to all citizens of Crossville, Tennessee that noninvasive, nondrug treatments for low back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions such as spinal manipulation and other chiropractic services, combined with an active, healthy lifestyle, may lessen or eliminate the need for riskier, potentially addictive treatments such as prescription pain medications and surgery.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, I, Mayor James Mayberry of Crossville, Tennessee join with Crawford Family Chiropractic to promote the benefits of movement, good posture, healthy living and a nondrug approach to pain management in its “Active and Adaptive” campaign and proclaim October 2020 National Chiropractic Health Month.

ORDINANCE AMENDS FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 BUDGET FOR CARES ACT AIRPORT FUNDING

The city council passed an ordinance amending the fiscal year 2020-2021 with a credit for  $30,000 by way of the CARES Act for airport funding.

FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE CLOSING CHURCH STREET

The Crossville City Council held a first reading of an ordinance closing Church Street from Cother Street and Burnett Street.

CITY COUNCIL ACCEPTS ADDING CAPITOL DRIVE IN THE CITY

The City Council approved adding Capitol Drive to the city road list. It runs off of Deerfield Road.

OTHER ITEMS CONSIDERED BY THE CROSSVILLE CITY COUNCIL:

The council also approval to submit a letter of intent for the Tennessee Department of Health Healthier Built Environment grant.

Approval of a ThreeStar Grant contract extension.

Approval of TDOT contract amendment for Northwest Connector Phase 3.

Approval of contract for engineering & professional services for Highway 127 North

Utility Relocation Near Potato Farm Road to near Hollow Lane.

Approval to purchase master meters equipment for Meadow Park Water Treatment Plant.

Approval to purchase five 2020 Dodge Durango police pursuit vehicles.

PROPOSED DISC GOLF COURSE AT MEADOW PARK LAKE APPROVED

The Crossville City Council  gave their approval for a proposal to put a full disc golf course at Meadow Park Lake. The local disc golf club shall work with the Crossville Leisure Services Department and the Crossville Cumberland County Sports and Events Council in the creation of the course. Once operational, it will be maintained by the city.

Disc golf is played much like golf. Instead of a ball and clubs, though, players use a flying disc or Frisbees. The sport started in the 1970s and shares with golf the object of completing each hole in the fewest strokes or, in the case of disc golf, fewest throws

A golf disc is thrown from a tee area to a target, which is the “hole.” The hole can be one of a number of disc golf targets; the most common is an elevated metal basket. As a player progresses down the fairway, he or she must make each consecutive throw from the spot where the previous throw landed. The trees, shrubs, and terrain changes located in and around the fairways provide challenging obstacles for the golfer. Finally, the “putt” lands in the basket and the hole is completed. Disc golf is designed to be enjoyed by people of all ages.

The local disc golf club would sell sponsorships in the park to fund hole placements and the purchases of baskets and turf needed to play.

The disc golf course could be operational by spring of 2021.

CROSSVILLE POLICE REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 2020 REVIEWED BY CITY COUNCIL

The Crossville Police Department released their September 2020 report reviewed by the city council in their meeting Tuesday night (October 13, 2020). The report is as follows:

CITATIONS ISSUED (129 TOTAL) – up 34 from August 2020

Speeding – 31

Insurance violations – 30

seat belt violation – 16

Ran stop sign – 15

Light law violation – 13

Registration violation- 12

Ran traffic light – 3

Texting while driving – 3

Violation of muffler law – 3

Failure to yield to emergency vehicles – 1

Window tint violation – 1

Failure to yield – 1

OFFENSES (77 TOTAL) – down 16 from August 2020

Burglary – 9

Theft from vehicle – 9

Vehicle theft – 7

Fraud – 7

Vandalism – 7

Resisting or evading arrest – 6

Theft recovery – 5

Theft all others – 5

Theft from building – 3

Lost property – 3

Deaths – 3

Theft of vehicle parts – 3

Dog bite – 2

Property damage – 2

Counterfeit money – 2

Shoplifting – 2

Pornography – 1

Rape – 1

Forcible fondling – 1

Custody dispute – 1

Criminal trespassing – 1

Embezzlement – 1

Forgery – 1

Assault – 1

ARRESTS (164 total) – down 20 from August 2020

Warrants served – 38

Drug violations – 18

Driving without license or driving on suspended or revoked license – 16

Public intoxication – 15

Fraud – 10

Possession of drug equipment – 9

Domestic assault – 9

Violation of bond conditions/order of protection – 7

Shoplifting – 6

Criminal trespass – 6

DUI – 6

Hit and run – 3

Assault – 2

Weapons law violation – 2

Vehicle theft – 2

Indecent exposure – 1

Sex offender violation – 1

Violation of open container law – 1

Tampering with evidence – 1

Criminal impersonation – 1

Intimidation – 1

Introduction of contraband into jail – 1

Embezzlement – 1

Disorderly conduct – 1

JUVENILE ARRESTS (8 TOTAL) – down 21 from August 2020

Assault – 3

Runway – 1

Weapons law violation – 1

Drug violation – 1

Possession of drug equipment – 1

Disorderly conduct – 1

ACCIDENTS – (93)

Accidents with injury – 14

Accidents without injury – 23

Minor accidents – 56


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