Updated May 29, 2019

The Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved changing health insurance for all city employees from United to the State of Tennessee Plan during a Tuesday session.

During a two hour meeting discussing the difference between a Blue Cross Blue Shield bid and State plan, the board agreed to accept recommendation from the contractor, who was hired by the City to review all insurance bids.

After a lengthy presentation from Professional Benefits Solution in Pulaski concerning the Blue Cross Blue Shield bid and how the company  could save the City of Pulaski money, contractors told the board they continue to stick by their recommendation with the State Plan.

The board decided to change their present insurance plan with United because of an increase of 29 percent for the next fiscal year.

In other business, the board approved on second reading to rezone  Integrity property from R-1, a large residential lot to I-1, light industrial.

The board awarded Pipe Works from Tullahoma the bid of $121,840 for Water and Sewer improvements, which was the second lowest bid.

Also, an ordinances on the second reading was approved to increase the Water and Sewer rates throughout the city.

A beer permit was approved for Ryan Yokley at the Southern Table on North First Street.

A parade permit from Touch-A-Truck and Giles County Band Backers was approved for September 14.