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Tuesday, February 21, 2017; 6:00 p.m.

Lawrence County School

Louisa, Kentucky



Mission:  Every Child College and Career Ready; A Community Involved and Informed

The Pledge to the United States Flag



3.A. LCHS FFA Presentation


4.A. Superintendent’s Update  

4.A.1. 2016 LC Special Education Recognition

4.A.2. LCHS Award $12,000 PLTW Grant

4.A.3. Latest Accountability Design

4.A.4. Senate Bill 1 Update

4.A.5. Other Bills of Interest in the Legislative Session

4.A.6. PIPE Presentation at KASA March Finance Institute

4.A.7.  Organizational Effectiveness Work for LC Schools

4.B. Public Comment


5.A. Approve Minutes of the January 17, 2017 Regular Meeting, January 26, 2017 Special Meeting and Draft Budget Working Session, and the February 13, 2017 Special Meeting and Academic Dashboard Reporting 

5.B.  Approve Claims and Orders of the Treasurer 

5.C. Approve the Monthly Financial Report: Finance Officer Brandi VanHoose

5.C.1. Bank Reconciliation Report 

5.C.2. MUNIS Balance Sheet and Monthly Financial Report 

5.C.3. Finance Update 


5.D. Approve Consent Agenda items:

5.D.1. Per diem and expenses for members present 

5.D.2. Contracts & Services:

5.D.2.a. Credit Application to Fast Lane Lube & Oil, Inc. of Louisa, KY, for vehicle maintenance services

5.D.2.b. Drug & Alcohol Prevention Program for LMS and LCHS; motivational speaker Ezekiel Pike; March 9, 2017; services and expenses: $733.20 FRYSC

5.D.2.c. Memorandum of Agreement between LC Schools and Teach For America, Inc.; three years: 2017-18, 2018-19; and 2019-20

5.D.2.d. Approval of the School District Assurance Certificate for FRYSC for the 2017-2018 school year

5.D.2.e. Contract with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for 7-12 English/Language Arts professional development services, pending availability of a consultant: $2,950

5.D.3. Requests: 

5.D.3.a. Use of Facilities:

5.D.3.a.1. Use of the field behind Louisa Middle School by Lawrence County Youth Soccer; March 1 to May 20, 2017; 4:00-8:00 p.m.; Myram Brady; insurance provided

5.D.3.b. Permission for LCHS to apply for the Energy Technology Engineering Career Pathway Grant

5.D.4. For Review/FYI: (no action required)

5.D.4.a. School Activity Fund Reports: November

5.D.4.b. SBDM/Advisory Council Minutes (LWES, BES, FES, LMS) 

5.D.4.c. Monthly Energy Report

5.E. Approve the intent of the Lawrence County Board of Education to levy an additional five cents ($.05) equivalent tax rate on real and personal property, which will produce an equivalent revenue of five cents ($.05) per one hundred dollars ($100) of property assessed.  For the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the District’s 5 cent equivalent rate is 5.1 cents, which when applied to the current rate brings the total real property rate to 54.3 cents for Real Estate and 57.1 cents for Personal Property.  The District’s five cents ($.05) equivalent rate changes each fiscal year and may be higher or lower when applied to future tax bills. The District will not begin collecting the additional revenue from this levy until the 2017-2018 tax year.  The revenue produced by this increase will be dedicated to major renovation of existing school facilities, new construction, and debt service.

5.F. Review school data/Approve additional ESS intervention funds for FES & LEES: $3,000 each 

5.G. New Business


6.A. Approve up to 25 additional emergency substitute teachers for 2016-2017  

6.B. Approve creation, abolishment, and/or changes regarding positions for 2016-17

6.C. Superintendent Professional Growth and Evaluation System (SPGES)

Dr. Robbie L. Fletcher, EdD 

  6.C.1. Influential Leadership

  6.C.2. Instructional Leadership

6.C.  Approve to acknowledge receipt of Superintendent's Personnel Action/Update


Attention pregnant families and those with babies under 6 months!

It is time for our annual Baby Fest!

Louisa City Council


February 14, 2017--7:00pm

Louisa City Hall

  1. Call to order.
    Pledge of allegiance and Prayer.
  2. Mayor comments.
  3. Old Business
  4. Approve minutes for January10, January 23, January 24 and February 7, 2017.
  5. Levisa Lane.
  6. Wells & Company, Jim Bryant—City of Louisa 2015-2016 Audit.
  7. Approve second reading of amendment to Ordinance 2017-01, “Compensation of City Employees Pursuant to KRS 83A.070”.
  8. Approve second reading of amendment to Ordinance 2017-02, “An Ordinance Adopting the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) for City of Louisa, Kentucky”.
  9. Approve second reading of amendment to Ordinance 2017-03, “Compensation of Louisa Water and Sewer Department Pursuant to KRS 83A.070”.
  10. New Business
    Wells & Company, Jim Bryant—City of Louisa 2015-2016 Audit.
    Council comments.
    Audience comments
  11. Executive session.
  12. Adjourn.

Ky. Power reps to meet with public about services in Ashland, Ky

Applications will be taken until closing date of February 17, 2017

The Louisa Police Department is accepting applications for the entry level position of patrolman. Starting pay is $11.00 plus state KLEPF pay and benefits. Applications will be taken until closing date of February 17, 2017 at 04:00pm. Any application on file that is over two years old will not be considered unless an updated application is received. Application Packets can be picked up at the Louisa City Clerks office or by contacting Chief Greg Fugitt at the police department in person.

Requirements are listed below:

*  Be a Citizen of the United States
*  Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
*  Be a high school graduate or have successfully completed a GED examination
*  Possess a valid drivers license
*  Not have been convicted of any felony offense
*  Not prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm
*  Have not received a dishonorable discharge, bad conduct discharge, or general discharge under other than honorable conditions, if having served in any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States

  • *  Not have had certification as a peace officer permanently revoked in any state*Live in Kentucky & within 10 miles of the city limits (for take home vehicle)

Selection Process (not necessarily administered in order)

Written Examination
Physical Agility Examination
Psychological Suitability Screening
Background Investigation
Polygraph Investigation
Oral Interview
Medical Examination
Drug Screening

Once hired, recruits will be required to complete 928 hours (23 weeks) of basic training through the Department of Criminal Justice Training and 320 hours of in field training by our agency.

Any questions about the requirements and testing please call Chief Greg Fugitt 606-638-4058 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Attached is a flyer for the upcoming multi-employer job fair to take place Wednesday, Feb 8 10 am - 2 pm in Louisa in Lawrence County.

Lacko Poured Walls will be back recruiting some of our dislocated workers. They are looking for Class A & B CDL Drivers, Footer & Wall Laborers and Skid Steer & Dozer Operators. The pay is around $15 - $20 per hour, full benefits and other great perks. This employer will furnish housing during the work week for the carpools of folks they hire and commute.

Other employers consist of: Lycom, Teleworks USA, Three Rivers Medical Center, Jordan Center, Manpower, Addeco, Cintas, Brown's Food Service, Walmart & more!

For more information, please call 606-638-4949. Please share the attached flyers.


Trish Adams, Industry Liaison
412 Roy Campbell Drive, Suite 100
Hazard, KY 41701