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City council agrees on $1.58 million budget; tables Water district budget again...NO TAX RAISE this year!

Mayor's pay set at $11,522...

Council member Brad Stark has consistently asked for Big Sandy Water to pay the city more for treated water. Lazer file photoCouncil member Brad Stark has consistently asked for Big Sandy Water to pay the city more for treated water. Lazer file photo

Louisa City Council met Friday for a special meeting. Mayor Teddy Preston called the meeting to order
 

Second reading of Ordinance 2014-02, “Ordinance Adopting the Annual Budget for FY July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 for the City of Louisa” was read. 
 

BUDGET AMOUNTS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2014 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2015 WERE ADOPTED AS FOLLOWS:

CLASSIFICATION                                            GENERAL FUND

ESTIMATED REVENUES TAXES                             $372,037

LICENSES AND PERMITS                                       $397,924

INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVENUES                     $240,328

CHARGES FOR SERVICES                                     $405,711

FINES AND FORFEITURES                                         $5,000  

OTHER REVENUE                                                      $25,641   

SURPLUS                                                                  $134,107  

TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE                            $1,576,248

 

APPROPRIATIONCLASSIFICATION                   GENERAL FUND

APROPRIATION OF FUNDS

GENERAL GOVERNMENT                                   $381,568

POLICE                                                                  $432,944

FIRE                                                                       $175,915

STREETS                                                              $212,079

SANITATION SERVICES                                      $373,742

 

TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS                                  $1,576,248
 

 

Gloria Johnson made a motion to accept the budget and a second by Tom Parsons and all were in favor
 

Second reading of Ordinance 2014-03, “Compensation of City Employees Pursuant to KRS 83A.070” was read and a motion made by Brad Stark to accept it and second by Parsons. All were in favor.

 

Pay classifications adopted

The following PAY CLASSIFICATION effective July 1, 2014, set for Mayor and Louisa City Council:

MAYOR  -  $11,522.16 ANNUALLY 

CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS - $600 ANNUALLY.

The following PAY CLASSIFICATION effective July 1, 2014 (unless otherwise noted) are set for the following City employees:

CITY CLERK (SALARY) $28,277.32 ANNUAL

DEPUTY CITY CLERK $8.66 PER HOUR/$18,012.80 ANNUALLY

POLICE CHIEF (SALARY) $36,637.91 PLUS STATE INCENTIVE PAY

POLICE SERGEANT $28,684.03 TO $34,115.33 ANNUAL/$13.79 PER HOUR TO $16.40 PER HOUR PLUS STATE INCENTIVE PAY

PATROLMAN $24,377.60 TO $24,918.40 ANNUAL/$11.72 PER HOUR TO $11.98 PER HOUR PLUS STATE INCENTIVE PAY (BASED ON EXPERIENCE AND SKILL)

SUPERVISOR $25,374.34 ANNUAL/$12.20 PER HOUR FOR 40 HOUR WEEK

LABORER $16,120 TO $22,189.44 ANNUAL

/$7.75 TO $10.66 PER HOUR FOR 40 HOUR WEEK

DRIVER $22,256 TO $23,634.62 ANNUAL

/$10.70 TO $11.36 PER HOUR FOR A 40 HOUR WEEK (BASED ON EXPERIENCE AND SKILL)

CODE ENFORCER  $19,115.62 /  $9.19 PER HOUR FOR A 40 HOUR WEEK

The following pay classifications effective July 1, 2014 set for City Attorney:

CITY ATTORNEY $564.35 TWICE PER MONTH PLUS $50 PER MONTH FOR EXPENSES

 

The next thing on the agenda was to Set Tax Rate for 2014. The Council discussed how much a 4% raise would be and it would be $13,800 more a year or $9 on a $100,000 home. Brad Stark made a motion to keep the current rate and Parsons second the motion. All were in favor.

The Water and Sewer budget was discussed but the council concluded that it should be tabled until someone from the Big Sandy Water, Inc. could be present. Waterworks director Dave Mcguire was asked to contact BSW and request that they come to the next special meeting.

Stark stated that there needs to be an increase on what BSW pays for the water they purchase. Gloria Johnson made a motion to table the Water and Sewer budget until a Big Sandy Water representative could be present and Stark made a second and all were in favor.

See related story about water and sewer budget in another Lazer story.

Lawrence County Fiscal Court

September 15, 2014

Regular Meeting Agenda

9:30 a.m.

  1. Opening Prayer
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Call Meeting to Order
  4. Approve minutes of the August 18, 2014 Regular Meeting and August 28,  2014 Special Meeting
  5. Approve 2nd Reading of Budget Amendment #1
  6. Approve Treasurer’s Request
  7. Approve Bills
  8. Approve Treasurer’s Report
  9. Accept Lawrence County Conservation District Annual Financial Report
  10. Approve Executive Order in regards to Weather Emergency Levels (Emergency Management)
  11. Approve Reduction of  Rd. # 1084 Butternut Drive from 0.353 to 0.230
  12. Open Bids on Surplus Property
  13. Public Comments
  14. Adjourn

 

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Courthouse Notebook

September 11, 2014

 

Deeds

Lewis Roger Borders to Borders Self Storage and Rentals for the sum of $800,000 a certian tract of land on the waters of Lick Creek and St Rt. 2565 near Louisa, a tract of land lying on the East side of 2565 (Watermelon Hill) half acre more or less, and southeast corner of  of the Louisa Home Show 4 acre lot.

Larry Rose to Janet Rowley for the sum of $10, a parcel of land Dry Fork of Little Fork at the mouth of Camp Branch about 20 acres more or less.

Roger and Dixie Kitchen to Robert and Shirley Kitchen for the sum of $10,000 a tract of land at Catt Fork of Little Blaine 5 acres more of less.

 

Marriages

Anita Hale, 59, to paul Fugitt, 48, both of Louisa

Phyllis Walker, 62, of Inez to David Conrad, 66, of Lovely

Shelly Young, 35, to Gary Robertson, 40, both of Louisa

Jill Thornton, 53, to Richard Thornton, 51, both of Hurricane, WV

Ella Moore, 19, to Tommy Reed Jr., 19, both of Louisa

Jamie Mccoy, 29, of Adams to Robert Robertson, 25, of Louisa

Latisha Ross, 20, of Wayne WV to David Stacy, 18, of Dunlow, WV

Cathy Meddings, 52, to Timothy Meddings, 55, both of Crum, WV

Lakyn Kearns, 21, to Nicholas Doss, 21, both of Louisa

Brenda Copley, 26, to Charlie France II, 28, both of Louisa

Julie Thomas, 38, to Ira Osborne, 34, both of Louisa

Krysten Goyette, 21, to Bobby Spears, 24, both of Fortgay, WV

 

Civil Suits

14-CI-00218 SEALED MARRIAGE DEGREE

14-CI-00221 TIMOTHY PALMER VS. CASSIE PALMER, DIVORCE

14-CI-00224 BOBBY WORKMAN VS. MATHIEU ROBERT, CONTRACT

14-CI-00228 TD AUTO FINANCE VS. TERRY MOORE, CONTRACT

14-CI-00229 CAPITAL ONE BANK VS. ALISHA PATRICK, CONTRACT

14-CI-00230 FIRST COMMONWEALTH OF PRESTONSBURG VS. STILTNER

14-CI-00231 VANDERBILT MORTGAGE  VS. JOHN HARRIS, FORECLOSURE

14-CI-00233 HEATHER HAYES VS. KENNETH MCKINSTER, CHILD AND MEDICAL SUPPORT

14-CI-00234 FRIENDLY FINANCE VS. SAUL CARCAMO II, CONTRACT

14-CI-00235 CACH VS FRANCES ADAMS, CONTRACT

14-CI-00236 ANNE SLOAN VS. CHARLES SLOAN, DIVORCE

14-CI-00237 JENNIFER WEST VS. DARRELL ROCKY, DIVORCE

14-CI-00238 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK VS. JASON CASSELL, FORECLOSURE

 

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