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March 12, 2018

Louisa City Council

Agenda

March 13, 2018 -- 7:00pm

Louisa City Hall

 

  • Call to order.
  • Pledge of allegiance and Prayer.
  • Mayor comments.
  • Old Business
  • Approve minutes for special meeting February 20, 2018.
  • First Reading of Ordinance 2017-03-1A, “Amendment to Ordinance Establishing the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year [July 1, 2017 Through June 30, 2018] for The City of Louisa, Kentucky”.
  • First Reading of Ordinance 2017-04-1A, “Amendment to Ordinance Establishing the Budget for the Louisa Utilities Board for July1, 2017 Through June 30, 2018”.
  • New Business
  • Approve Resolution to support development of the Levisa River as a water trail.
  • Agreement for professional services—Downtown Water System Rehab Project.
  • Update signature card for Louisa Water Company.
  • Yatesville clean-up Participation.
  • Council comments.
  • Audience comments
  • Executive session.
  • Adjourn.

March 8, 2018

MARCH 8, 2018 - written by WADE QUEEN


EIGHT PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED IN LAWRENCE COUNTY FROM MARCH 1-7. ANOTHER 4 LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES ( 3 IN JOHNSON COUNTY, AND 1 IN BOYD COUNTY ).

THE NAMES OF THOSE 8 ARRESTED IN LAWRENCE COUNTY MARCH 1-7, (PLUS THE 4 ARRESTED OUTSIDE OF THE COUNTY), ARE THE FOLLOWING:

 

Ryan D. Johnson Ryan D. Johnson Ryan D. Johnson, 20, of Inez, Kentucky; was arrested on March 1, 2018, at 1:26 A.M., by a deputy of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL < 21 YEARS OF AGE .02-.07.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyler A. SizemoreTyler A. SizemoreTyler A. Sizemore, 18, of Genoa, West Virginia; was arrested on March 2, 2018, at 4;10 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.



 

 

 

 

 

Johnny MooreJohnny MooreJohnny Moore, 53, of Louisa, was arrested on March 3, 2018, a 2:47 A.M., by deputy Dwayne Bowen of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.



 

 

 

 

 

Bryan P. WrightBryan P. WrightBryan P. Wright, 25, of West Liberty, Kentucky; was arrested on March 5, 2018, at 4:09 A.M., by trooper Tyler Daniels of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: CHARGES UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don LemasterDon LemasterDon R. Lemaster, 53, of Louisa, was arrested on March 6, 2018, at 2:48 P.M., by sergeant deputy Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • DOMESTIC ABUSE - DUTIES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.



 

 

 

 

 

Gary D. SizemoreGary D. SizemoreGary D. Sizemore, 53, of Louisa, was arrested on March 6, 2018 , 2018, at 11:25 P.M., by deputy Mack Wilhite of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • FORGERY, 2ND DEGREE.



 

 

 

 

 

Corey Dustin SkaggsCorey Dustin SkaggsCorey Dustin Skaggs, 35, of Louisa, Kentucky, was taken into custody and booked on March 7, 2018, at 7:55 A.M., in the Lawrence County Court, by the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 

Joey MillsJoey MillsJoey Mills, 65, of Louisa, Kentucky, was taken into custody and booked on March 7, 2018, at 9:40 A.M., in the Lawrence County Court, by the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

Arrested Away From HomeArrested Away From Home

 

 

 

Joshua WawwixJoshua WawwixJoshua A. Warrix, 20, of Louisa, was arrested in Johnson County on March 2, 2018, at 2:02 P.M., by an officer of the Paintsville Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500,• MENACING, • SERVING WARRANT (FOR OTHER POLICE AGENCY).

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas CastleDouglas CastleDouglas Castle, 52, of Louisa, was arrested in Johnson County on March 3, 2018, at 4:40 A.M., by officer Zachary Stapleton of the Paintsville Police Department, and was charged with: • FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, • EXCESSIVE WINDSHIELD/ WINDOW TINTING, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER /INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES) 1ST OFFENSE,• POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS.



 

 

 

 

Frank D. MarshallFrank D. MarshallFrank D. Marshall, 58, of Blaine, Kentucky; was arrested in Johnson County on March 3, 2018, at 4:40 A.M., by deputy James P. Primm of the Johnson County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 2ND OFFENSE.

 

 

 

 

 

Eric R. GibbonsEric R. GibbonsEric R. Gibbons, 46, of Louisa, was arrested in Boyd County on March 4, 2018, at 1:37 A.M., by officer Caudill of an unknown police agency, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE), • DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 1ST DEGREE.

 

 

 

 

 

February 2, 2018

Louisa Utilities Board

SPECIAL SESSION

February 27, 2018

 

The Louisa Water and Sewer Commission met in regular business session February 27, 2018 with Mayor Harold Slone presiding. In attendance were Board Members Jeff Kinser, Heath Preston, Mitch Castle  and Sam Lester. Others in attendance were Martin Wright and Jason Helton.

 

  1. Call to order, 6:15pm
  2. Mayor Harold Slone and Martin Wright updated on customer issues on Levisa Drive. Martin advised that they dug the tap up in front of a local residence, a broken connector was replaced and he removed a sharp angle turn, which has so far resolved the problem. Also discovered that empty lots on the street with uncovered taps were resulting in rainwater entering the system during rain events and overtaxing the pump station. Many of these were fixed. Mayor Slone has instructed sewer employees to get a price quote to replace the pumps with higher capacity pumps to help further alleviate the problem.
  3. Motion by Heath Preston, second by Sam Lester to approve minutes for January 2018. All approve.
  4. Reviewed Financials. No actions taken.
  5. Reviewed Purchase requests for water plant and sewer plant. Board approved purchase of new chlorine delivery system at the sewer plant. Water plant to get 2 additional quotes and bring for approval at March Meeting. The board recommended having training for employees dealing with chlorine and place breathing apparatus’ from the fire dept. at the water and sewer plant.
  6. Discussed $1.50 fee being charged for customers using a credit or debit card. The fee has been in place since the Water Co. began accepting Credit cards. Motion by Jeff Kinser, Second by Sam Lester to quit charging $1.50 fee. All approve.
  7. Adjourned at 8:06pm.

 

March 8, 2018

Louisa Utility Meeting 3/6/18

 

The Louisa Utility Committee met for the regular meeting Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Those in attendance were Mayor Harold Slone, Sam Lester Member, Jeff Kinser Member, Jason Helton Utility Clerk and Steve Lycans Member. Absent were Heath Preston and Mitch Castle.

Motion by Jeff Kinser, second by Sam Lester to approve the minutes from the last meeting in February.

The Utility Committee reviewed their financials. Mayor Harold Slone stated, "We were hit with a lot of repairs last month. "

Motion by Sam Lester, second by Steve Lycans to approve a purchase at the water plant

A discussion then took place about the water tank inspection. The quotes for this project were too high so the project is on hold until a new negotiation can be made.

There will be expenses to either clean, inspect and clean or replace all 6 tanks.

The committee then discussed and reviewed the update on the water main replacement project. This is the project that will replace the oldest water lines in the city.

Troy Hogge with Kentucky Engineering Group, on the left and Louisa Utilities supervisor Martin Wright, on the right.Troy Hogge with Kentucky Engineering Group, on the left and Louisa Utilities supervisor Martin Wright, on the right.

The contract for the Engineering portion of the water main project was granted to Kentucky Engineering by city council.

A budget meeting is scheduled for April. The Mayor said, "This Committee is great because a lot of the concerns and business is all ready for the Council to act, making it a great addition to the city."

The meeting was then adjourned.

 

 

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - FEBRUARY 22-28, 2018

 

MARCH 1, 2018 - written by WADE QUEEN


SIXTEEN PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED IN LAWRENCE COUNTY FROM FEBRUARY 22-28. ANOTHER 3 LAWRENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN NEIGHBORING COUNTIES (1 IN JOHNSON COUNTY, 1 IN GREENUP COUNTY, AND 1 IN WOLFE to PERRY COUNTY ).

THE NAMES OF THOSE 16 ARRESTED IN LAWRENCE COUNTY FEBRUARY 22-28, PLUS THE 3 ARRESTED OUTSIDE OF THE COUNTY, ARE THE FOLLOWING:

 

Michelle ShawMichelle ShawMichelle Shaw, 27, of Louisa, was arrested on February 22, 2018, a 3:28 A.M., by deputy Mack Wilhite of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with:  • CRIMINAL TRESPASSING-3RD DEGREE, • CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, 1ST DEGREE..

 

 

 

 

 

Kenneth RoseKenneth RoseKenneth Rose, 58, of Louisa, was arrested on February 22, 2018, at 3:28 A.M., by sergeant Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with:  • BURGLARY, 1ST DEGREE.

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas T. HackneyNicholas T. HackneyNicholas T. Hackney, 27, of Louisa, was arrested on February 22, 2018, at 7:15 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME.

 

 

 

 

 


Robert D. PowersRobert D. PowersRobert D. Powers, 24, of Louisa, was arrested on February 22, 2018, at 7:15 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ENGAGING IN ORGANIZED CRIME.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joni L. MooreJoni L. MooreJoni L. Moore, 39, of Louisa, was arrested on February 22, 2018, at 7:15 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE  (METHAMPHETAMINE),  • DRUG PARAPHENALIA; USE, POSSES, 1ST OFFENSE.

 

 

 

 


Sonny J. WileySonny J. WileySonny J. Wiley, 38, of Louisa, was arrested on February 22, 2018, at 7:17 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE,1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS.

 

 

 

 

Bradley A. FraleyBradley A. FraleyBradley A. Fraley, 46, Louisa, was arrested on February 22, 2018, at 7:25 P.M., by patrolman officer Shane James of the  Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE - FELONY.

 

 

 

 

 

Audrey HornAudrey HornAudrey Horn, 30, Louisa, was arrested on February 22, 2018, at 7:36 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION ALL OTHERS UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keith PenixKeith PenixKeith A. Penix, 27, of Louisa, Ky, was taken into custody and booked on February 23, 2018, at 1:36 A.M., by the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER  RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica H. McKinneyJessica H. McKinneyJessica H. McKinney, 36, of Louisa, Kentucky, was taken into custody and booked on February 23, 2018, at 1:36 A.M., in Lawrence County Court by the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER  RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 


William D. CantrellWilliam D. CantrellWilliam D. Cantrell, 33, of Louisa, was arrested on February 23, 2018, at 6:59 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY UNDER/$10,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Roger J. Hylton Roger J. HyltonRoger J. Hylton, 63, of Louisa, was arrested on February 24, 2018, at 12:37 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.

 

 

 

 


Jeremy Matthew ThompsonJeremy Matthew ThompsonJeremy Matthew Thompson, 37, Louisa, was arrested on February 27, 2018, at 3:54 P.M., by patrolman officer Shane James of the  Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • FAILURE TO APPEAR.

 

 

 

 

 

Melvin GMelvin GMelvin G. Harmon Jr., 27, Louisa, was arrested on February 27, 2018, at 5:27 P.M., by patrolman officer Shane James of the  Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER (2 SEPARATE COUNTS). • CRIMINAL TRESPASSING-2ND DEGREE, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS.

 

 

 

 

Christopher R. McDowell, 47, of Blaine, Kentucky; was arrested on February 28, 2018, at 12:03 A.M., by constable Paul Wells of the Lawrence County Constable Office, District 1 and was charged with: • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE.

 

 

 

 


Gregory Allen WithamGregory Allen WithamGregory Allen Witham, 33, of Louisa, was arrested on February 28, 2018, at 1:48 A.M., by trooper Bryan Lane of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • RESISTING ARREST, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, • SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.


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Brandon GambleBrandon GambleBrandon Gamble, 32, of Louisa, was arrested in Johnson County on February 25, 2018, at 6:44 P.M., by trooper Billy E. Holbrook, of the Kentucky State Police-Post #9-Pikeville, Kentucky, and was charged with:  • FAILURE TO APPEAR ( 2 SEPARATE COUNT CHARGES ).

 

 

 

 

Tristen Drake BarageTristen Drake BarageTristen Drake Barage,19,of Louisa, was arrested in Greenup County on February 26, 2018, at 3:47 A.M., by trooper Joshua Collett, of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with:  • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • OPERATING  MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne WebbWayne WebbWayne Webb, 40, of Louisa, Kentucky, was taken into custody and booked on February 26, 2018, at 2:44 P.M., by deputy Marcus the Wolfe County Sheriff Department, and was transported to the Perry County Sheriff Department Jail, to serve a guilty plea jail sentence: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER  RESISTANCE TO ORDER.