(June 13, 2019) The Louisa City Council met in regular business session June 11, 2019 with Mayor Harold Slone presiding. In attendance were council members Gary Robertson, Mitch Castle, Lisa Schaeffer, Tom Parsons, and John Nolan.
Mayor Harold Slone’s comments included the recognition of citizens volunteer week and awarded a proclamation to Jordan Cook and Caleb Rains for their missionary work in helping their community.
Council approved minutes for meeting May 14, 2019 on motion by Mitch Castle, Second by Gary Robertson.
Approved appointment for “Complete Count Committee” Teresa Pennington. Motion by Mitch Castle, Second by John Nolan. The Complete Count committee will help Louisa get as many of its people counted for the 2020 U.S. Census as possible.
- Second reading of Ordinance Establishing the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 in the amount of $1,932,721.11. Motion made by Gary Robertson, second by Mitch Castle.
- Second reading of Ordinance 2019 – 02 “Ordinance Establishing the Budget for the Louisa Utilities Board for July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. In the amount of $3,008,760.00. Motion made by John Nolan, second by Gary Robertson.
- Second reading of Ordinance 2019 –03, “Compensation of City Employees Pursuant to KRS 83A.070.” No amount available. Motion by Tom Parsons, second by Gary Robertson.
- Second reading of Ordinance 2019 – 04, “Compensation of Louisa Utilities Board Employees Pursuant to KRS 83A.070”. No amount available.
Foothills Phone, Cable, Internet would like to be able to sell their services within Louisa City limits and that question will be heard at the July meeting, it was decided. Currently only Lycom Cable Phone and Internet can provide service within the city limits per previous agreement.
The Sewer Plant Project estimated $2.9 million dollars starting at Lock Avenue is currently accepting bids until July 5 close of business. Bidders may apply at City Hall or The Water Dept. They will go public on July 9, 2019 at 7pm at the next council meeting. Then the Utility Board and Engineers will suggest, and the City Council on July 16, 2019 will make the final decision. This will be a special meeting.
Any more than six bags of trash…?
During the Council Comments Trash Pickup was brought up. “The limit allowed per household is 6 bags and people have been putting a lot more of trash bags to be picked up,” Slone said. The Council suggested adding a business fee for people needing to get rid of more than the allowed amount but did not vote. The decision will be carried over until July meeting.
July regular Council meeting and Utility Board meeting will be moved, the Utility Board will meet July 9, 2019. The City Council meeting will be moved to July 16, 2019.
Executive session, no action taken.