DECEMBER 8, 2020
CITY OF HURSTBOURNE
200 WHITTINGTON PARKWAY
Mayor Masick called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m.
C.A.O. Jim Leidgen conducted the roll call. A quorum of the Commission was present.
Mary Masick, Mayor
Ben Jackson, Commissioner
Earl Hubbuch, Commissioner
Bill Leavell, Commissioner
Lois Wagner, Commissioner
John Singler, City Attorney
Chris Crumpton, City Engineer
Mike Rhodes, City Treasurer
The pledge of allegiance was led by Mayor Masick.
RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
No guests were present.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The November 10, 2020 minutes were presented for approval. Commissioner Wagner made a motion for approval of the minutes and her motion was and was seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
Municipal Order 20-27—Approval of City Expenses. Commissioner Wagner made a motion to approve MO 20-27. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Masick commended Commissioner Earl Hubbuch for his 13 years of service to the City of Hurstbourne and thanked him for his dedication and conscientious work both in Public Works and Public Safety. She read a proclamation declaring December 8th as Earl Hubbuch Day in the City of Hurstbourne. Mr. Hubbuch thanked the Commission.
PUBLIC WORKS—Commissioner Hubbuch
Commissioner Hubbuch reported that Jean Henry, from Lawrence and Associates, is completing the work on the City drains and finalizing the repairs on the curbs. City Engineer Crumpton added that the stops bars on South Lyndon Lane will be painted when the weather permits. Commissioner Hubbuch stated the electricity has been restored at the end of Oxmoor Woods and South Lyndon but is currently inoperable. He added that LG&E has been contacted regarding the problem. Also, he reported that leaf removal is ongoing throughout City.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT REPORT – Commissioner Jackson
PUBLIC SAFETY – Commissioner Leavell
Commissioner Leavell distributed the November police activity report from Graymoor-Devondale. He added that he has received positive input about the police visibility in the City.
CODE ENFORCEMENT/SANITATION REPORT – Commissioner Wagner
Commissioner Wagner had no report. However, Code Enforcement Officer, George Stewart reported that Blairwood Road has been cleared and Days Inn was currently in compliance. He added that most violations that are called into the City are promptly observed.
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – Attorney John Singler
City Attorney John Singler reported that a demand letter was written to AT&T regarding the electrical damage at Oxmoor Woods and South Lyndon and should be assigned to an insurance adjuster.
CITY ENGINEER’S REPORT—Chris Crumpton
TREASURER’S REPORT – Treasurer Mike Rhodes
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT – C.A.O. Jim Leidgen
Mr. Leidgen made the Commission aware that there was a steady stream of water at Seaton Springs and Hurstbourne Parkway and this was not a City irrigation leak but rather a Louisville Water line problem. He has made the water company aware of the ongoing leak.
At 5:12 p.m. Commissioner HubbuchJackson made a motion to adjourn. His motion was seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Mary Masick James E. Leidgen, City Clerk