FEBRUARY 22, 2022
CITY OF HURSTBOURNE
200 WHITTINGTON PARKWAY
Mayor Masick called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m.
A. O. Jim Leidgen conducted the roll call. A quorum of the Commission was present.
Present: Mary Masick, Mayor
Norb Hancock, Commissioner
Ben Jackson, Commissioner
Bill Leavell, Commissioner
Lois Wagner, Commissioner
Others Present: John Singler, City Attorney
Mike Rhodes, City Treasurer
Rheba Roten, Recording Secretary
Mayor Masick led the Pledge of Allegiance.
RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
Mr. Paul Doyle, President of Wessex Place Board, introduced himself to the Commission and discussed some ongoing concerns in that area of the City.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The February 8, 2022, minutes were presented for approval. Commissioner Jackson made a motion for approval of the minutes and his motion was and was seconded by Commissioner Wagner. Motion carried unanimously.
MUNICIPAL ORDER 22-16—–Relating to Check Register Approvals for January 2022.
After some discussion, Commissioner Jackson made a motion to approve MO 22-16. Commissioner Leavell seconded his motion. Motion carried unanimously.
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT – C.A.O. Jim Leidgen
Mr. Leidgen stated he will research the submission date of the Safe Route to School Grant to KIPDA and if the grant was electronically submitted. In Public Works, a rating criteria system will be developed for storm drainage types and will be reviewed by the Storm Water Committee on Friday, February 25, 2022, at 3 p.m. In addition, Mr. Leidgen distributed an updated version of the Open/Active Permit log identifying those residents that are within the permitted one-year timeframe.
Mayor Masick discussed a newspaper article regarding a law that would ban hotel hourly rental which is being considered by the Louisville Metro Council. City Attorney Singler stated he would review the potential ban and report to the Commission.
CODE ENFORCEMENT/SANITATION REPORT – Commissioner Hancock
GENERAL GOVERNMENT REPORT –Commissioner Jackson
Commissioner Jackson reported that maturing certificates of deposit will remain with the current bank in a money market account until the new rates are announced in March of 2022.
PUBLIC SAFETY – Commissioner Leavell
PUBLIC WORKS—Commissioner Wagner
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – Attorney John Singler
City Attorney Singler discussed ordinance revisions pertaining to parking and yard debris. Commissioner Wagner had several questions pertaining to the parking ordinance and the Commission decided to continue the discussion at the next meeting.
CITY ENGINEER’S REPORT—Chris Crumpton
Mr. Crumpton was not present; therefore, there was no report.
TREASURER’S REPORT – Treasurer Mike Rhodes
At 5:25 p.m. Commissioner Wagner made a motion to adjourn. Her motion was seconded by
Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Mary Masick James E. Leidgen, City Clerk