JULY 28, 2020
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.
Ben Jackson, Commissioner
Earl Hubbuch, Commissioner
Bill Leavell, Commissioner
Lois Wagner, Commissioner
John Singler, City Attorney
Chris Crumpton, City Engineer
The pledge of allegiance was led by Mayor Masick.
RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
Several guests were present. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, body temperatures were taken of each guest.
Regarding a second reading and passage of Ordinance No. 20-06, Series 2020. AN ORDINANCE ALLOWING LOW SPEED VEHICLE TRAVEL AND ESTABLISHING RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR GOLF CARTS AND ALL-TERRIAN VEHICLES USE ON PUBLIC STREETS; Attorney John Singler explained the changes made to the ordinance from the time of the first reading. On page 2, under II section (B) golf carts and low speed vehicles are prohibited in the following areas: a. Shelbyville Road b. Hurstbourne Parkway. Also, in section (A) a typographical error that should read “City Commission rather than Council”. In section III, under (D), there was a discussion to change the hours of operation from sunrise to sunset and allow the carts on the City streets to 11 p.m. Mayor Masick made a motion to change sunset to “no later than 11 p.m.” and her motion was seconded by Commissioner Jackson. The motion carried unanimously.
City Attorney Singler stated the changes for Ordinance No. 20-06, Series 2020 were completed, and the amended ordinance was ready for second reading and passage. Commissioner Jackson made a motion to approve Ordinance No. 20-06, Series 2020. His motion was seconded by Mayor Masick. Roll call vote was taken—Mayor Masick—yea, Commissioner Hubbuch—yea, Commissioner Jackson—yea, Commissioner Leavell—yea, and Commissioner Wagner—yea. Ordinance No. 20-06, Series 2020 was enacted with a 5-0 vote.
Mr. Hank Mangeot, Mr. Doer, Mr. Peyton with other representatives from AT&T addressed the Commission regarding the four site locations for small cell nodes to be erected in the City. Mr. J.P. DeLaney addressed the Commission about AT&T. After a lengthy discussion about pole KYTF-34, Mayor Masick made a motion for the alternate location, which is the median and was originally suggested for pole 34, contingent on the location and being in compliance with the City ordinance. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
With some minor changes, the July 14, 2020 amended minutes were presented for approval. Commissioner Hubbuch made a motion for approval and his motion was and was seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Masick stated there is a wood fence on the Hurstbourne Country Club property line that runs parallel to Muirfield that needs to be replaced Shuck Fencing gave an estimate of $2160 to replace it with a new fence. Mayor Masick also added that Hurstbourne Country Club will pay for the tear down and hauling away which is a separate charge. After a discussion, Commissioner Hubbuch made a motion to contract with Shuck Fencing and his motion was seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
In addition, Mayor Masick reported that the annual Jefferson League of Cities dinner is tentatively scheduled for February 18, 2021.
PUBLIC WORKS—Commissioner Hubbuch
Commissioner Hubbuch reported that the creek clearing is nearly completed. The wrought iron painting at South Lyndon Lane entrance will begin soon and the bridge at Skyline Chili is finished. He added that the tree removal at Seaton Springs is completed along with landscaping and curb repair. The storm upgrades are near completion and the bids are in process for the basin clean-up at Days Inn. City Engineer Chris Crumpton presented a plan for street paving in the City. After a discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Hubbuch to approve the street paving budget and was seconded by Commissioner Wagner. Motion carried unanimously.ubbu
GENERAL GOVERNMENT REPORT –Commissioner Jackson
Commissioner Jackson reported that a certificate of deposit at Stock Yards Bank will mature on Friday, July 31, 2020 and after some discussion, the Commission decided to re-invest in a certificate of deposit for 18 months at .45% at the same bank. Commissioner Jackson made a motion for Municipal Order 21-20-21 permitting C. A. O. Leidgen to obtain documents from PNC Bank.
He reported that Bill Bennett, City Treasurer, resigned and there are two candidates that are scheduled for interviews next week. Mr. Jackson proposed that at the first Commission meeting of the month a list be presented showing up-to-date expenses for reimbursement from the CARES Act. He reported that Neel Schafer has moved out of City Hall and their deposit has been reimbursed. He stated that the office is in good shape and only needs paint and carpet cleaning. He asked the Commission for their input on renovating that office into smaller office suites.
PUBLIC SAFETY – Commissioner Leavell
Commissioner Leavell reported that the City is being proactive in obtaining additional police patrolling.
CODE ENFORCEMENT/SANITATION REPORT – Commissioner Wagner
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – Attorney John Singler
CITY ENGINEER’S REPORT—Chris Crumpton
TREASURER’S REPORT – Treasurer Bennett
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT – C.A.O. Jim Leidgen
Mr. Leidgen reported that he met the manager of the Hyatt House and the hotel will open soon.
At 6:21 p.m. Commissioner Hubbuch made the motion to adjourn. His motion was seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Mary Masick James E. Leidgen, City Clerk