JUNE 28, 2022
CITY OF HURSTBOURNE
200 WHITTINGTON PARKWAY
Mayor Masick called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m.
Acting City Clerk/City Treasurer Mike Rhodes conducted the roll call. A quorum of the Commission was
Present: Mary Masick, Mayor
Norb Hancock, Commissioner
Ben Jackson, Commissioner
Bill Leavell, Commissioner
Lois Wagner, Commissioner
Others Present: John Singler, City Attorney
Chris Crumpton, City Engineer
Mike Rhodes, City Treasurer
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Masick.
RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
Mr. Peter Massey, 9103 Leicester Court, addressed the Commission regarding a Children’s parade for
Hurstbourne. His request was approved and will be held on July 4, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:200 a.m.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The June 14, 2022 minutes were presented for approval. Commissioner Wagner made a motion for
approval of the minutes and her motion was seconded by Commissioner Leavell. Motion carried
MUNICIPAL ORDER 22-20-19—MUNICIPAL ORDER RELATING TO CHECK REGISTER
APPROVALS FOR MAY 2022.
After some discussion, Commissioner Jackson made a motion to approve MO 22-20-19. His motion was
seconded by Commissioner Wagner. Motion carried unanimously.
CITY ENGINEER’S REPORT—Chris Crumpton
Mr. Crumpton presented the Fiscal Year 2023 Paving Report. The bid will be approved in July and
hopefully the paving would be completed in September. He noted the “Alternate” paving area will
hopefully be within the overall project. It was also noted there is $450,000 in the budget for paving.
No report presented.
Mayor Masick reported the Hurstbourne Country Club will be hosting a city-wide swim meet July 14-17,
2022. She discussed the usage of directional signs on some streets to assist with traffic flow. In addition,
she discussed the possibility of transporting the guests from a designated area. She will contact the
Commission when the completed information is available.
In addition, she requested for future meetings that the Commission maintain their focus on the topic
presented and let the person speaking finish their statement and not to interrupt them.
CODE ENFORCEMENT/SANITATION REPORT – Commissioner Hancock
Commissioner Hancock inquired if a letter had been sent to the golf cart offender and Attorney Singler
stated he would follow up on the matter.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT REPORT –Commissioner Jackson
Commissioner Jackson expressed his desire to be included to the City Administrator’s search committee.
Commissioner Leavell made a motion to add Mr. Jackson to the committee. His motion was seconded by
Commissioner Wagner. Motion carried unanimously. Mayor Masick added there will be a meeting of the
committee on July 1, 2022, at 2 p.m. at City Hall. City Attorney Singler stated he would place a public
notice in the Courier-Journal posting the information.
PUBLIC SAFETY – Commissioner Leavell
PUBLIC WORKS—Commissioner Wagner
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – Attorney John Singler
PUBLIC HEARING FOR TAX RATE—City Attorney Singler stated that due to the tax rate being
slightly higher over the current compensating rate, a notice was posted in the Courier-Journal for a
public hearing. The floor was open and there were no comments made by the public.
City Attorney Singler held second reading by summary Ordinance 22-06—AN ORDINANCE
ADOPTING AN ANNUAL BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF HURSTBOURNE FOR THE FISCAL
YEAR JULY 1, 2022 TO JUNE 30, 2023 BY ESTIMATING REVENUES AND RESOURCES AND
APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF CITY GOVERNMENT.
After some discussion, Mayor Masick made the motion to approve Ordinance 22-06. Her motion was
seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Roll call vote was taken—Mayor Masick—yea, Commissioner
Hancock—yea, Commissioner Jackson—yea, Commissioner Leavell—yea, and Commissioner
Wagner—yea. Ordinance 22-06 was enacted with a 5-0 vote.
Mr. Singler explained that Graymoor-Devondale and the City of Lyndon Councils agreed to enter into an
agreement transitioning Graymoor-Devondale to become the City of Lyndon Police Department. This
action will require the City of Hurstbourne to revise their interlocal agreement with them. In the future,
Graymoor-Devondale will attend a Commission meeting to discuss this change. This action will allow
them to gain the necessary tools to maintain their high level of operation and to continue their
commitment to the community.
TREASURER’S REPORT – Treasurer Mike Rhodes
City Treasurer Rhodes reviewed the May financial reports.
In accordance with KRS 61.810 (1) (c), Mayor Masick made a motion to close the regular meeting and
enter into Executive Session to discuss a personnel matter. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner
Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
At 5:48 p.m., Mayor Masick made a motion to close the Executive Session for personnel issue and re-
open the regular meeting. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner Wagner. Motion carried
At 6:00 p.m. Commissioner Jackson made a motion to adjourn. His motion was seconded by
Mayor Masick. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Mary Masick Mike Rhodes, Acting City Clerk