MAY 28 2019
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
Present: Mary Masick, Mayor
Earl Hubbuch, Commissioner
Ben Jackson, Commissioner
Bill Leavell, Commissioner
Lois Wagner, Commissioner
Others: John Singler, City Attorney, Chris Crumpton, City Engineer
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Masick
RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Wagner made a motion that the minutes of the May 14, 2019 regular meeting be approved; his motion was seconded by Commissioner Hubbuch. Motion carried unanimously.
M.O. 19-18: Approval of City Expenses for April, 2019: Motion was made by Commissioner Jackson for approval and was seconded by Commissioner Hubbuch.
M.O. 19-19: Approval of Code Enforcement Field Officer: After discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Wagner and seconded by Commissioner Leavell.
Commissioner Hubbuch brought up an MSD project located behind a few homes on Colonel Anderson. When asked about specifics, Engineer Crumpton outlined his interpretation of the ongoing project.
As a follow up from the prior meeting, Commissioner Jackson distributed information and summarized the City Investment Policy Ordinance.
Commissioner Hubbuch, Public Works
Commissioner Jackson, General Government
Commissioner Jackson reported that the new Executive Office Suites are finished and now open and ready for lease. He invited the Commission to take a look at the suites when they have an opportunity. Mr. Jackson also recommended that the upcoming Hurstbourne Herald should include a feature article. In the meantime, a letter should be sent to home businesses and other licensed businesses in Hurstbourne.
Commissioner Leavell, Public Safety
Commissioner Leavell reported on crime activity highlighting Blairwood Road as a primary source. He also mentioned his follow up on the patrol zones and officer patrol activities. Commissioner Hubbuch mentioned that he noticed the freshly painted stop bars and the importance of visibility. C.A.O. Leidgen also summarized the streetlight painting program.
Commissioner Wagner, Sanitation/Code Enforcement
CITY ATTORNEY REPORT
City Attorney John Singler reported that the scheduled AT&T presentation regarding the cell nodes and poles to be located in the City is delayed. The fiber optics project is moving forward. He reported on the changes to the Viking development plan and stated that they will be presenting the revised plan at a future meeting. Attorney Singler also gave a brief report on the TopGolf case.
CITY ENGINEER REPORT
City Engineer Chris Crumpton reported the application of funding for ADA sidewalk work to be planned and completed. He also gave additional details on the Blairwood basin clearing work.
CITY TREASURER REPORT
CITY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER REPORT
C. A. O. Leidgen reported on the irrigation system issues and fixes. He also mentioned that he needed to meet with Commissioners Hubbuch and Jackson to go over their department budget before the next meeting.
OTHER NON-BUSINESS / ACTION ITEMS
At 5:25 p.m. Commissioner Hubbuch made the motion to adjourn. His motion was seconded by Commissioner Leavell; motion carried unanimously.
Mary Masick, Mayor Jim Leidgen, C.A.O / City Clerk