MINUTES REGULAR MEETING
MAY 9, 2023
CITY OF HURSTBOURNE
200 WHITTINGTON PARKWAY
Mayor Masick called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m.
City Administrator Tyler Johnson conducted the roll call. A quorum of the Commission was present.
Mary Masick, Mayor
Bill Leavell, Commissioner
Marc Norton, Commissioner
Lois Wagner, Commissioner
John Singler, City Attorney
Mike Rhodes, City Treasurer
Chris Crumpton, City Engineer
Rheba Roten, Recording Secretary
The pledge of allegiance was led by Mayor Masick.
RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
No guests were present.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The April 25, 2023 minutes were presented for approval. Commissioner Wagner made a motion for approval of the minutes and her motion was and was seconded by Commissioner Norton. Motion carried unanimously.
A. O. Tyler Johnson—Management Report
Mr. Johnson reported there will be a second town hall meeting at City Hall on Thursday, May 11, 2023, from 5-7:30 p.m. for the residents to have an opportunity to express their opinions regarding the upcoming sanitation bid. Afterwards, the bid will be placed in the Courier-Journal for two weeks.
A. O. Tyler Johnson stated that Michael Davidson, a member on the Homeowners Board at Wessex Place, contacted him and requested a Flock camera for their entrance. After some discussion, the Commission was in agreement that funds for an additional camera could be included in the upcoming budget. After some questions from the Board regarding the success rate of the cameras, Mr. Johnson stated he would research data on the benefits of Flock cameras.
In addition, Mr. Johnson reported he met with Sonitrol, an access control company, and they conducted a walk-through at City Hall. Sonitrol will submit a cost estimate for an access control system for City Hall.
Lastly, C. A. O. Johnson stated he is utilizing PVA records to compile a tentative rental registry list. When completed, a letter will be sent requiring submission for rental permit. He added that a preliminary 2023-2024 budget will be presented at the next meeting.
Mayor Masick reported that Metro Council Member Marilyn Parker will meet with residents at Heitzman’s Bakery on Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until noon.
Mayor Masick added that Jefferson County League of Cities will attend the Louisville Bats game on June 15, 2023. She asked if any member of the Commission is interested, please call City Hall.
CODE ENFORCEMENT/SANITATION REPORT – Commissioner Norton
Commissioner Norton reported there had been some delays, but the work on the revisions to the City’s building regulations is ongoing and will be completed soon.
GENERAL GOVERNMENT REPORT –Commissioner Jackson
Commissioner Jackson was absent; therefore, there was no report.
PUBLIC SAFETY – Commissioner Leavell
Commissioner Leavell reviewed April’s police activity report and stated there were eight traffic citations and two warnings issued.
PUBLIC WORKS—Commissioner Wagner
Commissioner Wagner stated she had no report; however, City Engineer Chris Crumpton added that the status on the City’s roads and curb conditions will be available soon.
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – Attorney John Singler
CITY ENGINEER’S REPORT—Chris Crumpton
Mr. Crumpton stated the Safe Route to School application for Lowe Elementary School is advancing. In addition, he will be meeting with Joe Exley from MSD to discuss storm water issues and the Hurstbourne Country Club project.
TREASURER’S REPORT – Treasurer Mike Rhodes
City Treasurer Rhodes reported he purchased a Treasury Bill at Chase at 5.08% with funds rolled over from a CD at German American Bank.
OTHER NON-BUSINESS/ACTION ITEMS
At 5:12 p.m. Commissioner Wagner made the motion to adjourn. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner Leavell. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Pro Tem, Ben Jackson
Tyler Johnson, City Clerk