NOVEMBER 12, 2019
CITY OF HURSTBOURNE
200 WHITTINGTON PARKWAY
Mayor Mary 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.
Mary Masick, Mayor
Ben Jackson, 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
Hurstbourne Resident, Sharon Levine addressed the Commission regarding an ongoing dispute with a neighbor.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The October 22, 2019 minutes were moved for approval by Commissioner Wagner and seconded by Commissioner Jackson. Motion carried unanimously.
City Attorney John Singler presented Municipal Order 19-27, Series 2019—A MUNICIPAL ORDER AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE “KENTUCKY LEAGUE OF CITIES INVESTMENT POOL PLUS”. Commissioner Jackson made a motion for approval of MO 19-27; his motion was seconded by Commissioner Leavell. Motion carried unanimously.
Attorney Singler presented for first reading Ordinance 19-05—AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING THE INVESTMENT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT POLICY SECTIONS 33.30 THROUGH 33.39 FOR THE CITY OF HURSTBOURNE. Commissioner Jackson made a motion for introduction and first reading of Ordinance 19-05; his motion seconded by Commissioner Wagner.
MAYOR’S REPORT – Mayor MASICK
Due to the upcoming holiday season, Mayor Masick made a motion to cancel the November 26, 2019 and the December 24, 2019 Commission meetings with the understanding that a meeting would be called if needed. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner Wagner. Motion carried unanimously. Also, she reminded the Commission that the Jefferson County League of Cities dinner will be on Thursday, November 21, 2019 with Dr. Tori Murden, President of Spalding University as the presenter.
PUBLIC WORKS—Commissioner Hubbuch
GENERAL GOVERNMENT REPORT – Commissioner Jackson
Commissioner Jackson reported on a CD that is maturing soon. He stated that the funds should be moved to the general fund for reinvestment into the KLC Pool Plus Fund when it is opened.
PUBLIC SAFETY – Commissioner Leavell
Commissioner Leavell reported that Kentuckiana Law Enforcement was contacted regarding the lack of ticketing activity during a certain officer’s patrolling schedule.
CODE ENFORCEMENT/SANITATION REPORT – Commissioner Wagner
ATTORNEY’S REPORT – Attorney John Singler
CITY ENGINEER’S REPORT—Chris Crumpton
Mr. Crumpton reported that the storm grates project is progressing, and he is reviewing striping options for Nottingham at the Linn Station intersection.
TREASURER’S REPORT – Treasurer Bennett
ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT – C.A.O. Jim Leidgen
C.A. O. Leidgen reported that the Christmas decorations are being placed throughout the City, the tree canopy program is ongoing and awaiting warmer weather to plant the trees, plus the annual leaf removal of the City owned areas is underway.
OTHER NON-BUSINESS/ACTION ITEMS
Nothing was brought before the Commission.
At 5:15 p.m. Commissioner Jackson made the motion to adjourn. His motion was seconded by Commissioner Leavell. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Mary Masick James E. Leidgen, City Clerk