July 10, 2018 – Approved Meetings

The regular meeting of the Boyle County Fiscal Court was held on the 10th day of July, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.  Members present at the meeting were:

Patty Burke
John Caywood
Donnie Coffman
Jack Hendricks
Dickie Mayes
Judge Pro Tem Phil Sammons

Others present at the meeting were County Treasurer Mary Conley, County Clerk Trille Bottom, County Attorney Lynne Dean, Sheriff Derek Robbins, IT Director Bill Nichols, EMA Director Mike Wilder, Solid Waste Director Donna Fechter, Jailer Barry Harmon, Shannon Greene, Jacob Pankey, Gary Chidester, Brian Wofford, Steve Hunter, Jennifer Kirchner, Howard Hunt, Steve Cline, Ruby Cline-Eaten, Jody Lassiter, Jonathan Wesley, Vicki Sanderson, Jennifer Taylor, Brad Ellis, Scott Martin, Mike Rogers, Jason Cullen, Roger Trent, Beth Brown, Brian Darnell, Danville City Mayor Mike Perros and Bobbie Curd.

Judge Pro Tem Sammons called the meeting to order. Magistrate Coffman gave the invocation. Magistrate Hendricks led the Court in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Magistrate Caywood made the motion to approve the Fiscal Court Minutes from the June 26th meeting with the following changes: Paul Chandler’s birthday date changed to November 5th, the siren is for Parksville not Perryville, and it’s for the cost of a siren not the repair of one. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Scott Martin, from Kentucky Association of Counties (KACO), discussed the Flag Program. This program is to teach pride and respect for the flag and Country. A box will set in the Courthouse for people to bring in flags to be retired. Magistrates Hendricks and Caywood assisted the County Clerk Trille Bottom with presenting the tattered flags from the voting precincts to be retired. The VFW will retrieve the flags and have a full ceremony for the flags disposal.

EMA Director Mike Wilder introduced Vicki Sanderson the Kentucky Emergency Management Response Coordinator.

Solid Waste Director Donna Fechter discussed the Request for Proposal (RFP) Household Hazardous Waste Grant. The event will be held on October 6th at Whites Park from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. Director Fechter requests up to an additional $5,000.00, to be added to the $15,000.00 grant for any extras. Magistrate Mayes made the motion to approve the Household Hazardous Waste RFP and the requested up to additional $5,000.00 from the Boyle County Fiscal Court unrestricted reserve. Magistrate Caywood seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Solid Waste Director Donna Fechter discussed the State Waste Tire Collection Agreement. The event will be held on September 27th – 29th at the State Highway Department on North Stewarts Lane. The times will be Thursday-Friday from 7 a.m. till 3 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. till noon. This is for Boyle County and surrounding Counties and the tire may be on or off the rim. No construction or beaded tires. Magistrate Burke mage the motion to approve the State Waste Tire Collection Agreement. Magistrate Coffman seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Solid Waste Director Donna Fechter discussed hiring Colin Shepperson as a floater for $9.50 an hour effective immediately. Magistrate Caywood made the motion to approve hiring Colin Shepperson. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Solid Waste Director Donna Fechter informed the Court that the Convenience Center boxes cost the Court $37,000.00 last month.

Solid Waste Director Donna Fechter discussed the Forkland Convenience Center Fence repair quotes. Director Fechter recommends Akers Fence with a quote of $3,500.00. Magistrate Mayes made the motion to approve Akers Fence. Magistrate Burke seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Magistrate Mayes commented that the recent flooding in Boyle County did not leave much trash behind. Boyle County is a very clean County. Thanks to Ms. Fechter and her crews.

Jody Lassiter, with EDP, presented the proposed TransNav Incentive Package Ordinance for approval. TransNav is a plastic injection molding company. The County portion is .28% for 15 years and shall not exceed $38,966.05. TransNav is expected to maintain 27 employees. Magistrate Hendricks made the motion to approve the first reading of the TransNav Ordinance. Magistrate Coffman seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Magistrate Caywood requested Jody Lassiter explain the goals and forecasts that the consultant recommended and the EDP put together. Mr. Lassiter will come before the Court and give an update at a later date.

Jody Lassiter discussed Kentucky Wired providing the broadband but it being up to local government to figure out how to tap into it.

There have been seven applicants to replace Hal Goode.

Jennifer Kirchner, with Convention and Visitors Bureau, explained that hotel business is looking to be $15,000.00 to $20,000.00 above projection. Airbnb has had significant growth with over 30 properties.

Jody Lassiter stated that the 2.65% local payroll taxes combined with the 6% State payroll tax is of some concern to local development.

Magistrate Caywood made the motion to approve the appointment of Paul McCrystal and Jennifer Taylor to the Fire District Board. Magistrate Hendricks seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor. Their terms will end June 30, 2021.

Magistrate Hendricks discussed the Ad Hoc Committee report. The committee approved the black topping of a parking area for the basketball court, skateboard area, volleyball court, and one of the softball fields. The Parks & Recreation Board deemed this a number one priority. There is $40,000.00 budgeted for the parking area. Magistrate Caywood made the motion to approve blacktopping the parking area. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

County Attorney Lynn Dean introduced Beth Brown, a recent graduate of U.K. Law School. Ms. Brown is studying for the Bar Exam and will be the County Attorney’s Office new Intern. Magistrate Caywood made the motion to approve Beth Brown as the new County Attorney Office Intern. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Judge Pro Tem Sammons suggested a review of the Dog Ordinance. There are complaints about a home in a neighborhood with 16 barking dogs. Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Director Steve Hunter suggests a better definition of kennels and what to do with people who own multiple dogs. County Attorney Lynn Dean stated that if it’s a zoning issue, it needs to be taken care of through P&Z. If it is a nuisance issue the County ordinance will come into play.

Retired Health Department Director, Roger Trent, informed the Court that the 10th year anniversary for a smoke free Danville will be August 8th.

Magistrate Caywood reminded the Court that the Jail and EMS reports are in their packets.

Magistrate Hendricks stated that spending the money on EMS, both equipment and employees, is good for the residents of Boyle County.

Magistrate Caywood made the motion to approve the bills. Magistrate Hendricks seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Magistrate Coffman made the motion to pay the bills, make the transfers, and adjourn. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Adjourn,

Harold W. McKinney
County Judge Executive