October 9, 2018 – Approved Fiscal Court Meeting Minutes

The regular meeting of the Boyle County Fiscal Court was held on the 9th day of October, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Members present at the meeting were:

Patty Burke
John Caywood
Donnie Coffman
Jack Hendricks
Dickie Mayes
Phil Sammons
Judge Harold McKinney

Others present at the meeting were County Treasurer Mary Conley, County Clerk Trille Bottom, Sheriff Derek Robbins, EMA Director Mike Wilder, Jailer Barry Harmon, Shannon Greene, Jacob Pankey, Laurent A. Nash, Gary Chidester, Brian Wofford, Steve Hunter, Howard Hunt, Ruby Cline-Eaton, Steve Cline, Mike Rogers, Rita Bloom, Thelma Mills, Vicki Goode, Robert Mayes, Rodger Ross, John Cocanougher, Jamey Gay, Jennifer Kirchner and Bobbie Curd.

Judge McKinney called the meeting to order and Magistrate Burke gave the invocation. The Pledge of Allegiance was spoken in unison.

Magistrate Sammons made the motion to approve the Fiscal Court Minutes from the September 25th meeting. Magistrate Burke seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Judge McKinney presented Extension Homemakers Week proclamation. The Extension Homemakers week runs October 14 – 20, 2018. The Proclamation will be recorded in Miscellaneous book 12, page 374 in the Boyle County Clerk’s Office.

Vicki Goode discussed the Main Street Perryville Program. Ms. Goode thanked the Court for their support with the program. Ms. Goode also thanked Caldwell Stone, Boyle County Road Department, and Waldon Funeral Home for all their help. Judge McKinney encouraged the Court to visit the Johnson Britton House.

Rodger Ross discussed Parks and Recreation Department. September 9th was the dead line to apply for the Director position. The applications have been narrowed down to four. A back ground check is currently being run on all four applicants. The new Director will have a one year probation period. New lights are being installed at Millennium Park and the machines being used are making some ditches in the grass. The problem is being addressed and will be fixed by the company installing the lights. There were over fifty kids that attended Day Camp this summer.

Mike Rogers discussed sending full time EMT, Amanda Taylor, to the Central Kentucky Paramedic Program. The idea is for EMS to pay the full tuition for Ms. Taylor and have the County Attorney draw up a contract between Ms. Taylor and the County. Classes start October 18th and the tuition is in the budget. Magistrate Mayes made the motion to approve funding Amanda Taylors Paramedic Classes and to authorize Judge McKinney to sign any paperwork needed. Magistrate Burke seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Judge McKinney discussed the Resurfacing Agreement and Resolution. Magistrate Sammons made the motion to approve the Resurfacing Agreement and Resolution. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor. Resurfacing will not start untill after the Agreement and Resolution are received by the Department of Transportation.

Judge McKinney discussed the Matt Becraft Lease. This lease is for the old landfill property at Alum Springs. Mr. Becraft pays $125.00 and mows the property. Magistrate Coffman made the motion to approve renewing the lease for five years. Magistrate Sammons seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Judge McKinney discussed the Trails Grant Agreement. The Court will write a check for the Engineering and Surveying services from monies the Court received from the State. Magistrate Hendricks made the motion to approve writing a check for the services. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

The Court acknowledged the Conservation District’s June and July 2018 Financial reports.

The Court acknowledged the Convention and Visitor Bureau’s September 2018 Financial report.

Jacob Pankey discussed the Kentucky Historic Preservation Tax Credits. Three bids were received. The highest bid was from Stockyard Bank in the amount of $136,562.57. Magistrate Caywood made the motion to approve the bid from Stockyard Bank and authorize Judge McKinney to sign any paperwork needed. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

The Court acknowledged the Boyle County Clerks 2018 Third Quarter report.

Magistrate Mayes made the motion to reset the November 27th Fiscal Court meeting to November 29th and the December 25th meeting to December 20th. Magistrate Burke seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Magistrate Hendricks made the motion to approve the Compensatory Agreement for Solid Waste Director Thomas J. Wright. Magistrate Mayes seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Judge McKinney asked the Court to go into executive session to discuss the termination or discipline of an employee pursuant to KRS 61.810. Magistrate Mayes made the motion to go into executive session. Magistrate Burke seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Judge McKinney requested the Court to return to regular session with no action taken. Magistrate Mayes made the motion to approve returning to regular session with no action having been taken in the executive session. Magistrate Hendricks seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Magistrate Burke moved to approve Judge McKinney excusing an employee from employment at his convenience. Magistrate Coffman seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

Judge McKinney presented the Bluegrass Community Action Agreement. The agreement states that any information shared is confidential. Magistrate Sammons made the motion to approve the agreement. Magistrate Burke seconded the motion. The motion passed with all members voting in favor.

The Court acknowledged the Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Audit.

The Court acknowledged the EMS Monthly Report.

Judge McKinney will be on vacation during the October 23rd Fiscal Court meeting.

P&Z Director Steve Hunter discussed the Kennel Zone change request time line. The statute states the Court has 90 days to act on the zone change request. The applicant can withdraw the case at any time. If the Court does not take action within the 90 days the Planning Commission’s recommendation becomes law by default. The code enforcement case has stalled until some action is taken by the Court. Planning Commission has submitted a recommendation to the Court that urges denial of the zone change. The Court will take up the recommendation for consideration at a later Fiscal Court meeting.

Magistrate Hendricks discussed the local VFW 3634 Post memorial stone. The Vietnam Veterans memorial stone was placed by the flag pole at Camp Nelson.

Magistrate Caywood requested inviting the new Solid Waste Director Tom Wright to the next meeting.

Magistrate Caywood reminded the Court of the need to look for new revenue streams.

Magistrate Caywood would like Judge McKinney to write a letter to Judge Darren Peckler inviting him to the upcoming Detention Committee meeting and the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) meeting.

Magistrate Mayes informed the Court of the Veteran’s Dinner on November 12th.

Judge McKinney explained that the deed and plat to a lot in the City of Perryville has been sent to City Hall.

Magistrate Sammons stated his appreciation of Steve Hunter’s hard work for the County, Jack Hendricks’ hard work for the Veterans, and John Caywood’s service to his Country during Vietnam.

Magistrate Caywood asked about the Goldsmith Building electric bill. Judge McKinney stated that he has spoken to Duane Campbell and it is being addressed.

Magistrate Caywood discussed Mike Harmon speaking about Broadband at the Red Rooster at 6 p.m. tonight.

County Treasurer Mary Conley requested a transfer from the General Fund to the EMS account in the amount of $100,000.00.

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

Adjourn,

Harold W. McKinney
County Judge Executive