The regular meeting of the Boyle County Fiscal Court was held on the 13th day of July, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. in the Fiscal Court Room of the Boyle County Courthouse. Meeting was live streamed on the Boyle County Media Channel for the Public. Members present at the meeting were:
Judge Howard Hunt
Others present at the meeting were, Fiscal Court Clerk Missy Galloway, County Treasurer Keagan Hinkle, County Attorney Chris Herron, Finance Officer Mariah King and County Administrator Julie Wagner.
Judge Hunt called the meeting to order
John Caywood: Led the Invocation
Judge Hunt led the Court in the Pledge of Allegiance
Judge Hunt: Presented the minutes from the June, 22nd 2021, Fiscal Court meeting for consideration. Magistrate Jamey Gay made a motion to approve the minutes as presented, seconded by Magistrate John Caywood. All members voted in favor of accepting the minutes as presented. Motion carries unanimously.
Financial Officer Mariah King: presented the bills for approval. Standing order total presented is $638,620.20 while the bills to be paid are $565,970.91. Motion by Magistrate Jason Cullen to approve the bills as presented. Seconded by Magistrate Ronnie Short. There was no discussion. The motion carries unanimously.
Budget/Cash Transfers: No Budget Transfers and No Cash Transfers
Steve Hunter, Planning and Zoning: Presented information on unsafe property located in Boyle County. The information included adding RV and vehicles to the nuisance ordinance. Steve Hunter and Angie Muncy will work together on adding some language from Section 111 of the Property Maintenance Code pertaining to unsafe structures and equipment which is updated every 3 years. Steve showed some photographs of examples of some structures, RV and boats that would apply to the ordinance. Some of the locations mentioned were Clifton Road, Kemper Road, Stewarts Lane, Parksville Cross pike, Mitchellsburg Road, and Hogue Hollow. Judge Hunt recommended tabling the 2nd reading of the nuisance ordinance until Steve Hunter and Angie Muncy can collaborate together on the best language to apply to these situations. The motion to table the 2nd reading made by Magistrate Jason Cullen, seconded by Magistrate Ronnie Short. Steve Hunter explained that a citation or a lien is not the goal but an option if needed but to gain compliance with the property owner to comply.
Judge Hunt: Judge Hunt made the recommendation to reappoint Kathy Miles to Human Rights Commission Motion made to accept the recommendation made by Magistrate Tom Ellis, seconded by Magistrate John Caywood. Motion carries unanimously.
George Coomer: Mr. Coomer introduced Dave Asheim to the court who is the developer of Guide by Cell. Mr. Asheim gave an overview of the product to the court. The demo explained the two different options Audio Guide and Smartphone Guide to learn information about a historical moment you may be visiting. The site will educate, improve the experience, improve membership and engagement for visitors and lastly gather historical stories. The software will easily integrate with Civic Plus for the county website. Magistrate Tom Ellis ask how you know if there are new stories added to the software and Mr. Asheim explained an email alert can be set to notify new stories. Judge Hunt seen this as an opportunity to help grow tourism within the county. The length of the contract is one year $4750.00 for the first year and years following would be $4250.00. Judge Hunt stated we would need to do an appropriation. Motion made by Magistrate Jason Cullen to approve the appropriation, seconded by Magistrate Tom Ellis. Motion carries unanimously.
Kari Kuhn, Humane Society: Presented the Spay and Neuter Grant for low-income families. The grant would be for $2500.00. Motion to approve made by Magistrate Jamey Gay, seconded by Magistrate Tom Ellis. Motion carries unanimously.
Trille Bottom, County Clerk: Presented the 2nd Qtr Report for acknowledgment. Motion made to accept the acknowledgement by Magistrate Jason Cullen, seconded by Magistrate Ronnie Short. Motion carries unanimously.
Mike Rogers, EMS Director: Ask for approval to surplus old washer/dryer. Or offer to Helping Hands. Motion made to approve Made by Magistrate Ronnie Short, seconded by Magistrate Tom Ellis. Motion carries unanimously. Mike Rogers asked for permission to hire a full time Paramedic Ben McAnly. The effective date of will be July 13, 2021 with pay rate of $19.32 hourly. Mike also ask for permission to hire EMT James Zanolli effective July 13th, 2021 pay rate of $16.00 hourly. Motion made to approve by Magistrate Phil Sammons, seconded by Magistrate John Caywood. Motion carries unanimously. Mike Rogers asked for permission to renew the contract with Medical Compliance Services. Motion mad to approve by Magistrate Jason Cullen, seconded by Magistrate Ronnie Short. Motion carries unanimously.
Angie Muncy, Environmental Services Director: The second reading of the Nuisance Ordinance was tabled with Magistrate Jason Cullen making the motion, seconded by Magistrate Ronnie Short. Motion carries unanimously. Angie Muncy presented the Recycling Grant Bottle Perforator Installment with the installment fee of $11,500.00. Motion made to approve by Magistrate Jason Cullen, seconded by Magistrate Jamey Gay. Motion carries unanimously. Angie Muncy also announced the new hours of the Perryville Convenience Center. The center hours will be closed on Monday and open Tuesday-Saturday 9AM-5PM.
Duane Campbell, Public Works: Duane asked for consideration of bids for the Boom Mover. Bids received were from Atmax $185,220.00 and CMI $219,995.00. Motion made to accept the bid from Atmax by Magistrate Jamey Gay, seconded by Magistrate Ronnie Short. Motion carries unanimously. Duane also ask for permission to accept the quote for the quick disconnect for $2,500.00. Motion made to accept the quote by Magistrate Jamey Gay, seconded by Magistrate Ronnie Short. Motion carries unanimously.
Shannon Greene, Employee Assistance: Ask for approval on Compensatory Time Agreements Misty Day. Motion made to approve by Magistrate Jamey Gay, seconded by Magistrate Ronnie Short. Motion carries unanimously.
Julie Wagner, County Adminstrator: Ask for the court to consider keeping the contractor licenses as a separate part of the Business License Ordinance, and resend ordinance 222 since the County would be negatively impacted. Motion made to approve by Magistrate Tom Ellis, seconded by Magistrate Phil Sammons. Motion carries unanimously.
Chris Herron, County Attorney: Chris Herron explained the amendment to include security tax revision to the 2nd Reading of the Centre College Bond. Motion made to approve by Magistrate Phil Sammons, seconded by Magistrate Jason Cullen. Motion carries with 5 votes while Magistrate Jamey Gay abstained from voting.
Magistrate Ellis: Entrepreneur seeking to divide up 40 acres of property to build a subdivision.
Magistrate Short: Nothing to report
Magistrate Sammons: Commented on how Judge Hunt had never ask about a person’s choice on their political party and was a very honorable Judge.
Magistrate Cullen: Expressed his concerns about comments that were made at a public meeting for planning/zoning that the tone was not appreciated. Magistrate Cullen stated how Judge Hunt was an honorable man that had served our Country for 34 years. Magistrate Cullen also stated he thought the decision with the reappointment was a good one for planning/zoning and the Judge did not use a political party to base his decision for the change.
Magistrate Gay: None
Magistrate Caywood: Complimented the Firework show for July 4th and that Danville Fire Department will no longer do fireworks.
Judge Hunt: Made the announce about the City/County Meeting and the Water Summit Meeting
Motion to adjourn made by Jude Hunt, seconded by Magistrate Phil Sammons. Motion Carries unanimously.
Motion made to go into Executive Session by Magistrate Jason Cullen, seconded by Magistrate Jamey Gay. Motion carries unanimously.
Howard P. Hunt lll, Boyle County Judge Executive