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									                                          MINUTES
                                  of a Regular Meeting of the
                                   Committee of the Whole
                                         July 19, 2012

A previously and publicly announced regular meeting of the Committee of the Whole, a
Standing Committee of Hopkinsville City Council, was convened at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July
19, 2012 in the Council Chamber of the Lackey Municipal Building, Hopkinsville, Kentucky by
Vice Chairman Don Ahart.

ROLL CALL

Besides Vice-Chairman Ahart, members in attendance were Hon. Patricia Bell, Hon. Cornelia
Belle, Hon. Ann Cherry, Hon. Jimmy Dossett, Hon. Peggy Rogers Everett, Hon. Wesley Grimes,
Hon. Charlie Henderson, Hon. Kimberly McCarley, and Hon. Marby Schlegel. Absent were
Chairman Brooks and Hon. Paul Henson.

Also in attendance were Crissy Upton, City Clerk; J. Daniel Kemp, Mayor; Glenn Abee, City
Administrative Officer; H. Douglas Willen, City Attorney; Guy Howie, Police Chief; Clayton
Sumner, Police Captain; Jefferson Alexander, Police Lieutenant; Erik Pacheco, Patrol
Lieutenant; Freddie Montgomery, Fire Battalion Chief; Robert Martin, Chief Financial Officer;
Tom Wolf, Public Works Director/Engineer; Terry Rudd, Street Department Superintendent;
Kenneth Grabara, Human Resources Officer; Norris Adams, Communications Systems
Specialist; Joseph Grace, IT Director; Steve Bourne, CDS Director; Holly Boggess, CDS
Assistant Director.

Vice Chairman Ahart led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Councilman Henderson moved to approve the minutes of the June 21, 2012 regular meeting;
seconded by Councilman McCarley. All members present voted aye.

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Department Quarterly Reports
Vice Chairman Ahart noted department quarterly reports were provided in the packet. There
were no questions or comments.

Agency/Board Council Appointee Reports
Councilman Bell thanked Council members for supporting the Solid Waste Enterprise ordinance
amendment.

Business List Review
Vice Chairman Ahart noted the Business List was included in the packet. There were no
questions or comments.

Street Paving & Sidewalks Report
Mr. Wolf reviewed projects for this fiscal year and answered questions from Committee
members.

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                           July 19, 2012 Regular Committee of the Whole Minutes
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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None.

NEW BUSINESS

CW1235 Chapter 114.01, Junk and Secondhand Dealers
Chief Howie reviewed the benefits of adopting the proposed ordinance and problems with the
current ordinance. During discussion, Councilman Cherry moved to table this item. She
referred to a letter she received from Mathew Milutin prior to the meeting requesting the
Committee table the item. Councilman Schlegel seconded the motion. Vice Chairman Ahart
declared at recess at 6:41 p.m. to allow members time to review Mr. Milutin’s letter. He
reconvened the meeting at 6:43 p.m. Following discussion, Councilman Henderson called for
the question; seconded by Councilman McCarley. All members present voted aye. The motion
to table passed by roll call vote with all members present voting aye except Councilmen Ahart,
Everett, and Henderson who voted nay.

CW1236 Chapter 115, Precious Metals and Gems
CW1237 Outdoor Flea Markets
Councilman Henderson made a motion to remove Items CW1236 (Chapter 115, Precious
Metals and Gems) and CW1237 (Outdoor Flea Markets) from the agenda until Item CW1235
(Chapter 114.01, Junk and Secondhand Dealers) was brought back to Committee; seconded by
Councilman Bell. Following discussion, the motion passed by roll call vote with all members
present voting aye except Councilman Schlegel who voted nay.

CW1238 Sequestration Resolution
Mayor Kemp reviewed the proposed resolution. Councilman Cherry moved to forward the
resolution to City Council; seconded by Councilman Dossett. There being no discussion, all
members present voted aye.

CW1239 Noise Ordinance
Councilman Grimes addressed concerns with noise from music, loud exhaust, and compression
brakes. It was the consensus of the Committee for Chief Howie to research laws regarding
compression brakes and bring his findings back to the Committee.

CW1240 Fireworks Ordinance
Mr. Abee reviewed requests he received from vendors to allow the sale and/or use of fireworks
outside times prescribed by ordinance due to the burn ban. Mayor Kemp requested the
Committee amend the ordinance to allow supervised displays by professional vendors at events
outside the dates set in the ordinance. Councilman Henderson moved to forward an
amendment allowing professional displays outside the dates prescribed by ordinance to City
Council; seconded by Councilman Cherry. Following discussion, the motion passed by voice
vote with all members present voting aye.

OTHER

Councilman Henderson requested members be prepared at the next meeting to discuss the
proposed ordinances on this meeting’s agenda which were tabled and delayed.




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                           July 19, 2012 Regular Committee of the Whole Minutes
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CLOSED SESSION – PROPERTY ACQUISITION [KRS 61.810(1)(b)]:

Vice Chairman Ahart announced the Committee needed to go into closed session pursuant to
KRS 61.810(1)(b) to discuss property acquisition. Councilman Henderson moved to go into
closed session at 7:40 p.m.; seconded by Councilman Schlegel. Vice Chairman Ahart
announced action was anticipated. All members present voted aye.

Councilman Schlegel moved to return to open session at 8:44 p.m.; seconded by Councilman
Bell. All members present voted aye. Councilman Henderson moved to authorize the clerk to
prepare a municipal order authorizing the Mayor to sign Eighth Street property acquisition
documents; seconded by Councilman Bell. There being no discussion, the motion passed by
voice vote with all members present voting aye.

ADJOURN

Councilman Everett moved to adjourn at 8:46 p.m.; seconded by Councilman Bell. All members
present voted aye.

                                APPROVAL CERTIFICATION

The foregoing are true and accurate minutes of the regular Committee of the Whole meeting
held on Thursday, July 19, 2012. The minutes were approved on August 23, 2012 on motion by
Councilman Henderson; seconded by Councilman Everett. All members present voted aye.




Christine F. Upton, MMC
City Clerk




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