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									                            HARDIN COUNY FISCAL COURT

REGULAR MEETING
NOVEMBER 10, 2009

       Judge/Executive Harry L. Berry called the Hardin County Fiscal Court Meeting to order
and requested a roll call vote. Voting: Brandenburg yes, Hay yes, Judge Berry yes, King yes.

       The invocation was given by Commissioner Hay.

       Commissioner King led the court in the pledge of allegiance.

       Judge Berry announced that November 11th would be Veterans Day and gave a history of
Veterans Day and what it means to this country. He then provided a video about America’s
Army.
       Deputy Judge Jim Roberts provided information about Ted Aikin of West Point. He told
about Ted Aikin joining the army at the age of fourteen. While in the Philippines he was
captured by the Japanese and was marched for ten days on the Bataan Death March. He was
transported to Japan at the age of sixteen. He remained a prisoner until the end of the war. He
spent twenty-six years in the military. He returned to West Point after retirement and became a
businessman and member of the West Point City Council.
       Judge Berry recognized Ted Aikin of West Point, Kentucky with a Proclamation for his
services to this country. Judge Berry proclaimed November 11, 2009 as “Ted Aikin Day” in
Hardin County.
       Judge Berry provided an additional video for the court to view on the strength of the
army.

       Ronnie Pence, President of Elizabethtown/Hardin County Chamber of Commerce,
presented the Chamber Update and announced the resignation of Tim Asher as the
Executive/Director of the Chamber.

       Department Reports were provided by:

       Chris Hunsinger, Planning and Development
       Vicki Brackett, Engineering Department
       Danny Allen, Road Department

       Hay moved and Brandenburg seconded to approve Resolution No. 2009-113 revising the
Personnel Policies and Procedures Handbook. Voting: Hay yes, Judge Berry yes, King yes,
Brandenburg yes.

       Brandenburg moved and Hay seconded to approve Resolution No. 2009-116 amending
the Detention Center’s Policy and Procedures regarding inmate’s mail delivery. Voting: Judge
Berry yes, King yes, Brandenburg yes, Hay yes.

       King moved and Hay seconded to approve increase in revenue bonds for County Sheriff
Charles Williams and Deputy County Sheriff Donna Cross during tax season. Voting: King yes,
Brandenburg yes, Hay yes, Judge Berry yes.
      King moved and Brandenburg seconded to approve a Kentucky Homeland Security Grant
Agreement in the amount of $11,784 to purchase portable radios and related software for Hardin
County EMS. Voting: Brandenburg yes, Hay yes, Judge Berry yes, King yes.

       Brandenburg moved and Hay seconded to approve E-911 GPS-GIS Technician Job
Description. Voting: Hay yes, Judge Berry yes, King yes, Brandenburg yes.

       Commissioner’s Comments, Committee Reports, and Recommendations:

      Commissioner Hay reported that his Engineering and Public Works Committee will meet
on November 23rd at eight o’clock A.M.

       Commissioner Brandenburg reported on his Solid Waste and Community Support
Committee this date. He also announced that 58,000 tons has been collected in the tire amnesty
program. The gas collection at the landfill has improved. He also spoke on the collection and
disposal of brush and limbs in the unincorporated areas and hopes that a solution will be found.

       Commissioner King with the Resources and Emergency Services Committee presented
an invoice from DARS Inc for dead animal service removal for the month of October.

       King moved and Hay seconded to approve the invoice from DARS Inc for $3,156.25 for
dead animal removal. Voting: Judge Berry yes, King yes, Brandenburg yes, Hay yes.

       Commissioner King announced that his committee will meet on November 19th.

       King moved and Brandenburg seconded to approve the Consent Agenda to include
approving payroll dated 10/30/09, approve payroll fund liability checks/voucher registers and
employee insurance fund check register for October 2009, approve payroll for 11/13/09 for
commissioners and coroners expense checks, election officer’s salary, approve Claims Batch
Nos. 04-8014 and 05-8010 and recurring batch nos. 04-8015 and 04-8099, approve Resolution
No. 2009-117 relating to financial transfers, approve Resolution No. 2009-114 relating to “Other
County Prosperities” personnel (Thomas B. Rice), approve Resolution No. 2009-115 relating to
EMS personnel (Mark A. Vertrees and Stephanie G. Carroll), approve Treasurer’s Report for the
month of October 2009 and approve Fiscal Court Minutes dated 10/27/09 and 11/03/09. Voting:
King yes, Brandenburg yes, Hay yes, Judge Berry yes.

       County Attorney, Steven Bland, expressed his gratitude and appreciation for Veterans
like Ted Aikin and challenged the local media to help tell the Ted Aikin story.

       Judge Berry concluded the meeting with a video on the Army Family and the importance
of maintaining a strong army family.

       Court was adjourned, without objection, Judge/Executive Harry L. Berry presiding.
                             _____________________________________
                             HARDIN COUNTY JUDGE/EXECUTIVE


ATTEST: _________________________________________
        CLERK, HARDIN COUNTY FISCAL COURT

								
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