"Minutes - Shelbyville City Hall"
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MARCH 1, 2007 Mayor Thomas L. Hardesty called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with the following Councilmembers present: Alan Matthews, Mike Zoeller, Donna Eaton, Shane Suttor, Valoise Owens and Michael Miller. City employees present: Chris Miller, Willard Tucker, Brandon Woods, Doug Hearndon, Bryan Slone, Tom Doyle and Inez Harris. City Attorney: Frank Chuppe. Councilmember Matthews gave the invocation. All present pledged allegiance to the flag. Minutes/February 15, 2007 Councilmember Matthews moved to approve the minutes of February 15, 2007 as read by Councilmembers prior to the meeting. Seconded by Councilmember Owens. All voted “aye” and it was so ordered. Ordinance/Amending the Ordinance relating to Discharge of Wastewaters – 1st Reading Frank Chuppe, City Attorney, read an ordinance of the City of Shelbyville amending Section 31.060(C)(2) of the City of Shelbyville Codified Ordinances which limits the characteristics of any wastewater that may be discharged into the city municipal sewer system. It was introduced for first reading by Councilmember Matthews. Seconded by Councilmember Owens. Ordinance #2007-03-01/Changing the Zoning on 89 Acres from I-1 to R-1 – 2nd Reading Frank Chuppe, City Attorney, read an ordinance of the City of Shelbyville changing the zoning on 89 acres on Midland Drive and Ardmore Lane from I-1 (Industrial) zoning to R-1 zoning. This zone change has been approved by Order of the Shelby Circuit Court as a Settlement Agreement with WAZE Development. It was introduced for second reading by Councilmember Zoeller. Seconded by Councilmember Suttor. Upon roll call the following councilmembers voted “aye”: Owens, Suttor, Eaton and Zoeller. Nay: Miller and Matthews. Resolution of the City of Shelbyville (Grantee) Accepting the Grant, Approving a Grant Agreement and a Grant Assignment and Assumption Agreement and Authorizing a Representative to sign all Related Documents (The North Shelby Water Company applied for and received a grant from the state. However, the state put the grant in the name of the City of Shelbyville. The City will accept the grant and turn it over to the North Shelby Water Company.) Councilmember Matthews moved to allow Mayor Hardesty to sign all documents relating to a Grant Assumption and Assignment Agreement between the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority and the City of Shelbyville. Seconded by Councilmember Owens. All voted “aye” and it was so ordered. Bids/Turn-Out Gear for the Shelbyville Fire Department Fire Chief Willard Tucker gave council an estimated cost of $900-$2000 on personal protective gear per set. He wants to bring all protective gear up to 2007 standards. He received 4 bids for personal protective gear for the department. The bids are as follows: High Tech $40,955.95 with 8 exceptions; First-In Rescue $44,795.45 (did not follow specs) and Fire Dept. Service & Supplies $45,500 no exceptions. Chief Tucker recommended council take the bid from Fire Dept. Service & Supplies of $45,500. Councilmember Zoeller moved to accept the bid. Seconded by Councilmember Owens. All voted “aye and it was so ordered. DEPARTMENT REPORTS Fire Chief Willard Tucker reported 160 runs into the new year. It is an increase of 15- 20% in calls. They are working on mapping and getting ready for spring inspections. They have a heavy training month ahead. Sergeants Haymond and Miller were sent to Minnesota for fire pump training. The training was free and the only expense was travel and meals. Sgt. Hatter is working on certification for chaplain. Bryan Slone, Golf Manager, reported 482 rounds for the month of February. The weather was a factor for the slow rounds. They are working on cart maintenance at this time. Inez Harris, City Clerk/Treasurer ask for approval of the January 2007 financial report. Councilmember Matthews moved to approve the January 2007 financial report. Seconded by Councilmember Eaton. All voted “aye” and it was so ordered. Tom Doyle, Manager, Water and Sewer Plant, invited councilmembers to tour the sewer plant. Mayor’s Report Mayor Hardesty reminded everyone KLC “City Night” is March 6, 2007 from 5-8 p.m. at the Frankfort Civic Center. He encouraged councilmembers to take the opportunity to talk to legislators regarding issues that affect our community. Ace Hardware is offering a 15% discount on smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors for all city residents. Council Reports Mayor Hardesty appointed Councilmembers Eaton and Suttor to study the feasibility of a garbage franchise for the city. Councilmember Suttor wants the city to write a letter requesting help with the illegal immigrants in the community. However, Mr. Chuppe will prepare a resolution to be sent to our congressional delegation. Councilmember Suttor moved to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Councilmember Eaton. All voted “aye” and it was so ordered. ____________________________________ MAYOR: Thomas L. Hardesty ATTEST: _____________________________ CITY CLERK/TREASURER: Inez Harris