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Louisa-Lawrence Co, KY

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September 28, 2017

6:00 p.m.

Lawrence County High School

Louisa, Kentucky




Mission:  Every Child College and Career Ready; A Community Involved and Informed

The Pledge to the United States Flag


2.A. Superintendent’s Update

2.A.1. Budget Cut Update: Commissioner’s Webinar

2.A.2. KVEC visit with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg


3.A. Approve Claims and Orders of the Treasurer

3.B. Approve Consent Agenda items:

3.B.1. Per diem and expenses for members present

3.B.2. Contracts:

3.B.2.a. LCHS Agreement with Walsworth Yearbooks for 2019 yearbook, Kim Cecil: $8,315.39

3.B.2.b. Credit application with SICO (Food Service)

3.B.2.c. Property lease agreement renewal

3.B.3. Fundraiser Requests:

3.B.3.a. Louisa Middle School

3.B.3.b. Louisa East Elementary

3.B.4. Request for Assistance by Blaine Elementary Academic Teams for buzzer system; cost estimate: $485

3.B.5. Use of Facilities: LCHS football field by LMS FCA for Fields of Faith; Amie Chicko; October 11, 2017

3.B.6. Out-of-state trip request: LCHS FFA officers to National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 25-29; Melissa Blackburn

3.C. State Testing Results Released

3.C.1. School Report Card for 2016-2017

3.C.2. Differences in reporting 15-16 vs 16-17

3.C.3. Comparison of 15-16 and 16-17

3.D. Approve Achievement Gaps Targets for closing the achievement gap in all schools (BES, FES, LCHS, LEES, LMS, LWES)

3.E. Approve First Reading of revision to Policy 08.221 Grading

3.F. Approve the use of the Digital Driver’s License Citizenship Test to fulfill Senate Bill 1 (2017) Civics Test requirements for seniors

3.G. Drug Prevention Curriculum Stakeholder Meeting Update (Dr. Webb, CAO)

3.H. Approve the KETS FY17 Technology Activity Report (TAR) and its submission to KDE

3.I. Approve Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Working Budget


4.A. Approve to acknowledge receipt of Superintendent’s Personnel Action/Update



September 21, 2017

Congratulations to the fourth recipient of the Ham of the Quarter Award, Ken Robinson, K4KBR!

Tap the crown to read more!

We hope you enjoy your time here and find the information provided helpful. We are interested in any feedback you may have that will help us make the site more useful and enjoyable.

KY4ARC was formed in February 2006. Like most clubs it has seen its membership fluctuate over the years. When the hobby first went to the "no code tech" licensing system in the early ‘90's there was a drastic increase in the number of folks entering the hobby. For a while, the numbers have dwindled - we think in large part due to the widespread use of cell phones and other communication devices. However, recently, we now see a renewed interest in the hobby with the move away from Morse Code altogether.

Our current membership is 17, as of 20160507.

KY4ARC owns and maintains a repeater which operates on frequency 147.225 Mcs. with a positive offset and a 127.3 cps tone. Located, Paintsville, Kentucky. This repeater is part of the Eastern Kentucky Repeater Linked System. You can see the listing at

EchoLink node number 321424 operates on this system under KY4ARC call (KY4ARC-R). For info go to

The Repeater System has a CAT WX-200 Digital Weather Receiver Monitoring the National Weather Service for alerts and warnings, Amber alerts, and Civil Emergencies.

KY4ARC meets monthly on the First Thursday of the month at the Mayo Methodist Church (325 Third Street), Paintsville, Kentucky at 7:00p.m. (2300z). VE testing starts at 6:00pm (2200z) by previous appointment. Come early if want to fellowship with others. For those who use\ GPS, the co-ordinance is 37° 48' 58.61"N by 82° 48' 26.25"W.

Membership applications can be found in two ways by clicking one of the following, print and file it out, then mail it to the address on the form. Or, go to the "Members, Membership and How to Join" link above right.

Annual dues are $10 and payable at the January meeting.

Club activities include: Participation in Field Day each year, sponsoring a ARRL sanctioned volunteer examination team, "special events" stations. All activities are open to any amateur, but we hope you will like us enough to join the club and help support repeater operation. Anyone interested in joining the club can contact the club by using the coment form.

Also, we welcome visitors to our club meetings if you'd like to check us out before deciding whether to join.

Any comments, suggestions, error reporting are welcome .


Tonight (Sept. 18, 2017) KSP Recruitment will be at King’s Daughters Medical Center (Health and Education Building – Classroom 1 in the basement) from 6-8pm hosting a Town Hall Question and Answer session.  If you or anyone you know would like to attend please pass this on to them.

Photo courtesy of Lisa Little.Photo courtesy of Lisa Little. 
You Got What It Takes? Then join us tonight in Ashland to find out everything you need to know to become a trooper. Tonight's Recruitment Town hall will be held at the Health & Education Building, 2201 Lexington Avenue in Ashland from 6-8 p.m.

For questions about becoming a trooper, please contact our Recruitment Branch at 502-782-1861.
Photo courtesy of Lisa Little.

Master Trooper Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 14
Ashland, KY
(606) 928-6421 (Work)
(606) 471-0721 (Cell)


September 19, 2017

Regular Meeting Agenda

10:00 a.m.


  1. Opening Prayer
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Call Meeting to Order
  4. Approve minutes of the August 15, 2017 Regular and August 18 Special Mtg.
  5. Approve 2nd reading of Budget Amendment # 1
  6. Approve Bills
  7. Approve Treasurers Request
  8. Accept Treasurer’s Report
  9. Approve MOA Between LC Fiscal Court and Blaine Fire Dept.
  10. Approve CDBG Procurement Code for Blaine Fire Dept.
  11. Accept Lawrence County Public Library tax rates (Carlie Hillman)
  12. Set County Tax Rates (Real Estate, Tangible, and Documented Watercraft/Aircraft
  13. Accept Special Districts Tax Rates
  14. Authorize PVA not to print any Tax Bill < $10.00
  15. Award Bids on Bridges
  16. Approve Employee Health Insurance
  17. Authorize Clerk to Advertise for Surplus Property
  18. Approve Agreement and Resolution for 80/20 Bridge Agreement between LC Fiscal Court and Rural Secondary Program
  19. Accept Sheriff’s 2016 Tax Settlement and Gas and Oil Settlement
  20. Approve Payment to Sherry Burchett for Sheriff Settlement
  21. Approve to Oversee funds from AML grant (if we are awarded) for New Energy Resources for Yatesville Lake Development Project
  22. Approve MOA with EKCEP Regarding 2 Rooms donated as in-kind contribution for Lawrence Co. Teleworks Hub
  23. Approve Resolution Adopting LC Solid Waste Management Plan 2018-2022
  24. Public Comments
  25. Adjourn

You are cordially invited to be a part of a gathering for worship and prayer

When: September 17, 2017

Time: 2pm

Location: Main Street Park, Louisa KY


A Call to Prayer


➢ Humble ourselves before the Lord. (2 Chronicles 7:14)

➢ Honor the Lord in song. (Isaiah 12:5; Psalm 95:1)

➢ Call to repentance. (2 Chronicles 7:14; Nehemiah 1:9)

➢ Call to intercession. (Daniel 9:17-19; Nehemiah 1:6)

To intercede for the well-being of our land and the welfare of our people. (2 Chronicles 7:14)

➢ Call for spiritual awakening. (Romans 13:11-12)

➢ Call to raise prayer covering over our region. (Isaiah 60:1; 1 Timothy 2:1)


➢ Love! By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another. (John 13:35)


➢ With Jesus Christ our Chief Cornerstone, we lift our voice in one accord. A body rightly fit together to be a Holy Habitation of God. (Acts 4; Eph. 2:20-22)

For further information please contact:

Jenny Foley @ 859.979.1780

John & Michelle Scaggs @ 606.483.1335 or 606.624.5242

Tim & Rita Yates @ 606.939.2658 or 606.624.6800


"Quilts for a Cause" is something new we are trying to start. This will provide individuals an opportunity to donate something handmade for the charity of their choosing.

All donated items will receive the same publicity and opportunities to raise money. All proceeds from each item will go to the maker's chosen, legitimate charity. In other words, I am donating a quilt to raise money for the Humane Society, that is an acceptable charity.

It would not be acceptable to donate a quilt and have the proceeds go to buy a new car - this isn't a "Go Fund Me" type of opportunity.

Also, while my donated item's proceeds is going to the Humane Society, another person may choose for their item's proceeds to go to the Food Bank or other charity. No one charity (unless only one item is donated) will benefit from this silent auction.

We hope to help many charities in the area. We will also have our quilts on display for our show and other items strictly for sale, not for a charity, just as we have at our past shows and bazaars.

Sandy Stark
638 - 0284





SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

-- 7:00pm

Louisa City Hall



  1. Call to order.
  2. Pledge of allegiance and Prayer.
  3. Mayor comments.

Old Business

  1. Approve minutes for special meeting August 22, 2017.
  2. Approve second reading of amendment to Ordinance 2015-02-2A, “Amendment to Ordinance Regulating the Application for and Sales of Alcoholic Beverages and Establishing Licenses and Fees”.
  3. Open bids for city garage buildings.

New Business

  1. Approve Resolution 2017-11, “A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor to Execute all Necessary Documents for Phase One of the Rediscover Louisa Riverwalk Project $75,000/TA, 12-03204, Supplemental #0, 1800000559”.
  2. Approve Resolution 2017-12,”A Resolution of the City of Louisa Authorizing Mayor, Harold E. Slone and Successors-In-Title to File Loan Applications and as Official Project Representative of Federally Assisted Drinking Water Revolving Fund [State Revolving Loan Program] Project”.
  3. Set property tax rate.
  4. Set motor vehicle tax rate.
  5. Annexation.
  6. Set time and date for “Trick or Treat”.
  7. Council comments.
  8. Audience comments
  9. Executive session.
  10. Adjourn.

SEPT. 7, 2017

LAWRENCE COUNTY – September 7, 2017 – People who use KY 1 in Lawrence County from KY 201 to the Carter County line face significant traffic delays for the next two weeks and minor delays through mid-November, according to Mike Blevins, engineering technologist at Highway District 12. Traffic through this work zone will be directed by signs and flaggers.

Replacement of four cross drains from mile point 12.820 (KY 201) to mile point 14.140 (Carter County line) will impact traffic for the next two weeks. Blevins explained that the drains are underneath the pavement, so the blacktop has to be cut and removed to pull out the old drains and install new ones. Traffic cannot drive through the work zone while this work is under way.

At the same time, state contractors will be replacing entrance pipes, pulling ditchlines, and widening the shoulder of the road. This work will continue into November, but will have only minor impact on traffic.

School buses will be accommodated, Blevins said, both morning and afternoon. Other traffic should find an alternate route for the next two weeks to avoid lengthy delays. After the cross drain work is finished, all drivers should continue to slow down in the work area, be alert for work crews and heavy equipment, and be prepared for intermittent, brief delays.