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Louisa City Council


June 13, 2017--7:00pm

Louisa City Hall


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

Old Business

  1. Annexation comments.
  2. Approve minutes for May 9, 2017, May 23, 2017 and May 30, 2017.
  3. Approve Second reading of amendment to Ordinance 2016-06-A, “Amendment to the Ordinance Establishing the Meeting Time and Date for the Louisa Utility Board.” 
  4. Approve second reading of Ordinance 2017-03, “An Ordinance Establishing the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) for City of Louisa Kentucky”.
  5. Approve second reading of Ordinance 2017-04, “Ordinance Establishing the Budget for the Louisa Utility Board for July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
  6. Approve second reading of Ordinance 2017-05, “Compensation of City Employees Pursuant to KRS 83A.070”.
  7. Approve second reading of Ordinance 2017-06, “Compensation of Louisa Utility Board Employees Pursuant to KRS 83A.070”.
  8. Financing for Mini Excavator.

New Business

  1. Advertise for bids for City Garage buildings.
  2. Swearing in of new Police Officer.
  3. Council comments.
  4. Audience comments
  5. Executive session.
  6. Adjourn.



Road Report

Contact: Sara George, Information Officer Highway District 12, 109 Loraine Street Pikeville, Kentucky 41501606-433-7791 (office) 606-207-3950 (mobile) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MARTIN COUNTY – Monday, June 5, 2017, – Weather permitting, the D12 maintenance crew from the Martin County will install a new cross drain on KY 2032 between mile points 0 and 1 at the intersection of KY 40 on Tuesday, June 13.


Scott Adkins, Martin County Superintendent, said the road will be closed to all traffic from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. that day. Motorists will be able to drive as far as the work zone on either side, but will not be able to go through the work area.

Installation of a cross drain underneath the pavement requires removal of the asphalt to expose the trench underneath which holds the drain.  “Basically, there is rectangular trench in the road all the way across,” Adkins explained. “We have to take the old drain out and install a new one, fill the trench, and then repave the road.  This takes several hours.”

If weather prevents the crew from doing the work on June 13, it will be rescheduled for the first dry day.

Operation UNITE is bringing an event to Lawrence County on Thursday, June 8th called “Shoot Hoops, Not Drugs.” The event location will be Louisa High School Gym and the time is 4:00pm – 7:00pm. This year’s event will be taught by former University of KY, 4 time All SEC Academic Team member Jarrod Polson.

Now in its 12th summer, Shoot Hoops camps provide school-age youth an opportunity to interact with positive role models, receive positive life-skill and self-esteem messages that emphasize the importance for them to stay drug-free, all while receiving basic basketball skills instruction. All participants in the UNITE-sponsored camps received a specially designed event T-shirt, regulation autographed Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball, and are entered into a drawing for two portable basketball goals that are given away to participants at each camp location. (Must be present to win.) Since its inception in 2006, there have been 67 Shoot Hoops Not Drugs Camps drawing 8,860 youth participants from 58 Kentucky counties, 20 other states, and two other countries.

As part of each camp, parents and guardians are invited to attend a brief education program on current drug trends, how to talk with your children about drugs and signs, symptoms and dangers of drugs. Since inception 1,72 adults have attended these awareness sessions.

Every child that attends gets an event t-shirt, basketball and we feed them. At the conclusion of the event we have a drawing for two portable basketball goals with stands that two lucky children will take home.

Make plans to join us for a day of fun, food and prizes. We have expanded our bicycle rode too include all summer safety tips, now making it “Summer Safety Fest”. The event will be June 10th, 2017 at the LouisaSeniorCitizensCenter (across tracks behind Giovannis) between the hours of 1pm till 4pm.

Bring your bicycle and complete our safety course. Don’t have a bike? Don’t worry you can register for our give-a-way of $100 gift cards toward the purchase of a new bike from Walmart.

Smokey the Bear will be on hand to teach campfire safety and Bobber the Water dog will be talking about water safety. Learn basic first aid, what to do if you find a gun in an unsecured location and much more.

There will be door prizes, refreshments and if you complete all safety stations you can receive a “Safety Certificate”. So come out and have fun.

This event is made possible through the Paula Nye Grant and with the help of the following sponsors: Liquidation Addicts, Walmart, World Finance, Rent 2 Own, Best Hardware, FoodCity, Brown Food Service, Cash Express, Auto Zone, Advance Auto.

The Louisa Bike Club and Louisa Police Department really hope to see you there.


Contact Dr. Kendrick at TRMC for more details.

New Ford models available for test drives... 


The Lawrence County High School Band is sponsoring a DRIVE 4 UR SCHOOL event on Saturday, May 20th from 10AM to 4PM at Fallsburg Elementary School. Kentucky Automotive Center of Grayson will be hosting the event.

Take a spin in a new Ford vehicle. Multiple new models will be available for test-drive along with t-shirts and other free give away items.

For every test-drive taken, Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to our band, for a total of up to $6,000 per event. Taking a second test-drive in a 2017 Ford Focus during our Drive 4 UR School event. For every second test-drive taken, Ford Motor Company will donate an additional $10 , for a potential reward of $8,000 for our band program.

Participants are not under any obligation to conduct a credit check or enter into any type of business proceeding. Simply come test-drive a Ford to learn about their new and up-coming models. It's simple, easy, and directly benefits the band students of Lawrence County.

Each test-drive/donation is credited to one household.

The Lawrence County Bands appreciate the support of the entire Lawrence County community.

Please come out!

Drive 4 UR School: Lawrence County Bands

Where: Fallsburg Elementary School

When: Saturday, May 20th

10AM -- 4PM


Scott Smith
Band Director
Lawrence County High School
100 Bulldog Dr. Louisa, KY