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February 22, 2018

Louisa City Council Meeting 2/20/18

City Council members present at Feb. 2o, 2018 meeting L to R Mitch Castle, Matt Brown, Mayor Harold Slone, Lisa Schaeffer, Tom Parsons and John Nolan. Lazer Photo by Gina WoodsCity Council members present at Feb. 2o, 2018 meeting L to R Mitch Castle, Matt Brown, Mayor Harold Slone, Lisa Schaeffer, Tom Parsons and John Nolan. Lazer Photo by Gina Woods

 


The Louisa City Council met for a Special Meeting, Tuesday February 20, 2018 to make up for the regular February meeting that was cancelled due to sickness . Those present were Mitch Castle Member, Matt Brown Member, Lisa Schaeffer Member, Tom Parsons Member, John Nolan member, Mayor Slone and Eldred Adams Attorney. The meeting was called to order after the Pledge and the opening prayer.

*  Motion made by John Nolan ,second by Mitch Castle to approve the minutes of the meeting January 23, 2018.

Auditor Jim Bryant of Wells & Co.Auditor Jim Bryant of Wells & Co.*  Motion made by Lisa Schaeffer, second by Tom Parsons to approve the City of Louisa 2016-2017 audit.

Jim Bryant of Wells & Company presented the Council with the results of the annual audit. The audit included statements of the governmental activities, business-type activities, each mayor fund and all the rest of the related financial statement. All departments remained in budget and the City of Louisa was found to be financially sound and within all regulations.

*  Motion to approve a Resolution to support development of the Tug River as a water trail. Lisa Schaeffer motion, second by Matt Brown

*  Motion by Mitch Castle, second by Tm Parsons to approve sale of surplus 2008 Ford Crown Victoria 13,975.

*  Motion by Lisa Schaeffer, second by John Nolan to approve the dates of the citywide yard sale. The Mayor was approached by Joyce Castle for approval to use the city park for this event. Since it is on a city street, no state permits would be necessary. The Mayor suggested June 2 or August 4 but no date was agreed on at this time.

*  During the budget adjustment portion of the meeting there were three options presented to the Council concerning personnel salary increases. Option 3 was chosen and it will include a $.39 cent per hour pay increase across the board for full time employees.

The council then went into Executive session to discuss possible litigation and a personnel matter. No action by the council in executive session was reported.

The meeting was then adjourned.

 

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