CITY OF ST. MATTHEWS
Council Meeting Minutes
October 9, 2018
The regular meeting of the St. Matthews City Council was held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Councilman Bernie Bowling due to the absence of Mayor Rick Tonini. The meeting was held at St. Matthews Community Center, 310 Ten Pin Lane. The following people were present:
Richard J. Tonini – absent
Councilman Bernie Bowling
Councilman Frank Flynn – absent
Councilman Tim Holland
Councilman Shaun McKiernan
Councilman Mary Jo Nay
Councilman Stuart Monohan
Councilman Tony Weiter
Councilman Pat Wissing
Susan Clark – City Clerk
John Singler – St. Matthews Attorney
Major Eddie Jones – St. Matthews Police Department
Gary Major – Resident
Ray Barrow – Resident
John Hicks – Candidate for State House District #43
Judi Kassebaum – St. Matthews Business License and Occupational Tax Specialist
Boy Scout from Troop #319
Josh Suiter – Chamber of St. Matthews
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was accomplished followed by the roll call vote of attendance.
VOTE FOR MAYOR PRO-TEM
City Attorney John Singler said due to the out-of-town absence of Mayor Rick Tonini, a councilman will need to make a motion to appointment someone to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem and chair the meeting. Councilman Nay made a motion to appoint Councilman Bernie Bowling as Mayor Pro-Tem. The motion was seconded by Councilman McKiernan.
Upon Voice Vote: (7-0) the motion carried.
A motion was made by Councilman Nay to approve the minutes from the September 25, 2018 meeting. The motion was seconded by Councilman Weiter.
Upon Voice Vote: (6-0) the motion carried. Councilman Wissing abstained from the vote due to his absence from the September 25, 2018 meeting.
John Hicks, candidate for 43rd House District with the Kentucky General Assembly introduced himself.
A member of Boy Scout Troop #319 said he was attending to fulfill a requirement for a Citizenship in the Community merit badge.
Josh Suiter with the Chamber of St. Matthews informed those present this Chamber won the state award for the highest percentage of growth in the last year at 21%. The next closest competitor experienced 12% growth. Mr. Suiter explained as Membership Director of the Chamber of St. Matthews he has set a goal of 30% growth for the next cycle. Additionally, the Chamber of St. Matthews is hosting a candidate forum on October 24, 2018 at Whitehall. All candidates who represent any part of the 40207 zip code are invited to attend and speak. Lastly, the annual Halloween in Brown Park event will be held on October 27, 2018 with trick-or-treating from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
DISCUSSION ON TRINITY HILLS SUBDIVISION DRAINAGE ISSUE
Mayor Pro-Tem Bernie Bowling reported that representatives of the City of St. Matthews have met with residents and HDR Consulting Engineers to develop a plan to promote effective water flow during heavy rain storms.
ORDINANCE 18-11 2017-2018 BUDGET AMENDMENT JOHN SINGLER, ATTORNEY
Mr. Singler relayed the Police Department expenditures exceeded the allotted amount in the 2017-2018 budget by $ 296,397.00. A budget amendment is needed, and this serves that purpose. Councilman Nay made a motion to accept this as introduction and 1st reading of Ordinance 18-11. The motion was seconded by Councilman Monohan.
Upon Roll Call Vote: (7-0) the motion carried. Yes Votes Councilmen McKiernan, Holland, Weiter, Monohan, Bowling, Nay, and Wissing. No Votes: None
DISCUSSION ON BUSINESS LICENSE AND TAX REGULATIONS
Attorney John Singler said he has been developing ideas of how to update regulations for the St. Matthews Business License and Occupational Tax in Chapter 110 of the St. Matthews Code. A significant update is needed, and he is seeking input at this time. First reading of Ordinance 18-10 regarding this matter will likely be on the October 23, 2018 agenda. Please call or e-mail Mr. Singler with specific scenario’s.
Councilman Nay made a motion to approve the expenditures listed and have checks drawn on the city’s treasury in the total of $ 382,112.49. The motion was seconded by Councilman Wissing.
Upon Roll Call Vote: (7-0) the motion carried. Yes Votes: Councilmen McKiernan, Holland, Weiter, Monohan, Bowling, Nay, and Wissing. No Votes: None
- Councilman Nay mentioned newsletters should be homes by October 17th.
CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT
Mr. Singler had no additional comments.
Mayor Tonini was absent therefore no report was given.
Councilman Holland made a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by Councilman Weiter.
Upon Voice Vote: (7-0) the motion carried, and the meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
Susan Clark, City Clerk
Bernie Bowling, Mayor Pro-Tem
|OCTOBER 9, 2018|
|BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE MAYOR DRAW WARRANTS on the City Treasury,|
|counter-signed by the City Clerk authorizing payment of the below listed invoices:|
|A Plus Paper Shredding||Police – Paper Destruction||$69.00|
|AAMCO||Works – Vehicle Repair||$248.47|
|AT&T||City Hall/Comm. Center – Phones||$755.91|
|Benovation||All – Health Insurance Addendum||$2,494.70|
|Bob Hook Chevrolet||Police – Vehicle Repairs||$293.95|
|Central Business Systems||Admin. – Ink Cartridge for Postage||$205.42|
|Chapman Heating and Cooling||Comm. Center/Works – Repairs||$763.64|
|Cundiff Electric||Parks – Electrical Repairs||$3,235.93|
|Delta Dental||All – Dental Insurance||$4,870.26|
|Flynn Construction Services||Comm. Park – Ballfield Expenses||$144,923.26|
|Goodyear||Police – Vehicle Repairs||$836.79|
|Guardian Insurance Company||All – Life/Long/Short Insurance||$8,267.61|
|Gulf States Distributors||Police – Cartridges||$2,712.95|
|HDS White Cap Construction Supply||Works – Gloves and Fencing||$227.34|
|Home Depot||Works – Supplies||$36.31|
|Joe Asher, Inc.||Comm. Park – Stream Restoration||$25,000.00|
|KEMI||All – Workers Comp Invoice||$1,114.70|
|Kentucky League of Cities Trust||Admin. – Unemployment Bill||$621.28|
|KY Secretary of State||Police – 2 Notary Applications||$20.00|
|Leonard Brush & Chemical||Works – Supplies||$270.40|
|Lexus Nexus||Police – Investigative Tool||$115.50|
|LG&E||Works – Gas and Electric||$29,446.38|
|Louisville Tractor||Works – Supplies and Repairs||$340.94|
|Louisville Water Company||Works – Water||$1,207.60|
|Lowe’s||Works – Supplies||$1,809.34|
|Marlin Business Bank||Admin. – Copy Machine Charge||$136.00|
|Miller Company||Admin. – Copy Machine Charge||$108.95|
|Mini Mix||Works – Concrete||$338.62|
|Mirazon||Admin. – Computer Upgrades||$5,850.75|
|Office Depot||Admin. – Office Supplies||$88.11|
|Office Resource Inc.||Police – Dispatch Office Furniture||$8,775.41|
|PB Electronics||Police – Smart Trailer Repair||$775.00|
|PNC Bank||All – Credit Card Charges||$3,693.83|
|RCS Communications||Police – Radio’s and Repairs||$358.00|
|Rumpke||Works/Parks – Garbage and Portalets||$94,271.09|
|Saf-ti-co||Works – Frames||$485.00|
|Singler & Ritsert||Admin. – Attorney Fees||$3,275.80|
|Southern Tire Company||Works – Tires||$2,973.12|
|St. Matthews Fire Protection District||Police – Jan.-June SRT Training||$3,090.00|
|Stephen Printing||Admin. – Printing||$332.50|
|Tony’s Wrecker Service||Police – Towing||$1,308.09|
|Treez||Works – Dead Tree Removal||$7,200.00|
|Verizon||All – Service||$2,713.81|
|Wex Bank||All – Fuel for Vehicles||$14,174.68|
|Foundation Building Materials||Works – Library/City Hall Project|
|Graybar||Works – Library/City Hall Project|
|KV Flooring, Inc.||Works – Library/City Hall Project|
|Plumbers Supply Company||Works – Library/City Hall Project|
|Precision Wall Systems||Works – Library/City Hall Project|
|Sullivan & Cozart||Works – Library/City Hall Project|
|Valcom Enterprises||Works – Library/City Hall Project|
|Willis Klein||Works – Library/City Hall Project|
|Reimbursements and Payments|
|Hancock, Jeff||Police – Reimbursement for Expenses||$376.05|
|Jost, Beth||Admin. – Newsletter Author||$700.00|
|Webb, Ron||Works – Rental Property Repairs||$1,200.00|