CITY of ST. MATTHEWS Council Meeting Minutes August 13, 2019
The regular meeting of the St. Matthews City Council was held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was held at St. Matthews City Hall, 3940 Grandview Avenue. The following people were present:
MAYOR Richard J. Tonini CITY COUNCIL Councilmember Bernie Bowling Councilmember Stuart Monohan Councilmember Cathi Clark Councilmember Mary Jo Nay Councilmember Frank Flynn - absent Councilmember Amy Olson Councilmember Tim Holland Councilmember Tony Weiter OTHER OFFICIALS John Singler – St. Matthews Attorney Barry Wilkerson – Chief of Police Jack Ruf – St. Matthews Planning and Zoning Officer OTHER ATTENDEES Gary Major – Resident Pam Platt - Resident David White – Resident John Chilko – Resident Josh Suiter – Chamber of St. Matthews PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE The Pledge of Allegiance was accomplished followed by the roll call vote of attendance.
A motion was made by Councilmember Nay to approve to the minutes from the July 23, 2019 meeting. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Weiter.
Upon Voice Vote: (7-0) the motion carried.
John Chilko, resident of Winchester Road, complained that his yard and the general area around his home were not returned to their original state after recent work done by a contractor for the Louisville Water Company. Mayor Tonini said he believes the contractor will be returning to accomplish seeding and other necessary checklist items to the area. However, to ensure that it is finished properly, he will have Kenan Stratman, Director of Public Works review the area and confirm with the Louisville Water Company contractor.
Josh Suiter, Membership Development Director for the Chamber of St. Matthews, reported the street festival was a huge success. Halloween in Brown Park is next on the community events list and it will be held October 26th. Notices were sent yesterday to Chamber members and already 10 business vendors have signed-up.
DISCUSSION ON TRINITY HILLS SUBDIVISION DRAINAGE ISSUE – Tabled
No discussion took place due to the topic being tabled.
ORDINANCE 19-06 MAINTENANCE STANDARDS and NUISANCE ORDINANCE – Tabled
No discussion took place due topic being tabled.
ORDINANCE 19-08 AMENDED 2018-2019 FY BUDGET CARRIE RITSERT, ATTORNEY
Attorney Carrie Ritsert summarized Ordinance 19-08 adjusting the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget to align with actual expenses. The councilmembers reviewed the ordinance. Councilmember Bowling made a motion to accept this as 2nd reading and approval of this ordinance. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nay.
Upon Roll Call Vote: (7-0) the motion passed. Yes Votes: Councilmembers Clark, Holland, Weiter, Monohan, Bowling, Nay, and Olson. No Votes: None
ORDINANCE 19-09 SPRINGWOOD LANE STREET CLOSURE CARRIE RITSERT, ATTORNEY
Ms. Ritsert summarized Ordinance 19-09 closing a small portion of Springwood Lane. The easement was raised to 15 feet from the initial 10 feet at 1st reading. Councilmember Weiter made a motion to accept this as 2nd reading and recommended for passage. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nay.
Upon Roll Call Vote: (7-0) the motion carried. Yes Votes: Councilmember Clark, Holland, Weiter, Monohan, Bowling, Nay, and Olson. No Votes: None
No additional new business was on the agenda for discussion.
Councilmember Bowling made a motion to approve the expenditures listed and have checks drawn on the city’s treasury in the total of $368,508.09. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nay.
Upon Roll Call Vote: (7-0) the motion carried. Yes Votes: Councilmembers Clark, Holland, Weiter, Monohan, Bowling, Nay, and Olson. No Votes: None
· Councilmember Nay mentioned the next newsletter is being formulated. If anyone has an idea for an article, please send to her or Elizabeth this week.
· Councilmember Bowling relayed there was a large turnout for the National Police Night Out event held August 6th.
CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT
Ms. Ritsert had no additional comments.
Mayor Tonini stated a judicial decision on the lawsuit between Louisville Metro and the suburban cities sided with the suburban cities.
Councilmember Weiter made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nay.
Upon Voice Vote: (7-0) the motion carried, and the meeting adjourned at 7:32 p.m.
Susan Clark, City Clerk Richard Tonini, Mayor
|AUGUST 13, 2019|
|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+ Paper Shredding||Police/Admin. – Paper Destruction||$260.00|
|Anderson’s Sales & Service||Works – Supplies||$1,223.22|
|AT&T||City Hall/Comm. Center – Phones||$928.48|
|Auto Plus||Works – Supplies and Materials||$69.27|
|B& K Printing||Police – Envelopes||$122.31|
|Bill Collins Ford||Police – Vehicle Repair||$5,545.59|
|Bluegrass Print of Kentucky||Admin. – Envelopes||$1,474.00|
|Bobcat Enterprises, Inc.||Works – Stump Grinder Repair||$1,755.75|
|Charles Guelda and Sons Plumbing||City Hall – Plumbing Issue||$125.00|
|Clark & Riggs||Admin. – Newsletter Printing||$2,119.00|
|Creative Services of New England||Police – Silver Junior Badges for Kids||$268.95|
|CSX Transportation||Admin. – Parking Space Rental||$100.00|
|Cundiff Electric||Works – 201 Thierman Lane Repairs||$2,354.20|
|Delta Dental of Kentucky||All – Dental Insurance Coverage||$4,735.12|
|Earth Works||Works – Mulch||$1,644.00|
|Goodyear||Police – Vehicle Maintenance||$4,518.07|
|Guardian Insurance Company||All – Life/Long/Short Term Ins.||$8,228.82|
|Hall Contracting||MAPS – Cold Patch||$215.25|
|HDS White Cap Construction Supply||Works – Supplies||$134.91|
|Home Depot||Works – Supplies and Materials||$211.24|
|JR Hoe & Sons||Works – Street Grate||$129.00|
|LA Promotions||Police – Special Events Supplies||$87.71|
|Leonard Brush & Company||Works/Comm. Center – Supplies||$1,320.87|
|Lewis Seed Company||Works – Fertilizer||$80.00|
|Lexus Nexus||Police – Investigative Tool||$116.00|
|LG&E||Works – Electric||$34,532.33|
|Louisville Metro EMS||Police – Ecards for Certifications||$738.00|
|Louisville Water||Works – Water||$3,334.89|
|Lowe’s||Works – Supplies and Materials||$609.41|
|Medly’s Auto & Truck Alignment||Police – Vehicle Repair||$1,273.64|
|Miller Company||Admin/Police – Copy Machine Charge||$234.33|
|Mini Mix of Louisville||Works – Concrete||$610.74|
|Mirazon||Admin. – IT System Expenses||$6,814.00|
|Mircle Recreation of KY & TN||Browns Park – Balance of Equipment||$13,596.70|
|Mobile Forensic Solutions||Police – Forensic Examination||$111.00|
|Moreno Express||Admin. – Newsletter Processing Fee||$2,016.70|
|MST Awards||Admin. – 2 Name Badges||$9.90|
|NAPA Auto Parts||Works – Supplies||$910.24|
|Nixon Power||City Hall – Generator Maintenance||$318.00|
|Office Depot||Works/Police – Office Supplies||$1,060.53|
|PNC Bank||All – Supplies and Materials||$3,036.52|
|RCS Communications||Police – Radio’s and Radio Repairs||$744.10|
|Rumpke||Brown/Warwick Parks – Garbage/Portalets||$93,182.84|
|Saf-Ti-Co||Works – Signs and Cones||$1,137.40|
|Security Pro’s||City Hall – Monitoring||$1,004.22|
|Singler & Ritsert||Admin. – City Attorney Fee||$3,610.50|
|Site One||Works – Herbisde||$108.59|
|Staples||Works/Admin. – Office Supplies||$275.77|
|Sterling Thompson Insurance Company||Admin. – Bond Renewal||$1,601.80|
|Total Office Products||Police – Office Supplies||$326.60|
|United Healthcare||All – Health Insurance Coverage||$75,278.06|
|Unites States Postmaster (Hasler)||Admin. – Postage for Machine (annual)||$10,000.00|
|Wex Bank||All – Fuel for Vehicles||$16,744.23|
|Burdorf’s Interiors||City Hall – Furnishings||$54,914.04|
|KY Division of Surplus Property||City Hall – Furnishings||$2,250.00|
|Reimbursements and Payments|
|Parson, Ed||Police – Materials for Training Class||$356.25|