CITY OF ST. MATTHEWS
SPECIAL VIRTUAL Council Meeting Minutes
January 12, 2021
A special meeting of the St. Matthews City Council was held VIRTUALLY on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. The following people were present:
Richard J. Tonini
Councilmember Bernie Bowling Councilmember Stuart Monohan
Councilmember Cathi Clark Councilmember Mary Jo Nay
Councilmember Frank Flynn Councilmember Amy Olson
Councilmember Tim Holland Councilmember Tony Weiter
John Singler – St. Matthews City Attorney
Susan Clark – St. Matthews City Clerk/Treasurer
Jack Ruf – St. Matthews Planning & Zoning Officer
Sean Arms – St. Matthews IT Director
Chief Barry Wilkerson – St. Matthews Police Department
Jim Birch – St. Matthews City Engineer
Kenan Stratman – St. Matthews Public Works Director
Gary Major – Resident
Pat Chapman – Resident
Elizabeth Cleary – Chamber of St. Matthews
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 the minutes from the December 22, 2021 special council meeting. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Clark.
Upon Voice Vote: (8-0) the motion carried.
No one had any comments to add due to special meeting status.
DISCUSSION ON TRINITY HILLS SUBDIVISION DRAINAGE ISSUE – Tabled
No discussion took place due to the topic being tabled.
ORDINANCE 21-01 REVISION OF SOLICITATION ORDINANCE JOHN SINGLER, ATTORNEY
City Attorney John Singler summarized Ordinance 21-01 which repeals codified ordinance Section 74.18 and subsequently sets new guidelines for door-to-door sales as well as charitable solicitations in roadways. Enforcement of said ordinance has been enhanced to further protect residents and business owners as well as solicitors with an enhanced penalty phase. Councilmember Nay made a motion to accept this as 2nd reading of Ordinance 21-01 as well as for passage. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Olson.
Upon Roll Call Vote: (7-0) the motion carried. Councilmember Monohan was not present for during the roll call vote.
ORDINANCE 21-02 REVISION OF PEDESTRIAN SAFETY JOHN SINGLER, ATTORNEY
The summary of Ordinance 21-02 repeals codified ordinance Section 74.18 and adopts a new section 74.18(C) including a violation find of not less than $20 and no more than $100 for each infraction. Councilmember Nay made a motion to accept as 2nd reading and passage. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Weiter.
Upon Roll Call Vote: (7-0) the motion carried. Councilmember Monohan was not present during the roll call vote.
PROPOSAL TO REMODEL ST. MATTHEWS RICHARD TONINI, MAYOR
Mayor Tonini began the discussion informing those present that the Community Center is approximately 30 years old and in need of cosmetic updates. Now appears to present the best timing to accomplish this task. Kenan Stratman, St. Matthews Public Works Director reviewed details of the timeline. Renovations are tentatively scheduled to be completed by August of 2021. Councilmember Monohan made a motion to move to approve engineering and architectural expenses associated the remodeling plan. The motion was seconded by Councilmembers Nay and Clark.
Upon Voice Vote: (8-0) the motion carried.
Councilmember Bowling made a motion to approve the expenditures listed and have checks drawn on the city’s treasury in the total of $625,534.91. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nay.
Upon Roll Call Vote: (8-0) the motion carried. Yes Votes: Councilmembers Bowling, Clark, Flynn, Holland, Monohan, Nay, Olson, and Weiter.
· Councilmember Nay relayed the newsletter should be in homes and businesses in early February.
· Councilmember Flynn inquired about a resident complaint regarding materials in the alley behind Home Depot and associated noise from the business. Discussion followed regarding this ongoing situation. It was agreed St. Matthews City Attorney John Singler would contact the manager of Home Depot to further discuss these issues.
CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT
Mr. Singler had no additional comments to report.
Mayor Tonini discussed the following items:
· The fire alarm at City Hall were activated on January 4th due to smoke generated from the hydraulic lift in the elevator. The elevator was installed in 1982 and now needs significant repairs if not replacement. Kenan Stratman is working with Otis Elevator on estimated repair/replacement costs. St. Matthews City Hall will not have a working elevator at least until April.
· Kenan Stratman said contractor for the Trinity Hills Drainage project will mobilize next week.
· A resident of The Springs Subdivision inquired recently if the City of St. Matthews would complete road improvements. The roads in that subdivision are private and the cities are prohibited from paving private roadways.
· Mr. Stratman gave an update on the St. Matthews Community Center Park sign that is to be erected on Ten Pin Lane. Materials have been ordered but due to increased Christmas season traffic in the area, it was not the best timing to close a lane of traffic. A time will be scheduled in the coming weeks for the sign completion pending weather conditions.
· Chamber representative Josh Suiter relayed speakers have been secured for the 2021 Inspire series including STM City Clerk Susan Clark. Additionally, Independence Bank is partnering with the Chamber to host a Diversity Equity and Inclusion Workshop.
Councilmember Nay made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Weiter.
Upon Voice Vote: (7-0) the motion carried, and the meeting adjourned at 8:19 p.m. Councilmember Holland was excused from the meeting at 8:01 p.m.
Susan Clark, City Clerk
Richard Tonini, Mayor
|JANUARY 12, 2021|
|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:|
|301 Interactive Marketing||Admin. – Annual Fee Website Hosting||$450.00|
|A+ Paper Shredding, Inc.||Police – Document Destruction||$49.00|
|Alex TG’s Alterations||Police – Alterations to Uniforms||$328.00|
|Anderson’s Sale & Service||Works – Supplies and Materials||$72.85|
|Anthem BCBS||All – Insurance Coverage||$95,091.42|
|AT&T||City Hall/Comm. Center – Phones||$2,575.05|
|ATCO International||Works – Supplies||$825.00|
|B & K Printing||Admin/Police – Business Cards||$727.73|
|Baptist Health Occupational Medicine||Police – Physicals and Vaccinations||$1,880.88|
|Best Equipment Company, Inc.||Works – Supplies and Materials||$796.73|
|BMS, Inc.||All – Insurance Addendum||$360.00|
|Bob Hook Chevrolet||Police – Vehicle Repairs||$1,677.17|
|Bobcat Enterprises, Inc.||Works – Supplies||$16.60|
|CDW – Government||Admin. – Computer Maintenance||$2,180.53|
|Center for Education & Employment Law||Police – Annual Dues||$159.00|
|Cintas||Works – Uniform Pieces||$770.57|
|Cintas||Works – Uniform Pieces||$37.11|
|Coca Cola Bottling||Admin. – Drinks for Machine||$196.00|
|Criss Cross Directories||Police – Investigative Tool||$528.00|
|Cundiff Electric||Brown Park – Christmas Decorations||$742.52|
|Dean Dorton CPA||Admin. – Final – Audit Work||$4,000.00|
|Delta Dental of Kentucky Inc.||All – Dental Insurance||$5,020.00|
|Evident||Police – Evidence Supplies||$332.00|
|Galls||Police – Uniform Components||$2,200.58|
|Goodyear Auto Service||Police – Vehicle Repairs||$3,175.95|
|Hall Contracting (MAPS)||Works – Mill & Resurface Streets||$196,782.94|
|Home Depot||Works – Supplies and Materials||$102.36|
|International Assoc. of Chief’s of Police||Police – Chief’s Membership||$190.00|
|International Institute of Municipal Clerks||Admin. – Annual Dues for Susan Clark||$200.00|
|Interstate All Battery Center||Police – Batteries||$36.96|
|Jefferson County Clerk||Police – Duplicate Title for Police Car||$8.00|
|Johnson Controls||Comm Center/City Hall – Repairs||$1,338.72|
|KEMI||All – Workers Compensation Fee||$16,094.26|
|KIPDA Clerk’s Association||Admin. – Annual Dues for Susan Clark||$15.00|
|KY Municipal Clerks Association||Admin. – Annual Dues for Susan Clark||$45.00|
|Labor Works||Works – Contract Employees||$3,517.80|
|Leonard Brush & Chemical Co.||Comm. Center – Cleaning Supplies||$160.98|
|Lexus Nexus||Police – Investigative Tool||$113.50|
|LG&E||Works – Electric||$35,770.25|
|Louisville Water Company||Works – Water||$20.09|
|Lowe’s||Works – Supplies and Materials||$157.04|
|Marlin Business Bank||Admin. – Copy Machine Rental||$136.00|
|MaxCare Carpet Cleaning||Works – Carpet Cleaned in City Hall||$770.00|
|Miller Company||Admin/Police – Copy Machine Charge||$277.84|
|Mobile Forensic Solutions||Police – Investigative Tool||$89.00|
|NAPA Auto Parts||Works – Supplies and Materials||$574.79|
|National Association of Chiefs of Police||Police – Annual Dues||$60.00|
|Naturally Slim||Admin. – Wellness Program||$10,400.00|
|Office Depot||Admin. – Office Supplies||$51.34|
|Open Range, Inc.||Police – Range Time||$53.90|
|Plumbers Supply||Works – Supplies||$3.52|
|PNC Bank||Works/Admin. – Supplies and Materials||$2,017.89|
|PNC Bank||All – Supplies and Materials||$1,405.93|
|Premier Fleet Graphics||Police – Decal Replacement||$178.00|
|Print Tex USA||Police – Uniform Parts||$445.00|
|Quaident||Admin. – Postage Machine Maintenance||$251.85|
|RCS Communications||Police – Forfeiture Funds MDT Repairs||$1,191.00|
|Rumpke||Works – Garbage Collection||$92,312.86|
|Security Systems||Works – Monitoring||$38.00|
|Sherwin Williams||Works – Paint||$53.22|
|Singler & Ritsert||Admin. – City Attorney Fees||$2,978.00|
|Sparkle Brite III||All – Vehicle Washes||$133.00|
|Sparkle Brite III||Police – Vehicle Wash||$168.00|
|Spectrum||Works – Monitoring||$255.83|
|St. Matthews Exterminating Company||Comm. Center – Pest Control||$88.00|
|Stephens & Lawson, PSC||Admin. – CPA Consultants||$3,277.50|
|The Courier-Journal||Admin. – Annual Subscription||$405.73|
|The Courier-Journal||Admin. – Legal Ad||$400.47|
|Thermal Equipment Sales Inc.||Works – Equipment Repairs||$816.55|
|Tonini’s Church Supply||Works – 6 Flags||$424.80|
|Tony’s Wrecker Service||Police/Works – Towing||$205.00|
|Total Office Products & Service||Police – Office Supplies||$70.95|
|Total Truck Parts||Works – Parts||$188.05|
|Towne Post Network, Inc.||Admin. – Sept.2020 Ad Space||$850.00|
|TruGreen||Brown Park – Lawn Maintenance||$171.15|
|Uland Supply Company||Works – Straps for Leaf Pick-Up Tarps||$294.00|
|United Laboratories||Works – Supplies||$423.74|
|Valvoline||Police – Vehicle Maintenance||$469.98|
|Verizon||All – Cell Phones and MDT’s||$3,131.78|
|Voiance||Police – Interpretation Services||$2.25|
|Welders Supply Company||Works – Compressed Air||$37.55|
|Wex Bank (Thornton’s)||All – Fuel||$11,718.05|
|Willis Klein||Police – Supplies and Materials||$92.12|
|Wilson Equipment||Works – Materials||$35.56|
|Library City Hall|
|Sullivan Cozart, Inc.||City Hall – Final Retainage Invoice||$34,256.13|
|Reimbursements and Payments|
|Hilliard, Jason||Police – Uniform Reimbursement||$84.99|
|ABC License Holders per STM MO 20-17||Admin. – Refund to those who qualify||$75,500.00|