CITY OF ST. MATTHEWS
SPECIAL VIRTUAL Council Meeting Minutes
January 26, 2021

A special meeting of the St. Matthews City Council was held VIRTUALLY on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. 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                                                   Councilmember Amy Olson – absent
Councilmember Tim Holland                                                  Councilmember Tony Weiter

OTHER OFFICIALS
Carrie Ritsert – St. Matthews City Attorney
Susan Clark – St. Matthews City Clerk/Treasurer
Sean Arms – St. Matthews IT Director
Chief Barry Wilkerson – St. Matthews Police Department
Kenan Stratman – St. Matthews Public Works Director

OTHER ATTENDEES
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.

MINUTES

A motion was made by Councilmember Nay to approve the minutes from the January 12, 2021 special council meeting. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Clark.

Upon Voice Vote: (6-0) the motion carried. Councilmember Olson was absent, and Councilmember Holland was not yet present to participate in the vote.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

No one had any comments to add due to special meeting status.

PENDING BUSINESS

DISCUSSION ON TRINITY HILLS SUBDIVISION DRAINAGE ISSUE – Tabled

No discussion took place due to the topic being tabled.

NEW BUSINESS

There was no new business on the agenda to discuss.

EXPENDITURES

Councilmember Bowling made a motion to approve the expenditures listed and have checks drawn on the city’s treasury in the total of $326,761.95. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nay.

Upon Roll Call Vote: (6-0) the motion carried. Yes Votes: Councilmembers Bowling, Clark, Flynn, Monohan, Nay, and Weiter. Councilmember Olson was absent, and Councilmember Holland was not yet present to participate in the vote.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

· Councilmember Clark relayed the second round of participation in the wellness program Naturally Slim has begun for interested employees.
· Councilmember Nay thanked St. Matthews Public Works Director Kenan Stratman for the sign being erected on Ten Pin Lane indicating the location of Community Center Park.
· Councilmember Flynn mentioned he and Councilmember Clark will begin the process of reviewing options for health insurance. Renewal date is October 1, 2021.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

Ms. Ritsert had no additional comments to report.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Tonini discussed the following items:

· Rumpke sent the city an invoice for $10,000 for disposal of leaves and yard waste. Attorney John Singler is confirming if this is contractual.
· Mayor Tonini asked Kenan Stratman to give an update on the Trinity Hills drainage project. Culvert work is being addressed. It was found 2 utilities will need adjusting to proceed.
· Mr. Stratman also included a summary of the problems with the elevator at City Hall. Otis Elevator is asking for $61,000 to replace the jack. However, that company would subcontract additional work that would need to be needed to complete the project. Mr. Stratman will contact other elevator companies for their review and quotes.
· Mayor Tonini asked Josh Suiter for his input. Mr. Suiter relayed the annual Chamber Awards Meeting will be held virtually. The date is Thursday February 25th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 pm. Awards will be presented, and speakers included. Please RSVP to City Clerk Susan Clark if you plan to participate via zoom.

ADJOURNMENT

Councilmembers Clark and 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 7:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Susan Clark, City Clerk
Richard Tonini, Mayor

JANUARY 26, 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:
A & K Auto Detailing   Police – Install Lights on Vehicle $346.25 
All-State Ford   Works – Vehicle Repair $38.06 
American Legal Publishing   Admin. – Annual Codification Process $1,857.05 
American Planning Association   Admin. – Annual Dues for Jack Ruf $93.00 
Anthem BCBS   All – Insurance Coverage $92,648.71 
AT&T   City Hall/Comm. Center – Phones $1,541.98 
Awards Center   Police – (2) Plaques $159.90 
Baptist Health Occupational Medicine   Police – Physicals and Vaccinations $1,403.00 
Benchmark Analytics (Forfeiture Account)   Police – Annual Subscription $4,250.00 
BMS, Inc.   All – Insurance Addendum $369.75 
Brightside   Works – Annual Fee $2,500.00 
CDW – Government   Admin. – Computer Maintenance $4,670.14 
Charles Guelda & Sons Plumbing   Works – Unstopped Sewer $242.50 
Cintas   Works – Uniform Pieces $1,413.75 
Clark & Riggs   Admin. – Printing of Newsletter $2,256.00 
Cundiff Electric   City Hall – Repair Work $1,092.33 
Delta Dental of Kentucky Inc.   All – Dental Insurance $4,931.63 
Galls   Police – Uniform Components $2,431.70 
HDR Engineering, Inc.   Works – Various Engineering Projects $21,573.64 
Hoeworx (MAPS)   Works – Grandview Alley Project $109,021.10 
Insight Public Sector   Police – Annual Fee for Wireless Mobile $1,148.40 
Interstate All Battery Center   Police – Batteries $91.45 
K & S Automotive   Works – Vehicle Repair $2,570.88 
KEMI   All – Workers Compensation Fee $16,094.26 
Kentucky League of Cities   Admin. – Annual Dues    $5,116.00 
KY League of Cities Insurance Services   Admin. – Legal Fee Deductible $5,000.00 
LA Promotions   Police – Supplies and Materials $265.33 
Lewis Seed Company   Works – Fescue $155.12 
Lexus Nexus   Police  – Investigative Tool $123.50 
LG&E   Works – Electric $3,321.24 
Louisville Water Company   Works – Water $1,982.68 
Marlin Business Bank   Admin. – Copy Machine Rental $156.40 
Miller Company   Admin/Police – Copy Machine Charge $157.76 
Mobile Forensic Solutions   Police – Investigative Tool $211.00 
Norse Tactial (Operating Account)   Police – Range Rental $5,600.00 
Norse Tactical (Forfeiture Account)   Police – Training $6,480.00 
RCS Communications   Police – Forfeiture Funds MDT Repairs $284.00 
Riverfarm LLC   Works – Trees $8,401.00 
Security Systems   Works – Monitoring $38.00 
Spectrum   Works – Monitoring $255.53 
St. Matthews Exterminating Company   Comm. Center – Pest Control $88.00 
St. Matthews Fire Protection District   Police – Reimbursement for OT $8,784.00 
Staples   Admin. – Office Supplies $592.91 
The Courier-Journal   Admin. – Legal Ad $196.36 
Tony’s Wrecker Service   Police/Works – Towing $65.00 
Total Office Products & Service   Police – Office Supplies $109.00 
Verizon   All – Cell Phones and MDT’s $5,832.57 
Welders Supply Company   Works – Compressed Air $38.67 
Reimbursements and Payments    
Jetter, George   Police – Reimbursement for Padlock $20.06 
Jost, Beth   Admin. – Newsletter Author $700.00 
Ratliff, Scott   Police – Reimbursement for Tank  $42.34 
TOTAL   $326,761.95