CITY OF ST. MATTHEWS
Council Meeting Minutes
June 11, 2019

The regular meeting of the St. Matthews City Council was held on Tuesday, June 11, 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 – absent

CITY COUNCIL
Councilmember Bernie Bowling – absent                              Councilmember Stuart Monohan
Councilmember Cathi Clark                                                 Councilmember Mary Jo Nay
Councilmember Frank Flynn                                                Councilmember Amy Olson
Councilmember Tim Holland                                               Councilmember Tony Weiter

OTHER OFFICIALS
John Singler – St. Matthews Attorney
Officer George Jetter – St. Matthews Police Department

OTHER ATTENDEES
Don McCauley – Resident
Frank Tonini – Resident
Beverly Platt – Resident
Josh Suiter – Chamber of St. Matthews
Elizabeth Clearly – Chamber of St. Matthews

APPOINTENT OF MAYOR PRO-TEM FOR JUNE 11, 2019 MEETING

Due to the absence of Mayor Rick Tonini and Mayor Pro-Tem and Councilmember Bernie Bowling, Councilmember Flynn made a motion to appointment Councilmember Mary Jo Nay as Mayor Pro-Tem for purposes of administering the meeting. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Weiter.

Upon Voice Vote: (7-0) the motion carried.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was accomplished followed by the roll call vote of attendance.

MINUTES

A motion was made by Councilmember Clark to approve to the minutes from the May 28, 2019 meeting. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Holland.

Upon Voice Vote: (7-0) the motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Josh Suiter, Director of Membership Development for the Chamber of St. Matthews informed those present their organization is now the 4th largest chamber chapter in the region which includes Southern Indiana. Councilmembers and attendees are invited to tour the newly remodeled Chamber Office at the conclusion of the meeting.

Resident Beverly Platt of Winchester Road complained about speeding on the 4000 block of Winchester Road. She requested the implementation of stop sign or speed humps in order to control speed. Councilmember Monohan referred to the Uniform Traffic Code Manual which states stop signs cannot be installed for the purposes of controlling speed. Mayor Pro-Tem Nay added that the guidelines for the implementation of speed humps can be found on the city’s website. St. Matthews City Engineer will call Ms. Platt regarding some of her questions.

Resident Don McCauley inquired if cameras could be considered in order to catch speeders. Councilmember Flynn replied the idea can be researched for possible consideration. Attorney Singler said several elements would have to be in line starting with an ordinance, followed by the development of infrastructure, and maintenance of the system.

PENDING BUSINESS

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.

NEW BUSINESS
No additional new business was on the agenda for discussion.

EXPENDITURES
Councilmember Weiter made a motion to approve the expenditures listed and have checks drawn on the city’s treasury in the total of $510,531.95. The motion was seconded by Councilmembers Olson and Clark.

Upon Roll Call Vote: (7-0) the motion carried. Yes Votes: Councilmembers Clark, Holland, Weiter, Monohan, Nay, Flynn, and Olson. No Votes: None

COMMITTEE REPORTS
· Councilmember Monohan relayed to the best of his knowledge Brown Park renovations will be completed by June 12, 2019.
· Councilmember Nay mentioned the Brown Park updates will be featured in the next newsletter. Now would be the time to submit interesting/helpful ideas for the next newsletter.
· Councilmember Flynn said the property/casualty insurance renewals quotes for the 2019-2020 budget cycle are basically very similar to the last budget cycle. The increase is due to the addition of the library addition and stadium. Worker’s Comp premiums are high do to claims.

CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

Mr. Singler had no additional comments.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Tonini was absent so no report was given.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Councilmember Flynn made a motion to suspend the regular meeting and convene into Executive Session to discuss pending litigation. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Weiter.

Upon Voice Vote (7-0) the motion passed, and the regular meeting was suspended at 7:20 p.m.

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

At 8:05 p.m. Councilmember Weiter made a motion to adjourn from Executive Session and reconvene into regular session. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Monohan.

Upon Voice Vote: (7-0) the motion passed, the Executive Session concluded, and the regular session reconvened at 8:05 p.m.

It was noted no action was taken during the Executive Session.

ADJOURNMENT

Councilmember Monohan 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 8:05 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Susan Clark, City Clerk
Mary Jo Nay, Councilmember and Mayor Pro-Tem

JUNE 11, 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:
AT&T   City Hall/Comm. Center – Phones $765.67
Atco International   Works – Supplies $574.00
Charles Guelda & Sons Plumbing, inc.   Works – Rental Home Drain $715.49
Christmas Done Bright   Brown Park – Decorations $9,460.00
Coca Cola   City Hall – Supplies for Machine $414.00
Delta Dental of Kentucky   All – Dental Insurance $4,706.57
E-Z Construction Company   Brown Park – Playground Expansion $46,565.10
Fesco   Police -Extinguisher Service $25.00
Frank Otte Nursery   Works – Flowers for Parks $54.67
Galls   Police – Uniform/Supplies $16,656.72
Goodyear   Police – Vehice Repairs $3,527.98
Grainger   Works – Supply $5.81
Guardian Insurance Company   All – Life/Short/Long Term Insurance $8,356.02
HDS White Cap Supply   Works – Supplies and Materials $91.94
Johnson Controls   Comm. Center – Service Charge $1,523.26
KEMI   All – Workers Comp $44,392.66
Kentucky League of Cities Ins. Services   Admin. – Addition of Library/Stadium $2,649.65
Kiesler’s Police Supply, Inc.   Police/Forfeiture – Ammo $2,671.60
Lawson Products   Works – Supplies and Materials $597.38
Leonard Brush & Company   Comm. Center – Cleaning Supplies $850.79
Lewis Seed Company   Works – Fescue & Fertilizer $169.74
Louisville Gas & Electric   Works – Electric for City $33,951.72
Louisville Water Company   Works – Water/Brown Park Install $520.34
Lowe’s   Works – Supplies and Materials $1,265.99
Marlin Business Bank   Admin. – Copy Machine Charge $136.00
Miller Company   Admin./Police – Copy Machine Charge $276.12
Miracle Rec of KY & TN   Brown Park – Playround Equipment $122,370.30
Napa Auto Parts   Works – Supplies and Materials $300.10
NeoPost USA   Admin. – Postage Machine Expense $251.85
Office Depot   Admin. – Office Supplies $315.14
OMCA   Admin. – Clark Registration $450.00
PNC Bank   All – Supplies and Materials $2,871.97
Print Tex   Police – Uniform/Supplies $31.50
Progressive Microtehnology, Inc.   Police – Scanner $332.15
RCS Communications   Police – Outfit Police Vehicle $1,582.93
Rumpke   Works – Garbage/Port-a-Lets $94,243.02
Saf-Ti-Co   Works – Street Signs $267.00
Security Pro’s   City Hall – Monitoring $2,142.34
Singler & Ritsert   Admin. – City Attorney Fees $5,225.50
Sirchie Fingerprinting   Police – Supplies for Evidence Room $55.79
Site One   Works – Tree Drip Bags $734.75
Sparkle Brite   All – Vehicle Wash $248.00
Total Office Products   Police – Office Supplies $124.96
Treez   Works – Tree Trimming $2,332.00
TruGreen   Brown Park – Lawn Treatment $163.00
United Healthcare   All – Health Insurance $76,721.49
United States Postal Service   Admin. – PO Box Rental Charge $234.00
Wex Bank   All – Fuel for Vehicles $16,182.83
Wilson Equipment   Works – Repairs $2,280.89
       
Library City Hall      
Sullivan Cozart, Inc.   Works – Library/City Hall Project  
Dri-Design Wall Systems   Works – Library/City Hall Project  
KV Flooring   Works – Library/City Hall Project  
Louisville Lumber   Works – Library/City Hall Project  
Valcom   Works – Library/City Hall Project  
       
Reimbursements and Payments      
Hageman, Rick   Police – CID Clothing Allowance $146.22
       
TOTAL     $510,531.95