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:
Richard J. Tonini – absent
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
John Singler – St. Matthews Attorney
Officer George Jetter – St. Matthews Police Department
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.
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.
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.
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.
No additional new business was on the agenda for discussion.
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
· 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 Tonini was absent so no report was given.
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.
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.
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|