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CITY OF BARDSTOWN, KENTUCKY

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

1/28/2020

6:00 PM

The City Council met in regular session in the Council Chambers with Mayor Heaton and the following Council

Members:

Councilman Joe Buckman

Councilman David Dones

Councilwoman Betty Hart

Councilman Franklin Hibbs IV

Councilman Bill Sheckles

Councilman Roland E. Williams

Others present: City Attorney Audrey Haydon, HR Director/Risk Manager Greg Ashworth, Police Chief Kim

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Kraeszig, Fire Chief Billy Mattingly, City Civil Engineer Jessica Filiatreau, Chief Financial Officer Aaron Boles,

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City Clerk Gary Little, Assistant City Clerk Lisa Burdett, Kenny Fogle, David Clark, Richard Smith, Stephen Smith,

Tommy Reed and Raffo Wimsett III.

Media present: Nelson County Gazette Reporter Jim Brooks, Kentucky Standard Reporter Kacie Goode, PLG

Reporter Evan Burgin.

Mayor Heaton called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.

BARDSTOWN ROTARY CLUB - 40TH ANNIVERSARY

Mayor Heaton introduced representatives of the Bardstown Rotary Club that were in attendance in honor of the

organization s 40th Anniversary and congratulated them for their many years of service in the community. He then

read and presented a Proclamation to the group, noting their many contributions to the City of Bardstown.

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SPRINGFIELD ROAD LOOPED CONNECTION WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS

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City Civil Engineer Jessica Filiatreau requested approval for an engineering services agreement to add

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approximately 6500 feet of water main and appurtenances that will provide a looped connection between two

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sections of the City s existing water system. This is a budgeted item that will improve the water pressure and

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distribution in the area of Parkway Drive, Leslie Ballard Loop and Poplar Flat Road. The agreement between the

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City and Kentucky Engineering Group, LLC will include the necessary services for this project.

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UPON MOTION BY COUNCILMAN WILLIAMS, DULY SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN DONES, THE

REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE KENTUCKY ENGINEERING GROUP, LLC TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR

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DESIGN, BIDDING, CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION AND INSPECTION FOR THE SPRINGFIELD

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ROAD LOOPED CONNECTION WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF

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SEVENTY THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED DOLLARS ( 70,800.00) WAS APPROVED. THE MOTION

CARRIED 6-0.

FIRE STATION CHANGE ORDER KEYES ARCHITECT

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Risk Manager Greg Ashworth explained the need for a change order to the Fire Station renovation contract. The

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ceiling elevation in the workout room will need to be raised to accommodate the existing overhead door, requiring

new sprinkler lines, in-wall electric, additional drywall materials and painting. The total amount for the change

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order is 2,476.00.

UPON MOTION BY COUNCILMAN HIBBS, DULY SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN BUCKMAN, THE

CHANGE ORDER FOR THE FIRE STATION RENOVATION PROJECT SUBMITTED BY KEYES

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ARCHITECT AND MARKSBURY CORNETT IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO THOUSAND FOUR

HUNDRED SEVENTY-SIX DOLLARS ( 2,476.00) WAS APPROVED. THE MOTION CARRIED 6-0.

HRB, DRB or P Z RECOMMENDATIONS

The following recommendations from the Bardstown Historical Review Board were presented by City Attorney

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Audrey Haydon:

(a) COA-20-03. Town Country Bank, Applicant/Owner, requests to add a sign at 201 North 3rd street. Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed

sign.
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(b) COA-20-04. David Erickson, Applicant/Owner, requests to add a sign at 110 East Broadway. Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed sign

with the following conditions:

Conditions: That the pole for the sign will be wood and be painted black.

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(c) COA-19-190 AMENDED. Weiland Shelburne, Applicant/Owner, requests to change the original site plan for the new construction at 112 West Broadway

Street.
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Recommendation: Approval for the altered site plan as proposed in the application.

(d) COA-20-01. David Mandell, Applicant/Owner, requests to add fencing at 210 North 4th street. Recommendation: Approval for the proposed fence.

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(e) COA-20-02. Ann Hite, Applicant/Owner, requests to add fencing at 203 West Broadway. Recommendation: Approval for the proposed fence.

(f) COA-19-254. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval for the proposed addition with the following conditions:

Conditions: That the second floor level addition will be dropped one foot entirely.

(g) COA-19-255. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition and add windows at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed windows with the following conditions:

Conditions: The aluminum clad or wood windows are both approved and the final design with any

changes would be staff approved.

(h) COA-19-256. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition and add a foundation at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed foundation with the following conditions:

Conditions: The final color of the limestone foundation will be staff approved.

(i) COA-19-257. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition and add HardiPlank siding at 215 West Stephen Foster

Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed siding.

(j) COA-19-258. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition and add a shingle roof at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed roof.

(k) COA-19-259. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to paint the structure at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to paint the structure the proposed colors.

(l) COA-19-260. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition and add doors at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed doors.

(m) COA-19-261. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition and add a porch at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed porch.

(n) COA-19-262. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition and add gutters at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to install the proposed gutters.

(o) COA-19-263. Bill Conway, Applicant/Owner, requests to construct a two- story addition and add lighting at 215 West Stephen Foster Avenue.

Recommendation: Approval to add the proposed lighting with the following conditions:

Conditions: Any changes or additions to the light fixtures will be staff approved.

COUNCILWOMAN HART MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE

HISTORICAL REVIEW BOARD FOR COA 20-01, 20-02, 20-03, 20-04, 19-190 AMENDED, 19-254,

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19-255, 19-256, 19-257, 19-258, 19-259, 19-260, 19-261, 19-262 AND 19-263 WITH THE

CONDITIONS SET FORTH BY THE HRB. THE MOTION WAS DULY SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN

SHECKLES AND CARRIED BY A VOTE OF 6 TO 0.

REVIEW OF MINUTES

THE MINUTES FOR THE 1/14/2020 CITY COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION WERE APPROVED BY

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UNANIMOUS CONSENT.

FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE B2020-01 CHAPTER 94 NUISANCES

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Councilman Sheckles introduced Ordinance B2020-01 which updates the Nuisance Ordinance and asked City

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Attorney Haydon to read it in summary. The changes are intended to restrict the maintenance and growing of trees

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or shrubbery that interfere with ordinary pedestrian or vehicular travel.

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FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE B2020-02 CHAPTER 99 TREE PRESERVATION

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Councilman Hibbs introduced Ordinance B2020-02 and asked City Attorney Haydon to read it in summary. This

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ordinance amendment mandates that the clearance above any street shall be fourteen feet.

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FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE B2020-03 CHAPTER 96 STREETS, CURBS AND SIDEWALKS

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Councilman Buckman introduced Ordinance B2020-03 and asked City Attorney Haydon to read it in summary.

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This ordinance addresses property maintenance along the city streets. Mayor Heaton announced that second

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readings for these three ordinances will take place at the next City Council meeting.

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FEE SCHEDULE FOR ENCROACHMENT WORK AND LAND DISTURBANCE ACTIVITIES

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City Civil Engineer Jessica Filiatreau presented changes to the Encroachment and Land Disturbance Fee Schedule

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that include adjusting the bond amount for sidewalk installation and repairs, as well as updating the recording fees

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for the Nelson County Clerk s office.

UPON MOTION BY COUNCILMAN SHECKLES, DULY SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN WILLIAMS,

THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR ENCROACHMENT WORK AND LAND DISTURBANCE ACTIVITIES WAS

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APPROVED. THE MOTION CARRIED 6-0.

ELECTRIC AND CABLE TV COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

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Councilman Dones provided an overview of the minutes for the recent Electric and Cable TV Committee meeting.

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Highlights include that the Fiber to the Home project in Springhill is nearing completion, underground electric is

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installed and connected at the Farmer s Market area, and the Barton Substation 12 kV Conversion is nearly

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complete.

STAFF REPORTS

Police Chief Kraeszig reported that a stabbing had occurred earlier in the day in the 1200 block of South Ann Drive

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but there were no life-threatening injuries.

FIRE STATION UPDATE

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Fire Chief Mattingly provided an update on the progress of the construction project at the new Fire Station.

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DRUG COALITION MEETING

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Councilwoman Hart announced that the next meeting of the Drug Coalition is scheduled for January 30th at

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12:00 PM.

CEMETERY DEEDS

THE MOTION TO APPROVE THE CEMETERY DEEDS FOR CHARLOTTE BARNED AND WILLIAM

MADDOX WAS APPROVED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT.

ADJOURNMENT

COUNCILMAN SHECKLES MOVED TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 6:59 PM. THE MOTION

WAS DULY SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN BUCKMAN AND CARRIED BY A VOTE OF 6 TO 0.

CITY OF BARDSTOWN

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J. Richard Heaton, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Gary Little, City Clerk


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