Owensboro Board of Commissioners Special Called Meeting
Monday May 3, 2021 10:38 AM
May 3, 2021
For information, contact Kim Tignor at 270-687-8580 or email@example.com
OWENSBORO BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SPECIAL CALLED COMMISSION MEETING
May 4, 2021 – 5:00 P.M.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a special called Commission meeting at 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street, Owensboro, KY. The agenda is attached and the meeting packet is available at www.owensboro.org.
The purpose of the meeting is to recognize a Proclamation; consider approval of minutes, board and personnel appointments, an Ordinance, Municipal Orders; hear comments from City Manager, elected officials and an open public forum.
The meeting will be limited to essential personnel and per OAG 20-05 the public is encouraged to watch the meeting live on Facebook @CityofOwensboro or at www.owensboro.org. A limited number of guests may attend while following social distancing and face mask requirements.
1. CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Tom Watson
2. ROLL CALL - Kim Tignor
3. INVOCATION & PLEDGE - Commissioner Mark Castlen
- Mental Health Month Proclamation
5.A. Consider Approval of Minutes dated April 20 and April 22, 2021
5.B. Consider Board Appointments
Green River District Board of Health – Appoint Brent Kelley to fill the remainder of an unexpired term which ends December 31, 2022
6. ORDINANCES - 2nd READING – NONE
7. ORDINANCES - 1st READING
7.A. Consider Ordinance 7-2021 entitled AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AND APPROVING THE ANNUAL BUDGET OF THE CITY OF OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2021, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2022, AND APPROPRIATING THE REVENUES TO THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS OF THE CITY AS SET FORTH HEREIN.
The estimated revenues and fund balances set forth in the 2021-2022 Budget of the City of Owensboro are hereby appropriated to the various departments of the City of Owensboro for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, in the amount of $131,010,844, inclusive of Internal Service Funds, for the various purposes designated in the 2021-2022 Annual Budget.
8. MUNICIPAL ORDERS
8.A. Consider Municipal Order 17-2021 entitled A MUNICIPAL ORDER AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE A REAL ESTATE SALE AGREEMENT FOR THE TRANSFER OF PROPERTY OWNED BY THE CITY OF OWENSBORO LOCATED AT 622 ELM STREET.
The City previously acquired the property located at 622 Elm Street and now desires to transfer the property to Habitat for Humanity of Owensboro-Daviess County, Inc. Habitat will perform additional improvements on the property which will ready it for homeownership as part of neighborhood redevelopment.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Municipal Order 17-2021 on one reading.
8.B. Consider Municipal Order 18-2021 entitled A MUNICIPAL ORDER APPROVING THE 2021-2022 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AND HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP FUNDS, PREPARED BY THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT AND AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SAME.
The Citizens Advisory Committee has recommended that the Owensboro Board of Commissioners accept the 2021-2022 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant and HOME Funds in order to continue to address the need for housing and community development in the community.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Municipal Order 18-2021 on one reading.
8.C. Consider Municipal Order 19-2021 entitled A MUNICIPAL ORDER AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE AN APPLICATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PROTECTION PROGRAM GRANT FUNDING THROUGH THE KENTUCKY OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,845.70, THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH WILL BE UTILIZED BY THE CITY OF OWENSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE TEN (10) TASERS, TEN (10) TASER BATTERY PACKS, AND TEN (10) TASER CARTRIDGES; NO MATCH REQUIRED FROM THE CITY.
OPD seeks to purchase ten (10) X26P Tasers, ten (10) X26P Auto Shut Down Battery Packs, and ten (10) cartridges for X26P Tasers through the Law Enforcement Protection Program grant awarded by the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Municipal Order 19-2021 on one reading.
8.D. Consider Municipal Order 20-2021 entitled A MUNICIPAL ORDER AUTHORIZING THE RETENTION OF ONE PERCENT (1%) OF ALL NEW OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE FEES DUE AND PAYABLE TO THE CITY OF OWENSBORO, KENTUCKY FROM THE SALARIES, WAGES AND OTHER COMPENSATION TO BE PAID TO NEW EMPLOYEES OF METALSA STRUCTURAL PRODUCTS, INC. FOR A PERIOD OF TEN (10) YEARS, PROVIDED SAID CORPORATION MEETS THE CRITERIA SET FORTH IN ITS APPLICATION FOR INCENTIVES UNDER THE KENTUCKY BUSINESS INVESTMENT PROGRAM.
Metalsa Structural Products, Inc. has made application and received approval for certain benefits and incentives available to it under the Kentucky Business Investment Program as a result of its commitment to expand and create jobs and investments in Owensboro. The site of the operation is located at 4010 Airpark with total investment costs of approximately $30 Million.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve Municipal Order 20-2021 on one reading.
9. CITY MANAGER ITEMS
9.A. Consider Personnel Appointments
NEW HIRE / PROBATIONARY STATUS:
Mark E. Pfeifer – Probationary, full-time, non-civil service appointment to City Attorney with the Administration Department, effective May 23, 2021
Bryson N. Morrow – Probationary, full-time, non-civil service appointment to Assistant Recreation Facilities Manager with the Parks and Recreation Department, effective May 10, 2021
Kevin D. DeRossitt – Probationary, full-time, non-civil service, promotional appointment to Deputy Director of Public Works with the Public Works Department, effective May 9, 2021
Coy M. Murphy – Regular, full-time, non-civil service appointment to Firefighter with the Fire Department, effective May 11, 2021
Cody N. Ramburger – Regular, full-time, non-civil service appointment to Firefighter with the Fire Department, effective May 11, 2021.
Jordan L. Roberts – Regular, full-time, non-civil service appointment to Firefighter with the Fire Department, effective May 11, 2021
9.B. City Manager Comments
10. COMMUNICATIONS FROM ELECTED OFFICIALS
11. OPEN PUBLIC FORUM
Members of the audience are invited to address the City Commission on any matter of public concern that was not on tonight’s agenda. Comments are limited to issues within the scope and responsibility of this Commission. Commission meetings are held to conduct city business for the benefit of Owensboro citizens and taxpayers.
At this time, anyone who wishes to address the City Commission please make their way to the podium to be recognized. Speakers must state their name and address for the Clerk’s record, and limit their remarks to three (3) minutes or less. Since the item is not on the agenda, no response is required from City staff or the Commission. The Mayor reserves the right to extend time to the speaker.
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