owensboro ky1 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/20/13) - The Owensboro Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance at its regular meeting Tuesday night for an annexation for a property containing 9.717 acres at Hobo Estates Subdivision.

The property located on Lafayette Drive between J.R. Miller Boulevard and Jefferson Street and is a single-family residential property. JED Rentals, LLC has submitted a site plan that was approved by the Owensboro Metropolitan Planning Commission, and the city has agreed on an annexation incentive agreement.

Another ordinance was passed providing the creation and sale of a franchise for the privilege of distributing and selling electricity on, above, along and below public right-of-way within the city. The ordinance detailed terms and conditions relative to the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of the electrical distribution system and franchisee’s responsibilities while using the city’s public right-of-way and infrastructure to provide electric power and energy to the citizens of Owensboro.

An ordinance was passed to amend the annual budget to appropriate funds to repair the HVAC unit at the Owensboro Museum of Science and History.

A municipal order was passed authorizing an execution of a memorandum of agreement with JR Acquisitions, LLC, for an annexation of 6.443 acres located at Summer Valley Lane, in Hunters Ridge Subdivision. A first reading of an ordinance was also read for the City of Owensboro to annex the property.

An ordinance was read for the first time to amend the alcohol licenses currently administered by the city. The Kentucky General Assembly passed Senate Bill 13, which requires changes in the license agreement , and three new license categories were added to the ordinance.

Unique Granite and Marble, Inc. requested that the Board of Commissioners approve an ordinance, which was read for the first time, in support of the City’s participation in the Kentucky Business Investment Program to provide incentives, to expand and improve operations in Owensboro, specifically for new employees.

The next Owensboro Board of Commissioners meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Highland to Host Leadership Day

OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/17/15) — Highland Elementary School is hosting a special event titled "We're All A Buzz For… Read More

Lady Panthers Fall to South Spencer

OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/17/15) — Daviess County couldn't match visiting South Spencer when the two teams met for a mid-season… Read More
1 DOW 17,826.30
-279.47 (-1.54%)    
2 S&P 2,081.18
-23.81 (-1.13%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,931.81
-75.98 (-1.52%)    

Most Read This Week

April 13, 2015 6144

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 4793

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 16, 2015 3331

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 17, 2015 3286

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 11, 2015 2958

Juvenile Injured When Struck by Vehicle

by Madisonville Police

Most Read This Month

March 18, 2015 10042

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
April 02, 2015 8427

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 3286

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 17, 2015 1016

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 18, 2015 1007

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 17, 2015 986

Two Charged in Connection with Powderly Firearms…

by SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 859

Police Officers Building Up Community by Helping…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 775

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 558

'The Bidding is On' at Annual Library Auction

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 457

Brown Pitches Baseball to Series Opener over…

by UK Athletics
April 17, 2015 424

Free Seedling Plantings Available While Supplies…

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News