Friday, January 30, 2015
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

owensborologoOWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/13) -- An ordinance was read before the commissioners, at Tuesday’s board meeting, to amend the annual budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2014. This was to correct all beginning fund balances, roll over all outstanding encumbrances and capital projects, and to allocate a portion of surplus funds from the last fiscal year to go to agency funding and various operational needs. The biggest item of business in the upcoming fiscal year is receiving a state grant for street resurfacing, said Mayor Ron Payne. The city will spend $1.6 million for resurfacing projects this year.
 
“We need to be very cautious here,” Mayor Payne said. “We still have challenges, but we’re going to get them done.”
 
A first reading of an ordinance from the city was read. The city recommends changes of the Owensboro Municipal Code entitled, “Stormwater Ordinance,” establishing the purpose and scope of the water quality and quantity policies of the city. The ordinance proposes amendments related to construction site storm water runoff control; it requires an excavation, cut, or fill permit application process for land disturbance activity.
 
An ordinance petitioned to the City by Ronald L. Sanders for the closing of two alley right-of-ways located within Lot 2 or the J.ZA. Moore Village was approved.
 
A municipal order was announced authorizing the mayor to execute a memorandum of agreement between the city of Owensboro and Daviess County to pave a portion of Pleasant Valley Rd. leading to the new Owensboro Health hospital facility. The city will reimburse the county for the cost of paving for the total amount of $9,700.
 
Personnel appointments were announced. Beth A. Ebelhar, was appointed to the position of Public Works Laborer/Maintenance Helper with Public Works, effective Aug. 26. Stephanie T. Houtchen, was appointed to the position of Assistant Finance Manager with the Finance Department, effective Aug. 27.Gena K. Gray, was appointed to the position of Accounting Clerk with the Finance Department, effective Aug. 27. Courtney M. Clark, was appointed to the position of Telecommunicator with the Police Department, effective Aug. 27. Stephen D. Franklin, was appointed to the position of Greens Superintendent with the Parks and Recreation Department, effective Aug. 27. Keith E. Morris, was appointed to the position of Public Works Maintenance Equipment Operator with Public Works Operations, effective Aug. 30. James R. Howard, was appointed to the position of Fire Captain with the Fire Department, effective Sept. 9. Christopher T. Luttrell, was appointed to the position of Fire Captain with the Fire Department, effective Sept. 9. James R. Grant, IV, was promoted to the position of Fire Lieutenant with the Fire Department, effective Sept. 9. Edward M. Smith, II, was promoted to the position of Fire Lieutenant with the Fire Department, effective Sept. 9. Ethan T. Board, Ian N. Clark, Colby L. Grayson, Korey R. Myles, Barry A. Raymer, Dennis W. Wolf, and Christopher H. York, were appointed to the position of firefighters with the Fire Department, effective Sept. 9.
 
A presentation was given by the men’s soccer teams at Kentucky Wesleyan College and Brescia University to introduce the return of the Mayor’s Cup game. The game will be open to the public at no charge, held at Steele Stadium at KWC on Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. Coaches John Fusco, of KWC, and Mo Cato, of Brescia University are encouraging game-goers to donate a canned item upon entrance.
 
The next Owensboro Board of Commissioners meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 3.
 
Taylor Riley
SurfKY News

© 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 by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru Jan. 28, 2015

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/29/15) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County… Read More

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 29, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Jan. 29.… Read More

Most Read This Week

January 28, 2015 17196

UPDATED: Several Involved in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 26, 2015 7507

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
January 25, 2015 7323

Dean’s List Announced

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
January 28, 2015 6551

Nortonville Man Accused of Meth Possession,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 26, 2015 5218

School Board Votes 3-2 for Utility Tax

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 5144

Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Child

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 28, 2015 4734

Tax Recall Committee Formed Day After School…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 25, 2015 4731

Juvenile Hit by Vehicle at McDonald's

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by GPD Officer Wes Miller

Most Read This Month

January 08, 2015 22330

Woman Claiming to be 'Lady Gaga' Tours Town in…

in Top News For All Sites by Madisonville Police Department
January 15, 2015 21967

UPDATE: Fatality Victim's Name Officially Released

in Top News For All Sites by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

January 29, 2015 5144

Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Child

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 3206

UPDATE - Students Have until Jan. 31 to Enter…

in General News For All Sites by James R. Comer
January 29, 2015 1787

Kentucky Highway Crews Prepare for Possible…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 29, 2015 1755

Group Organizing Prayer Circle for Youth

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 1611

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

in Hopkins News by Barry Franklin
January 29, 2015 1527

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
January 29, 2015 1495

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 29, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 29, 2015 1302

Keystone Approval Will Boost the Economy, Support…

in General News For All Sites by Robert Steurer
January 29, 2015 1246

Probation and Parole Violators - January 29, 2015

in Video by Crime Stoppers
January 29, 2015 1243

Protect Your Sensitive Information from Hackers

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 1137

Whitfield Meets with Fort Campbell Soldiers

in General News For All Sites by Marty Irby
January 29, 2015 1103

Revive the Art of Letter-Writing

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News