daviess co fiscal 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/20/13) - The Daviess County Fiscal Court gathered last night to discuss and vote on a number of local developments, including the installation of a new traffic signal, maintenance at a local park, and new county vehicle equipment.

According to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson, Keith Todd, a new traffic signal is scheduled to be installed near Hwy. KY 54 as a safety precaution.

"There has been an increased traffic count according to a survey which met the warrants for a signal," Todd said.

The signal will be installed in the upcoming weeks with weather permitting. It will flash for a number of days to alert drivers of its existence. A press release will be distributed regarding the exact time and date the signal will go in to effect.

Panther Creek Park will also see some improvements in the near future. The Park will undergo renovations to fix dangers such as pavement cracks and other hazards on the property. The Park will also install new "GameTime" playground equipment for two playgrounds from the State bid list.
 
Bids were then awarded for one new 2013 or 2014 Custom Cab Pumper, a 5,000 capacity truck-mounted water distributing system, and one used John Deere 670 (or equivalent) motor grader.

Judy Dixon was appointed to the OMPC Board of Adjustments on Aug. 8. Jonathon Carroll was appointed to the Owensboro-Daviess County Library on Sept. 13. Polly Reynolds was appointed to the Owensboro-Daviess County Library on Sept. 13. Jim Hendrix was appointed to the Industrial Development Authority on Sept. 19.

The Fiscal Court meets at 5 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month in the Daviess County Fiscal Courtroom.

Evan Gorman
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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4205

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3540

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3371

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2930

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2845

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15606

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8503

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 1866

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1587

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1534

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 993

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 973

Women ‘Get the Message’ at River Ministry Banquet

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 803

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 632

Dawson Springs Police Reports for Monday, May 4,…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 537

Outstanding Students at MCC Recognized

by Joyce Riggs
May 04, 2015 466

Muhlenberg Christens Supreme Sports Complex

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News