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

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

May 15, 2015 10215

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5311

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 16, 2015 4971

Roses Coming Soon

by SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 3751

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3670

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10215

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 9580

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 22, 2015 3347

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 2941

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 1053

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 907

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 741

Collision with Deer Results in Fatality on US 79

by Trooper S. C. Recke
May 21, 2015 696

UPDATE: Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 636

EPA Rules Threaten Aluminum's Revival

by Jim Waters
May 20, 2015 587

Four Go to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 561

Corrections Officers to Get Pay Raises to Retain…

by Jennifer Brislin