4/15/2019—The Cloverport City Council approved a Municipal Road Aid Agreement with the Kentucky Department of Transportation at their regular meeting Monday evening. The city will receive $23,099.19 to repair city streets.
Mayor Tammy Vessels said the city has hired two police officers. They are Jeff Hendrick and Adam Vergason.
Vessels said she and City Clerk Marcia Finley are beginning work on the budget for the next fiscal year. She said new street signs have been installed on Main Street. Vessels thanked the Parks and Recreation Committee for their work on the Kiddie Park, and for assisting with a city-wide clean up. She also thanked Veolia Water for their assistance with a sewer problem at the Trailer Court.
The Council approved a motion to purchase a new computer for the Public Works Department.
City Clerk Marcia Finley said 525 city stickers were sold last year. New stickers are currently on sale at City Hall. Auditors have finished the 2015/16 audit report. Finley also said the city is looking at the possibility of paying water bills on line or by credit card. No decision on the matter has been reached.
Mayor Vessels read a proclamation declaring Thursday, May 2 as a National Day of Prayer.
Before adjourning, the Council was told that Carolyn Barr has been given deadlines to complete work on her properties. Also, the possibility of reinstating the Riverport Authority was discussed.