Irvington City Council-Special Called Meeting

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6/10/2024—The Irvington City Council heard the first reading of an ordinance adopting the budget for the 2024/25 Fiscal Year at a Special Called Meeting Monday evening.  The General Fund budget is $820,575.00 and the Water and Sewer budget is $1,415,735.00.

 

In other business, the Council heard the first reading of several ordinances.  The first ordinance increases sanitation rates.  Residential rates within city limits increase from $22.07 to $25.55.  Residential rates outside city limits increase from $25.93 to $28.55.  The commercial rates increase from $28.68 to $29.25.  An annual increase of 4% will be applied January 1 of each year.

 

The second ordinance increases water rates by 9.26%.  In town residential rates go from $21.22 to $23.19 for 2000 gallons or less.  Out of town residential rates go from $25.46 to $27.82 for 2000 gallons or less.  An annual increase of 4% will be applied July 1 of each year.

 

The third ordinance increases sewage and wastewater rates by 9.26%.  The residential rate increases from $29.16 to $31.86 for 2000 gallons or less.  The business rate increases from $29.87 to $32.64 for 2000 gallons or less.  An annual increase of 4% will be applied July 1 of each year.

 

The fourth ordinance increases water tap-on fees from $1,250.00 to $1,500.00.

 

The second reading of all ordinances will be heard at a Special Called Meeting of the Council on June 24 at 7:00pm EST.

 

The Council approved the appointment of Ricky Lucas to the Housing Authority Board.

 

A resolution adopting a municipal road aid co-op program contract between the city and the Kentucky Transportation Department was approved.  The city will receive $26,876.32 to patch and pave city streets.

 

The Council approved a bid of $2,680.00 from Ringwood Motors for a 2017 police cruiser.  The Council stated that if that bid was not acted upon, they would approve the second highest bidder.

 

City Clerk Sherry Lawson said that that the city has received workman’s comp and property and liability insurance rates from the Kentucky League of Cities.

 

The Council approved two new business licenses-one for Holly Food Co. LLC, and the other for M and M Electrical Contracting.  They also approved a food truck license for Holly Food Co. LLC.

 

Councilwoman Rhea Ballman chaired the meeting in the absence of Mayor Charles Douglas Lucas.  Councilmen Donald Board and Robert Young III did not attend the meeting.