The final pay requests are being prepared by the Lincoln Trail Area Development and will be presented to the city for approval, according to minutes prepared by City Treasurer/Clerk Brenda Brown. The base project was placed in service on November 9, 2012, for warranty purposes. The contractor is obligated for 12 months under the warranty. A final inspection of the project will be completed before the one year warranty expires.
Caneyville citizens have banned together to raise money for the city’s new ball fields, turning over a check for $3,061.50 to the city this week from RC fundraising sales. The new ball fields will soon have a concession stand and field lighting. Parrigan Electric won the bid for the electrical work at the fields, which should begin immediately on the first field. Preliminary drawings for the concession stand were presented by David Gary and revisions are being made at this time. Commissioners Scott Majors and Deborah Embry volunteered to work with Geary on the plans.
In other city business:
Commissioners approved a motion to rescind the Weapons Policy that had been adopted on February 14, 2006. The policy banned all city employees and any other persons coming onto the city’s premises from carrying any dangerous weapon of any sort, excluding law enforcement officers in the course and scope of their duties.
Commissioner Deborah Embry was selected as Mayor Pro Tem, as she received the most votes in the election.
Mayor James Embry appointed Commissioners Deborah Embry and Scott Majors over the water and waste water department. Commissioner Connie Gootee was appointed over the police department. Commissioner Janice Minton and Deborah Embry were appointed over the parks. Commissioner Minton was appointed over the sidewalks. Mayor Embry will be over the streets.
Commissioners approved to send City Clerk Brenda Brown to the KMCA Spring Conference in April in Bowling Green, Ky.
Police/Fire Chief Anthony Clark reported he participated in the lock-down drill at the Caneyville Elementary School on Feb. 5, 2013, and stated the school had good plans in place. Chief Clark also reported countywide fire department training continues at Leitchfield. He also reported that the final 4 radios have been ordered for the fire department.