SALYERSVILLE – The Magoffin County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Thursday, September 28.
The fiscal court accepted a bid from American Leak Detection for $7,500 to repair leaks at the pool at the Ramey Memorial Park. The park, including the pool, is owned by both the city and the county, though the court agreed to cover the cost due to the investments made and that it is the only public pool in the county. The total is to be paid upon completion of the project and after it has been inspected. The court stipulated that the duration of the warrantee be at least one year.
They unanimously agreed to enter into an agreement with the Kentucky Department of Transportation’s Rural and Secondary Roads Program, in order to install asphalt on Lacy Fork Road.
The court adopted a resolution accepting the Solid Waste Plan. The plan covers five years, starting in 2018 through 2022. They also agreed to take any leftover funds from the litter abatement program to purchase litter pickup gear and safety equipment for next year.
They opened bids for dump cleanups, however, one needed a clarification, so they agreed to table the bids until they have all the information regarding each bid.
The court unanimously agreed to participate In a volunteer program through FEMA, authorizing Emergency Management Director Mike Wilson to handle the paperwork.
Magoffin County Judge Executive Dr. Charles Hardin explained that participating in this program could potentially give property owners up to a 5 percent discount for insurance, much like improvements in fire department rankings can improve insurance costs in a community.
The court adopted a resolution proclaiming October 2017 domestic violence awareness month in Magoffin County.
Magistrate District 2, Pernell “Buck” Lemaster brought up several roads that need attention and asked Hardin to go with him to check them out, to which he agreed.
The court also accepted their first reading of a 2017-2018 budget amendment.
In other news the fiscal court agreed to transfer from the general fund $10,000 to the jail fund and $20,000 to the LGEA fund.
The next regularly-scheduled Magoffin County Fiscal Court meeting is slated for October 26 at 5 p.m. at the Magoffin County Court House.
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SIGNING A RESOLUTION: The Magoffin County Fiscal Court adopted a proclamation resolution declaring October 2017 domestic violence awareness month in Magoffin County.