Several residents voiced their concerns about a zoning change request during the regular meeting of Meade County Fiscal Court Tuesday (6/12) night.
Several residents along Woodland Road in the Flaherty area, voiced their opinion and opposition to a proposed duplex to be constructed if county leaders approved a zoning change request. After the public comments were heard by magistrates, the court voted unanimously to deny the zoning change.
In other business, the court approved the appointments of Wayne Stull to the Battletown Fire Department Board, Bryan Claycomb to the Board of Adjustments, William Vowels to the Flaherty Fire Department Board, and Bonita Finch to the Ekron Fire Department Board. The court approved the purchase of the integrated protocol software for the E911 center. The software will be added to the work station of dispatchers to have a guidance to assist callers with medical emergencies while the caller is awaiting help from first responders. The $68,000 cost of the software will be purchased with grant funds that require a ten percent matching funds by the county.
Magistrates heard and approved the second reading of the ordinance of the proposed $15,913,813 2018-19 fiscal year budget. The court approved the lowest bid for financing of $154,000 with 2.94 percent interest from Meade County Bank for a new Solid Waste roll off truck. After a short closed session, the court returned to action to approve Judge Executive Gerry Lynn to to execute a letter of engagement to the Grabhorn Law Office to represent Meade County in the class action state lawsuit related prescription opiate legislation.
Meade County Fiscal Court will have a special called meeting on Tuesday, June 26 at 8 AM for the purpose of finalizing the current fiscal year budget and expenses. You can watch the entire regular monthly meeting of the Meade County Fiscal Court in our “On Demand” section.