MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY

COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LONDON, KENTUCKY,

HELD MAY 2, 2016

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of London, Kentucky, was held May 2, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall in London, Kentucky. Mayor Troy Rudder presided, and the following duly qualified and acting members of the City Council were present:

Councilperson Kelly Greene

Councilperson Bobby Joe Parman

Councilperson Danny Phelps

Councilperson Nancy Vaughn

Councilperson Judson Weaver

City Attorney Larry Bryson was present.

Absent from the meeting was Councilperson Jason Handy.

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The meeting was called to order by Mayor Troy Rudder.

A motion was made by Councilperson Nancy Vaughn and seconded by Councilperson Kelly Greene to approve the Minutes of April 4 and April 18, 2016 and to dispense with the readings of these minutes.

Then upon this motion came the following vote:

Councilperson Kelly Greene, yes

Councilperson Bobby Joe Parman, yes

Councilperson Danny Phelps, yes

Councilperson Nancy Vaughn, yes

Councilperson Judson Weaver, yes

Christie Shrader, Board Coordinator for the Laurel County Agency for Substance Abuse (A.S.A.P.) was present on behalf of ASAP. Mayor Rudder presented Ms. Shrader with a check in the amount of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) donated by the London Police Department through its Federal Forfeiture Fund. The money will go to help make up for cuts to the Agency’s budget. Chief Derek House stated, “We’ve been involved with them for years so this is an opportunity to be even more involved with them and continue the program even further.” The forfeiture money is comprised of federal money received from prosecutions and that the funds can be donated to non-profit organizations who deal with drug education, treatment and prevention such as A.S.A.P.

Mayor Rudder presented the Council with a board reappointment of Mike Bowling to the London Utility Commission. Mr. Bowling has served on the Utility Commission Board for many years.

A motion was made by Councilperson Nancy Vaughn and seconded by Councilperson Judson Weaver to reappoint Mike Bowling to the London Utility Commission Board.

Then upon this motion came the following vote:

Councilperson Kelly Greene, yes

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Councilperson Bobby Joe Parman, yes

Councilperson Danny Phelps, yes

Councilperson Nancy Vaughn, yes

Councilperson Judson Weaver, yes

An Ordinance Establishing a Six Month Limited Pilot Program for Certain Mobile Food Unit Vendors to Lawfully Operate in Designated Street Parking Areas and Providing for Licensing; Compliance with Ordinance and Program Requirements; Food Vending Zones; Hours of Operation; Insurance; and Fines not to Exceed Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00) for Each Violation; All Effective Upon Date of Publication was read for the first time by Attorney Larry G. Bryson.

A motion was made by Councilperson Nancy Vaughn and seconded by Councilperson Kelly Greene to approve the first reading of said Ordinance.

Then upon this motion came the following vote:

Councilperson Kelly Greene, yes

Councilperson Bobby Joe Parman, yes

Councilperson Danny Phelps, yes

Councilperson Nancy Vaughn, yes

Councilperson Judson Weaver, yes

Molly Barnett, Director of London Downtown informed the council members that Saturday, April 30 was a huge success for the work in Downtown London. Ms. Barnett thanked everyone for their hard work; the town looks wonderful. Ms. Barnett also talked about Thursday Night Live and asked that Main Street be closed during this time, which will begin on June 2 until August 11.

A motion was made by Councilperson Kelly Greene and seconded by Councilperson Danny Phelps to allow Main Street to be closed for Thursday Night Live beginning June 2, 2016.

Then upon this motion came the following vote:

Councilperson Kelly Greene, yes

Councilperson Bobby Joe Parman, yes

Councilperson Danny Phelps, yes

Councilperson Nancy Vaughn, yes

Councilperson Judson Weaver, yes

There being no further business, a motion was made by Councilperson Judson Weaver and seconded by Councilperson Kelly Greene to adjourn the meeting.

Then upon this motion came the following vote:

Councilperson Kelly Greene, yes

Councilperson Bobby Joe Parman, yes

Councilperson Danny Phelps, yes

Councilperson Nancy Vaughn, yes

Councilperson Judson Weaver, yes

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Mayor Rudder declared the meeting adjourned.

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MAYOR TROY RUDDER

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