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Government

  • Lebanon City Council to meet Thursday evening

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to have a special-called meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at city hall.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - A noise variance and street closing request from Girls on the Run for a "Back Tutu School" fundraiser.

    - First reading of the amended 2012-13 budget

    - First reading of the propssed 2013-14 budget

  • Bradfordsville City Commission meeting moved to Thursday

    The Bradfordsville City Commission's regular meeting scheduled for June 12 has been moved.

    Instead, the commission will hold a special-called meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Bradfordsville City Hall.

  • Brady is reelected to board of directors
  • Court receives budgets from four special districts

    The Marion County Fiscal Court accepted the 2013-14 budgets from three local special districts and from the Lincoln Trail Area Development District during its June 6 meeting.
    Special districts have received added attention in the past year, in part because of efforts by State Auditor Adam Edelen to raise awareness about those districts. Edelen’s office created a website with information about the districts, and during the 2013 General Assembly, legislation was approved with the intent to further increase the availability of information about those districts.

  • ‘Obamacare’ changes how health insurance will be provided

    Jack Tillman wasn’t at the June 7 First Friday Forum to advocate for or against Obamacare, but he was there to try to help inform the audience about what it might mean for them.
    Tillman is the vice president for member and group services for the Kentucky Health Cooperative, a non-profit insurance company that has been created in anticipation of the implementation of the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
    He said it remains to be seen whether the changes will be good for the country.

  • Community Action board to meet Tuesday in Elizabethtown

    The board of directors for Central Kentucky Community Action is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the district office, 613 College Street Road in Elizabethtown.

  • Tourist commission to meet this afternoon

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission is scheduled to meet at 3:30 this afternoon in room 300 of the Centre Square Convention Center.

    The agenda includes:

    - Mission statement

    - Minutes

    - Treasurer's report

    - Brown signs

    - Marketing plan for 2013-14

    - Budget for 2013-14

    - Landscaping signage for the property near Maker's Mark

    - Repurposing an old laptop

  • City council meets tonight

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet at 7 tonight, June 10, at city hall.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - Charles P. Neal to discuss street meets and tent revival

    - Minutes of previous council meetings

    - Payment of bills

    - Department reports

    - Old busines

    - Approval of the Lebanon Water Works annual budget

    - Approval of the tourism budget

    - Acceptance of liability insurance proposal

    - Acceptance of worker's compensation proposal

  • Fiscal court meets this afternoon

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 6, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda includes:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Second reading fo the 2012-13 budget ordinance

    - Approval of second payment to Marion County Economic Development Office for the 2012-13 fiscal year

    - Payment of NACo dues for 2013-14

    - Contract with Marion County Board of Education for use of the shop building/21st Century learning center

  • Budget talk: Employees to receive 3 percent pay increase

    Following his annual budget address on May 23, Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw presented the city council with his initial budget proposal for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
    The proposal includes $8.65 million, which is lower than the nearly $9.02 million projected budget for the current fiscal year.
    “The city is in very stable financial condition and well situated to meet the needs of our citizens,” Crenshaw said.