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Government

  • Officer’s wife raises concerns about DUI arrest policies

     

  • New councilman takes oath of office

    Newly appointed Lebanon City Councilman John R. Mattingly took the oath of office Tuesday afternoon at city hall.

    Mattingly, 60, previously served on the city council from 1988 to 1994.

    On Monday, a majority of the council members voted to appointed Mattingly to replace Denise Fogle, who resigned from her seat on the city council in December. Fogle had to resign in order to be eligible to receive her state pension, according to officials with the Kentucky Retirement Systems.

  • City council meeting tonight

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. tonight at city hall.

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

    - Delegations

    - Approval of minutes

    - Payment of bills

    - Department reports

    - Old business

    - New business-

    • Refinance 2004 Lebanon Water Works bond issue reducing the interest rate from 2.06-4.19 percent to a fixed rate of 2.9 percent

  • School board holding special session tonight

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to meet in a special session at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the board of education office at 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda for the Jan. 7 meeting is as follows:

    - Call to order

    - Oaths of office

    - Election of board chairperson and vice-chairperson

    -  Board Member Recognition

    - Proclamation – County Judge Executive, John G. Mattingly

    Communictions

    - Superintendent’s Report

  • Short agenda for Jan. 3 fiscal court meeting

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Jan. 3. Here is the agenda for the meeting:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Communities area development funding allocations for 2013

    - Project Lifesaver expense/funding  request

    - Department reports

    - Payment of bills

    - New/old Business: Report on “Christmas for Kids Program”,  Junior Adams- Generation Gap

  • Christmas tree disposal information

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly sent the following announcement regarding Christmas tree disposal:

    The  question  has  come  up  about  disposal of  Live/Cut  Christmas  Trees – these  trees  typically  have  been  found  thrown  on   the  road sides,  at  “pull  offs”,  in creeks  and  branches  around  the  county.

  • Fiscal court approves generator for communications trailer

     

  • County office closings for the New Year

    Tuesday, Jan. 1, is a holiday for all county employees, and as a result, there will be no garbage pick-up that day.

    The normal Tuesday route will be picked up on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Since both the Tuesday and Wednesday routes will be picked up that day, residents are encouraged to put their trash out earlier than usual.

    The County Clerk's office and the PVA office will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 29, through Tuesday, Jan. 1. The offices are closed Dec. 29 and 31 due to the shutdown of the state AVIS system, and on Jan. 1 for the county holiday.

  • Fiscal court to meet Dec. 20

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Building.

    Here is the agenda for that meeting: 

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Approval of the 2013 county holiday schedule

    - Resolution recognized January 2013 as School Board Recognition Month

    - Approval of Humana rebate to reduce plan premium costs for 2013

    - Re-appointment of Marion County Water District members

    - Annual wage adjustment for full-time county employees

  • Citizen, officer recognized for bravery