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Government

  • Fiscal court briefs

    The Marion County Fiscal Court held a special-called meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 9. All magistrates were present except for Steve Masterson. The following was accomplished:
    • The court received and approved the 2016 Marion County Sheriff’s Office budget and the maximum allowance for the upcoming year for deputies and assistants salaries. The maximum amount of salaries for deputies and assistants for the 2016 calendar year is $475,013.76. Magistrates also approved a payroll advance to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $23,960.

  • County could receive $250,000 recycling grant

    Marion County Fiscal Court’s Christmas wish list includes a $250,000 recycling grant, which the court voted to apply for at its Dec. 3 regular monthly meeting.
    If received, the grant monies will be used to upgrade equipment at the recycling center located on Woodlawn Avenue in Lebanon, according to Marion County Solid Waste Coordinator Keith Brock.

  • City sells John Hunt Morgan statue to Freddie Hilpp

    The City of Lebanon’s John Hunt Morgan statue, which has been the center of controversy and collecting dust in storage for years, was sold Monday evening and its new owner plans on putting it on display.
    In November, the council voted to accept sealed bids for the statue, which was being stored and taking up space at the city service center.
    Monday evening, the Lebanon City Council unanimously voted to accept a $3,000 bid from Freddie Hilpp of Lebanon during its regular monthly meeting.
    Hilpp’s bid wasn’t the highest bid, however.

  • Fiscal court to hold special-called meeting Wednesday

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will be having a special-called meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9. The agenda includes:
    • Consider/review/approve proposed 2016 budget of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
    • Consider/review/approve proposed 2016 budget of the Marion County Clerk’s Office.
    • Discussion on employee life insurance benefits.
    • Discussion on WMA funds allocation.
    • Discussion on part-time employee benefits.

  • Lebanon City Council to meet tonight, Dec. 7

    The Lebanon City Council will be having its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 7, at Lebanon City Hall. The agenda includes:
    • Council approval of contract between the City of Lebanon, Lebanon Water Works and the City of Campbellsville Water and Sewer.
    • Council acceptance of bid for the John Hunt Morgan statue.
    • Council approval of proposed annual pass rate adjustment at the Lebanon Aquatic Center.
     

  • Special-called city council meeting today, Dec. 2

    The Lebanon City Council will be having a special-called meeting at 5:30 p.m., today, Dec. 2, to approve a memorandum of agreement between the City of Lebanon and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways.
    The agreement is in the amount of $230,000 to address sight distance and pedestrian safety, including sidewalk installation along KY 49 from Park Drive extending to the northern intersection of Park Heights, which is a distance of 0.116 of a mile.

  • Fiscal court to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will be meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3.

  • Fiscal court briefs

    The Marion County Fiscal Court held its second regular monthly meeting Thursday, Nov. 19, and the following occurred:
    • Magistrates approved a request from Junior Adams with Generation Gap who asked for money to buy toys for some of the community’s underprivileged children for Christmas. Each magistrate voted to give $200 and Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty gave $500.
    • Magistrates voted to buy an advertisement in the Marion County Chamber of Commerce directory.

  • Closings for Thanksgiving

    Thursday is Thanksgiving and there will be no garbage pick-up. The normal Thursday garbage route will be picked up on Friday, Nov. 27, along with the Friday route. The county asks that you set our your garbage a little earlier than normal on Friday because crews are doubling up to collect two days in one.

    The following offices are closed:

    • Marion County Clerk
    • Marion County Property Valuation Administrator
    • Marion County Judge's Office
    • Marion County Sheriff's Office

  • Fiscal court to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will be meeting at 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19.
    The meeting’s agenda includes:
    • Junior Adams with Generation Gap will be making a request for underprivileged children in the community.
    • Consider/approve to advertise in the Marion County Chamber of Commerce directory.
    • Consider/approve of the discontinuance of County Whole Life Insurance Plans for county employees.