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Government

  • 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.

  • City puts Morgan statue up for bid

    A piece of artwork that’s never been displayed and has been the center of controversy since it was created in 1999 is for sale.
    The City of Lebanon is accepting sealed bids for the Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan statue. During the Lebanon City Council meeting Monday, Nov. 9, Public Works Director Terry Bland asked the council to consider doing something with the statue, which is being stored and taking up space at the city service center.
    The council approved taking sealed bid for the sale of the statue.

  • State Rep. Terry Mills files for re-election

    Rep. Terry Mills officially filed his paperwork to seek re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives last week.
    He currently serves the people of Marion, Green and LaRue counties, which make up Kentucky’s 24th Legislative District.
    "It's been a privilege and an honor to serve the people of the 24th District for the past five years. I will work harder than ever to continue to represent the community I love,” Rep. Mills said.

  • Trash talk

    Magistrates did some trash talking at the Marion County Fiscal Court meeting Thursday, Nov. 5, but not at each other. The trash talk was concerning problems with the collection of waste at various businesses located in the City of Lebanon. Specifically, there are establishments that are currently paying the residential rate but are generating large volumes of trash on a daily and/or weekly basis, according to Marion County Solid Waste and Environmental Coordinator Keith Brock.

  • Lebanon ends its birthday celebration with the New Year’s Eve Bicentennial Ball

    The City of Lebanon wants to end its Bicentennial with a bang during the New Year’s Eve Bicentennial Ball.
    The black tie/formal affair will take place from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31 at Centre Square in Lebanon.