Commission Agenda July 12, 2021 7:00 PM

Regular Meeting Agenda

July 12, 2021 at 7:00 PM

The 700 Room, 1st Floor

700 North Hurstbourne Parkway

Louisville, KY 40222

Call To Order –

Approval of Previous Minutes –

Reports – Each Report Will be Followed by Comments from Each Commissioner Who Wishes to Speak.

  • Treasurer’s Report and Adoption
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  • Mayor’s Report – James Martin
  • MSD contacted about hole at end of North Chadwick (MSD plated)
    • Not sure if state came and removed limbs in US 60 right of way.
    • Question where do we stand on tax ordinance?
    • American Recovery Plan Funding. Bellemeade is predicted to receive approximately $164,000 as part of the  American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The Bellemeade Commission wants your input on how those funds should be spent.  All costs must be incurred by December 31, 2024.  Eligible uses include:

(1) Household Assistance – including food assistance; rent, mortgage, or utility assistance; counseling and legal aid; cash assistance to households are allowed, but they must be proportional to the negative economic impact on the household.

(2) Investing in Water, Sewer, and Broadband Infrastructure

(3) Special-Purpose Districts – including school districts, water districts, or fire districts – will not receive funding allocations; however, cities may transfer money to these districts to further goals of the act. Similarly, cities may transfer funds to county governments and vice versa.

Current Resident suggestions are

  • Updating the streetlights – LED and adding more between.
    • Drainage issues on north chadwick 100 block
    • Security cameras at entrances.
    • Twice year large junk pick up.
    • Broadband access for City of Bellemeade
    • Hotspots or brodband for NERL library branch
    • Helping low income bellemeade residents with sewer bills
    • Sewer improvements
    • Removing old trees on shelbyville road and planting new ones.
    • Pipeline on the South Hampton Woodcleft Ditch
    • Autumn leaf composting
    • Teaming with other small cities to fund a solar array.
    • Community ministry food pantry
    • Library donation
    • Fire district donation
  • Commissioner Reports

Public Comments – In Accordance With Commission Rules

New Business –

  • Third Reading of Non-Solicitation Ordinance
  • Consideration of Non-Solicitation Ordinance
  • Presentation of Investment Policy and Discussion and possible adoption of the same.
  • Discussion of Changes to Possible Commissioner Roles
  • Discussion of Virtual or Physical Meeting Location Date for August Meetings

Adjournment –

The next working meeting is scheduled for Monday August 2, 2021 7:00 pm. via Zoom. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday August 9, 2021 7:00 pm in person.

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Bellemeade Working Meeting Monday July 5, 2021 @ 7:00

The Bellemeade City Commission “Working” Meeting will be held via Zoom Monday, July 5, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. All members of the public are welcome to join in to discuss any concerns or thoughts they may have. See you there via Zoom.

Time: Jul 5, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Commission Agenda June 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM

City Of Bellemeade

Regular Meeting Agenda

June 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM

The 700 Room, 1st Floor

700 North Hurstbourne Parkway

Louisville, KY 40222

Call To Order –

Approval of Previous Minutes –

Reports – Each Report Will be Followed by Comments from Each Commissioner Who Wishes to Speak.

  • Treasurer’s Report and Adoption
  • Mayor’s Report – James Martin – Discussion of American Recovery Plan Funding.
  • To respond to the public health emergency of COVID-19 or its negative economic impacts, including assistance to households, small businesses and nonprofits, or aid to impacted industries such as tourism, travel and hospitality;
    • To provide premium pay of up to $13 per hour to essential workers – those needed to maintain continuity of operations of essential critical infrastructure or other sectors determined by the governor – during the public health emergency or provide grants to eligible employers. This is in addition to wages the worker otherwise receives and may not exceed $25,000 for any eligible worker;
    • For the provision of government services to the extent of the reduction in city revenue due to the COVID-19 public health emergency relative to revenues collected in the city’s most recent full fiscal year prior to the emergency (FY 2019); or
    • To make necessary investments in water, sewer or broadband infrastructure.

 Current Resident suggestions are

  • Updating the streetlights – LED and adding more between.
    • Drainage issues on north chadwick 100 block
    • Security cameras at entrances.
    • Twice year large junk pick up.
    • Broadband access for City of Bellemeade
    • Hotspots or brodband for NERL library branch
    • Helping low income bellemeade residents with sewer bills
    • Sewer improvements
    • Removing old trees on shelbyville road and planting new ones.
    • Pipeline on the South Hampton Woodcleft Ditch
    • Autumn leaf composting
    • Teaming with other small cities to fund a solar array.
  • Commissioner Reports

Public Comments – In Accordance With Commission Rules

New Business –

  • Discussion of changing police patrols to be exclusively night and at least one weekend night per weekend – oral resolution on the same.
  • Second Reading of Budget Ordinance for 2021/2022 Discussion of the Same
  • Consideration of Budget Ordinance for 2021/2022
  • Second Reading of Ordinance Amending 2020/2021 Budget to Include Expenditures for Road Repair and Landscaping.
  • Consideration of Ordinance Amending 2020/2021 Budget to Include Expenditures for Road Repair and Landscaping
  • Second Reading of Non-Solicitation Ordinance
  • Consideration of Non-Solicitation Ordinance
  • Presentation of Investment Policy and Discussion and possible adoption of the same.
  • Discussion of Changes to Possible Commissioner Roles
  • Discussion of Virtual or Physical Meeting Location Date for April Meetings

Adjournment –

The next working meeting is scheduled for Monday July 5, 2021 7:00 pm. via Zoom. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday July 12, 2021 7:00 pm in person.

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Bellemeade Working Meeting Monday June 7, 2021 @ 7:00

The Bellemeade City Commission “Working” Meeting will be held via Zoom Monday, June 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. All members of the public are welcome to join in to discuss any concerns or thoughts they may have. See you there via Zoom.

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Agenda May 10, 2021

City Of Bellemeade

Regular Meeting Agenda

May 10, 2021 at 7:00 PM

The 700 Room, 1st Floor

700 North Hurstbourne Parkway

Louisville, KY 40222

Call To Order –

Approval of Previous Minutes –

Reports – Each Report Will be Followed by Comments from Each Commissioner Who Wishes to Speak.

  • Treasurer’s Report and Adoption
  • Mayor’s Report – James Martin – Discussion of American Recovery Plan Funding.
  • To respond to the public health emergency of COVID-19 or its negative economic impacts, including assistance to households, small businesses and nonprofits, or aid to impacted industries such as tourism, travel and hospitality;
    • To provide premium pay of up to $13 per hour to essential workers – those needed to maintain continuity of operations of essential critical infrastructure or other sectors determined by the governor – during the public health emergency or provide grants to eligible employers. This is in addition to wages the worker otherwise receives and may not exceed $25,000 for any eligible worker;
    • For the provision of government services to the extent of the reduction in city revenue due to the COVID-19 public health emergency relative to revenues collected in the city’s most recent full fiscal year prior to the emergency (FY 2019); or
    • To make necessary investments in water, sewer or broadband infrastructure.

 Current Resident suggestions are

  • Updating the streetlights – LED and adding more between.
    • Drainage issues on north chadwick 100 block
    • Security cameras at entrances.
    • Twice year large junk pick up.
    • Broadband access for City of Bellemeade
    • Hotspots or brodband for NERL library branch
    • Helping low income bellemeade residents with sewer bills
    • Sewer improvements
    • Removing old trees on shelbyville road and planting new ones.
    • Pipeline on the South Hampton Woodcleft Ditch
    • Autumn leaf composting
    • Teaming with other small cities to fund a solar array.
  • Commissioner Reports

Public Comments – In Accordance With Commission Rules

New Business –

  • First Reading of Budget Ordinance for 2021/2022 Discussion of the Same
  • First Reading of Ordinance Amending 2020/2021 Budget to Include Expenditures for Road Repair and Landscaping.
  • Presentation of Investment Policy and Discussion and possible adoption of the same.
  • First Reading of Non-Solicitation Ordinance
  • Discussion of Non – Solicitation Ordinance
  • Discussion of Changes to Possible Commissioner Roles
  • Discussion of Virtual or Physical Meeting Location Date for April Meetings

Adjournment –

The next working meeting is scheduled for Monday June 7, 2021 7:00 pm. via Zoom. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday June 14, 2021 7:00 pm in person.

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Bellemeade Working Meeting Monday May 3, 2021

The Bellemeade City Commission “Working” Meeting will be held via Zoom Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. All members of the public are welcome to join in to discuss any concerns or thoughts they may have. See you there via Zoom.

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Agenda April 12, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Regular Meeting Agenda

April 12, 2021 at 7:00 PM

The 700 Room, 1st Floor

700 North Hurstbourne Parkway

Louisville, KY 40222

Call To Order –

Approval of Previous Minutes –

Reports – Each Report Will be Followed by Comments from Each Commissioner Who Wishes to Speak.

  • Treasurer’s Report and Adoption
  • Mayor’s Report – James Martin –
  • Commissioner Reports – Discussion of Arbor Day event.
  • Public Works – Discussion of Road Repair and Speed Hump Painting
    • Discussion of Public Bidding Process for Approximately $20,000 of repairs

Public Comments – In Accordance With Commission Rules

New Business –

  • Presentation of Investment Committee Recommendation and Discussion of the Same.
  • Resolution authorizing Geri Huff to Locate Money Market Accounts With Higher Rates of Return than Current Money Market Accounts.
  • Presentation of Draft/Preliminary 2021/2022 Budget and Preliminary Discussion of the Same
  • Discussion of Virtual or Physical Meeting Location Date for April Meetings

Adjournment –

The next working meeting is scheduled for Monday May 3, 2021 7:00 pm. via Zoom. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday May 10, 2021 7:00 pm in person.

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Investment Committee Recommendation

One area of commission emphasis in 2021 is the investment of city savings. Our citizen investment committee met in January, February, and March and has provided a detailed recommendation for growing the city’s funds in a safe and responsible way. In summary, the investment committee recommended that approximately 60% of the city’s savings be invested in FDIC insured money market accounts, and the remaining 40% be invested in an exchange traded fund (ETF) portfolio which contains a stop loss trigger. This means if the fund loses more 10% of its value in a market downturn, the investment is automatically converted to a more conservative bond ETF portfolio. A complete copy of the recommendation can be found here:

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Bellemeade Working Meeting April 5, 2021 via Zoom

The Bellemeade Commission will hold its monthly “working” meeting via Zoom. All members of the public are welcome to join.
Time: Apr 5, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting Agenda for March 8, 2021

March 8, 2021 at 7:00 PM

The 700 Room, 1st Floor

700 North Hurstbourne Parkway

Louisville, KY 40222

Call To Order –

Approval of Previous Minutes –

Reports – Each Report Will be Followed by Comments from Each Commissioner Who Wishes to Speak.

  • Treasurer’s Report and Adoption
  • Mayor’s Report – James Martin – Investment committee progress;
  • Discussion of speed bumps on Wood Road.
  • Discussion and reminder of public meetings requirements.
  • Commissioner Reports – Discussion of Arbor Day event.
  • Public Works – Discussion of Milestone Engineering and possible contact cancellation.

Public Comments – In Accordance With Commission Rules

New Business –

  • Second Reading and Consideration of an Ordinance to Increase Public Events Budget by $1000 from savings to allow for purchase of trees for arbor day event.
  • Discussion of changing commissioner roles to Public Works, Public Safety, Public Events, and Code Compliance.   This would allow one commissioner to focus exclusively on code compliance but would result in more responsibility for the public works commissioner who would now be responsible for public works and public lands.
  • Discussion of Virtual or Physical Meeting Location Date for April Meetings

Adjournment –

The next working meeting is scheduled for Monday April 5, 2021 7:00 pm. via Zoom. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday April 12, 2021 7:00 pm in person.

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