Commission Agenda – Monday, November 8, 2021

City Of Bellemeade

Regular Meeting Agenda

October 11, 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
    • Increase in Patrol Officer Costs from $45 to $50 per hour.
    • American Rescue Plan Funding Update – total amount of  $132,864.00 as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).    The Bellemeade Commission wants 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 and Public Safety

(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

  • Partial Reimbursement for Resident Home Camera Installation
    • 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 broadband for NERL library branch
    • Helping low income Bellemeade residents with sewer bills
    • Sewer improvements – drainage ditch clean out
    • 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
    • Water pressure increase
    • Police security increase.
  • Commissioner Reports

Public Comments – In Accordance with Commission Rules

New Business –

  • First Reading of Investment Policy Statement
  • Discussion of Investment Policy Statement
  • First Reading of Front Yard Fencing Ordinance
  • Discussion of Front Yard Fencing Ordinance
  • Discussion of Virtual or Physical Meeting Location Date for future Meetings

Adjournment –

The next working meeting is scheduled for Monday December 6, 2021 7:00 pm.   The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday December 13, 2021 7:00 pm.

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POSTPONED – Halloween Parade Route Road Closure

The City of Bellemeade Halloween Parade has been POSTPONED to Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.!  Please click here for details.   We look forward to seeing you there!

The parade route will be closed to traffic from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Parking will also be prohibited on both sides of the street during that time.   The parade route will start at 8600 Charing Cross, turn right on Holliswood Road, turn right on Holston Road, turn right on Blaine Road, and end at 8600 Charing Cross Road as depicted below:

A big THANK YOU to Commissioner Halle Brumleve for planning this event! 

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POSTPONED Halloween Parade – October 31, 2021!

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Commission Agenda – Monday, October 11, 2021

Regular Meeting Agenda

October 11, 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
    • Website Update – Possible Funds
    • American Rescue Plan Funding Update – total amount of  $132,864.00 as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).    The Bellemeade Commission wants 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 and Public Safety

(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 broadband 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
    • Water pressure increase
    • Police security increase.
  • Commissioner Reports
    • Public Events – Halloween Parade
    • Public Works – Discussion of Ditch Clean up between S. Hampton and Woodcleft.

Public Comments – In Accordance with Commission Rules

New Business –

  • Second reading of Overnight Street Parking Ordinance
  • Consideration/Discussion of Street Parking Ordinance
  • Consideration of allocation of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for security patrols and discussion of increased patrols.
  • Discussion of Virtual or Physical Meeting Location Date for future Meetings

Adjournment –

The next working meeting is scheduled for Monday November 1, 2021 7:00 pm.   The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday November 8, 2021 7:00 pm.

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Bellemeade Working Meeting Monday Oct 4, 2021 @ 7:00

The Bellemeade City Commission “Working” Meeting will be held via Zoom Monday, October 4, 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: Oct 4, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Commission Agenda September 13, 2021

Regular Meeting Agenda

September 13, 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
    • American Recovery Plan Funding Update – total amount of  $132,864.00 as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).    This is substantially lower than the preliminary estimate, but was reduced after our budget certification was received.  The Bellemeade Commission wants 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 broadband 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
    • Water pressure increase
    • Police security increase.
  • Commissioner Reports

Public Comments – In Accordance with Commission Rules

New Business –

  • Second reading of Property Tax Ordinance 6.7 cents per $100 of value
  • Discussion of Property Tax Ordinance and Consideration of the Same
  • Second reading of Overnight Street Parking Ordinance
  • Consideration/Discussion of Street Parking Ordinance
  • Discussion of Virtual or Physical Meeting Location Date for future Meetings

Adjournment –

The next working meeting is scheduled for Monday October 4, 2021 7:00 pm. via Zoom.   The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday October 11, 2021 7:00 pm in person.

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Commission Agenda – August 9, 2021

August 9, 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
    • MSD hole at end of North Chadwick (MSD plated)
    • Multiple letters written to parkers on grass this month
    • Does not appear state removed limbs in US 60 right of way.
    • American Recovery Plan Funding Update – total amount of  $132,864.00 as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).    This is substantially lower than the preliminary estimate, but was reduced after our budget certification was received.  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 broadband 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
    • Water pressure increase
    • Police security increase.
  • Commissioner Reports
    • Public Works – Rumpke Holiday Schedule
    • Public Events – Yardsale – Discuss whether we can have a junk pick up from Rumpke after the sale.

Public Comments – In Accordance with Commission Rules

New Business –

  • First reading of Property Tax Ordinance
  • Discussion of Property Tax Ordinance
  • First reading of Overnight Street Parking Ordinance
  • Discussion of Street Parking Ordinance
  • Presentation of Investment Policy and Discussion and possible adoption of the same.
  • Consideration of Non-Solicitation Ordinance
  • 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 September 6, 2021 7:00 pm. via Zoom.  (LABOR DAY) The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday September 13, 2021 7:00 pm in person.

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Bellemeade Working Meeting Monday August 2, 2021 @ 7:00

The Bellemeade City Commission “Working” Meeting will be held via Zoom Monday, August 2, 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: Aug 2, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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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
  •  
  • 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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