100 New jobs coming soon
By PJ Martin
Jobe Publishing, Inc.
A specially called meeting of the Glasgow City Council was held by video teleconference on Monday, March 8th.
Among the new business discussed was the first reading of an ordinance permitting the rebate of 1% of the 1.75% Occupational License on wages paid by AtCorr Packaging Product LLC for the period of 10 years, if all criteria are met.
The 1.75% Occupational License Fee takes effect on July 1, 2021, and AtCorr’s intent to hire 100 new employees will occur after that date.
On February 27, 2020, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDF) awarded preliminary approval for a project under the Kentucky Business Investment (KBI) Program to AtCorr Packaging Product LLC who stated they would increase their workforce by 31-100 additional jobs.
The council approved the first reading by a vote of 9-0.
The first reading of an Ordinance amending Ordinance 2020-2968 The City of Glasgow Annual Budget for fiscal year July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2121, was approved with the following item:
- It amends from the unappropriated General Fund the sum of $328,408 to the Admin. Dept. Grants and Subsidies for small business grants.
- Received the sum of $326,121 into the General Fund Admin. Dept. Federal Monies account from the Commonwealth of Kentucky Covid Relief Grant.
- Received the sum of $136,900 into the General Fund Admin. Dept. Sale of Property account.
- Received the sum of $16,346.25 into the General Fund Police Dept. Other Revenues account from insurance and contributions.
- From the unappropriated General Fund the sum of $169,000 to the Police Vehicle account and the sum of $5,350 to Police Dept. Technical Supplies account.
- Received the sum of $22,313 into the General Fund Admin. Dept. Other Revenue account from Edmonton State Bank for release of deed restrictions in the Tartan Glen Subdivision.
- From the unappropriated General Fund the sum of $22,313 to the Admin. Dept. Grants and Subsidies account for payment to the Kentucky Housing Corp.
- From the unappropriated General Fund the sum of $50,720 to the Fire Dept. Technical Equipment account for extrication equipment.
- Received the sum of $48,305 into the General Fund Fire Dept. Federal Monies account from a FEMA Grant.
- From the unappropriated General Fund the sum of $3,100 to the Fire Dept. Maintenance and Repair account for truck repairs.
- Received the sum of $3,000 into the General Fund fire Dept. Property Sold account from air bottles sold.
- From the unappropriated General Fund the sum of $3,293.85 to the Street Dept. Constructions Materials account for supplies.
- Received the sum of $3,293.85 into the General Fund Street Dept. Other Revenues account for reimbursement of supplies.
- Received the sum of $7,301 into the General Fund Park and Recreation Property Sold account and into Other Revenue account in the amount of $9,500.
- From the unappropriated General Fund the sum of $16,800 to the Park and Recreation Contractual Improvements account for park upgrades.
- From the unappropriated Sanitation and Landfill the sum of $5,200 to the Landfill Dept. Building Maintenance account for HVAC equipment.
An Ordinance establishing a Code of Ethical Conduct for officers and employees of the City of Glasgow and city agencies enacted by KRS 82.082 and pursuant to the requirement of KRS 65.033 was unanimously approved.
Two Resolutions authorizing April Russell Director, Office of Grant Oversight to apply for grants from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Office of Highway Safety. One grant in the amount of $21,230 (no match required) for the child safety seat program, travel, and training for the Police Department. The second grant of $43,500 (no match required) for the overtime, lifesavers conference, and fuel for the Police Department
The second reading of the Ordinance to rezone the property located at 101 Hilltopper Way and 647 Roseville Road from an R-1 (low-density residential district) and B-3 (highway service business district) to I-1 (light industrial district) was approved by a vote of 8-0 with 1 abstain.
The second reading of the Ordinance to accept Pin Seeker Way as a city street was presented with the City Engineer’s determination that it meets and complies with the standards of Glasgow street construction. The ordinance was approved 9-0.
Also approved, with a vote of 8-0, was the second reading of the Ordinance to change the number of council members on a city council sub-committee from five down to four.
Free shredder day and medication take-back are scheduled for Saturday, March 20th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the DPW employee parking lot located at 310 West Front Street.
City Clean-Up week is March 22 – 26, 2021, with pick-up being the regular garbage collection day. Items must be bagged or boxed and with your garbage.
The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 22, 2021, at 7 p.m. by video teleconference.