After three years, Caneyville’s wastewater plant updates are complete.
At the February 11 Caneyville City Commission meeting, Vern Shanklin, a representative of Kenvirons (a provider of civil and environmental services), announced that Caneyville’s wastewater plant project has been completed.
Caneyville City Clerk and Treasurer Brenda Brown said that while cleanup for the project is still being finished, the warranty for the plant is in effect as of November 9, 2012.
As part of the warranty, the contracter will be obligated to the building for twelve months, and prior to the expiration of the warranty, a final inspection will be completed.
Lincoln Trail Development is currently drawing up the final pay requests for the project, which will then be presented to the city for approval.
The project was designed to update the plant’s inflow and infiltration systems as well as perform maintenence.
Shanklin said he had informed the Division of Water of the project’s completion, as well.
Drawings will be sent to the city by the end of the week.
In other business:
- David Gary presented a sample drawing for the concession building at the new ball fields. The commission discussed revisions to the plans, and Gary will revise the plans as specified. Commissioners Scott Majors and Deborah Embry volunteered to work as a committee with Gary to finalize the plans and present them to the commission.
- Brown reported a check for $3,061.50 that had been presented to the Caneyville Ball Field project. The check was the result of a fundraiser, in which citizens of the community sold RC products.
- Commissioner Majors motioned to contract with Parrigan Electric to do the electrical work on the new ball fields. Of the two quotes received by seperate vendors, Parrigan Electric’s was the lowest. All commissioners voted to pass the motion.
The Commission motioned to rescind the Weapons Policy that had been adopted on February 14, 2006.
Mayor James Embry announced Commissioner Embry as Mayor Pro Tem.
Mayor Embry also appointed Commissioners Embry and Majors over the water and waste water department. Commissioner Connie Gootee was appointed to oversee the police department. Commissioners Janice Minton and Embry were appointed over the parks. Commissioner Minton was appointed over the sidewalks. And Mayor Embry will be over the streets.
Commissioner Minton made the motion to send Brown to the KMCA Spring Conference in April at Bowling Green. All commissioners voted to carry the motion.
Caneyville City Police and Fire Chief Anthony Clark reported he had participated in the lock-down drill at the Caneyville Elementary School and stated the school had good plans in place.
Clark also reported that Leitchfield is holding county-wide fire department training and that the final four radios have been ordered for the fire department.