Henderson City Commission Renews Police Substation Lease, Authorizes Purchase for Used Rescue Truck for Fire Department


HENDERSON, KY, March 8, 2016– The City of Henderson’s Board of Commissioners met Tuesday night in the Assembly Room and conducted the following items of business:

–  Passed second reading of an ordinance to annex 61.343 acres at Kimsey Lane/Barret Boulevard/U.S. 60 East following recommendation from Henderson-Henderson County Planning Commission; tract rezoned from County Agricultural to City Highway Commercial.

–  Approved first reading of an ordinance that amends the Budget and Appropriations Ordinance for Fiscal 2016. Tabled first reading of an ordinance making some changes in positions in the 2016 Budget.

–  Reimbursement resolution passed: This will allow the City to obtain reimbursement from 2017 Bonds for financing capital improvements for a new public works facility, replacement of the 911 system (including radios and the CAD system) and radio tower infrastructure.

–  A municipal order was approved authorizing a new two-year lease between the City and the Housing Authority of Henderson for the Dixon Hall facility at 341 S. Adams St. that functions as a Henderson Police Department substation.

–  A municipal order awarded a bid for purchase of asphalt paving and related street maintenance to Rogers Group Inc. of Hopkinsville.

–  A municipal order authorized the purchase of a 1997 Ford Rescue Truck for the Henderson Fire Department from Freehold, N.J., Township Fire District #2 in the amount of $44,000. The new truck, with 14,572 miles, will replace a 1996 truck with more than 52,000 miles. The older truck will be sold.

According to release from City of Henderson Public Information Officer Donna Stinnett, the next meeting of the Board of Commissioners is 5:30 p.m., March 22, in the Assembly Room. There is a work session set for Tuesday, March 15, at 5 p.m.

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