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File #: O-473-21    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/20/2021 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 10/14/2021 Final action: 10/14/2021
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 087, SERIES 2021 RELATING TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2021-22 OPERATING BUDGET, FOR THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT BY APPROPRIATING $339,500 $577,200 OF NON-RECURRING GENERAL FUND REVENUES FROM FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CODES AND REGULATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL STAFF TO HELP ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH LIQUOR LICENSE REQUIREMENTS AND PROVIDE CAPACITY TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS OF LICENSE VIOLATIONS AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE (AMENDMENT BY SUBSTITUTION) (AS AMENDED).
Sponsors: Cassie Chambers Armstrong (D-8), David James (D-6), Jecorey Arthur (D-4), Donna L. Purvis (D-5), Barbara Shanklin (D-2)
Attachments: 1. O-473-21 V.2 FABS-FAM 101421 Appropriation of ARP funds to the dept. of Codes and Regulations for additional staff help.pdf, 2. O-473-21 PROPOSED FABS 101421 Appropriation of ARP funds to the dept. of Codes and Regulations for additional staff help.pdf, 3. O-473-21 PROPOSED FAM1 101421 Appropriation of ARP funds to the dept. of Codes and Regulations for additional staff help.pdf, 4. O-473-21 PROPOSED FAM2 101421 Appropriation of ARP funds to the dept. of Codes and Regulations for additional staff help.pdf, 5. O-473-21 V.1 092321 Appropriation of ARP funds to the dept. of Codes and Regulations for additional staff help.pdf, 6. ORD 146 2021.pdf
ORDINANCE NO. __________, SERIES 2021
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 087, SERIES 2021 RELATING TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2021-22 OPERATING BUDGET, FOR THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT BY APPROPRIATING $339,500 $577,200 OF NON-RECURRING GENERAL FUND REVENUES FROM FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CODES AND REGULATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL STAFF TO HELP ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH LIQUOR LICENSE REQUIREMENTS AND PROVIDE CAPACITY TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS OF LICENSE VIOLATIONS AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE (AMENDMENT BY SUBSTITUTION) (AS AMENDED).
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBERS CHAMBERS ARMSTRONG, ARTHUR, PURVIS, SHANKLIN, AND PRESIDENT DAVID JAMES

WHEREAS, there are currently 1,371 active liquor licenses in Jefferson County;
WHEREAS, there are currently eight Alcoholic Beverage Control officers working for Louisville Metro government;
WHEREAS, the lack of staffing makes it difficult for ABC to enforce licensing requirements, investigate allegations of license violations, and provide proactive training to establishments; and
WHEREAS, additional ABC staff would help ensure compliance with liquor license requirements and provide capacity to investigate allegations of license violations.
WHEREAS, the lack of staffing makes it difficult for Codes and Regulations to enforce the current Property Maintenance Code and adequately serve the citizens of Louisville-Jefferson County Metro.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT ("THE COUNCIL") AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: Part I. Revenues and Funding Sources, of Ordinance 087, Series 2021 is hereby amended as follows:

SECTION II: Part I., F. Chiefs of Louisville Forward, 3. Codes and Regulations, of Ordinance No. 087, Series 2021, is hereby amended as follows:
3. CODES AND REGULATIONS

a. General Operations
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