Louisville Metro Government  
Action Summary - Tentative  
Appropriations Committee  
Chair Rick Blackwell (D-12)  
Vice Chair Scott Reed (R-16)  
Committee Member Angela Bowens (D-1)  
Committee Member Pat Mulvihill (D-10)  
Committee Member Mark Fox (D-13)  
Committee Member Kevin Triplett (D-15)  
Committee Member James Peden (R-23)  
Wednesday, November 2, 2022  
4:30 PM  
Council Chambers/Virtual  
THIS MEETING IS BEING CONDUCTED VIA VIDEO TELECONFERENCE  
Call to Order  
Roll Call  
Chair Blackwell called the meeting to order at 4:31 p.m.  
Chair Blackwell introduced the committee and non-committee members  
present. A quorum was established.  
*NOTE: All committee members present attended virtually, except for  
Committee Member Fox and Committee Member Peden who attended in  
Chambers.  
7 -  
Present:  
Committee Member Angela Bowens (D-1), Committee Member Pat Mulvihill  
(D-10), Chair Rick Blackwell (D-12), Committee Member Mark Fox (D-13),  
Committee Member Kevin Triplett (D-15), Committee Member James Peden (R-23),  
and Vice Chair Scott Reed (R-16)  
Non-Committee Member(s)  
Council Member Donna Purvis (D-5) and Council Member Bill Hollander (D-9)  
Support Staff  
Clerk(s)  
Beth Stenbergl, Council Financial Analyst  
Kathryn Meador, Jefferson County Attorney's Office  
Sonya Harward, Clerk  
Pending Legislation  
1.  
APPROPRIATING $188 FROM DISTRICT 1 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS TO FABRICATE AND INSTALL AN HONORARY STREET SIGN IN  
HONOR OF FORMER ALDERMAN REGINALD MEEKS AT THE CORNER OF SOUTH  
28TH STREET AND VIRGINIA AVENUE.  
Primary Angela Bowens (D-1)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
2.  
APPROPRIATING $39,073.07 FROM DISTRICT 1 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS  
TO PUBLIC WORKS FOR SIDEWALK REPAIRS AT 1036 SOUTH 28TH STREET AND  
2814 GREENWOOD AVENUE.  
Primary Angela Bowens (D-1)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
Committee Bowens stated that this was for repairs on 28th Street and  
Greenwood Avenue.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
3.  
APPROPRIATING $564 FROM DISTRICT 3 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS TO FABRICATE AND INSTALL THREE HONORARY STREET SIGNS IN  
HONOR OF FORMER COUNCIL MEMBER MARY COLLIER WOOLRIDGE ON THE  
CORNERS WHERE WINGFIELD LANE INTERSECTS WITH BEECH STREET, SOUTH  
23RD STREET, AND DIXIE HIGHWAY.  
Primary Keisha Dorsey (D-3)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
Keturah Morrow, Legislative Aide for District 3, briefly spoke about the  
placement of these signs, and stated that the unveiling is November 29, 2022.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
4.  
APPROPRIATING $23,826 FROM DISTRICT 3 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS FOR SIDEWALK REPAIRS AT 2118 AND 2120 OREGON AVENUE,  
2318 RATCLIFFE AVENUE, 1697 HAROLD AVENUE, AND 2104 WALLIE ANN COURT.  
Primary Keisha Dorsey (D-3)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
Keturah Morrow, Legislative Aide for District 3, stated that all of these  
sidewalks have been backlogged since 2019 so District 3 has decided to add  
the funds so that Public Works would get the work completed.  
Committee Member Triplett asked about the backlog and whether funds had  
previously been appropriated.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
5.  
APPROPRIATING $48,613 FROM DISTRICT 3 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE REPAIR, MILLING, AND PAVING OF THE INTERSECTION AT  
SOUTH 23RD STREET AND BECKER COURT.  
Primary Keisha Dorsey (D-3)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
Keturah Morrow, Legislative Aide for District 3, explained that trucks cut  
through on Becker Court, a private street, and have damaged the street, guard  
rails, and other property. She stated that these repairs and changes will stop  
trucks from taking this route.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
6.  
APPROPRIATING $5,742 FROM DISTRICT 5 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE SIDEWALK REPAIR AT 404 SOUTH 41ST STREET.  
Primary Donna L. Purvis (D-5)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
Council Member Purvis explained that the sidewalk is rated 5 and needs to be  
repaired to avoid trip hazards.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
7.  
APPROPRIATING $2,645 FROM DISTRICT 5 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE SIDEWALK REPAIR AT 662 SOUTH 37TH STREET.  
Primary Donna L. Purvis (D-5)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
8.  
APPROPRIATING $3,003 FROM DISTRICT 5 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE SIDEWALK REPAIR AT 302 NORTH 43RD STREET.  
Primary Donna L. Purvis (D-5)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
9.  
APPROPRIATING $2,559 FROM DISTRICT 5 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE SIDEWALK REPAIR AT 4517 SUNSET AVENUE.  
Primary Donna L. Purvis (D-5)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
10.  
APPROPRIATING $5,098 FROM DISTRICT 5 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE SIDEWALK REPAIR AT 816 CEDAR GROVE TERRACE.  
Primary Donna L. Purvis (D-5)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
Council Member Purvis explained that this sidewalk is rated 5 and a disabled  
citizen has already been injured at the site.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
11.  
APPROPRIATING $1,100 FROM DISTRICT 5 NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT FUNDS,  
THROUGH THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, TO THE YOUNG MEN'S  
CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION (YMCA) OF GREATER LOUISVILLE FOR 22 YOUTH FROM  
DISTRICT 5 TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SAFETY AROUND WATER PROGRAM.  
Primary Donna L. Purvis (D-5)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
This item remained held in committee.  
12.  
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 084, SERIES 2022 AND ORDINANCE NO.  
083, SERIES 2022, RELATING TO FISCAL YEARS 2022-2023 CAPITAL AND OPERATING  
BUDGETS, RESPECTIVELY, BY TRANSFERRING $3,799.80 FROM THE DISTRICT 6  
CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND TO THE DISTRICT 6 NEIGHBORHOOD  
DEVELOPMENT FUND.  
Primary David James (D-6)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Ordinance be recommended for approval.  
Committee Member Peden asked about the odd amount and whether it was  
being moved for a specific reason.  
Shalanna Taylor, Legislative Aide for District 6, explained that is was for the  
balance needed for Luv-It Landscaping's work [funded in another item on the  
agenda].  
The motion carried by the following vote and the Ordinance was sent to the  
Consent Calendar:  
7 - Bowens, Mulvihill, Blackwell, Fox, Triplett, Peden, and Reed  
Yes:  
13.  
APPROPRIATING $1,815 FROM DISTRICT 6 NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT FUNDS,  
THROUGH METRO PARKS, TO LUV-IT LANDSCAPING TO PAY THE REMAINING  
BALANCE FOR SEVERAL BEAUTIFICATION PROJECTS THROUGHOUT DISTRICT 6.  
Primary David James (D-6)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Neighborhood Development Fund be approved.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Neighborhood Development Fund  
was approved.  
14.  
APPROPRIATING $2,000 FROM DISTRICT 7 NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT FUNDS,  
THROUGH THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, TO ALL PEOPLES INC. FOR  
SPONSORSHIP OF THE 2022 HUMAN RIGHTS DAY EVENT TO BE HELD ON  
DECEMBER 10, 2022, WITH FUNDS BEING USED TO PAY FOR PERFORMERS,  
SPEAKERS, AND ADVERTISING COSTS.  
Primary Paula McCraney (D-7)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Council-Originated Neighborhood Development Fund  
be recommended for approval.  
Committee Member Triplett and Chair Blackwell briefly spoke about the date  
and location for this event.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Council-Originated Neighborhood  
Development Fund was approved.  
15.  
APPROPRIATING $2,050 FROM DISTRICT 8 NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT FUNDS,  
THROUGH THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, TO THE CITY OF  
STRATHMOOR VILLAGE FOR A RADAR UNIT.  
Primary Cassie Chambers Armstrong (D-8)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Neighborhood Development Fund be approved.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Neighborhood Development Fund  
was approved.  
16.  
AMENDING AN APPROPRIATION OF [$175,000] $200,000 FROM DISTRICT 9 CAPITAL  
INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO METRO PARKS FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE  
CRESCENT HILL TENNIS COURTS, WITH THE TOTAL COST TO BE SPLIT WITH  
METRO PARKS.  
Primary Bill Hollander (D-9)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
Council Member Hollander explained that due to increased costs this project  
was now a $400,000 project being split with Metro Parks and includes some  
private contributions. He stated that this appropriation was being amended to  
add an additional $25,000 for a total of $200,000 from District 9. He then  
explained that the six damaged courts would be re-done to create 4 tennis  
courts and 4 pickleball courts.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
17.  
APPROPRIATING $2,475 FROM DISTRICT 14 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS  
FOR THE INSTALLATION OF TWO SPEED HUMPS AND TWO SPEED HUMPS SIGNS  
ON BLAZE WAY, WITH THE TOTAL COST TO BE SPLIT 50/50 WITH THE RESIDENTS IN  
THE AREA.  
Primary Cindi Fowler (D-14)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
18.  
APPROPRIATING $1,600 FROM DISTRICT 16 CAPITAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS TO  
METRO PARKS TO PRESSURE SPRAY BOTH TENNIS COURTS AND INSTALL  
PICKLEBALL LINES.  
Primary Scott Reed (R-16)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Capital Infrastructure Fund be approved.  
Vice Chair Reed stated that he hopes this project will promote the use of the  
park.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Capital Infrastructure Fund was  
approved.  
19.  
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 39 OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF  
ORDINANCES (“LMCO”) TO REQUIRE METRO GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND  
AGENCIES RECEIVING FUNDING FROM METRO COUNCIL FOR SPECIFIC PROJECTS  
TO PAY ANY OVERAGES FROM THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT SUBMITTED IN ITS  
PROPOSAL.  
Primary James Peden (R-23)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Triplett, that this Ordinance be recommended for approval.  
Committee Member Peden explained the amendments he was proposing to  
the Ordinance.  
A motion was made by Committee Member Peden, seconded by Committee  
Member Fox, that this Ordinance be amended as shown in the attached  
document titled "O-167-22 V.2 CAM 110222 Metro Depts to Pay Overages of  
Estimates for Appropriations.pdf."  
The motion to amend carried by a voice vote.  
The motion to recommend for approval carried by the following vote and the  
amended Ordinance was sent to Old Business:  
7 - Bowens, Mulvihill, Blackwell, Fox, Triplett, Peden, and Reed  
Yes:  
Adjournment  
Without objection, Chair Blackwell adjourned the meeting at 4:54 p.m.  
Note: Items sent to the Consent Calendar or Old Business will be heard before the full Council at  
the Metro Council meeting on November 10, 2022.