Louisville Metro Government  
Action Summary - Tentative  
Government Oversight and Audit  
Committee  
Chair Brent Ackerson (D-26)  
Vice Chair Anthony Piagentini (R-19)  
Committee Member Donna L. Purvis (D-5)  
Committee Member Paula McCraney (D-7)  
Committee Member Rick Blackwell (D-12)  
Committee Member Mark Fox (D-13)  
Committee Member Cindi Fowler (D-14)  
Committee Member Scott Reed (R-16)  
Committee Member Markus Winkler (D-17)  
Committee Member Stuart Benson (R-20)  
Committee Member Amy Holton Stewart (D-25)  
Tuesday, September 13, 2022  
5:00 PM  
Council Chambers/Virtual  
THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD VIA VIDEO TELECONFERENCE  
Call to Order  
Roll Call  
Chair Ackerson called the meeting to order at 5:05 p.m.  
Chair Ackerosn introduced the committee and non-committee members  
present. A quorum was established.  
*NOTE: All committee and non-committee members present attended virtually  
except for Chair Ackerson, Vice Chair Piagentini, Committee Member Purvis,  
Committee Member Fox, Committee Member Benson, and Council President  
James, who attended in Chambers.  
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Present:  
Committee Member Donna L. Purvis (D-5), Committee Member Paula McCraney  
(D-7), Committee Member Rick Blackwell (D-12), Committee Member Mark Fox  
(D-13), Committee Member Cindi Fowler (D-14), Committee Member Scott Reed  
(R-16), Committee Member Markus Winkler (D-17), Vice Chair Anthony Piagentini  
(R-19), Committee Member Stuart Benson (R-20), Committee Member Amy Holton  
Stewart (D-25), and Chair Brent Ackerson (D-26)  
Non-Committee Member(s)  
Council President David James (D-6)  
Support Staff  
Kathryn Meador, Jefferson County Attorney's Office  
Hollie Hopkins, Jefferson County Attorney's Office  
Clerk(s)  
Olivia Bennett, Assistant Clerk  
Sonya Harward, Clerk  
Special Discussion  
[See the "Captioning Transcript of Government Oversight and Audit  
Committee Meeting - September 13, 2022.pdf" attached hereto for additional  
information regarding the discussion of each item.]  
Captioning Transcript of Government Oversight and Audit  
Committee Meeting - September 13, 2022  
Attachments:  
1.  
Transit Authority of River City (TARC) Discussion  
The following spoke to this item:  
- Chair Ackerson  
- Committee Member Purvis  
- Carrie Butler, Transit Authority of River City ("TARC")  
- Vice Chair Piagentini  
- Carla Dearing, TARC Board  
- John Launius, TARC Board  
- Committee Member Reed  
- Committee Member Holton Stewart  
- Council President James  
- Committee Member McCraney  
- Committee Member Fox  
- Committee Member Winkler  
Pending Legislation  
2.  
AMENDED APPOINTMENT OF INGA ARVIN TO THE WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT  
CORPORATION BOARD (TERM EXPIRES JULY 31, [2025] 2026).  
Attachments:  
Chair Ackerson stated that items 2 through 4 would be considered together.  
A motion was made by Committee Member Piagentini, seconded by  
Committee Member Fox, that the amended term limit date for the  
Appointments and Reappointment in items 2 through 4 be approved.  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Appointments and Reappointment  
(items 2 through 4) were sent to the Consent Calendar.  
3.  
AMENDED APPOINTMENT OF JOSHUA WATKINS TO THE WATERFRONT  
DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD (TERM EXPIRES JULY 31, [2025] 2026).  
Attachments:  
See item 2.  
4.  
AMENDED REAPPOINTMENT OF KEVIN FIELDS TO THE WATERFRONT  
DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD (TERM EXPIRES JULY 31, [2025] 2026).  
Attachments:  
See item 2.  
5.  
P.O. APPOINTMENT OF MINDY STOESS TO THE FAIRDALE FIRE PROTECTION  
DISTRICT BOARD (TERM EXPIRES JUNE 30, 2026).  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Piagentini, seconded by  
Committee Member Benson, that this Appointment be approved.  
The following spoke to this item:  
- Wanda Mitchell-Smith, Mayor's Office  
- Mindy Stoess, Appointee  
- Committee Member Fox  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Appointment was sent to the  
Consent Calendar.  
6.  
REAPPOINTMENT OF RICK PURDY TO THE KENTUCKIANAWORKS - GREATER  
LOUISVILLE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (TERM EXPIRES SEPTEMBER 21,  
2025).  
Attachments:  
A motion was made by Committee Member Piagentini, seconded by  
Committee Member Benson, that this Reappointment be approved.  
The following spoke to this item:  
- Chair Ackerson  
- Wanda Mitchell-Smith, Mayor's Office  
- Vice Chair Piagentini  
The motion carried by a voice vote and the Reappointment was sent to the  
Consent Calendar.  
7.  
REAPPOINTMENT OF CARLA DEARING TO THE TARC BOARD (TERM EXPIRES  
AUGUST 31, 2025).  
Attachments:  
This item remained tabled.  
8.  
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 21.02, 21.05, 21.06 AND 21.99 OF THE  
LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES (“LMCO”) AND CREATING NEW  
SECTIONS OF LMCO CHAPTER 21 RELATING TO THE LOBBYING OF METRO  
OFFICERS. (AS AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTION)  
Primary Bill Hollander (D-9) and Additional Cassie Chambers Armstrong (D-8)  
Sponsors:  
Attachments:  
This item remained tabled.  
Adjournment  
Without objection, Chair Ackerson adjourned the meeting at 7:48 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 September 22, 2022.