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Government

  • Oldham Co. sewer rates will increase July 1

    County residents will soon pay more for sewer services.

    Oldham County Fiscal Court April 16 approved a request from the Oldham County Environmental Authority to increase sewer rates for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

    Magistrates voted 8-1 in favor of a 3 percent increase and a $2.15 bump in OCEA’s compliance surcharge.

    The rate and surcharge hikes kick in July 1.

    Based on an average monthly water usage of 5,500 gallons, customers will see an approximate $3.50 monthly increase in sewer service fees.

  • OC Clerk's main office to close for renovations

    Repair work will shut down the Oldham County Clerk's main office next week.

    County Clerk Julie K. Barr said the La Grange office will close April 15-19 for renovations.

    During the week, La Grange staff will shift to satellite offices in Crestwood and Prospect to accommodate increased traffic at those locations.

    The La Grange office will still be open to residents seeking marriage licenses.

  • On-call employees were unpaid, restricted from going to movies

     

    County employees who were restricted from dining out, shopping and/or leaving Oldham County while on-call during evenings and weekends since 2009 are now entitled to more than $300,000 in back pay, according to the Ky. Labor Cabinet.

  • U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie opens field office in La Grange

    U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie has opened a new district office in Oldham County.

    The office is located at 108 W. Jefferson Street in La Grange. It is staffed by Stacie Lewis Rockaway, Rep. Massie’s western district field representative.

  • Oldham fiscal court awards fuel, oil bids

    Fuel and oil for Oldham County Road Department vehicles will now be supplied by companies in neighboring counties.

    The Oldham County Fiscal Court unanimously approved bids from Southern Petroleum Inc. in Pendleton to supply diesel fuel to the road department. Oil for the department’s vehicles will be supplied by Louisville-based Apollo Oil.

  • New contract for recycling could save $6,720 in Oldham tax dollars

    Oldham County Judge-Executive David Voegele has signed off on a new contract to haul away the county’s recyclable materials.

    A two-year contract with Republic Services Corporation began Friday. The company will haul recyclables that residents drop into self-serve containers at the Oldham County Recycling Center in Buckner.

  • Alvey promoted at Oldham Planning and Development

    Amy Alvey has been promoted to community planner for Oldham Planning and Development. 

    Oldham County magistrates approved her promotion Tuesday.

  • Clubb sworn-in as Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney
  • County adds trailer to inmate work detail

    A new enclosed trailer, donated for the county’s inmate work detail program, will be seen soon on the roads.

    Four inmates from the Oldham County Jail are assigned on a daily basis to work with the county road department, under the direction of inmate work supervisor, Troy Woosley.

    Inmates assigned to the program are incarcerated for Class D felonies, which means they are in jail for non-violent offenses.

    Judge-Executive David Voegele said he initiated the program to help stretch manpower in the road department.

  • Property Transfers: Jan. 7-11

    Property Transfers
    Jan. 7-11
    Srinivasarao Manchikalapudi and Kavitha Tallapaneni to April and Kyle Tobbe, lot 545, Glenoaks, 6017 Laurel Lane, Prospect, $495,000.
    US Bank NA to Lesa Nellen, 3500 West Ky. 22, Crestwood, $405,000.
    Steve Wilson and Sheila Minor to Justin and Leslie Butcher, lots 3533, 3545, 3535-3545, 4084-4087, Lake Louisvilla, 7314 Lake Avenue, Crestwood, $78,500.
    Amanda Wettstein Trustee of Ridge Pumpkin Trust to Wade and Nancy Powell, lot 20, Grand Villa, 1816 Grand Villa Drive, La Grange, $397,000.