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tat. peoplesbanko~fky.com HAUL-"Hi; Vol. 155 No.9 Salt Lick City Council mobile Just another reason You’ll Like Banking With Us! til i titJlJtJLIi‘JG l”=iif*:\/il MOW! l wvwmwswmmmw«mwwmmmm«r1va Pay 7] .'Vlillrt In , vanrgtu/illu> My .lanu) l‘lr: horny/.1 999.; home ordinance goes into etiect By Cecil Lawson KyNewsGroup cecil@kynewsgroup.com An ordinance regulat- ing new mobile homes brought into the city lim- its of Salt Lick took effect on Tuesday evening after City Council members ap- proved a second reading. The ordinance provides guidelines on the place- ment, age, and lot size of any mobile home that property owners want to place within the city. A copy of the ordinance will be on file at the Salt Lick Civic Center. The ordinance also cre- ates an application pro- cess, and applications will be reviewed by a commit- tee. owner will have the op- portunity to discuss the application with commit- tee members prior to ap- proval. \ “Any citizen is able to bring their concerns to the committee,” said council member Troy Hogge. "There’s nothing in the ordinance that will keep us from making any . changes." Council members have worked on the ordinance Ordinance cont. on pg. 12 The mobile home . V war by Cecil Lawson /. l’lWMl, N l ()liiliCiNES (9\ u -' ‘3 H l"! lll‘lJFLl‘. Initinlnti ul ‘1 j er, Water everywhere While areas south of Bath County such as Clay City and Beattyville were covered with flood waters from rains over the weekend, this drea-‘did poison the destructive flooding they experienced; Above, left, Slate Creek and Rose Run Creek bath overflow‘ed their banks, while on Tuesday morning, Indian Creek, above right, which divides Moore’s Ferry and 'Peasticks and flowsto the Licking River, was out of its banks and touching the bridge. Other areas in Bath County that typically flood, such os.$alt_l.ick and Wyoming along the Licking River, also sawrising waters Monday and Tuesday. The rest of this week is expected to be sunny and dry. School board approves tim BLCecil Lawson KyNewsGroup cecil@kynewsgroup.com Bath County Board of Education members ap— proved a timeline to hire a new superintendent by their regular May 24 meet- ing during a special- called meeting held Monday eve- ning. g ' ' Board members met with Kentucky School Board Association (KSBA) consultant Don Martin, who was hired last month ’ Chase Roussos Photos by Cecil Lawson Judah Hill to assist the board and screening committee with the selection process. Supt. Harvey T ackett announced his retirement during January’s regular meeting, which will be ef- fective June 30. Martin, who is also cur- rently assisting school boards in Woodford and Morgan Counties with the same hiring process, pre- sented a timeline which Bath County board mem- bers discussed and adjust- ed during the meeting. Under the timeline ad— opted, the superinten- dent’s position 'wdfild be advertised and posted with the KSBA and with the Kentucky Department of Education beginning on Tuesday, with applications due by April 14; ' In the meantime state law requires that a super- intendent screening com- mittee be created, which consists of two teacher representatives, one clas- sified staff representative, one school board member, one principal, and one par- ent member. eline for hirin Caleb Rushing The screening commit- tee will review the appliea-s tions and will recommend candidates for the board to consider. Board mem- bers are not bound to take the committee’s recom- mendation and will review the applications on their own as well. The board and screen- ing committee will hold a joint meeting on April 21, where the board will pres- ent a set of criteria and ex- pectations ‘for the screen.- ing committee to consider when reviewing the _appli- . Hi This past Thursday Bath County High School and Coach Bart Williams honored their four senior basketball Wildcats, Judah Hill, 'Chase Roussos, Caleb Rushing, and Joseph Manley, and senior cheerleader, Gracie Thomas, during Senior Night before the varsity game between BCHS and Augusta. r hum; ll lmr'x In \l [w \umri' 8r. LOGGING 606-845-871 8 Timber Management l Logging Fence Boards l Barn Siding Sawdust l Firewood Pallets l Custom Sawing Buying All Grades of Export Logs Includlng Walnut And Low Grade Logs as Well Specialized Logging ' Directional Falling Certified Master Loggers 674 Turner Road, Flemingsburg, KY 41041 ' {LANE '5" y .‘Rvfibw- ‘1’" Nit“ Large Selection of Double . Sided, Pillow Top and Pocketed Coil Mattress Sets. 10-15 year full warranty. cations. The screening» com- mittee will conduct their review of applications in closed session during a se- ries of meetings between April 21 and May 13. On May 17, the board and screening committee will meet together one last time, and the committee will make its recommen- dations. Board membersagreed to have the screening committee to present up to six candidates for con- Sideration. COVID-19 Personal Pro- tective Equipment Will be given out to the residents of Salt Lick on Wednesday, March 10, at the Salt Lick Civic Center from 4 to pm. ‘15,..." Gracie Thomas Rescheduled Event: g new superintendent Board members will begin holding interviews with candidates on May 20, and they are scheduled to announce who they de- cide to hire on May 24. They also agreed to cre- ate a public survey to help determine the criteria for hiring a new superinten- dent. Those surveys will be distributed to public in early April. Also prior to the April 14 {Superintendent cont. on pg. 12 8 10499 02178 9