Monthly Archives: November 2011

Animal Ordinance

Several months ago I blogged about animals in the city.  Many constituents have contacted me and requested that they be allowed to raise goats in residential areas.  I am inclined to support efforts to expand urban farming, and this seems … Continue reading

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Chronic Nuisance

There has been much discussion in the local press about the chronic nuisance ordinance that is currently before the Public Safety Committee.  Here is a brief update of the current status of the draft ordinance. LFUCG currently has a “public … Continue reading

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The Art of John Lackey

As you may know, I use the walls of my Urban County Council office as a revolving art gallery.  Presently featured is the art of John Lackey from Homegrown Press.  John is a former TV station art director who is … Continue reading

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In Appreciation of Our Firefighters

  Last weekend I was privileged to attend a Fire Training Academy at the Central Fire Station.  I, along with other Council members, Council Aides, and members of the Administration spent the morning learning about the Fire Department and Emergency … Continue reading

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Seedleaf Shout-Out for Steve Feese

Steve Feese, director of the Division of Waste Management for LFUCG, gets a well deserved shout-out from the wonderful folks at Seedleaf.  Steve helped Seedleaf in their work on redirecting organic waste into a composting program.  Instead of having to be trucked to … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Costs for LFUCG Employees

What is the fair way to correct a budget problem that for years was understood by few in government and acknowledged by no one? In the past three years LFUCG, which is self-insured and thus pays all health care claims … Continue reading

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