GLASGOW — GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL
DATE: Feb. 10, 2014 SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS: Glasgow Police Department Chief Guy Turcotte recognized Susan Branstetter for her assistance when Officer Justin Kirkpatrick was involved in a singlevehicle crash related to icy roads on Jan. 17.
Coach Justin Stinson and the four seniors on the Glasgow High School Lady Scotties team accepted recognition on behalf of the team for the team’s 2014 Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic girls’championship win on Feb. 2.
REPORTS: Belinda Coulter, a certified public accountant with Taylor, Polson & Co., presented the annual audit of the city’s financial report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. The firm found that the city’s financial statements presented fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the accounts. The firm did not identify any deficiencies in internal control that it considers to be material weaknesses.
Eddie Furlong, director of Parks and Recreation Department, presented the annual report for his department, as did Thom Kendall, in his role as building inspector, for the Code Enforcement Office.
ACTIONS: The council members present unanimously approved the following: Jan. 27 meeting minutes; acceptance of the audit report, and municipal order in conjunction with Barren County judge-executive appointing Jason Escamilla to the Glasgow- Barren County Tourist and Convention Commission to fill the unexpired term of Darren Geary that ends June 30, 2015.
ATTENDANCE: Council members Sheila Oliver and Karalee Oldenkamp were absent.
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Glasgow City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. At the Plaza Theatre, the Popcorn & a Movie series’ upcoming showings are: “Sleepless in Seattle” on Friday and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” on Feb. 21. The Plaza will also host a drop-in event at which more information will be available about the possibility of having a designated cultural district, and those interested in supporting the idea may sign a petition to express that support.
Parks and Recreation will host Let Loose with Lennie at 6 p.m. on Valentine’s Day to provide a place for the kids to enjoy activities while the parents are enjoying the holiday.
– Melinda Overstreet, reporter