Local news briefs for Jan. 10, 2017

Published 8:07 am Tuesday, January 10, 2017

School board special meeting 

The Clark County Board of Education will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. today at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. Items on the agenda include interviews for board attorneys and a closed session disciplinary hearing.

Fiscal Court meeting Wednesday

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The Clark County Fiscal Court will meet in regular session at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Items on the agenda include second readings of a zoning ordinance amendment and an amended personnel policy for the county road department, and several appointments. The meeting is open to the public.

Christmas tree collection 

Winchester Municipal Utilities will collect live Christmas trees Jan. 16-19. Trees will be picked up on customers’ yard waste collection day. All trees must be free of stands, lights and ornaments. Trees should not be bagged. Have trees to the curb by 7 a.m. of scheduled pick-up day. Trees can also be brought directly to the transfer station for disposal at no cost. For more information, contact the solid waste department at 744-1170.

Extension board meeting Jan. 13

The Clark County Cooperative Extension District Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Extension Office, 1400 Fortune Drive.

AmbitionFest! 2017 

Join internationally-acclaimed leader Rich Harwood for AmbitionFest! 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at Campbell Junior High School, 620 Boone Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Nurse aide classes starting in March

Community Education is offering a state registered nurse aide class this spring. Classes begin March 7 and continue through May 21. Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuition is $280 and is due by Feb. 24. Contact Community Education at 859-745-3946 or clark.comm.ed@gmail.com or 24 W. Lexington Ave., Ste. 220 (inside Kentucky Bank) for more information or to register. Full details are available at http://teach.clarkschools.net/Depts/CommEd or communityedclarkcounty on Facebook.

Comprehensive plan meetings

There will be two public meetings concerning updates to the Comprehensive Plan for input and discussion. The meetings will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the Clark County Public Library and 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at Hall’s on the River. For more information, call 744-7019.