Local briefs for April 17, 2017

Published 8:14 am Monday, April 17, 2017

GIS special meeting

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County GIS Board of Directors at 10 a.m. Friday at Winchester Municipal Utilities Administration Building, 150 N Main St. This is in place of the regular April 25 meeting.

City commission meeting Tuesday

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The Winchester Board of Commissioners will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Winchester City Hall. Items on the agenda include consideration of a draft nuisance ordinance and a report on the Clark County needle exchange program. There will be a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Both meetings are open to the public.

County budget meeting

The Clark County Fiscal Court will have a special meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Clark County Courthouse. The agenda includes discussion of the 2018 fiscal year budget and an order requiring all county-owned vehicles to be marked.

Community Education classed offered 

The following are upcoming Community Education classes:

— OneNote, 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 24, and Thursday, April 27, $45

— Conversational Spanish, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 27 through June 8, $75.

Contact Community Education at 745-3946, Community.Ed@clark.kyschools.us or 100 Vaught Road (left side of Phoenix Academy building). Registration and payment are required two business days in advance. Location of class is disclosed upon registration.

Retired teachers to conduct lunch meeting 

The Clark County Retired Teachers Association will meet Tuesday in the private dining room at Woody’s near Rural King on the Bypass. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., and members will order from the menu. The business meeting will begin at 12:15 p.m. Guest speaker will be Sharron Oxendine, former George Rogers Clark High School math teacher and past president of the Kentucky Education Association.

Historic Preservation Commission to meet 

The Winchester Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the commission chambers at City Hall.

Hydrant flushings continue Tuesday

Winchester Municipal Utilities has completed flowing hydrants in the city limits and begin flowing hydrants in the county this week. Hydrant flushings will take place in the following areas Tuesday: Acadia Way, Allan Place, Bracken Court, Center Drive, Colonial Park Drive, Corley lane, Dixiana Drive, Eastridge Drive, Ecton Road, Fern Court, Greenway Drive, Ironworks Road, Jameson way, Leslie Drive, Locust Grove Road, Mary Way, Moss Court, Mount Sterling Road, Old Ironworks Road, Ryan Mills Road, Salem Avenue, Sarah Court, Shannon Court, Shawnee Trail, Spicer Road, Spring Ridge Way, Summerhill Way, Vanover Way, Veterans Memorial Parkway, Watercrest Circle, Watercrest Way, Watts Road and Waycross Drive.

Generation Center hosting medication safety program 

The James B. Allen Generation Center, 32 Meadow St., will host a free educational program about medication safety provided by Maria Chapman of the Kentucky Poison Control Center at 10:20 a.m. Thursday. For more information, contact Diana Sims at 744-3235.

School board meetings 

There will be a special meeting of the Clark County School District Finance Corporation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Central Office, 1600 W. Lexington Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to consider adopting a resolution authorizing the issuance of school building energy conservation revenue bonds for building purposes. There will also be a regular meeting of the Clark County Board of Education at 6:30 p.m. Both are open to the public.

Youth fishing day May 13

The Clark County Fish and Game Club’s annual youth fishing day will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 13 at the clubhouse on Water Works Road. The event is free and open to all youth 15 and younger. Lunch and beverages will be provided. For more information, call Lee Kerr at 771-5639, Bill Thiry at 744-8445 or Larry Disney at 859-200-2912.

Bluegill tourney May 20

The Clark County Fish and Game Club will hold an open bluegill tournament from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday May 20. The event, which is open to anyone 16 years of age and older, will be at the Carroll Ecton Reservoir, 1255 Water Works Road. For more information, call Lee Kerr at 771-5639.