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LAWRENCEBURG CITY LEADERS PASS YARD SALE ORDINANCE AND 14-15 BUDGET
(SEP 11, 2014)  MEMBERS OF THE LAWRENCEBURG BOARD OF MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MET IN REGULAR SESSION THURSDAY MORNING. LAWRENCEBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER RENE SEAGRAVES GAVE A PRESENTATION ABOUT THE ON-GOING IMPROVEMENTS AT THE ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY INCLUDING KENNEL EXPANSIONS, ADDING AN OUTDOOR PLAY AREA AND DECREASED EUTHANASIAS AND INCREASED ADOPTIONS.  SEAGRAVES WAS ALSO PRESENTED WITH A PLAQUE TO HONOR HER FOR RECENTLY BEING NAMED THE SOUTHEAST ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER OF THE YEAR.  THE COUNCIL APPROVED AN ORDINANCE ON SECOND AND FINAL READING ESTABLISHING RULES FOR YARD SALES INSIDE THE CITY LIMITS.  THE MEASURE LIMITS THE NUMBER OF YARD SALES TO 4 TIMES A YEAR, SALES MAY RUN NO MORE THAN THREE CONSECUTIVE DAYS AND REMAINING ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE YARD SALE DISPLAY AT THE END OF EACH SALE, AMONG OTHER RULES.  MEMBERS ALSO APPROVED THE 2014-2015 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET ON FINAL READING.  THE SPENDING PLAN IS BASED ON THE SAME TAX RATE AS LAST YEAR.