Bourbon Town Council members received a notification about a potential infrastructure opportunity when they met earlier this week.
Clerk-Treasurer Kimberly Berger explained that the town owns some property on Center Street. She said Architect Brent Martin came before members to discuss the possibility of utilizing the area for some “low to moderate income” housing. Continue reading
The Bourbon Town Council is working to clean up blighted properties.
According to Clerk-Treasurer Kimberly Berger, she received load hauling tickets showing debris removal on Sept. 7 and Sept. 8 and the old Shell station.
The town has been working with Karen Holm in cleaning up her properties. The council has an agreement in place with Holm in that she has until Nov. 15 to show progress.
The Bourbon Town Council is working with a property owner of a dilapidated building to get it cleaned up.
According to Clerk-Treasurer Kimberly Berger, the property at 513 Center Street is in need of work and they are attempting to get something worked out with the owner. If a compromise cannot be reached, the town will go in and do the work and file a tax lien for payment.
Workers with the Bourbon Wastewater Department will be conducting smoke testing to find an infiltration problem in the system.
According to Clerk-Treasurer Kimberly Berger, storm water is getting into the sanitary sewer system which means the town is treating rain water. The workers will use the smoke technique to narrow down the issue and make necessary repairs.
The Bourbon Town Council reviewed a proposal of a zoning change recommended by the planning commission to make way for a new Dollar General store on U.S. 331 south of U.S. 30.
Several people were in attendance to hear the discussion, according to Clerk-Treasurer Kimberly Berger. She said that many people were in favor of the zoning change from residential to general business on a parcel in the 1400 block of N. Main Street in order to move the process forward.