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February 4, 2020

Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 4 were called to the 1900 Block of KY 79 in Meade County Sunday morning in reference to a single vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation revealed that Joshua Marr, 29, or Brandenburg was travelling South on KY 79 when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle left the roadway before rolling over multiple times. Marr was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Meade County Coroner’s Office. The affected portion of KY 79 was closed in order to allow troopers to investigate the collision. The investigation is ongoing.

The Elizabethtown City Council has made an agreement with a design group to oversee construction of the new Fire Station #2. RBS Design Group has been hired to oversee the construction to make sure that all work is in compliance with plans and designs. The contract is for an amount not to exceed $40,000. The initial agreement with RBS was made in 2018, when the company designed the building itself.

The City of Elizabethtown has heard and adopted a new municipal order which lays out and adjusts proper procedure for public comments at meetings of the Elizabethtown City Council. The procedure for speaking at City Council meetings include registering to be on the agenda with the city clerk, signing in on the form available at the meetings, a time limit of five minutes, stating name and address prior to speaking at the meeting, and not using derogatory or slanderous language.

The City of Elizabethtown has made an agreement with CMW Incorporated to prepare documents regarding renovations to the public works maintenance building. The contract is in an amount not to exceed $90,000. This is phase three of the overall plan to renovate the building.

Freeman Lake Park will be without the large dog park for the entirety of the month of February. According to a post on the City of Elizabethtown Parks and Recreation Facebook page, the park will be closed for repairs and improvements. However, the small dog park will continue to be open, and will welcome dogs of all sizes.