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Zoning change will allow duplexes in Lewisport

The Lewisport City Council met on Thursday, October 20 and in the following paragraphs are the details, with the exception of the new water plant discussion with Matt Curtis and Bryan Lovan of Bluegrass Engineering. You will find that information in a separate article on Page .

First Reading of Ordinance to Rezone

Charlie Kamuf, City Attorney, gave the first reading of an ordinance to re-zone from an R2 to an R3 in order for a new set of duplexes to be built on Community Center Drive in front of Lewisport City Hall. R2 zoning doesn’t allow for multi-family units. “We have to go through two readings of that ordinance,” Mayor Chad Gregory said. “Landowners are wanting to go from an R2 to an R3. After the second reading of the ordinance next month, developers can begin construction.”

New Lewisport Police Officer Nick Jarboe

Lewisport Police Officer Greg Linn and Police Chief John Garner announced that Nick Jarboe has already finished part of his training and will be sworn-in as a new Lewisport Police Officer when his training is completed.

Tori Shively to serve until election

Council member Wes Pate resigned from his seat of 8 years and told the members what an honor it was to have served at the September meeting. Until the election in November, it was voted on and decided that Tori Shively, the Write-in candidate on the ballot, will serve in the interim.

Grand Marshal for Christmas Parade – Kevin Rates

It was announced that Kevin Rates, 2022 Gold Medalist for Team Kentucky at the Special Olympics USA Games, was selected by the council to be in the honorary position of Grand Marshal for this year’s Christmas Parade in Lewisport on Saturday, December 3. The night before the parade on Friday evening, December 2, is the annual Christmas Tree Lighting along with family and children’s activities, including hot cocoa, hot cider and train rides.

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