Bardstown’s new chief will be sworn-in at tonight’s council meeting


Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 — Bardstown’s new police chief will be officially sworn-in at tonight’s meeting of the Bardstown City Council.


Kim Kraeszig, a 23-year law-enforcement veteran and former Louisville Metro Police assistant police chief, will be sworn-in by Mayor Dick Heaton at a special-called meeting set to begin at 6:15 p.m. in the council’s meeting room adjacent to the Bardstown Rec Center.

The council also plans to go into closed executive session to consider proposed litigation against the City of Bardstown regarding a presentation of an offer of settlement and discussions concerning the offer of settlement. Any action the city takes in regard to the discussions in executive session will take place when the council returns to its open meeting. The agenda does state what legal action the settlement offer is related to, or the type of litigation proposed.

The meeting agenda also includes:

– a CERS (County Employees Retirement System) pension plan update;
– bid tab to build a ramp to improve handicap accessibility to the COBEC building;

The council meeting will be preceded by a public hearing regarding the city’s tax rate at 6 p.m. in the council chambers. The council meeting will begin at 6:15 p.m.


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