Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City of Northfield Council
October 23, 2017

Pursuant to written notice, the regular meeting of the City of Northfield Council was held on Monday, October 23, 2017, at the Fenley Office Park, 4965 U.S. Highway 42. Council members present: Sharon Berger, Alan Birch, Steve Levy, Clark Rhea, Tracy Walker and Bill White. City officials present: Mayor Randolph Chappell, Treasurer Charles Veeneman, City Attorney John Singler and City Clerk Phyllis Onachilla. Also present: George Wheeler and Julie Kottak, Northfield residents.

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m., by Mayor Chappell.

Northfield Nursing Home Property

The Northfield nursing home property is currently under contract with Dominion Development Group. Representatives for both CCP Northfield Centre, the current owner, and for Dominion Development Group were present at this meeting.

Northfield City Attorney John Singler presented and reviewed an Amendment to the Deed and Declaration of Restrictions which apply to this property. If approved by the Northfield City Council, this Amendment would take effect only if the Dominion Development Group purchases the property.

Following a discussion, it was moved by Mr. Levy and seconded by Ms. Berger that this Amendment to the Deed and Declaration of Restrictions, including the revisions provided by Mr. Singler, be approved. Council members voting in favor of this motion: Berger, Birch, Levy, Rhea, Walker and White. Motion carried.

Treasurer's Report

Council members reviewed the Income Statement for the General Fund for the month ending September 30, 2017, and the Balance Sheet and the Cityís List of Investments for the General Fund as of September 30, 2017. They also reviewed the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet for the Road Fund for the month ending September 30, 2017, and the General Ledger and the Check Register from September 1 through September 30, 2017.

Clerk's Report

Ms. Lucy Martin, 2105 Northfield Drive, is a new resident in Northfield.

Police Report

Police Chief Richard Frank briefed council members on recent activities throughout the city including an armed burglary at Krogerís in Holiday Manor. Twelve citations were issued this month.

Northfield Tree Program

Mr. Walker reported that the city is half way through the tree program with approximately 56 trees requested.

Louisville VA Medical Center

Mr. Birch informed the Council that a Record of Decision regarding the replacement of the Louisville VA Medical Center to the Brownsboro Road site was announced on October 20, 2017. The Coalition of Concerned Veterans, Citizens and Cities will now decide whether or not to initiate legal proceedings.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 9:15 p.m. The next regular meeting of the Northfield City Council will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017.


Phyllis Onachilla, City Clerk
Randolph Chappell, Mayor
City of Northfield

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