By Dennis Brown
Lewis County officials
presented their monthly activity reports during the March meeting of Lewis
County Fiscal Court.
Sheriff Bill Lewis filed
his department’s report for activities from February 9, 2009, to March 9,
Subpoenas Served 73
* Domestic Related Calls
* Civil Summons Served
* Felony Arrests
* Misdemeanor Arrests
* Criminal Summons
* Prisoners Transp. to
Secure Facility 576 miles
* Juveniles Transported
* DVOs and EPOs
* Court Bailiff Hours
* Auto Inspections
* Funeral Escorts
* Property Taxes
* Franchise Taxes
Lewis County Emergency
Management Director Carl Chaney reported the following activities:
* Performed all routine
administrative/office tasks as required by KyEM.
* Turned in all monthly
reports for KyEM.
* Participated in
several conference calls with state and federal officials.
* Worked on preliminary
paperwork for state and federal officials.
* Met with FEMA
* Attended a FEMA grant
workshop at Maysville.
* Attended a Web EOC
training at Maysville as required by KyEM.
* Working on 911 issues.
* Working of Flood Plain
* Provided dispatch
The Lewis County E-911
Dispatch Center received a total of 348 calls for service for the following
* Sheriff’s Department
* Vanceburg Police
* Traffic Stops
* Injury Accidents
* Non-injury Accidents
Fire Department and
* Lewis Co. FD
* Camp Dix FD
* Garrison FD
* Vanceburg FD
* Firebrick FD
* Black Oak FD
* Kinniconick FD
* Tollesboro FD
* Med Corp Ambulance
Road Supervisor Dane
Howard reported that more than 2,100 tons of gravel had been hauled over the
previous month and said pothole repairs had been made at Quincy, Firebrick,
Tar Camp, Bentleyville, Laurel, Garrison, Slate Hollow and Ribolt-Epworth
Graded roads included
Petersville, Dummitt Branch, Twin Branch, Perry Branch, Pine Grove, Virginia
Craig, Gerkie Road, Wilson Road, South Bane, Craycraft Road, Fuller Branch,
Little Holly, Cooper Fork, Twin Branch 59, Dummitt Branch, Briary Road,
Perry Branch, KLG Road and Stevens Ridge.
Howard reported that
pipe had been installed or repaired at Garrad Road, Holly Road, Beechy,
Garden Branch, Murphy’s Lane and Greenbriar Road. Holly Road received
repairs to a slide area and Spy Run, Mud Lick and Skidmore Lane received
repairs to bridges.
Tree and debris removal
was reported for Holly Road, Quicks Run, Scaffold Lick, Mud Lick, Bill
Chain, Laurel and Oak Hill. Signs were printed and/or installed on Jordan
Lane, Rose Mountain Road, Bentley Lane, Spence Lane, Wildwood Trail, Kenton
Avenue, Hampshire Lane, Sexton Lane, Quicks Run, Murphy’s Lane, Lumpy Lane
and Garrard Road.
Howard reported other
repairs at Mulligan Hollow, Rock Run Road, Manley Hollow, Railroad Street,
Smooth Rock, Cooper Fork, McCarthy Bend, Hackworth Branch and Dyer Branch.
Lewis County Jailer Tim
Underwood filed the following activity report for February 1 – 28, 2009:
* State Inmates CC/CD/CI
* Served Out
* County Inmates
* Inmates Booked In
* Average Daily Jail
* Booking, Housing,
Medical, Damaged Property $1,892.10
* Telephone Commission
* Class D/CC/CI Pay for
* Somerset Food in
Traveled 1,282 Miles
* Casey County Detention
* Marion County
* Roederer Correctional
Underwood reported that
38 Class D inmates participated in the work program totaling 3,920 man
hours. The agencies they assisted included The Lewis County Courthouse,
Justice Center, Sheriff’s Department, City of Vanceburg, Solid Waste
Program, Clean Highways Program, Garrison Little League, Garrison Boat
Docks, Tollesboro Little League, Lewis County Historical Society, Lewis
County Board of Education, Corps of Engineers, Helen Rayburn Library, and
the Black Oak, Tollesboro and Camp Dix Fire Departments.
Areas covered by the
Clean Highways Program included Ky. Rt. 10, Garrison Lane, Old Trace Creek,
Rock Run, Warrens Cemetery Lane, Hickle Drive, Briary Road, Martin Lane, Ky.
Rt. 8 and Murphy Lane. A total of 750 bags of waste were picked up.
Underwood reported the
commissary account at the jail totaled $5,794.45 and the inmate account had
a balance of $7,493.39.
The next regular meeting
of Lewis County Fiscal Court will be at 9:30 a.m. April 6, 2009, in the
third floor courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse.