By Dennis Brown
Lewis County officials presented their monthly
activity reports during the August meeting of Lewis County Fiscal Court.
Sheriff Bill Lewis filed his department’s
report for activities from July 12, 2010, to August 9, 2010:
* Subpoenas Served
* Domestic Related Calls
* Civil Summons Served
* Felony Arrests
* Misdemeanor Arrests
* Accident Investigations
* Juvenile Investigations
* Criminal Summons
* Prisoners Transp. to Secure Facility
* Juveniles Transported
* DVOs and EPOs
* Court Bailiff Hours
* Prescription Deliveries
* Auto Inspections
* Funeral Escorts
* Stolen Property Recovered
Generator, Saw & Cord
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.
* Performed a damage assessment for State and
* Working with FEMA public assistance and
individual assistance representatives.
* Provided dispatch coverage.
* Working on FEMA paperwork.
* Working on 911 issues.
* Working of Flood Plain issues.
The Lewis County E-911 Dispatch Center received
a total of 495 calls for service for the following agencies:
* Sheriff’s Department
* Vanceburg Police Department
* Traffic Stops
* Injury Accidents
* Non-injury Accidents
Fire Department and other calls:
* Lewis Co. FD
* Camp Dix FD
* Garrison FD
* Vanceburg FD
* Firebrick FD
* Black Oak FD
* Kinniconick FD
* Tollesboro FD
* Med Corp Ambulance
* Emergency Medical Assistance
* Non-CAD Events
Road Supervisor Dane Howard reported that more
than 2,063 tons of gravel and over three tons of asphalt had been hauled over
the previous month.
Graded roads included Laurel area, Petersville
area, Tully Road, C. Saurers Road, Perry Branch, K. Zornes Road, Rock Camp,
Sargent Branch, Frye Hollow, Blankenship Cemetery, Fugate Lane, Lyles lane,
Straight Fork, Rock Camp, Rose Mountain Road, Crooked Creek, Saylor Branch, Long
Branch, Black Lick, Elk Lick, Twin Branch, Dummitt Branch, Happy Hollow, Wilson
Road and Burnt Cabin.
Howard reported that pipe had been installed or
repaired at Spring Branch, Beechy, Old Trace, K. Riley Road, Little Holly,
Twin Branch, V. Richmond Road, Crooked Creek, Emerson, Hackworth Branch,
Heddleston Church Road, Toller Hollow, Perry Branch, Big Cabin, Nolan Branch
and Saw Pit Branch. Slide areas were repaired at Laurel, Old Trace, Burnt
Cabin, Rock Camp and Black Lick.
Potholes were repaired at Meadowbrook, Robinson
Avenue, Union Hill, Poplar Flat, Ribolt-Epworth and Andrew Mason. Long
Branch, Fingerboard, Mills Branch and Stone Branch received ditching or road
widening work. A piling project was underway on Straight Fork.
Brush cutting/mowing/tree and debris removal
projects were completed at Old Trace, Fly Branch, Trinity Station, Tar Fork,
Crooked Creek, Laurel Road, Straight Fork, Hazel, Horseshoe bend, Woodland
3estates, Riverview, Bradford Lane, Bowman Springs and Burnt Cabin. Cross
section and/or drainage repairs were made at Tar Fork, Scaffold Lick and
Bridge redecking and other repairs were
performed at Spy Run Road, Lower Kinney and Toller Hollow.
Other road repairs were reported at Straight
Fork, Tully Road, Lambert Branch, Heddleston Church Road, Hazel Road, Blue
Springs Road, K. Riley Road, Little Holly, Dummitt Branch, Long Branch,
Toller Hollow, Swearingen Branch, Elk Lick, Silver Lick, Spence Lane, Laurel
Road, Straight Fork, Old Trace, Perry Branch, Stamper Branch, Crooked Creek,
Hackworth Branch, Firebrick-Indian Run, Dry Hollow and Big Cabin.
Lewis County Jailer Tim Underwood filed the
following activity report for July 1– 31, 2010:
* State Inmates CC/CD/CI
* Served Out
* County Inmates
* Inmates Booked In
* Average Daily Jail Population
* Booking, Housing, Medical, Damaged Property
* Telephone Commission
* Class D/CC/CI Pay for April
* Somerset Food in May
* GPS System
Traveled 200 Miles during the month to Blackburn
Underwood reported that 22 Class D inmates
participated in the work program totaling 2,120 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
He said 123 bags of waste were picked up in
various locations for the Clean Highways Program.
Information concerning the July commissary
account will be presented to magistrates in September.
There was no report submitted for the Lewis
County Animal Sheleter.
County Treasurer Kathy Dillow reported the total
of all county funds for the month of July had a beginning balance of
$299,410.48 and an ending balance of $307,243.06. Receipts for the month
totaled $374,529.65 while disbursements totaled $366,697.07.
Judge Executive Steve Applegate reported on the
alternate sentencing program adopted for non-violent offenders.
In the report, hot mix and pipe cleaning tasks
were completed on Robinson Avenue, Union Hill and Lower Kinney Road.
Mowing/trimming work was done for Hazel Road,
Fly Branch, Solid Waste Roadway, Meadowbrook, Horseshoe Bend, Sand Hill,
Lower Kinney Road, Slate Hollow and Laurel Creek Road.
Road Garage Flood Cleanup hours totaled 180.
The program reported a total of 1,080
participant work-hours and six bags of trash were picked up along roadways.
Applegate reported savings associated with
health insurance for county employees. He said a report from the insurance
carrier indicated a 44.63 percent savings on claims that are the
responsibility of the county.