Notice of Illegal Dumping of Trash/Litter inside the City of Fulton Will Be Enforced

PUBLIC NOTICE

TO:        All Departments, General Public & Businesses in The City of Fulton

FROM:           Mike Gunn, City Manager  

DATE:            June 25, 2019

RE:                 Notice of Illegal Dumping of Trash/Litter Inside The City of Fulton

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It is becoming evident illegal or improper dumping of trash/litter taking place throughout the City of Fulton.  This document will serve as a notice to the public this practice is illegal, and City Departments will now monitor through electronic surveillance and direct observance for these actions.  This document will serve as a directive to all Departments within the City to monitor and report violations to the Fulton Police Department.  This document also serves as a request to the public for to assist in monitoring and reporting suspected violations of illegal dumping.

Area 1 Dumping of trash/litter in private containers of various businesses throughout town without permission.

Area 2 Dumping of household trash in public receptacles, such as along Lake Street and The City Parks.  These containers are not for household trash/litter dumping. 

Area 3 Dumping of trash in the roll off containers behind Public Works. This location is not for public use.  These containers are not intended for household trash/litter or bulk trash dumping by the public.

Those who see or suspect illegal dumping, are requested to get as much information as possible such as tag numbers, descriptions of vehicles/people, take a picture/video and call Fulton Police Department at 270-472-3141.

City of Fulton Code 40-33 makes this act of unauthorized disposal of trash/litter a violation.  City of Fulton Code 40-35 grants the authority of any police office to issue a citation. City of Fulton Code 40-36 makes the penalty a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not exceeding $500 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or by both the fine and imprisonment.


Reminder City Stickers Due Citations Being Issued.

City Vehicle Stickers were due April 1, 2019. Fulton Police Department is now issuing citations for non compliance. You can still purchase a sticker at no penalty but if you receive a citation the penalty is $100 plus the cost of the $25 sticker.

Here is a link to the form required:

City Vehicle Sticker Application

Here is the ordinance pertaining to the city vehicle stickers:

ORDINANCE 2018-06

AN ORDIANCE OF THE CITY OF FULTON, KENTUCKY IMPOSING A MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE STICKER FEE UPON PERSONS, FIRMS AND CORPORATIONS OWNING AND OPERATING AUTOMOBILES, TRUCKS OTHER VEHICLES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF FULTON, KENTUCKY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING THE GENERAL EXPENSES OF THE CITY

WHEREAS, the City Commission of the City of Fulton, Kentucky has heretofore enacted an ordinance imposing a motor vehicle license sticker fee upon persons firms and corporations owning and operating automobiles, trucks or other vehicles within the corporate limits of the City of Fulton and

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the City Commission of the City of Fulton, Kentucky desires to continue to provide certain registration and supervisory regulation upon -all persons, firms, corporations and associations owning or operating vehicles within the city limits of the City of Fulton, Kentucky.  The City wishes to use its power granted in KRS82.082 known as “Home Rule Powers”

NOW   THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Fulton, Kentucky as follows, to-wit:

Section 1. For the purposes of registration and exercising a supervisory regulation over the subjects hereof, a license will be required with a fee by all persons, firms, corporations and associations engaged in a business-related activity, work related activity or residing within the corporate City limits of Fulton, Kentucky.

Section 2. The starting date for said license shall be April 1, 2019.  Then said licenses shall be issued annually by the City Clerk or their designee and shall extend from April 1, to the last day of March of the succeeding years and shall be renewed each year such vehicles are so operated.  A city license shall be required within thirty (30) days of becoming engaged in a business-related activity, work related activity or residing within the corporate City limits of Fulton, Kentucky.  License Fee shall be $25 annually and the rate shall not be prorated.

Section 3. The City Clerk or designee shall provide registration stickers with numbers corresponding to the number of the license issued hereunder, which said registration sticker shall be always displayed conspicuously upon the front windshield of any such motor vehicle so licensed and it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation within the City of Fulton, Kentucky to operate such motor vehicle without the proper display of such registration sticker.  The following information shall be provided to the clerk before issuance of said license:  Name and Address; Year of Vehicle Manufacture, Make of The Vehicle, Model of the Vehicle, Vin Number of the vehicle.

Section 4.        It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to transfer from one motor vehicle to another any license issued pursuant to the provisions of this ordinance except on transfer of ownership of said motor vehicle as herein provided.  Whenever any motor vehicle for which said license has been issued changes ownership, the transferor shall cause such license sticker to be removed from said motor vehicle and mutilated.  On the transfer of another motor vehicle to said transferor and on proof of such mutilation, which may be in the form of an affidavit of said transferor, the City Clerk shall cause a license to issue and provide such transferor with a City license sticker for such vehicle without charge for the remainder of the year for which license was originally issued.

Section 5.        The provisions of this ordinance shall apply to any persons, individuals, firms or corporations residing inside or outside of the corporate limits of the City of Fulton and owning or operating or causing to be operated any automobile or motor vehicle upon or over the streets of the City of Fulton, Kentucky in connection with the business conducted or a regular profession followed within the City limits or as a means of conveyance to and from a position, job, labor or employment for which remuneration is received from such business, profession, position, job, labor or employment in The City of Fulton Kentucky; and the penalties herein provided shall apply to such non-residents failing to comply with the provisions of this ordinance.

Section 6. Any person, firm, corporation or association found by a Fulton City Police Officer, Safety Officer, Citation Officer, or other public official with the authority to issue a citation, to be in violation of the provisions of Section 4 of this ordinance shall be issued a warning citation and have fourteen (14) business days to obtain said City License and pay an additional penalty to said license fee of $100.  If the license is not obtained within 14 days, then the violator will be summoned to court and be subject to court costs and a fine of $250 plus the cost of license with a penalty of $100.

Section 7. All money derived from the license fees under the provisions of this ordinance shall be placed in the General Fund of the City of Fulton and shall be used and expended for defraying the current, general and incidental expenses of the City.

Section 8. Exemptions shall include:

Vehicles that have been issued a common carrier permit or certificate by the state (KRS 281.835) or a common carrier certificate from another state for which Kentucky has a reciprocal agreement (KRS 281.835).  Disabled veterans as defined in KRS 186.041 and KRS 189.4595.  Vehicles that are used solely for government purposes and trailers.  Trucks, trailers etc. operated pursuant to a Federal Interstate Commerce Commission Permit, unless such trucks are locally-owned and garaged.

Section 9. If any clause, section, sentence, part or paragraph hereof is invalid, then such invalidity shall not affect the remaining portions hereof, unless the context requires it.

Section 10.      That this Ordinance shall be put before the Commission and shall be effective upon its second reading, adoption and publication as required by law.


Public Hearing Notice Municipal Road Funding

MUNICIPAL AID ROAD FUND MEETING

2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR PROPOSED USE HEARING

MUNICIPAL AID ROAD FUND

A public hearing will be held at City Hall on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of obtaining written and oral comments of citizens regarding possible use of Municipal Aid Road Funds.

All interested persons and organizations in the City of Fulton are invited to attend the public hearing to submit oral or written comments on the possible use of the Municipal Aid Funds. These funds will be used for the construction, reconstruction, maintenance or repair of city streets.

Any persons (especially senior citizens) who cannot submit comments should call City Hall at (270)472-1320 so the arrangements can be made to secure their comments.


Public Hearing Notice ABC Fee

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Board of Commissioners of the City of Fulton Kentucky is hereby called to meet for a PUBLIC HEARING on TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. at Fulton City Hall Conference Room to review the Alcoholic Beverage Fee per City Ordinance Requirements.


INVITATION TO BID

MOWING SERVICES ON CITY CODE ENFORCEMENT PROPERTIES

The purpose for the invitation to bid is to obtain pricing from private individuals or lawn care businesses to provide mowing services for the City of Fulton, KY on lots that the City is maintaining through code enforcement abatement efforts.

All communications concerning this bid should be directed to:

Nathan Lamb, Code Enforcement Officer

340 Browder St.

Fulton, KY 42041

Office: 270.472.1423

Email: [email protected]

Description of work:

                The City is currently mowing 60 lots on a bi-weekly rotation through Code Enforcement Efforts.  The City’s expectation is that these areas are to be mowed and weed removal performed.  It will be the responsibility of the contractor to mow and remove weeds as ordered by the Code Enforcement Officer.  These lots may or may not have structures on them and vary in size from 50 feet x 150 feet but not exceeding half an acre.

Bid Packet should include the following:

  • Bidder should submit in writing a price per lot to mow approximately 60 lots on a bi-weekly rotation as ordered by the Code Enforcement Officer.  
  • Bidder must include copy of Worker’s Compensation, Liability Insurance (with City of Fulton as an additional insured) in the amount of $1,000,000.
  • Any bidder that is awarded the work must purchase a City Occupational License and City Motor Vehicle Sticker.

Sealed bids must be received no later than Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 02:30 PM. Bids must be turned into Fulton City Hall, 101 Nelson Tripp, Fulton, KY 42041.  Bid packets must be clearly marked: “BID FOR MOWING SERVICES”. Bids received after this date will not be considered.  The City reserves the right to evaluate the bids and reject any or all bids.


Only 10 Days Left to Purchase City Stickers

City Vehicle Stickers can now be purchased at City Hall from the City Clerk.  They are due on vehicles by April 1, 2019.

Here is a link to the form required:

City Vehicle Sticker Application

Here is the ordinance pertaining to the city vehicle stickers:

ORDINANCE 2018-06

AN ORDIANCE OF THE CITY OF FULTON, KENTUCKY IMPOSING A MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE STICKER FEE UPON PERSONS, FIRMS AND CORPORATIONS OWNING AND OPERATING AUTOMOBILES, TRUCKS OTHER VEHICLES WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF FULTON, KENTUCKY FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING THE GENERAL EXPENSES OF THE CITY

WHEREAS, the City Commission of the City of Fulton, Kentucky has heretofore enacted an ordinance imposing a motor vehicle license sticker fee upon persons firms and corporations owning and operating automobiles, trucks or other vehicles within the corporate limits of the City of Fulton and

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the City Commission of the City of Fulton, Kentucky desires to continue to provide certain registration and supervisory regulation upon -all persons, firms, corporations and associations owning or operating vehicles within the city limits of the City of Fulton, Kentucky.  The City wishes to use its power granted in KRS82.082 known as “Home Rule Powers”

NOW   THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Fulton, Kentucky as follows, to-wit:

Section 1. For the purposes of registration and exercising a supervisory regulation over the subjects hereof, a license will be required with a fee by all persons, firms, corporations and associations engaged in a business-related activity, work related activity or residing within the corporate City limits of Fulton, Kentucky.

Section 2. The starting date for said license shall be April 1, 2019.  Then said licenses shall be issued annually by the City Clerk or their designee and shall extend from April 1, to the last day of March of the succeeding years and shall be renewed each year such vehicles are so operated.  A city license shall be required within thirty (30) days of becoming engaged in a business-related activity, work related activity or residing within the corporate City limits of Fulton, Kentucky.  License Fee shall be $25 annually and the rate shall not be prorated.

Section 3. The City Clerk or designee shall provide registration stickers with numbers corresponding to the number of the license issued hereunder, which said registration sticker shall be always displayed conspicuously upon the front windshield of any such motor vehicle so licensed and it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation within the City of Fulton, Kentucky to operate such motor vehicle without the proper display of such registration sticker.  The following information shall be provided to the clerk before issuance of said license:  Name and Address; Year of Vehicle Manufacture, Make of The Vehicle, Model of the Vehicle, Vin Number of the vehicle.

Section 4.        It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to transfer from one motor vehicle to another any license issued pursuant to the provisions of this ordinance except on transfer of ownership of said motor vehicle as herein provided.  Whenever any motor vehicle for which said license has been issued changes ownership, the transferor shall cause such license sticker to be removed from said motor vehicle and mutilated.  On the transfer of another motor vehicle to said transferor and on proof of such mutilation, which may be in the form of an affidavit of said transferor, the City Clerk shall cause a license to issue and provide such transferor with a City license sticker for such vehicle without charge for the remainder of the year for which license was originally issued.

Section 5.        The provisions of this ordinance shall apply to any persons, individuals, firms or corporations residing inside or outside of the corporate limits of the City of Fulton and owning or operating or causing to be operated any automobile or motor vehicle upon or over the streets of the City of Fulton, Kentucky in connection with the business conducted or a regular profession followed within the City limits or as a means of conveyance to and from a position, job, labor or employment for which remuneration is received from such business, profession, position, job, labor or employment in The City of Fulton Kentucky; and the penalties herein provided shall apply to such non-residents failing to comply with the provisions of this ordinance.

Section 6. Any person, firm, corporation or association found by a Fulton City Police Officer, Safety Officer, Citation Officer, or other public official with the authority to issue a citation, to be in violation of the provisions of Section 4 of this ordinance shall be issued a warning citation and have fourteen (14) business days to obtain said City License and pay an additional penalty to said license fee of $100.  If the license is not obtained within 14 days, then the violator will be summoned to court and be subject to court costs and a fine of $250 plus the cost of license with a penalty of $100.

Section 7. All money derived from the license fees under the provisions of this ordinance shall be placed in the General Fund of the City of Fulton and shall be used and expended for defraying the current, general and incidental expenses of the City.

Section 8. Exemptions shall include:

Vehicles that have been issued a common carrier permit or certificate by the state (KRS 281.835) or a common carrier certificate from another state for which Kentucky has a reciprocal agreement (KRS 281.835).  Disabled veterans as defined in KRS 186.041 and KRS 189.4595.  Vehicles that are used solely for government purposes and trailers.  Trucks, trailers etc. operated pursuant to a Federal Interstate Commerce Commission Permit, unless such trucks are locally-owned and garaged.

Section 9. If any clause, section, sentence, part or paragraph hereof is invalid, then such invalidity shall not affect the remaining portions hereof, unless the context requires it.

Section 10.      That this Ordinance shall be put before the Commission and shall be effective upon its second reading, adoption and publication as required by law.


Changes Rehabilitation Opening Soon!

Changes Rehabilitation, LLC, is proud to locate its newest residential rehabilitation facility in Fulton. Join us Tuesday, March 26th, at the Pontotoc Community Center when we kick off our recruitment efforts to hire caring and dedicated team members. We are seeking to fill the following positions at this event:

Activities Assistant Administrative Assistant Care Giver
Food Service Supervisor Food Service Tech Housekeeper
Laundry Attendant Maintenance Attendant Maintenance Supervisor
Medical Secretary Receptionist Security Officer
Van Driver

The West Kentucky Workforce Board is funded through the federal Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act from the US Department of Labor through the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, Department of Workforce Investment, Kentucky Office of Employment & Training, Division of Workforce Services. Equal education & employment opportunities – M/F/D—Auxiliary aids and services are available for individuals with disabilities. Printed with federal funds.


Fulton County Transit Authority to Extend Hours of Operation

Fulton, KY, January 14, 2019- Fulton County Transit Authority is excited to announce a change in our service hours. Beginning February 1, 2019, Hours of Operation will be extended to 5:00am-10:00pm. The decision for the extended hours was made to meet the current demands of the communities that FCTA serve. FCTA feels like this will better serve our current clients and allow more clients to utilize this much needed extension of hours for traveling to and from places of employment, doctor visits, and/or basic trips to and from places of interest that have not been offered previously. FCTA’s current Hours of Operation are currently 6am-5pm.