City of Worthington Hills

Worthington Hills Neighborhood Newsletter 9-11

Worthington Hills Neighborhood Newsletter

 September 2011

 

City Wide Yard Sale Reminder!

Ready to turn your treasures into cold hard cash? Well, if not, get ready! The second citywide yard sale of 2011 is scheduled for Saturday, September 17th. We will advertise this event in the Courier Journal on that Friday & Saturday. If for some reason, we are rained out, the rain date is the following day Sunday, September 18th. Good luck and happy selling!

Updates & News

The mayor is asking for your email address to help get news & updates to you faster. And to even get the newsletter via email! Please, email the mayor at mayor@WorthingtonHillsKY.org to be added to the list! Also, do not forget about the city’s website (www.WorthingtonHillsKY.org). There is lots of information on this site from how to contact the mayor or commissioners to when the next yard sale is. Please, add us to your ‘favorites’.

 

Yard Waste

It’s getting to be “leaf raking time” again! And the Board wanted to remind you that your yard waste is picked up on the same day as the trash. Waste Management will take leaves (and other yard waste) in garbage bags or in trash cans labeled “Yard Waste”. So please, DO NOT rake your leaves and throw them into the road, drainage ditches or common areas in the city. If you’ve taken the time to rake them, just place them into the above-mentioned containers. Also, remember that sticks can also be placed in garbage cans. If you don’t have an extra garbage can, remember to bind the sticks up with rope so that Waste Management will pick them up. They will NOT pick up yard waste of any sort that is just piled up in front of your home.

 

Drainage Issues

The city has had many issues with water (NOT) draining in some areas. After contacting MSD and some investigating done by the Board, one of the reasons discovered was…YARD WASTE! Please do NOT dispose of your yard waste (or other garbage) in the drainage ditches in the city. These need to be clean and NOT filled with grass clippings, leaves and/or sticks. Your taxes pay for the removal of yard waste by Waste Management on Wednesday mornings. Please, help out your neighbors and dispose of your yard waste properly!

 

Maintenance to YOUR Property

We have received complaints on homes that are in disrepair within the city. Gutters need to be cleaned out…especially if you have trees/grass growing out of them! This is a health hazard & will ruin the value of your property. Also, remember that the trees growing in the easement in front of your home are your responsibility.

Another thought, if you are looking to ‘clean up’ your landscaping, right now is a great time to get some wonderful bargains at your local home improvement stores! Go check out those sales!

 

Halloween

Trick or Treating will be on Monday, October 31st at 5:30pm–7:30pm. If you want to hand out candy to the little ones, please put your porch light on. Happy Haunting!

 

Snow Removal

It’s scary to think, but soon it will be snowing. The Board thought it would be a good idea to remind you of the city’s procedure for snow removal. Anything below three inches, we have salt spread on the main roads and intersections. With three or more inches of snow, we have all of the roads plowed for your convenience. We try very hard to get at it before it gets out of control, but please try to be patient as this does take time to do. Also, another snow removal issue is vehicles parked on the street. The snow plow drivers have great difficulty maneuvering their trucks around automobiles parked on the street. So we are requesting that you do NOT park on the street (which is illegal) if you know that these men will be around removing snow or spreading salt. It is a huge help to them and makes their jobs go faster! We would very much appreciate your help in this matter! Thank you!

 

Neighborhood Holiday Decoration Contest

The holidays are sneaking up on us again this year! Are you ready for the good food and the time you will be spending with your loved ones? Well, in all the rush to get things complete, please, don’t forget to decorate your home! The city is having the annual Holiday Decorating Contest again this year. Like last year, the board is looking for the most creative & original decorations, so try something new and get that imagination working! Cash prizes will be rewarded to three creative residents: $100 for first place, $75 for second place, & $50 for third place. Houses must be decorated by December 18th. Winners will be posted on the website (www.WorthingtonHillsKY.org). Good luck and happy holidays!

 

Solicitors

If you have a solicitor knock on your door, let them know that it is illegal for them to be in our city. Then call the 8th District police department (NOT 911). The number is 502-574-7111. Also, we DO NOT give permits to solicitors so when they say they have a permit, say thatJeffersonCounty, nor Worthington Hills give permits for soliciting. And call the police.

 

 

Important City Information

City of Worthington Hills

PO Box22586

Louisville,KY40252

 

City Line (502) 243-8415

 

www.WorthingtonHillsKY.org

mayor@WorthingtonHillsKY.org

 

City board meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Holiday Inn Express onChamberlain Ln.

 

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