Table X: Special Appropriations  


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  • Ord. No.DateDescription
    Jeff. 24-19949-13-1994Relating to the appropriation of one million dollars to secure additional space for the lodging of prisoners under the control of the Jefferson County Corrections Department.
    Jeff. 31-199412-12-1994Appropriating the sum of $35,000 from the unappropriated balance of the general fund to the Louisville/Jefferson County Office for Economic Development.
    Jeff. 13-19963-26-1996Authorizing the appropriation of $350,000 to the Louisville/Jefferson County Redevelopment Authority, Inc.
    Metro 134-20037-25-2003Permitting Neighborhood Development Funds to be reallocated to the General Fund upon lapse and to allow Council Members to redistribute such funds to the General Fund.
    Metro 184-200911-20-2009Approving a $45,000,000 tentative settlement of litigation with 834 plaintiffs, current and former members of the Louisville Fire Department, for overtime due on lump sum allowances from 1985 through 2008 and appropriating $15,800,000, plus associated employer costs, for an initial payment of the settlement and approving the remaining settlement, plus associated employer costs, to be paid in two installments of $14,300,000 by March 31, 2010 and $14,900,000 by July 15, 2010, such amounts to be funded through appropriate debt instruments or current resources including unreserved general fund balance (as amended).
    Metro 20-20112-11-2011Authorizing issuance of a promissory note of the Metro Government to finance the obligations of the Metro Government in connection with the litigation by 123 plaintiffs, former members of the Louisville Fire Department employees, for overtime wages due on lump sum allowances from 1985 through 2008 in the aggregate principal sum of ten million dollars, together with interest thereon as further set forth and declaring the enactment of the ordinance to be an emergency.
    Metro 21-20112-11-2011Approving the appropriation of $14,018,744.46 plus associated employer costs to satisfy the February 2, 2011, judgment related to  litigation by 123 plaintiffs, former members of the Louisville Fire Department, for overtime due on lump sum allowances from 1985 through 2008 and approving a method to rebuild the unassigned general fund balance of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government to its balance of $65,413,735, as of the end of fiscal year 2009-2010, and to repay an associated loan of $10,000,000 from the Louisville Water Company and declaring the enactment of the ordinance an emergency.