The city of Richmond had the first reading for the 2019 budget proposal. The 2019 budget will add 402,000 dollars to the general fund along with 300,000 dollars being added to the capital fund. Most of the funding added to the capital fund will be used for repair and maintenance of Water Street which has had issues with flooding.
The city has accepted a bid from Line-X of Kentucky, Richmond for redoing the flooring at the Paradise Cove Aquatic Center. The company will be placing the new flooring over the current floor.
Lastly, a bid of 21,000 dollars for the July 4th fire works display at Lake Reba Park has been awarded to Pyrotechnic Display Inc. from Springfield, Ky. It is the same company who did the show last year and the price has not changed.