Henderson Commission approves solar energy zoning, expansion of free parking

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The Henderson Board of Commissioners has approved a solar energy ordinance.

HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – The Henderson City Board of Commissioners has finalized two ordinances at a special-called meeting Tuesday.

Commissioners finalized an ordinance regulating solar energy systems in the city. The Henderson City-County Planning Commission approved the regulations at its November meeting.

They also finalized an ordinance that will expand the time period for free parking in the Central Business District to three hours on a trial basis that will start on December 1st through February 29, 2020.

Commissioners passed the first reading of an ordinance adding an administrative department for Emergency Communications and amended the employee manual to exempt the emergency communications director position from Civil Service.

After the meeting, there was a work session on tax increment financing.

No meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 26th. The next regular meeting is schedule for Dec. 10th at 5:30PM in the Assembly Room at the Henderson Municipal Center.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 19, 2019)

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