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City targets delinquent business licenses

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By Amanda Hensley

By AMANDA HENSLEY

The News-Democrat

Some local businesses were on a list Tuesday to get a visit from Carrollton police officers.

And the news wouldn’t be good.

Starting yesterday, officers will be closing the doors of local businesses for failing to renew their city business licenses. Nineteen local businesses originally were on the list, but eight had paid up by press time Tuesday and two others had notified the city they are no longer in business.

Twenty-one out-of-town businesses will be receiving similar notices.

The list was compiled by Carrollton Clerk/Treasurer Becky Pyles, who requested the suspension of the business licenses at Monday’s City Council meeting.

Council members voted unanimously in favor of serving the notices without further discussion.

“If you want to remain open you have to come get a license today, now, pronto,” Pyles said Monday night.

She stated that all of the delinquent businesses had been sent three notices by June 30. Each was given until 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 14, to pay the license fee. Those who didn’t pay were officially considered delinquent July 1.

Pyles said she understands some of the license holders may already have closed their businesses. However, after receiving the notices, it “would be so nice” to receive a phone call simply telling her so.

The following is an accurate list of the delinquent businesses as of deadline Tuesday.

Local businesses

Albert, Walter and Bonnie, 843 Hwy 36 East, Rental

Marc Byrant, 521 Highland Ave., Suite B., $180

Carrollton Village, 298 Village Lane, rental

Cole’s Upholstery Shop, 212 Sixth St., $120

Colorful Imagination, Yvonne Davis, 10 Wilson Way, $180

Payton’s Plumbing, 57 George’s Creek Rd., $180

Ritch’s Remodeling, 715 Seventh St., $240

Tingle’s Cleaning Service, 256 Old 227 Road, $120

Vories, George, 1507 State Hwy. 36, rental

Out-of-town businesses

Ahead Services, Wilder, Ky., $240

B&D Painting, Donna Hurt, Milton, Ky., $240

Big Results, New Albany, Ind., $180

Gary Bond, Hanover, Ind., rental

Breeden and Son, Bedford, Ky., $240

C&C Contractors, Campbellsburg, Ky., $180

Captain Tom’s Ice Cream, Cincinnati, Ohio, $180

Timothy Chilton, Worthville, Ky., rental

Garber-Chilton Inc., La Grange, Ky., $240

Haynes Painting, Vevay, Ind., $180

Carla Hughes, La Grange, Ky., Rental

Lawn Care Specialist, Milton, Ky., $120

Locust Creek Construction, Milton, Ky., $240

PCM Enterprises Inc., Madison, Ind., rental

Phillips Kiln Service Ltd., Sioux City, Iowa, $180

Johanna Pope and Jayna Brown Bault, Louisville, Ky., rental

Snow’s Catering, Ghent, Ky., $120

Jerry and Sandra Stafford, Worthville, Ky., rental

Amy Oliver Steinkuhl, Nicholasville, Ky., rental

Tim Potts Heating and Cooling, Sparta, Ky., $180

Jerry Troyer, Turners Station, Ky., $180.