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Government

City Commission

In Nicholasville, commissioners are citywide representatives, rather than representing a specific district or group. Commissioners make laws, ensure that they are carried out and perform administrative functions. All City Commission members were elected in 2018 and will serve through 2020. The mayor, who serves a four-year term, is a fully participating member of the commission and can vote on all matters.

City Commission Members

Members of the Nicholasville Board of Commissioners include (from left to right): Alex Carter, Commissioner, Betty Black, Commissioner, Pete Sutherland, Mayor, Patty Teater, Commissioner and Doug Blackford, Commissioner.

Commission meetings are the first, second and fourth Monday of each month at 5 p.m. at City Hall, 517 Main Street.
Videos of City Commission Meetings can be viewed here.

Meetings & Agendas

By ordinance, the City Commission holds meetings in which it hears and votes on official city business on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall. In addition, it holds a meeting, also known as a workshop, on the first Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. No votes are taken during workshop sessions. A schedule of regularly-scheduled meetings is provided below for your convenience.

The public is invited to attend all City Commission meetings. Anyone who would like to speak during a meeting is requested, but not required, to contact the mayor's office in advance to be included in the agenda for a particular session.

For more information about meetings or minutes, contact Nicholasville City Clerk Kathy Walker at 859.885.1121.

The following public meetings will be in the City Hall Board Room, 517 Main Street:

City Commission:First, Second & Fourth Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Board of Adjustment: Second Monday at 7 p.m.
Planning Commission: Fourth Monday at 7 p.m.

2010 - 2019 Agendas & Minutes

  • Searchable Minutes

    Searchable Documents Online

    Nicholasville Ordinances, Commission meeting minutes, and meeting agendas are now available on the Internet. Most documents are fully text searchable.
    Click here to access the documents.

  • Archives

    2009 Agendas & Minutes

    2008 Agendas & Minutes

    2007 Agendas & Minutes

    2006 Agendas & Minutes (zip file)

    2005 Agendas & Minutes (zip file)

    City Commission Contact Information

    Pete SutherlandPete Sutherland, Mayor
    Administrative Areas: Administration & Finance


    Phone: 859.885.1121
    Email: pete.sutherland@nicholasville.org


    Doug BlackfordDoug Blackford
    Administrative Areas: Water Departments (Treatment, Distribution and Collection)

    Phone: 859.885.1121
    Email: doug.blackford@nicholasville.org


    Betty BlackBetty Black
    Administrative Areas: Public Safety (Police & Fire Departments)


    Phone: 859.885.1121
    Email: betty.black@nicholasville.org



    Alex CarterAlex Carter, Mayor Pro Tem
    Administrative Areas: Electric & Meter Departments


    Phone: 859.885.1121
    Email: alex.carter@nicholasville.org


    Patty TeaterPatty Teater
    Administrative Areas: Street Department & Cemetery


    Phone: 859.885.1121
    Email: patty.teater@nicholasville.org


    Other
    Darren Sammons, City Attorney
    Kathy Walker, City Clerk

    517 North Main Street · Nicholasville, KY 40356 · Phone: 859.885.1121 · Fax: 859.881.0750 · Email: info@nicholasville.org
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