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Mattingly, Wathen, and Koger Recognized by State House

An Open House was held on Thursday, December 15, 2022 to recognize three outgoing members of Daviess County Fiscal Court.

Judge/Executive Al Mattingly, Commissioner George Wathen, and Commissioner Mike Koger received Citations of Appreciation from the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Fiscal Court also voted to rename the Daviess County Gun Club as the Mattingly Target Shooting Range at Pup Creek Park.

Owensboro Health, Inc.

Fiscal Court approved amended Articles of Incorporation and amended By-Laws for Owensboro Health.  If approved by the City Commission, the Board would expand to 16 members.

  • 4 community members, one of which may be from outside of Daviess County
  • 4 medical staff members, two of which may be employees of the hospital
  • 4 members appointed by Daviess County Fiscal Court
  • 4 members appointed by the City of Owensboro

Judge/Executive Mattingly said Owensboro Health also agreed to serve as the Backup Ambulance Service Provider and will pick up the Financial Service Subsidy for the next three years.

Other News

Fiscal Court awarded a bid for four physio-control Lifepak 15 Units that will be utilized by the Daviess County Fire Department.

A lease agreement with the City of Owensboro will provide parking garage spaces for employees at the Judicial Center.  The cost will be reimbursed by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

Fiscal Court approved a Surety Bond Release (Excess Weight Permit) for Kelly Cemetery Road.


Christopher Taylor will join the Daviess County Road Department as a Utility Laborer.

Shelby Howard will serve as a Veterinary Technician at Daviess County Animal Care & Control.

Board Appointments

Lewis Jean has been reappointed to the OMPC Board of Adjustment and OMPC for four-year terms.

Assistant Treasurer Jordan Johnson has been appointed to the Daviess County ASAP Board and the Industrial Development Authority Board.

County Engineer Mark Brasher has been reappointed to the Transportation Advisory Commission for a four-year term.

Director of Legislative Services David Smith has been reappointed as the Daviess County ADA Administrator and the Alcohol Beverage Administrator for four-year terms.

Gary Murphy, Mark Irby, and Jim West have been reappointed to the Daviess County SWEEP Board for three-year terms.

Next Meeting

The first meeting for the new Daviess County Fiscal Court will occur on Thursday, January 5 at 5 p.m. in the second floor Courtroom.

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