City of Moorland

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City of Moorland

City History - Incorporation

Moorland was incorporated as a Sixth-class city on december 3, 1959, when Jefferson Circuit Court's Second Division Chancery Court granted the petition to incorporate (case number C45415). One hundred and thirty-six residents petitioned to establish our city. Notice of the petition was published in The Louisville Times newspaper on October 28th and 29th 1959.

The court appointed the Moorland residents listed below as the original officers of Moorland:
H. Thomas Bailey Trustee
Paul J. Thomas. Jr. Trustee
Paul J. Krebs Trustee
S. Wheeler Rudd Trustee
Eugene E. Koch Trustee
Austin F. Schall Police Judge
Paul M. Reid Assessor
Bent Kelly Marshall

City History - Construction

The City of Moorland was originally designed to have six house models titled the Brentmoor, Somerset, Moorland, Maywood, Ashland and Scott. There were a total of eleven house designs. The original price of the homes ranged from $13,800 to $15,500.

The architects were Edward W. Augustus and John Doumas. The builders were Barnett M. Grimes and Charles E. Conry.

All homes originally included G.E. ovens, ranges, clothes washer and dryer, natural birch cabinets and hardwood floors

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