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Member Relations

Is There a Grant for That?

Funding is Available for All Kinds of City Projects

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Worth the Price Check

Cities Can Save through the Cabinet of Finance and Administration

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Member Relations

Arbor Day is April 29

"Urban forestry” sounds like a contradiction in terms. How can a place be a green space and an urban space at the same time?

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Community & Economic Development

Cultivating Relationships & Building Connections

How important is it to know your audience and to be able to read the room?

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Legal

CDL Requirements

Since February 7, 2022, cities have had and will continue to have a far more difficult time securing licensing for entry-level CDL drivers.

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Member Relations

Post City Jobs for Free

KLC has Several Services Focused on Workforce and Hiring

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Legal

Call to the Post – Don’t Forget to Set Elected Official Pay

KRS 83A.070(1) requires that a city’s legislative body set the compensation of elected city officers by ordinance by the first Monday of May in the year.

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HR

Spring Forward … Straight Time or Overtime?

The arrival of daylight-saving time requires clocks to be moved forward one hour at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 13.

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Member Relations

How do You Reach Constituents in a Hurry?

Tool Allows Instant, Affordable Outreach

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Member Relations

Homelessness K-Count Moved to February 23

Learn What it is and How Cities and Individuals Can Assist

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HR

DOL Increases Fines Related to Workplace Posters

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) increased the maximum fine for failure to comply with federal notice and posting requirements.

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Member Relations

Interested in Starting a Local Historic Preservation Board?

Is your city interested in establishing a historic preservation district? A good first step is to contact the Kentucky Heritage Council.

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HR

IRS Raises Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate for 2022

For cities that use the IRS rate to reimburse employees and elected officials for mileage, be aware that on January 1, 2022, the IRS will raise the reimbursement rate.

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Member Relations

What is Handshake?

The Handshake platform is where college students look for internships and jobs.

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HR

Pre-Employment Background Checks

When hiring a new employee, the city may need to request additional information to make an informed decision.

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Member Relations

Made In Kentucky: Who Knew?

Kentucky cities are home to some of the most unique companies in the world.

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