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HR

IRS Raises Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate for 2023

Cities that use the IRS rate to reimburse employees and elected officials should note that on Jan. 1, 2023, the IRS raised the standard mileage reimbursement to 65.5 cents.

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Member Relations

For Kentucky Cities, the Season for Giving is Year-Round

The “Cities Helping Cities” philosophy helps communities when they need it most.

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Member Relations

Kentuckians Relish the Sport of Pickleball

Pickleball is one of Kentucky’s Fastest Growing Recreational Activities

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HR

Daylight Saving Time Ends Nov. 6

Employers Should Prepare for Possible Overtime

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Member Relations

Affordable Housing: Where Does Your City Stand?

The issue of homelessness is becoming more visible with unhoused/unsheltered individuals on the streets, but other aspects of the housing crisis are often hidden.

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HR

How to Write a Job Description

Every position in your city should have a job description that establishes the main points and essential qualifications.

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Legal

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and KLC wants to remind our members of the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies.

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HR

The Importance of Up-to-Date Job Descriptions

Even though there are no state or federal requirements for job descriptions, employers can avoid many legal issues if postings are current and properly drafted.

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HR

EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 guidance on July 12, 2022, coinciding with the resurgence in COVID-19 cases.

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Legal

Is Your Committee Complying with the Open Meetings Act?

The Open Meetings Act establishes a right of access to public meetings.

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Legal

Mental Health Conditions and the FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act obligates all public entities, including cities, to provide FMLA. However, not every city will have eligible employees.

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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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Member Relations

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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