Kentucky City Magazine

Kentucky City is the official publication of the Kentucky League of Cities. The magazine is produced four times per year and distributed to nearly 7,000 mayors, city managers, clerks, and city department heads and other thought leaders throughout Kentucky, including legislators.

KLC Municipal Law Publications

2021 City Officials Legal Handbook

The City Officials Legal Handbook covers the legal issues that matter most to city officials in an easy-to-read narrative format. Topics include annexation, incompatible offices, personnel matters, ethics, ordinances, open meeting and open records, public purpose spending, budgeting, auditing, and planning and zoning. The 2021 edition not only updates core topics but also provides information you need.  Order the 2021 City Officials Legal Handbook

2018 Local Government Code Enforcement Handbook

The Kentucky League of Cities is excited to offer the 2018 Local Government Code Enforcement Handbook. Included in this handbook are model ordinances for cities seeking to establish code enforcement boards, full text copies of the updated state statutes governing code enforcement, an explanation of the code enforcement process, and model forms designed to assist cities in developing customized forms for official use. Order the 2018 Local Government Code Enforcement Handbook

Kentucky Alcohol Statutes and Regulations: A Guide from KLC Municipal Law & Training

This user-friendly guide is a full resource regarding ABC laws in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Download the guide

KLC DirectLine

KLC members may receive KLC DirectLine, KLC’s bi-weekly online newsletter at no charge. Geared to provide a variety of timely information, KLC DirectLine is distributed to officials and employees of KLC member cities.

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Legislative Bulletins and Alerts

KLC’s legislative team needs member participation to advocate in the best interest of cities and achieve positive results. To keep members informed minute to minute, our legislative team provides weekly legislative bulletins and ongoing email alerts as needed during the legislative session. Request Legislative bulletins and alerts

TODAY’S KENTUCKY CITY: A Comprehensive Analysis of City Operations

TODAY’S KENTUCKY CITY: A Comprehensive Analysis of City Operations” combines data and information from more than 100 sources and citations. The 2020 publication offers a large amount of data on some of the most frequently asked questions about cities and how they operate in order to provide policy makers, local decision makers, members of the media and others a better understanding of Kentucky’s municipalities.