July 11, 2019

City Officials Legal Handbook in hard copy and digital versions.

The Kentucky League of Cities 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.

Get more information and order a hard copy.
  

The 2019 edition not only updates core topics, but also provides new information you need.The handbook provides information on the legal issues that matter most to city officials. It is designed for non-attorneys and covers the basics of annexation, incompatible offices, personnel matters, ethics, ordinances, open meeting and open records, public purpose spending, budgeting, auditing, and planning and zoning and more.  Each chapter is written in a narrative form and covers the essential areas of local government law.

While this publication is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of an experienced city attorney, it will help you understand the background of a legal problem.

The cost of the handbook is $50 for KLC members and $150 for nonmembers.

Digital copies are $39.99 on Amazon and the handbook is also available in several digital outlets including 

  • iBooks
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Copia 
  • eSentral 
  • Gardners 
  • KOBO
  • Scribd 
  • Ciando
  • Google Play 
  • Vearsa 
  • BookBaby BookShop