September 14, 2020

2020 KLC Insurance Services Liability Grant - due November 6

The Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services Liability Grant will be offered from September 14, 2020 to November 6, 2020. 

  • This grant is for the KLC Liability Insurance members.  Apply here. 
  • With questions, contact Sh-Naya Taylor.  

Eligibility

  • The applying city or agency must be a current member of the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services (KLCIS) program with Liability insurance coverage.
  • Only one application will be accepted from each insured member.
  • Important Safety Grant Program Dates
  • Application period is from September 14, 2020 – November 6, 2020.
  • Invoices or purchase orders must be attached to the grant and returned at the same time.
  • We will accept purchase orders and invoices dated July 1, 2020 to November 6, 2020.

Due to the popularity of this grant, we advise members to apply early. If liability grant applications exceed funds available, grants will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

All applications must be submitted online.  

Application Rules
The Liability Grant is a 50/50 matching grant.  Members with Liability premiums before taxes less than $35,000 are eligible for up to $1,500 grant reimbursements for approved purchases.  Members with Liability premiums before taxes of $35,000 and above are eligible for up to $3,000 grant reimbursements for approved purchases.

Eligible Items List:

  • Personnel Services
    • Employee handbooks and training provided by the KLC Legal Team (will accept invoices during calendar year 2020)
  • Mowers
    • Mulching mowers or kits to prevent discharge accidents
  • Vehicles
    • Defensive driver training 
    • Telematic systems that are used to enforce fleet safety and influence safe driving behaviors 
    • Costs associated with conducting pre-hire or annual Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) checks
  • Law Enforcement (must have KLC Insurance Services Law Enforcement coverage)
    • Police accreditation fees (will accept fees paid during calendar year 2020) 
    • Defensive driver training 
    • Body cameras (storage and monthly fees are not included, and Model Policy must be submitted with the application) 
    • Gun safes
  • Parks/Playgrounds
    • Any fall protection listed under the Consumer Product Safety Committee (CPSC) Guidelines 
    • New playground equipment to replace old equipment
  • Slip and Fall Protection
    • Sidewalk replacement or repair
  • Utilities
    • Sewer backup prevention (must have sewer backup coverage with KLCIS) 
    • Cameras, rodding and hydroblasting equipment 
    • Radio read meters (gas and water) 
    • Meter lids that meet liability review guidelines for KLCIS 
    • Hit Kits for natural gas companies to document damaged lines (example Rhino Hit Kit) 
    • Signage for electric utilities (e.g., high voltage, no trespassing) 
    • Trimming trees and bushes.

All grants are dependent on the availability of funds.