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KLC Presents RISE Awards

The Kentucky League of Cities presented a RISE Award (Resilience. Impact. Service. Encouragement.) to Mayfield Mayor Kathy O’Nan and Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton.

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KLC Swears in New Leadership

KLC swore in a new president, Southgate Mayor James Hamberg, and a new first and second vice president.

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ARPA Follow-Up Necessary for Some Cities

Treasury requires non-entitlement units of local government to submit additional information and supporting documents to comply fully with the ARPA final rule.

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American Rescue Plan Resource Page

The latest guidance, allocation figures, and answers to frequently asked questions for city funds provided through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

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2022 KLC Award Winners

KLC recognized a City Government of the Year, Elected City Official of the Year, and City Employee of the Year, as well as a 2022 LEAD Award winner.

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Broadband Pole Replacement Grants

Broadband providers can apply for grants through Kentucky’s Office of Broadband Development to fund pole replacements in underserved areas.

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Litter Abatement Grants Due Nov. 1

Kentucky cities can apply for grants to help clean up litter along public roads. Applications are due Nov. 1, 2022.

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Guidance for Donations to Flood-Impacted Cities

KLC wants to remind members who intend to donate surplus city property to flood damaged areas of eastern Kentucky of the required legal process.

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New tools help cities take realistic look at homelessness

KLC is pleased to launch two powerful new tools for cities and communities interested in taking a realistic look at affordable housing and its link to homelessness.

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KLC Committee Seeks Board Nominations

The KLC Nominating Committee is accepting names for KLC officers and the Executive Board.

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New Transient Room Tax Legislation: Action Needed

Effective Jan. 1, 2023, cities that impose a transient room tax for a tourist and convention commission can assess it on rental accommodations through online travel companies.

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LEAD Award Deadline Aug. 1

The Kentucky League of Cities is accepting nominations for the 2022 LEAD Award until August 1.

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New Critical Incident Leave for Police and Fire

The General Assembly passed House Bill 562 in the 2022 legislative session.

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New Affordable Housing and Homelessness Tools for Cities

KLC will launch an important new tool for cities and communities interested in taking a realistic look at affordable housing and its link to homelessness.

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Economic Development Grants Available to Cities

The Kentucky Association for Economic Development (KAED) and Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (KCED) will provide Kentucky Product Development Initiative grants.

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IRS Announces Rare Mid-Year Standard Mileage Increase

The Internal Revenue Service announced a rare mid-year increase on the standard mileage rate for business use of an employee's vehicle.

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