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West Buechel Recertified as a KLC City of Ethics

Congratulations to the City of West Buechel for obtaining its City of Ethics recertification.

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Equity and Inclusion Virtual Series

The Kentucky League of Cities is committed to modeling equity, diversity, and inclusivity for its staff and members. As a follow-up to the successful roll-out of Equity and Inclusion virtual trainings in 2022, KLC has created an Equity & Inclusion...

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2023 City Officials Legal Handbook Now Available

KLC is accepting orders for the 2023 City Officials Legal Handbook.

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2023 PHMSA Lowers Random Drug Testing Rates

The Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) announced its random drug and alcohol testing rates for 2023.

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Updated DOT Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

As of Jan. 6, 2023, prospective employers must conduct a pre-employment query of the DOT Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse to comply with CDL driver inquiry requirements.

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Last Chance! Sign Up for the 2023 KLC Mayor-to-Mayor Program

The Kentucky League of Cities Mayor-to-Mayor Program is a peer-to-peer program provided by KLC that matches newly elected mayors with experienced mayors.

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2023 Legislative Session Updates

The 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly is underway. Legislators are meeting to discuss dozens of measures, including several that will impact cities. KLC is also advocating for measures that the KLC Board of Directors identified as cruci...

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Federal Act May Send Juvenile Records Requests to Local Agencies

On June 25, 2022, the federal Safer Communities Act of 2022 became law.

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2023 Clerk of the Year Nominations Due Feb. 28

The Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association is accepting nominations for its KMCA 2023 Clerk of the Year Award. Applications are due Feb. 28, 2023.

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Join Us For the 2023 City Officials Academy

The City Officials Academy is an intense two-and-a-half-day training packed with practical information to benefit city leaders in their jobs. Whether newly elected, newly appointed, or a seasoned official seeking a refresher course on the basics, ...

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Cities Receiving State Letter on Workplace Injuries

The Education & Labor Cabinet Department of Workplace Standards notified KLC that public administration employers, including cities, had a higher than average injury rate.

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First Steps to Success for Newly Elected Officials

Many cities across the state are preparing for newly elected officials to begin serving on Jan. 1. These are a few important first steps to ease the transition.

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Residential Utility Account Requirements Changed: ACTION NEEDED

Effective Jan. 1, 2023, new documentation is required for customers to qualify for the residential exemption from sales tax on utilities pursuant to KRS 139.470.

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Eligible Cities to Receive First Opioid Settlement Allocation

One hundred forty-nine (149) Kentucky cities will receive a direct allocation from the national opioid settlement on or shortly after Dec. 15, 2022.

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KLC City Officials Orientation Coming to a City Near You!

After each election, KLC staff travels to locations across the state to provide City Officials Orientation (COO) sessions to educate newly elected and re-elected officials on city government basics. Attendees will learn about the structure and fun...

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KLC Joins KET Economic Development Forum

KET will air a town hall-style discussion about how cities and counties are strengthening communities through economic development in Building Opportunities: A KET Forum.

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