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2022 K-Count Trainings in January

The Kentucky Balance of State Continuum of Care (KY BoS CoC) will conduct the annual K-Count of people experiencing literal homelessness on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

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Know the 2022 Candidate Filing Deadlines

Current and potential elected city officials need to understand recently passed changes to the filing deadlines to ensure they make the ballot.

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ARPA Portal User Guide Released for Smaller Cities

The U.S. Department of the Treasury non-entitlement units of local government a new guide for using the reporting portal for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.

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SBA Opens Tornado Recovery Center

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) opened a Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Benton to help storm victims submit disaster loan applications.

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Wage and Salary Survey Now Open

Cities received a paper copy of the 2022 Wage and Salary Survey of Kentucky Cities, but a PDF and Microsoft Excel version can also be completed electronically.

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KLC/EKU Partnership Spring Deadlines

Kentucky League of Cities partnered with Eastern Kentucky University to assist member officials and employees in enhancing their skill sets and pursuing educational goals.

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Kentucky’s ‘Safety and Health on the Job’ Poster Updated

The Kentucky Department of Labor released an updated Kentucky Safety and Health on the Job poster in September which must be prominently displayed in the workplace.

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All-America City Applications Open

Five Kentucky cities have received this distinction.

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Lyndon - New KLC Certified City of Ethics

Congratulations to the Lyndon on achieving the KLC Certified City of Ethics status.

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Court Extends Stay on OSHA Vaccine/Testing Mandate

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling upholding its November 4, 2021, suspension of the OSHA ETS regarding vaccine and/or testing requirements.

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Court Temporarily Stays OSHA Vaccine/Testing Requirement

A federal court temporarily stayed an OSHA emergency temporary standard that required employers with more than 100 employees to implement a vaccine or testing mandate.

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Opioid Funds Available for Cities

A settlement by the attorney general provides cities funds to address opioid treatment and prevention. KLC will hold an informational session on accessing the funds on Nov 16.

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COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Presumption Ended

Employees who have frequent contact with the public and contract COVID-19 are no longer presumed eligible for workers’ compensation benefits for occupational exposure to COVID

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Ashland's Ethics Re-certification Training

Congratulations to the City of Ashland on achieving the KLC Certified City of Ethics re-certification status.

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KLC Members Elect New Leadership

KLC members elected Versailles Mayor Brian Traugott president, Southgate Mayor Jim Hamberg first vice president, and Auburn Mayor Mike Hughes second vice president.

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KLC/EKU Partnership Gives City Employees Education Opportunities

The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC), Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), and Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) signed a new partnership on Monday that gives nearly every city and county employee an opportunity to advance their education. The ...

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