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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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2023 Employee Recognition Calendar

The Kentucky League of Cities created a calendar of city-related recognition days, weeks, and months.

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Shively Certified as a KLC City of Ethics

Congratulations to the City of Shively on obtaining KLC City of Ethics certification.

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Spring Deadlines Approaching for Tuition Discount Program

Registration deadlines for the spring semester classes at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) are approaching. HR and other managers are encouraged to remind city employees about the Kentucky League of Cities’ unique tuition discount program. Links...

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2023 KLC Awards – It’s Never Too Early to Nominate

It’s not too early to think about the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) Awards, the only program dedicated to recognizing Kentucky city officials, employees, and cities of all sizes. The 2023 awards nomination links are now Read More


KLC Director Receives Outstanding State League Counsel Award

The International Municipal Lawyers Association recognized KLC Director of Municipal Law Morgain Patterson as its 2022 Outstanding State League Counsel.

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KLC Helps City Finance Fire Station

The Kentucky League of Cities assisted the city finance construction of the building that will offer 24-hour emergency services.

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KLC Director Elected Chair of National Public Finance Consortium

The NLC Public Finance Consortium elected Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) Director of Corporate Law & Financial Services Robyn Miller to serve as chair.

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