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Holiday Bonuses - To Give or Not to Give, That is the Question

Snow is falling and the holidays are here. KLC has received several inquiries from cities interested in what limitations they have in giving bonuses.

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Governor Issued Executive Order Containing New Restrictions

Governor Andy Beshear issued Executive Order 2020-968 on November 18, 2020, which contains new restrictions to combat the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases.

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Attorney General Defends Attack on CALGA

Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed a motion to intervene in a civil action in defense of the Claims Against Local Governments Act (CALGA).

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Governor Establishes Criteria to Resume Utility Cutoffs November

Municipal utilities may resume service cutoffs for nonpayment effective November 6, 2020.

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Beware…Do You Have Zombies In Your Midst?

With Halloween around the corner, the KLC Municipal Law Dept. thought this might be a good time to remind you about a spooky problem that may be lurking deep in your city.

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Are Financial Statements Really Necessary? Yes!

Understanding the penalties a city could face for the failure to submit these statements.

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Fireworks Ordinances

State Laws on fireworks have changed in recent years. Are your local ordinances clearly defined?

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A Shopping Cart by Any Other Name is Still a Buggy

Abandoned Shopping Carts can be a Problem for Cities, Businesses and the Public.

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Municipal Utilities Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Municipal utilities are ceasing water shutoffs and reconnecting service to customers in an effort to address the public health emergency.

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Coronavirus (COVID 19): The City Official’s Role

It is important to educate yourself and to confirm any information you receive with verified resources.

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City Stray Animal Control – County vs. City Responsibility

Animal control in a city is an issue that leads to many questions from our members, especially in cities where there is no city animal control officer.

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Resignations and Appointments

A step-by-step guide to handle vacancies and appointments.

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Article Series-Alcohol Regulatory Fees

The first in a series of articles on changes made to the alcohol regulatory fee statute.

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Fair and Festival Alcohol Guidelines

Summer festival season is here. This guide outlines how alcohol may be sold at fairs and festivals.

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Cities Encouraged to Ensure Accurate Boundary Maps for Census

These boundaries will once again be used to determine city population totals in the 2020 Decennial Census.

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Youth Camp Update (Again!)

Important news regarding hiring for youth camps.

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