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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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Fireworks Ordinances

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

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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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Fair and Festival Alcohol Guidelines

Step-by-Step: A How to Guide for Cities

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Election Day Alcohol Sales

The primary election is on May 21. Here's a reminder on the laws governing the sale of alcohol.

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Budget Reminder and Deadlines

Budget season is almost upon us yet again and important dates and requirements are coming soon.

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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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Recent Amendments to the Open Meetings and Open Records Acts

Recently, the Kentucky Office of Attorney General sent out a communication notifying Mayors and City Attorneys of legislation that amends the Open Meetings and Open Records Acts. The information contained the following summaries:

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Reminder on Quota Retail by the Drink Change

Quota Retail by the Drink Change As of June 7, 2018, quota retail drink licenses are now treated the same as all other alcohol licenses that cities may issue due to the regulatory repeal of 804 KAR 9:050.  This means that any city t...

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Body-Worn Camera Open Records Requests

Body-Worn Camera Open Records Requests House Bill 373, a KLC Initiative passed during the 2018 session, created a new law that reduces the burden on cities in complying with open records requests involving body-worn came...

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Background Checks for Youth Programs

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018: BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR YOUTH PROGRAMS After each legislative session, every city carefully reviews the KLC Legislative Update to make a color-coded chart denoting effecti...

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KLC is offering to facilitate a meeting for cities interested in discussing opioid damages litigation as a class.

“…junk (opioids) is the inoculation of death that keeps the body in a condition of emergency.” Burroughs, William S., JUNKIE: Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict. Kentucky is one of the states most severe...

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REED SAMPLE SIGN ORDINANCE- NOW AVAILABLE!

Reed v. Town of Gilbert, Arizona Sample Ordinance Now Available A sample ordinance incorporating the new standard of municipal sign regulation set forth in Reed v. Town of Gilbert, Arizona (135 S.Ct 2218) is now avai...

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City Information Reporting Deadline for City Clerks - January 31

City Information Reporting Deadline for City Clerks -- January 31 KRS 83A.085 requires the city clerk to provide to the Department for Local Government (DLG) a list containing the names of the mayor, legislative body mem...

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The Next Step for Cities Considering Franchise Fees for Telecommunications Companies

Download/print post as PDF. The Next Step for Cities Considering Franchise Fees for Telecommunications Companie...

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