City Stories is a collaboration of KLC and the University of Kentucky Nunn Center for Oral History. A pilot group of cities will be selected to help create a model that cities can use in the future to start local oral history programs.
"Planning & Zoning to Meet HB 55 Requirements" educates zoning administrators, planning commissioners, board of appeals members and legislative bodies on the intricacies of the proper way to conduct zoning procedures in your community.
It's time to order salt for NEXT winter with the annual reverse auction purchasing event.
KLC Personnel Services Specialist Andrea Shindlebower Main writes a new article for her blog at least twice a month. Read the blog, SHARE the blog, refer to the blog. Check out all the categories and articles.
Apply for the All-America City Award. Letters of intent to apply are due in October 2017.
The Kentucky League of Cities recognizes the critical role city clerks play in quality governance.
If your city is planning to mark this special occasion in April, let us know at KLC!
Use this Kentucky-based mass communications system to notify residents or customers via phone, email and/or text. Send out emergency information to everyone, or communicate something as limited as a lost pet in a specific neighborhood.
The KLC City Officials Legal handbook is a crucial tool for any city official. Designed for non-attorneys, the handbook covers the basics of important issues. City officials use this book EVERY DAY!
This program recognizes cities and officials that strive to adopt and practice principles and procedures that demonstrate ethical and inclusive local government.
Post and view municipal job listings, surplus property and surplus sales. No charge, no hassle.
New online training option for DFWP certification renewal.
HB 422, passed in the 2016 legislative session, reforms the Local Code Enforcement Board Act. Cities considering a code enforcement board will need to review requirements and update ordinances. KLC has created two model ordinances based on HB 422.
The KLC Legal Team is compiling quarterly updates of the Kentucky Attorney General Opinions, as well as Open Record and Open Meeting Opinions
This update is a great resource for your city attorney. We also encourage elected officials and city employees to take a look to learn what to do, or more often than not, what NOT to do, when it comes to open meeting and open record issues.
Increase In Incentive Pay For Police and Fire Will Affect 2016-2017 City Budgets
The 2016 edition of the KLC Wage and Salary Survey of Kentucky Cities report is the most complete salary analysis of city positions in the state. This resource provides over 100 tables on salary and benefits data.
StateBook International is a powerful new tool to help communities attract business. Whether it be a small business looking to find a vacant building or a multinational company looking to employ hundreds, StateBook can position your city to be the choice.
Was your city impacted by the loss of coal jobs in Kentucky? Do you have an economic development project that would substantially benefit residents of coal-impacted communities? If you answered yes, take note of this funding opportunity! Both ARC and EDA grants are available.
KLC has filed an amicus curiae brief advocating cities' interests in protecting a meaningful user fee structure and effective 911 funding options.
In light of this decision, cities can continue invocation practices that do not disparage or support a particular religion.
KLC's Research department provides useful information to members on topics of importance to cities.
Cities have requirements for posting specific work related notices. The posters can be downloaded for free.
Local Leaders Can Take the Pledge. A Prescription for Action - Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis
The Drug Epidemice in America is a Crisis. Read the 2016 report and recommendations for local leaders from the National League of Cities and the National Association of Counties.