Resources

The City Stories Project

The City Stories Project 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.


HB 55 Planning & Zoning, May 24 in Jeffersontown

HB 55 Planning & Zoning, May 24 in Jeffersontown "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.


2017 Reverse Road Salt Auction - Register by April 1, 2017.

2017 Reverse Road Salt Auction - Register by April 1, 2017.  It's time to order salt for NEXT winter with the annual reverse auction purchasing event.


Are you reading the KLC Legal Services HR/Personnel BLOG?

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.


Announcing the 2018 All-America City Award - Application Information Now Available.

Announcing the 2018 All-America City Award - Application Information Now Available.Apply for the All-America City Award. Letters of intent to apply are due in October 2017.


City Clerk Training Scholarship Applications Now Available

City Clerk Training Scholarship Applications Now AvailableThe Kentucky League of Cities recognizes the critical role city clerks play in quality governance.


Download a Sample Proclamation to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I.

Download a Sample Proclamation to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I. If your city is planning to mark this special occasion in April, let us know at KLC!


WELCOME to our newest REACH Alert member - Nicholasville!

WELCOME to our newest REACH Alert member - Nicholasville! 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.


2017 City Officials Legal Handbook- Order your Copy!

2017 City Officials Legal Handbook- Order your Copy! 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!


Congratulations to the City of Shepherdsville - now a Certified City of Ethics!

Congratulations to the City of Shepherdsville - now a Certified City of Ethics!This program recognizes cities and officials that strive to adopt and practice principles and procedures that demonstrate ethical and inclusive local government.


Post jobs, surplus property and surplus sales at klc.org - it's free!

Post jobs, surplus property and surplus sales at klc.org - it's free!Post and view municipal job listings, surplus property and surplus sales. No charge, no hassle.


Drug Free Workplace Certification Video Provided at NO COST to KLC and KLCIS Members

Drug Free Workplace Certification Video Provided at NO COST to KLC and KLCIS MembersNew online training option for DFWP certification renewal.


HB 422 Model Ordinance Update

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.


HR ALERT!

HR ALERT!  Increase In Incentive Pay For Police and Fire Will Affect 2016-2017 City Budgets


KLC Wage and Salary Survey Report Now Available

KLC Wage and Salary Survey Report Now Available 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 Economic Development Platform

StateBook Economic Development Platform 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.


Coal Communities Encouraged to Apply for Part of POWER Initiative $65.8 Million Grants

Coal Communities Encouraged to Apply for Part of POWER Initiative $65.8 Million GrantsWas 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 Serves as "Friend of the Court" in Pivotal 911 Funding Case

KLC Serves as KLC has filed an amicus curiae brief advocating cities' interests in protecting a meaningful user fee structure and effective 911 funding options.


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality of Legislative Prayer

In light of this decision, cities can continue invocation practices that do not disparage or support a particular religion.


Research Publications from KLC

KLC's Research department provides useful information to members on topics of importance to cities.


Complimentary Required Workplace Posters

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

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.