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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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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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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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Summary of the 2017 Attorney General Opinions

Summary of the 2017 Attorney General Opinions   The KLC Member Legal Services Team has compiled a summary of the attorney general opinions through the first half of the year.  This report al...

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Municipal Road Aid Reminder

Municipal Road Aid Reminder We are entering budget season and the KLC Legal Team would like to take this opportunity to remind our cities that they need to have a public hearing to get public input on road and bridge projects before spen...

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Summary of AG opinions, Open Records, and Open Meetings 2017 First Quarter Decisions

ATTENTION CITY ATTORNEYS AND OFFICIALS: The KLC Legal Team has compiled summaries of all of the Kentucky Attorney General Opinions, including Open Records and Open Meetings, for the first quarter of the year.

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Budget Deadline Reminders

Budget season is upon us yet again and KLC Legal would like to take the opportunity to remind you of some important dates and requirements. The proposed budget must be submitted by the executive authority, together with a budget message,...

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Employee Applications and Open Records Law

Employee Applications and Open Records Law Our cities are presented every day with requests under the Kentucky Open Records Act (KRS 61.870 to 61.884).  But just like fashion, the types of requests our cities receive seem to go in a...

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 Alcohol Sales on Election Day

 Alcohol Sales on Election Day Senate Bill 13, passed in the 2013 legislative session, made many changes to the statutes governing alcoholic beverage control, including an amendment to the statute governing election...

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SB 13 Chart - Reference for Cities as They Amend or Adopt Ordinances to Comply

SB 13 Changes To Alcohol Statutes Now In Effect! The extensive changes to the alcohol beverage control laws enacted by SB 13 in the 2013 regular legislative session are now in effect, and cities should be working towards updating their...

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Service Animals and the ADA

The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division provides specific guidance as to what a “service animal” is.

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