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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.

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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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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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Fireworks Ordinances

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

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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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