April 20, 2022

KLC Seeks Board Representatives

The Kentucky League of Cities has the statutory responsibility to recommend members for appointment to several state boards, commissions, task forces, and workgroups. To fulfill this obligation, KLC submits names to the Governor’s Office for consideration in filling newly created and expiring board positions. Currently, KLC is seeking individuals who are interested in serving on the following boards:

Animal Control Advisory Board (KRS 258.117)

Composition – Governor appoints 12 members as follows: Two members each selected from a list of three nominees submitted by the following organizations: KY Animal Control Assn., KY Veterinary Medical Assn., KY Farm Bureau, KY Assn. of Counties, KY Houndsmen Association, and Kentucky League of Cities. The board selects a chair for a term of two years.

Term – 4 years

Compensation – $100.00 per day and expenses

Description – Created to evaluate applications for and review disbursements from the animal control and care fund, create training programs, and other duties relating to animal control and care in the counties of the commonwealth.

Meetings - Quarterly

Geographic Information Advisory Council (KRS 42.740)

Composition – The Kentucky Geographic Information Advisory Council shall consist of 24 members and one legislative liaison.

Description – The members shall be knowledgeable in using and applying geographic information systems technology and shall have sufficient authority within their organizations to influence the implementation of council recommendations.

Term – 4 years

Compensation – None

Meetings – Quarterly

Wireless Interoperability Executive Committee (KRS 42.738)

Term – 2 years

Compensation – None

Description – The executive director shall establish and implement a statewide public safety interoperability plan. The committee shall serve as the advisory body for all wireless communications strategies presented by agencies of the commonwealth and local governments. The committee shall develop funding and support plans that provide for the maintenance of and technological upgrades to the public safety shared infrastructure and shall make recommendations to the executive director, the Governor's Office for Policy and Management, and the General Assembly.

Meetings – Quarterly

If you would like to be considered for a position on one of these boards, please contact Eleanor Barbour before April 30, 2022.

Eleanor Barbour

Corporate Compliance Officer

100 East Vine Street, Suite 800

Lexington, KY 40507