2023 City Officials Legal Handbook

The City Officials Legal Handbook covers the legal issues that matter most to city officials in an easy-to-read narrative format. Topics include annexation, incompatible offices, personnel matters, ethics, ordinances, open meeting and open records, public purpose spending, budgeting, auditing, and planning and zoning. The 2023 edition not only updates core topics but also provides the information you need.

The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) City Officials Legal Handbook is a crucial tool for any city official.

The handbook is designed for non-attorneys and covers the essential areas of local government law. While this publication is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of an experienced city attorney, it will help you understand the background of a legal problem.


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