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 2021 edition not only updates core topics but also provides information you need.
The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) City Officials Legal Handbook is a crucial tool for any city official.
The handbook provides information on the legal issues that matter most to city officials. It is designed for non-attorneys and covers the basics of annexation, incompatible offices, personnel matters, ethics, ordinances, open meeting and open records, public purpose spending, budgeting, auditing, and planning and zoning and more.
Each chapter is written in a narrative form 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.
As of April 1, 2021, the City Officials Legal Handbook is now available for purchase through the Apple Store, Amazon, and most other online book retailers as an e-book for $34.99. This version of the coveted handbook is in a format that allows you to perform word searches on any e-reader, iPhone, or computer to which it is downloaded.
Here is the Amazon Link:
Search “City Officials Legal Handbook” and look for the 2021 edition with the green cover to find it in the iBook Store.