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Cities Have Power To Enact Local Burn Bans

Kentucky cities have an important tool to help prevent wildfires in addition to state burn bans. The state’s designated wildfire seasons run from Oct. 1 – Dec. 15, and Feb. 15 – April 30. During those times, Read More


Emergency Managers Can Apply for FEMA Fellowship Program

?Kentucky emergency managers can apply for FEMA’s 2024 Vanguard Executive Crisis Leaders Fellowship. The program is for executive-level leaders.

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Kentucky From Above GIS Mapping Program Unveiled

City officials and those with agencies involved in city government can access the new geographic information system (GIS) mapping project called KyFromAbove.

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KLC Disaster Preparedness & Response Handbook

The Kentucky League of Cities released a new publication to help cities and organizations that serve cities respond to and prepare for any disaster.

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Kentucky Cities Can Apply for All-America City Award

Cities must submit a letter of intent to apply for the 2023 All-American City Award by Dec. 15, 2022. Applications are due Feb. 15, 2023.

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New Resources for Coal Communities

Energy Communities IWG has two new resources to support communities navigating economic and energy transitions.

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Quarterly Opioid Settlement Certifications Required

Cities are required to submit the KYOAAC Certification to the opioid abatement advisory commission each quarter, regardless of whether opioid monies are spent.

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Funding available to clean up polluted water sources

?Cities can apply for grant funding through the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet for projects that help clean up polluted streams, rivers, lakes, and groundwater.

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Peace Officer’s Oath to Suppress Gaming

Several cities recently contacted KLC about KRS 62.040, the Peace Officer’s Oath to Suppress Gaming, considering sports gambling is now legal in the Commonwealth.

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Kentucky Surplus Property Auction Runs Oct. 16-24

The Kentucky Division of Surplus Properties will host its annual online equipment auction Oct. 16-24, 2023.

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Solicitations Open for EPA Brownfield Grants

?The Kentucky League of Cities partners with the Kentucky Brownfield Program to provide resources and tools to cities.

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2023 KLC Award Winners

The Kentucky League of Cities was honored to recognize the recipients of the 2023 KLC Awards during the annual Conference & Expo in Lexington. An independent panel of judges reviewed this year’s nominations and selected the winners. KLC presents a...

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Shine While You Dine

The Dine Like A Diplomat®? training has garnered much interest from cities and communities across the commonwealth.

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KLC Welcomes New Leadership

Auburn Mayor Mike Hughes will serve as the 2023-2024 president, Benton Mayor Rita Dotson is the first vice president, and Beaver Dam Mayor Paul Sandefur is the second VP

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Cities Can Participate in Financial Training Program

The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, a nonprofit organization, has opened an application opportunity for municipalities to participate in a financial training program.

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KLC Hosts Blood Drive During Conference

KLC is partnering with our regional blood center to support the needs of Kentuckians with a blood drive during the 2023 KLC Conference & Expo.

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