Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Association of Counties and Kentucky League of Cities would be required to adopt a number of accountability measures under a bill passed in the state senate Tuesday. The legislation comes following reports of excessive past spending within each statewide organization. Scott county senator Damon Thayer is the bill sponsor.
"There were some steps that the general assembly can take and should take to require them to operate in a more accountable manner a more transparent manner," he says.
The bill unanimously passed out of the senate. Among other things, it requires KACO and the League of Cities to enact model procurement codes, plus abide by the open meetings and open records law.