kentucky league of cities

3:53 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Paducah Police Department Earns Public Safety Award

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Anti-texting and driving efforts orchestrated by the Paducah Police Department have earned a public safety award.

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3:37 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Kentucky League of Cities 2014 Agenda Includes Local Sales Tax Proposal

Kentucky lawmakers may consider an amendment to the Kentucky constitution to permit cities to seek a temporary local sales tax, during next year's legislative session.

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8:25 am
Tue January 15, 2013

KSBIT To Disband By The End of Summer


The financially troubled Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust, or KSBIT will disband this summer, meaning school districts will have to find new providers for workers compensation, property and liability insurance policies. 

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12:40 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

KLC Plans to Recommend Simplifying City Classification System


Kentucky’s system for classifying its cities is antiquated, illogical and should be changed. That’s the recommendation of a Kentucky League of Cities task force that’s been looking into the issue for the past two years. Midway mayor Tom Bozarth chairs the panel. He says the current structure of six classifications is like a caste system that restricts home rule in many cities.

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7:17 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Cantrell Elected to KLC Executive Board

Teresa Cantrell

The Kentucky League of Cities has elected Mayfield Mayor Teresa Cantrell to the group’s Executive Board. The new position comes after her election to the KLC’s Board of Directors last year. Cantrell will continue to serve in her previous position as well as the new one. She says the top two items on the upcoming KLC agenda are Retirement Reform and City Revenue Issues.