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May 10, 2023
CERS employer contribution rates will be lowered beginning July 1, 2023
The County Employees Retirement System (CERS) Board of Trustees have lowered employer contribution rates beginning July 1, 2023 and set the stage for additional decreases for FY 2025.
May 10, 2023
FEMA approves 22 counties for disaster declaration following February storms
The severe storms resulted in property damage from straight-line winds, flooding and mudslides.
May 05, 2023
Sheriffs' boys and girls ranch in need of donations, volunteers
This year marks the 48th year of the camp.
May 05, 2023
Jumping right in: Newly elected officials are busy at work for their counties
Two counties have all-new fiscal courts
May 05, 2023
WATCH: KACo Leadership Institute - Setting Property Tax Rates
Watch a recording of the recent KACo webinar reviewing county property tax setting procedures.
April 27, 2023
Unemployment rate down in 90 counties compared to last year
Unemployment rates fell in 90 counties between March 2022 and March 2023, rose in 18, and stayed the same in 12 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Labor Cabinet.
April 27, 2023
$123 million available May 1 to meet housing needs following 2021 natural disasters
Hopkins County Judge/Executive Jack Whitfield participated in the announcement earlier this week.
April 21, 2023
Officials join county leaders to discuss opioid solutions
The meeting marks the first of two in-person meetings this year for the county leaders named to the Network.
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