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June 14, 2021
New tool from NACo released to help counties calculate revenue loss for ARP
Counties may use Fiscal Recovery Funds (American Rescue Plan Act) to replace lost revenue and use these funds for a broad range of government services, programs and projects outside of explicit eligible uses of recovery funds under the interim rule.

June 10, 2021
Treasury Guidance for American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act funding updated
On June 8, the U.S. Treasury updated guidance on the use of American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act dollars by counties.

June 10, 2021
Hiring, Firing and Everything in Between
This page includes links to resources related to the KACo Leadership Institute course held on June 10, 2021 about hiring and firing best practices.

June 11, 2021
Mask mandate, capacity restrictions are lifted
Masks are recommended for people in correctional facilities or homeless shelters and people who are immune-compromised, are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days.

June 04, 2021
Demand for rare earth elements could mean new opportunities for Webster County
On Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul and officials from across the state met in Webster County to discuss the future of rare earth element mining and processing in Kentucky.

June 03, 2021
Legislative committee hears update on ‘last mile’ broadband expansion project
Pictured: Rep. Ken Fleming, R-Louisville, shares his thoughts on the procurement process for the “last mile” broadband expansion project.

June 02, 2021
New Cleaner Water Grant Program call for projects now open - $150 million for counties
The Cleaner Water Program, a grant program to improve drinking water and wastewater, is part of the $1.3 billion Building a Better Kentucky Plan, which will create 14,500 jobs expanding broadband, delivering clean drinking water and building new schools.

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