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Rural and Municipal Aid Funding Processes

This page includes links to resources related to rural and municipal aid FLEX funding, 80-20 funding, cooperative funding, emergency funding, rural and secondary road funding and the dynamics of discretionary funding.

On March 10, 2021, KACo held a virtual training on rural and municipal aid funding processes with staff and leadership from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.


  • Mike Hancock, Deputy Secretary, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
  • Bobbi Jo Lewis, Commissioner, Department of Rural and Municipal Aid
  • Craig Caudill, Engineering Branch Manager
  • Shelby Peel, Executive Staff Advisor/Rural Secondary Roads Project Manager

Throughout the presentation, a few resources were mentioned:

  • The Rural and Municipal Aid website, which you can access here and includes lots of general information, a guidebook, bridge and beam drawings, forms and a video tutorial on how to locate mile points using the mapping system, etc.
  • The local roads mapping system, which can be accessed here

You can view a full recording of the session here and download a copy of the PowerPoint presentation here.

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