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May 03, 2022
Treasury releases clarification on ARPA Final Rule
The U.S. Department of Treasury released a FAQ document last week which clarifies many outstanding questions relating to debt service, using funds to make loans, and non-federal matching.

April 27, 2022
Attorney General Advisory: Changes to the Open Records Act and Open Meetings Act
On April 26, 2022, Attorney General Daniel Cameron published an Advisory on changes to the Open Records Act and Open Meetings Act following the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly.

April 29, 2022
USDA funding opportunities for counties
Three funding opportunities from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are highlighted, including funding for energy audits, renewable energy development, electric infrastructure, water and wastewater infrastructure.

April 28, 2022
$8.5 million presented to Hopkins County for tornado recovery, cleanup
File photo: Hopkins County Judge/Executive Jack Whitfield and Pres. Joe Biden tour tornado damage in the aftermath of the December 2021 tornadoes that struck Hopkins County and several other Kentucky counties, primarily in western Kentucky.

April 28, 2022
ARPA Project and Expenditure Report due April 30
All counties who received funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Fiscal Recovery Fund must submit a Project and Expenditure (P&E) Report through the U.S. Treasury portal by April 30, 2022.

April 22, 2022
41 communities selected for more than $4.2 million to improve parks, outdoor spaces across Kentucky
Funds will help communities expand recreation spaces, enhance accessibility for all Kentuckians.

April 22, 2022
Dept. of Insurance releases 2022-2023 local government insurance premium schedule
Insurance premium taxes are one of the top three revenue sources for Kentucky counties. For FY 2022-2023, 45 counties are listed as administering an insurance premium tax in at least one category.

April 22, 2022
County officials update stakeholders on major broadband project
According to officials, Scott County is the fastest growing county in the state in population and one of the youngest, meaning this grant and broadband project will play a pivotal role in sustaining and optimizing that growth for years to come.

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