Membership Meeting to be held at 11:00am Wednesday,
November 20, 2013 at the Galt House in Louisville.
This meeting is being held jointly with the Annual KACo
Conference. Legislative issues are beginning to shape
KMCA's platform for the 2014 session. If you have any concerns,
attend this all important meeting. See you
One of Aristotle's many quotes; "The more you know, the more
you know you don't know." That's why we all need to attend
our training sessions. We can never know it all,
especially in these times of changing policies. The world seems
smaller and Kentucky is no different. What goes on in your
county is happing somewhere else. Attending your conference is
a great way to keep up with the rest -- gathering information
and sharing information. You are part of the
on across the Commonwealth? Check out the "News in
Kentucky" section. http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/usstate/uskentuc.htm
call or email if you have questions or ideas. We need your
KMCA Legislative Training Day scheduled
for February 20, 2014
Magistrates and Commissioners in
Frankfort for LTD 2012.
The News In Kentucky:
Click here for a
list of, and links to newspapers in the State of Kentucky.
KMCA's revised position on
KMCA has reviewed its position on
constables. Constables are fee officers - if they
are collecting fees for any services, that money should be
turned over to the county. If they currently do not have a
salary established, it must be established by the
first Monday in May of the year of election, which has already
passed for this term. This association does not encourage
counties to compensate constables. Most counties
Please help us.
Tell your legislators all legislation:
- Must not be an unfunded mandate
- Must not limit home rule
- Must be positive for County Governments
This is KMCA's Legislative Test.
Contact us, if needed, at 1-800-264-5622, or click here to send an
contact your legislator?
Their e-mail address can be found by
following the LRC link. Legislative
Responsibilities: It's your job-
(a) Stay informed about jail expenses. Watch
the payments for medical and be sure any do not exceed Medicaid
(b) Be sure that
the personnel match the requirements for the number of
(c) Canteen accounts may be used for medical expences of
the jail. Make sure that there is not excessive money in that
(d) Catastrophic medical expense is now $1000. Make sure the
jailer is filing those claims.