Kentucky Magistrates and Commissioners Hires
The Kentucky Magistrates and Commissioners
Association have tapped Frankfort native, JC Young to become
their Executive Director, upon the retirement of Richard Tanner
who has served the organization for over 20 years.
Young, 32, holds a master's degree in Public
Administration from Eastern Kentucky University and has most
recently served all county elected officials as the Assistant
Director of Member Services at the Kentucky Association of
"JC brings a wealth of contacts, diligence,
and energy to the KMCA," says Hubert Pollett, Shelby County
Magistrate and KMCA President. "He's been very successful at
building relationships and serving the needs of local
The statewide organization serves as the
voice for all county elected magistrates and commissioners in
Frankfort and promotes effective legislation that's in the best
interest of the people of the commonwealth. The organization
also provides training and education to elected officials,
which allows magistrates and commissioners to more effectively
and satisfactorily manage their local county governments.
"I'm truly humbled by this opportunity,"
says Young. "Richard Tanner has built this organization from
the ground up and I can only aspire to provide the same level
of leadership and vision that he has displayed throughout his
Congratulations to JC Young, the new
Executive Director of your Association. If you
have questions or would like to speak with JC about any
pressing issues, don't hesitate to call.
Training Day scheduled for February 20,
The annual County Officials Legislative
Reception and KMCA Legislative Training Day will be
held Thursday, February 20, 2014 in Frankfort.
register on-line by following the TRAINING LINK
at left or call 1-800-264-5622. Mark your
calendars for this all important day. Call your legislators now
and schedule an appointment for the 20th.
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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
- Must not be an unfunded
- Must not limit home rule
- Must be positive for County
This is KMCA's Legislative Test.
Contact us, if needed, at 1-800-264-5622, or click here to send an
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following the LRC link. Legislative
Jail Responsibilities: It's your
(a) Stay informed about jail
expenses. Watch the payments for medical and be sure any do not
exceed Medicaid rate
(b) Be sure that the personnel match the
requirements for the number of inmates.
(c) Canteen accounts may be used for medical expenses 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.