One of Aristotle's many quotes; "The more you know, the more
you know you don't know."
Thatâ€™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
KCJEA/KMCA Joint Summer Convention will
be held July 17-20, 2013 at the Galt House in
Louisville. On-line registration available to the left under
For EXPRESS registration call the KMCA office at
1-800-264-5622. For hotel reservations call
What's going on
across the Commonwealth? Check out the "News in Kentucky"
As always, call or email if you have questions or ideas. We
need your input.
Click for more information
Magistrates and Commissioners in
Frankfort for LTD 2012.
The News In
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 don't.
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
Need to contact your
Their e-mail address can be found by
following the LRC link. Legislative
Jail Responsibilities: It's
(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 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.