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Department for Local Government
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 340
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-2382
Toll Free
(800) 346-5606
(800) 648-6056
(502) 573-2939


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Welcome to the Department for Local Government


The Department for Local Government (DLG), under the Office of the Governor, provides financial help in the way of grant and loan assistance, as well as advising local governments in matters of budget, personnel and other issues relevant to those entities.


  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Survey


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    The Department for Local Government, Office of Federal Grants, is developing the Five-Year Consolidated Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and your help is needed. In order to better assess needs and determine funding priorities, your input as local officials, administrators, and citizens is needed. Please answer the questions in this short survey (below) so that DLG ...(MORE)

  • Department for Local Government & Ky Energy Services Coalition Receive Energy Leadership Award


    Department for Local Government & Ky Energy Services Coalition Receive Energy Leadership Award

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 8, 2014) – Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Len Peters today presented Energy Leadership Awards to Harry Carver and the Department for Local Government, and John Boyd and the Energy Services Coalition, during the 38th Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment. The awards recognize leaders from public and private sectors who have made outstand...(MORE)

  • Newly Elected Officials Training


    Newly Elected Officials Training

    Attention all Newly Elected Officials……..Please plan on attending this year’s Newly Elected Officials Training December 10-12 at the Galt House in beautiful downtown Louisville. This 3 day training will provide you in-depth information regarding your duties as an elected official. Also, you will have the opportunity to network with your colleagues and learn from one another. You can register for t...(MORE)

  • Governor Beshear presents 2014
    Spirit of Kentucky Award to Kentucky Connected


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    Governor Beshear and Commissioner Wilder join the many partners involved in KentuckyConnected, the winning nomination for the 2014 Spirit of Kentucky Award, at the Governor’s Local Issues Conference, Thursday, August 28th
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    Governor Steven Beshear, Judge/Executive Ken McFarland of Gallatin County, Judge/Executive Carolyn Keith of Owen County, Judge/Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson of Carroll County, Judge/Executive John Logan Brent of Henry County, and Judge/Executive David Voegele of Oldham County

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 28, 2014) – Governor Steve Beshear and Department for Local Government (DLG) Commissioner Tony Wilder today presented the 2014 Spirit of Kentucky Award to Kentucky Connected, a public-private regional partnership consisting of counties located between the Greater Cincinnati and Louisville metro areas, along the I-71 corridor. The award was presented as part of the 39th Annua...(MORE)

  • ‘Rails-to-Trails’ contract signed


    ‘Rails-to-Trails’ contract signed

    Members of the Tri-Cities Heritage Development Board approved a contract between themselves and Natural Resources Properties (NRP) to provide a “Rail Trail” from Cumberland to Lynch at a meeting held on Wednesday moving the Tri-City closer to receiving a Trail Town designation. Rail trails are trails made from abandoned railroad corridors. These trails improve communities by providing recreatio...(MORE)

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