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

 

  • Office of Federal Grants Staff Conduct
    CDBG Grant Agreement Conferences

     

    Office of Federal Grants Staff Conduct CDBG Grant Agreement Conferences

    Grant Agreement Conferences have been held for most of the cities and counties who were approved for 2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in the areas of Public Facilities, Community Project and Housing. The conferences are held with the respective Mayors, County Judge/Executives, engineers and other local officials administering the projects to review grant agreement documents a...(MORE)

  • SOAR Session Generates Interest, Ideas

     

    SOAR Session Generates Interest, Ideas

    PRESTONSBURG — Representatives from numerous agencies and diverse walks of life attended the Prestonsburg listening session for the emergent Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative at the Big Sandy Area Development District on Thursday evening. The session, focused on Regional Collaboration and Identity, is one of 10 such work groups with meetings being held around the region. The sess...(MORE)

  • SOAR Launches Official Website

     

    SOAR Launches Official Website

    New site seeks citizen engagement, offers transparency, latest SOAR news FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2014) – A website that supports the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative – a public-private endeavor to improve the overall economy and quality of life for Kentucky’s Appalachia region— is now available for citizens across the Commonwealth to access the latest SOAR news, meeting informa...(MORE)

  • McLean County Water Consolidation Project
    Featured in Earth Day Celebration

     

    McLean County Water Consolidation Project Featured in Earth Day Celebration

    State and local officials gathered in Calhoun on Tuesday, April 22 to celebrate Earth Day. The proceedings which were conducted by McLean County Judge/Executive Kelly Thurman featured financing announcements for consolidation of water treatment for the various water systems in McLean County. Mr. Tom Fern of USDA Rural Development announced funding of over $7 million and Department for Local Govern...(MORE)

  • Smith Mills Fire Dept. Receives
    $500,000 Grant for New Station

     

    Smith Mills Fire Dept. Receives $500,000 Grant for New Station

    Henderson's Smith Mills Volunteer Fire Department will build a new fire station thanks to a $500,000 community development block grant. The Smith Mills Fire Department is currently based in a 112-year-old building near a busy intersection, creating hazards for firefighters. The new station will allow for improved response times to the 475 Henderson County households the department serves. ...(MORE)

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