Open Meetings/Open Records & Records Management Training

Press Release - 03/31/2016

Open Meetings/Open Records & Records Management Training
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT).

Lincoln Trail Area Development District
613 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Registration and payment must be received by Monday, April 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (EDT). Seating is limited and registration reservations will be handled on a first come, first served basis.

Training Overview:
Open Meetings/Open Records – The purpose of the acts will be discussed as well as the general requirements, duties in responding to open records requests, duties in responding to open meetings complaints, exceptions, legal challenges, role of the attorney general, and other rights and regulations.

Records Management – Training addresses the basic principles of managing public records, use of retention schedules, and destruction of obsolete records. Managing email records, and maintaining and preserving electronic records will also be covered.

Ms. Amye L. Bensenhaver, JD, Assistant Commonwealth Attorney; Trace Kirkwood, Manager, Local Records Program, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives; Kris Justus, Electronic Records Analyst, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Who Should Attend:
This training will be extremely beneficial to all city and county officials and their staff responsible for meetings and official records. People who serve on planning commissions and those involved in Special Purpose Governmental Entities (SPGE) should also take advantage of this training opportunity.

Training Credit Available:
The training has been approved for credit under the County Officials, HB 55, or the Kentucky League of Cities Official training.

Registration & Attendance Fee:
Please visit to register online or mail the downloadable registration form with attendance fee. Cost to attend is $10 per person, which covers the cost of training materials, lunch and refreshments. Please make checks payable to LTADD.

(Eastern Time Zone)
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Open Meetings/Open Records
Lunch – Pizza
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Records Management


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