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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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Office of Legal Services





Our Services
The Office of Legal Services provides technical and compliance assistance to local government officials regarding various federal and state laws and assists local governments with a broad range of administrative and legal matters, including finance, budget preparation, procurement and surplus property, debts, interlocal cooperation agreements, ethics, conflicts of interest, administrative and personnel policies, roads and road aid, and annexation. The Office of Legal Services is also available to advise local governments concerning the various legal requirements of the state and federal grant programs administered by DLG.

The Office of Legal Services serves as legal counsel for the State Local Finance Officer/Debt Officer and assists the SLDO/SLFO in performing his or her statutory duties.
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2016 Language Access Plan (.pdf - 372 kb)
2016 Title VI Plan (.pdf - 188 kb)
Information Security Policies & Procedures (.pdf - 297 kb)
Open Records Request Form (.doc - 23 kb)