Tag: Kentucky

  • KAMM Regional Training (Region III @NKAPC)

    Yesterday I attended a training put on by the Kentucky Association of Mitigation Managers at the NKAPC (Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission). The training was a basic introduction to Flood Management and Mitigation and the changes coming to Kentucky (and the nation) under the Biggert Waters reform passed last year. Every time I read “Biggert Waters”…

  • Why don’t these towns have a website? Accept credit cards? Or use Twitter?

    One question I keep coming back to in my personal and professional experiences is how has small town X not started using Y or Z technology? Obviously this is an opinion piece, but let me write it down just in case–these are my opinions and do not represent those of my current and previous employers. This question…

  • #NKADDSNAP Challenge

    1:30pm 1/12/2014: I just got back from my last run before the snap challenge that starts tomorrow. Unlike the SNAP recipients that depend on these benefits, I will be eating a big supper tonight. I’m planning to go to Aldi’s, where my family shopped back when we were a family of four with a single…

  • Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference 2013

    Let me first get some musings out of the way: I love it when conferences have a twitter hash-tag with no intended use or purpose, it reminds me of the sort of pseudo embrace the practice of planning has often (but not always) given social media (we’ll use it, but we’re not sure if its…

  • KY APA and the Awesomeness Mini-conference

    Last update, Sept. 19th? Yikes! Since the 19th I attended the Kentucky APA conference down in Louisville and the Awesome Collective’s mini-conference in Covington, Ky. The government also shut down and the ACA’s health care exchanges went live. Its been a busy few weeks. Kentucky APA The Kentucky APA conference was held on Friday, September…

  • Tax Rate Calculations

    Recently, I’ve been working on tax rate calculations for cities in Northern Kentucky. This is a yearly service the ADD provides for free. Kentucky cities and special districts utilize these tax rate calculations to ensure they receive at least the same amount of revenue each year from real property and tangible property taxes. This helps…