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    Emergency Management Warns of Misleading Security System Sales Pitches

    After a consumer complaint, the Division of Emergency Management is warning residents about door-to-door home security salespersons who claim to be part of the city’s emergency management “team”. The salesperson then says there are security issues in the resident’s neighborhood and tries to sell them a home security system. “The Division of...

  • Pets
    Fayette Health Dept. Issues Rabid Bat Alert

    The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department received word on Thursday morning that a bat in Lexington has tested positive for rabies. The bat was discovered in a home in the Henry Clay Boulevard/Carolyn Drive area. The health department posted signs in the area on Thursday to notify residents of the discovery. LFCHD officials...

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    Community Flood Mapping

    Flood maps inform communities about the local flood risk and help set minimum floodplain standards for communities to build safely. They determine the cost of flood insurance, which helps property owners to financially protect themselves against flooding. The lower the degree of risk, the lower the flood insurance premium will be. Flood...

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    New Flood Insurance Rates Go Into Effect Oct. 1, 2014

    On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 into law. This law repeals and amends certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters) and the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program...

  • Traffic
    Road closure set for Monday, June 2 -Robinson Way at Leestown Road

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that a closure is scheduled for Robinson Way. The location will be at the intersection with Leestown Road. The closure is necessary for the new intersection to be reconstructed. Starting Monday, June 2 at approximately 8:00 a.m, Robinson Way will close at the intersection...

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    Gov. Beshear appoints new director for Kentucky Emergency Management

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Michael Dossett as Director of Kentucky Emergency Management, effective June 1, 2014. “Michael Dossett is the right man at the right time for this job,” said Gov. Beshear.  “Kentucky’s emergency management team has a proven track record, putting it among the best in the nation.  I have full confidence that, under Mike’s...

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