Welcome to the Department for Local Government's Newly-Elected Officials webpage. This page has been created to assist newly elected county officials in their pursuit of educating themselves about the various tasks their jobs will entail prior to taking office. You will find information on training workshops, publications of interest, links of interest and contact information for the Financial Management & Administration's Counties Branch.
Please make sure you view the other pages found on this website for additional information that may aid you as you become familiar with your position and responsibilities.
||Newly Elected Training and Budget Workshops
As required by KRS 147A.025, DLG is charged with providing training to elected county officials annually. Because this year is an election year, DLG will be holding workshops for newly elected officials as well as our annual budget workshops. Below you will find the names, dates, times and locations of the workshops being offered by DLG as well as some others being offered by various other state agencies and outside associations.
||Counties Branch Staff
Currently, the Counties Branch includes four Local Government Advisors, and Branch Manager Robert Brown. The staff are assigned specific counties that comprise a specific Area Development District. Staff assignments are as follows:
Robert Brown, County Branch Manager - Barren River, Green River, Pennyrile, and Purchase
Matthew Frohlich - Big Sandy, Cumberland Valley, Gateway, Kentucky River, Lake Cumberland, and Lincoln Trail
Tom Dobson - Bluegrass, Buffalo Trace, FIVCO, KIPDA, and Northern Kentucky
Scott Sharp, Training Coordinator
Lisa Dale, Debt Reporting