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Public Hearing Notice

To all interested citizens of the McCreary County, Kentucky:

The Kentucky Department of Local Government is accepting application material under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The McCreary County Fiscal Court intends to apply for assistance to implement the McCreary County CV Utility Assistance Project.

The McCreary County Fiscal Court will hold a public hearing prior to the submission of the application. The public hearing will be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 5:30 PM local time in McCreary County Courthouse at 1 Main Street, Whitley City, Kentucky. The purpose of this hearing is to obtain views on housing and community development needs, review proposed activities, review the proposed application, and solicit public comments. Technical assistance is available to help groups representing low and moderate income persons in developing proposals.

The following information concerning the CDBG program is available for public inspection at the office of Judge-Executive Jimmie W. Greene II, 1 North Main Street, Whitley City, Kentucky 42653 during regular business hours:  

A. Amount of funds available and range of activities that may be undertaken.
B. Estimated amounts of funds proposed to be used for activities benefiting persons of low and moderate income.
C. Plans for minimizing displacement of persons as a result of activities associated with CDBG funds and plans for providing assistance to those persons to be actually displaced as a result of CDBG-funded activities.
D. Records regarding the past use of CDBG funds.
E. A summary of other important program requirements.

Comments on Application

A copy of the draft CDBG application material will be on file at the office of Judge-Executive Greene’s office for citizens’ review and comment during regular business hours from March 4, 2021 to March 11, 2021.  Comments on the proposed application may be submitted to the attention of Judge-Executive Greene until the close of business on March 11, 2021.
Non-Discrimination Clause

The McCreary County Fiscal Court does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability, and provides, upon request, reasonable accommodation, including auxiliary aids and services, to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities.  Any persons requiring special needs assistance should contact Judge-Executive Jimmie Greene II at 606-376-2413, at least five days prior to the meeting.  The TDD number for the hearing impaired is 1/800-648-6057.

NOTE:  ADA Contacts:

Vocational Rehabilitation: Division of the Blind, 502-564-4440
American Printing House: 1-800-223-1839,
Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 1-800-372-2907,
For Interpreter Directory:
State Relay TDD Number: 1-800-648-6057

County Budget Workshop Announcement

The Department for Local Government will hold the 2021 Budget Basics Workshop on February 25, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (CST) via Zoom video conference. Please click the button below to register for the workshop.

Special Notice

Lake Cumberland Area Development District office will be closed to the public until further notice

Due to the COVID-19 concerns, the LCADD office will be closed to the public until further notice.  However, all departments are working to serve our clients and communities. This is our number one priority. These measures are for your safety and ours. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we appreciate your cooperation and consideration.

A drop box for all paperwork and pertinent program correspondence from our public is located at the front of our building, 2384 Lakeway Dr, Russell Springs, KY 42642. Please contact offices via phone or e-mail for questions. Contact information for our staff and departments can be found on our website:, or by calling 270-866-4200.

Be assured that we will continue to stay abreast of what action and information develops at the local and regional level and will continue to participate and provide input within the constraints and protocols from local, state, and national organizations.

The CDC has provided excellent preventative measures and guidance for at-risk populations and the Commonwealth of Kentucky is providing regular updates.  We encourage you to use the following websites for COVID-19 updates:


The Lake Cumberland Area Development District is a regional planning and development agency based in Russell Springs, Kentucky, that serves Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor and Wayne counties.

LCADD Contact Information

Lake Cumberland Area Development District
 P.O. Box 1570 (mailing)
 2384 Lakeway Dr.
 Russell Springs, KY 42642
 Phone:  270-866-4200
 Toll Free: 800-264-7093
 TDD: 800-648-6056
 Fax: 270-866-2044


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As a Mercer County native, Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman knows the 127 Yard Sale is a summer staple in many of our communities. In these unique times, we are glad we can continue traditions like the 127 Yard Sale, so long as we do it safely. But this year, to stop the spread of COVID-19, we must take certain precautions.
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Senior Meals Information
Click HERE for a special Announcement from the Lake Cumberland Area Development District regarding COVID-19 response senior meal services information.

AmeriCorps Offers Employment Opportunities in Russell Springs
AmeriCorps Kentucky currently has job openings for an Active Choices Program Coordinator and an Active Choices Program Member.­ Employees in these two positions will serve the Lake Cumberland area and work from offices located in Russell Springs, Kentucky. Please see job descriptions for details and contact information.
Active Choices Program Coordinator
Active Choices Program Member

Recording of "Best Practices for Animal Shelters" Presentation Now Available (LCADD News)

LCADD to Receive Animal Shelter and Community Assessments (LCADD News)

Looking for employment opportunities within our region? 
Kentucky Career Center -- Cumberlands (website)
Kentucky Career Center -- Cumberlands (facebook page)

During LCADD's January Board of Directors Meeting, board officers for 2020 were elected as follows:  Green County Judge-Executive John Frank, Chairman (pictured above); Burnside Mayor Robert Lawson, Vice Chairman; Russell County Citizen Member June McGaha, Secretary; and Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen, Treasurer. Cumberland County Judge-Executive John Phelps will serve as Past Chairman.

LCADD-operated senior centers offer a variety of activities for their patrons, such as this ROOK Tournament, which was held at the Casey County Senior Center in Liberty. 

LCADD Calendar