Newspaper Publication Requirements for City of Middletown
Effective July 1, 2018 House Bill 487 changed the publication requirements for certain cities. The City of Middletown publishing requirements for ordinances, audits and bid solicitations has changed as a result of this bill. Publications you are accustomed to finding in the newspaper are now available in full on our website.
HB487, Section 143: Publishing requirements: Notwithstanding KRS83A.060, 91A.040, Chapter 424, a county containing a population of more than 90,000 or any city within a county containing a population of more than 90,000, as determined by the 2010 US Census, may publish enacted ordinances, audits and bid solicitations by posting the full ordinances, the full audit report including the auditors opinion letter, or the bid solicitations on an internet web site maintained by the county or city government for a period of at least one year. If a county or city publishes ordinances, audits, or bid solicitations on an internet web site, the county or city shall also publish an advertisement in a newspaper qualified in accordance with KRS 424.120, with a description of the ordinances, audits, or bid solicitations published on the internet web site, including the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) where the documents can be viewed.