(1) The Director of the Division of Emergency Management shall have overall responsibility
for policy, guidance, administration, and proper utilization of the supplementary
fund established in KRS 39C.010 and 39C.020.
(2) The director shall serve as the principal liaison between the division and local
officials participating in programs affected by this fund.
(3) The director shall appoint an advisory committee consisting of seven (7) members,
including no more than four (4) employees of the staff of the division, to assist
in making initial funding allocations each fiscal year and in making quarterly adjustments,
based upon program and financial reviews. The members of the committee shall serve at the pleasure of the director, but for
no more than four (4) years without reappointment, and shall serve without reimbursement,
except when funded through the emergency management assistance programs. The decisions of the committees shall be advisory only and not binding upon the
(4) The director, with the advice of the advisory committee, shall make determinations
related to fund allocations.
(5) Area managers of the division shall fully explain program opportunities and requirements
to local elected officials and local directors, review budget and program submissions,
and make recommendations to the director.
(6) Funds pursuant to KRS 39C.010 and 39C.020 shall be made available to not more than one (1) local emergency management agency
in any county on a reimbursement basis up to fifty percent (50%) of the total local
funds expended in any given year by the local emergency management agency created
pursuant to KRS Chapters 39A to 39F.
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