Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Gov. Bevin eliminates dozens of obsolete boards and commissions
Red Tape Reduction efforts target 30 percent of Kentucky's 570+ boards
By Woody Maglinger
From Gov. Matt Bevins' Communications Office
FRANKFORT, KY - (April 6, 2017) - Gov. Matt Bevin, as part of his Red Tape Reduction initiative, has signed documents to eliminate more than 65 obsolete, inactive and superseded boards and commissions.
A 2012 Legislative Research Commission (LRC) study identified 571 boards, commissions and similar entities such as authorities, councils and committees in Kentucky--a figure "nearly twice the number of the typical state."
Gov. Bevin issued an executive order on March 23 eliminating 29 boards and commissions that were originally established by gubernatorial executive order.
"This Administration desires and will implement more effective and efficient management of state government operations and resources," wrote Gov. Bevin in the order. "The dissolution of boards and commissions that are no longer active or necessary will aid in securing this greater efficiency and effectiveness."
House Bill 276 (signed into law on March 21) eliminates 28 boards and commissions that were originally created by legislative action, and Senate Bill 249 (signed into law on March 27) eliminates 11 additional boards, commissions and task forces.
Among the boards and commissions abolished were entities such as the Kentucky Adoption 2002 Strategic Planning Task Force, the Capitol Centennial Commission and the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, which completed their work in 2002, 2010 and 2015 respectively.
These actions, along with sunset provisions and board consolidations, reduce the number of active boards on the books to under 400. No board members, funds or services to taxpayers will be impacted.
This story was posted on 2017-04-06 10:18:57
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic Kentucky:
Beshear: Door-to-door scammers doubling down this spring
Coal mining death occurs in Whitley County, KY
Governor ceremonially signs act affecting children in foster care
Gov. Bevin appoints CU Professor to Board of Social Work
Forestry Director Bill Steele urges fire safety while turkey hunting
PuraCap Laboratories to invest in Franklin, KY - create 30 jobs
Louisville man sentenced for multiple drug and firearms charges
Governor & delegation study European Apprenticeship programs
Traughber Mechanical Services to create 10 jobs in Franklin
Kentucky Dept of Revenue Fri 24 Mar 2017 Facts & Figures
View even more articles in topic Kentucky
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
Columbia in the Movies
from the archives of
Click for Stories
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.