County-Wide Clean-Up March 21 – 28
The annual County-Wide Clean-up is a way for residents of Jessamine County to dispose of residential debris. Citizens are encouraged to bring their debris to either the Jessamine County Road Department on Longview Drive or Witt Lane in Wilmore. Hours for both sites are Sat., March 21 through Sat., March 28 from 7:30am to 7:00pm and closed Sun., March 22. Guidelines for pick-up and disposal.
Jessamine County Health Check-up Day, April 18
Jessamine County Health Check-up Day, Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jessamine Career & Technology Center, 881 Wilmore Road in Nicholasville. Free screenings include: Cholesterol, EKG, Pulse, Body Fat, Height/Weight, Eyes & Ears, Dental, Foot, Massage Therapy, Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose, Bone Density, Derma Scan, Chiropractic, Kidney Health, Educational & Recreational Vendors. Sponsored by Jessamine County Emergency Services, Jessamine County Schools, Jessamine County Health Department, and Jessamine County Fiscal Court. See event flyer.
The Valley View Ferry Authority is currently accepting applications for a part time Saturday/Sunday Captain. Applicants must hold a TWIC card and valid United States Coast Guard Master of Steam and Power Vessel License. The Valley View Ferry is located on the Kentucky River at Mile Marker 157.8. Applications can be obtained by calling (859) 509-6085 or online here. Mail completed application and copy of USCG License to: Valley View Ferry Authority c/o George Dean, P.O. Box 856, Nicholasville KY 40356.
Jessamine County Fiscal Court Financial Statement
Fiscal Year 2014-2015 (as of December 31, 2014)
Five-Year Consolidated Plan Survey
The Department for Local Government, Office of Federal Grants, is developing the Five-Year Consolidated Plan for the Community Development Block Grant program and your help is needed. In order to better assess needs and determine funding priorities, your citizen input is needed. Please answer the questions in this short survey (below) so that DLG may better determine the economic development and non-housing needs throughout the Commonwealth. Take survey now.
Kentucky River Palisades
The Palisades of the Kentucky River are a wonder to behold. Marvin Bartlett and WDKY-TV filed this video report. A half million people live near these rugged limestone cliffs, but most days your could come down and not see another person. See how the Kentucky River Task Force is working to promote and protect the Palisades with the Kentucky River Blueway Project. More.
Discover Jessamine County
Animal Shelter Named Agency of the Year
The Jessamine County Animal Shelter was named the Kentucky Animal Care and Control Association’s Agency of the Year during the group’s spring conference held in March at Natural Bridge State Resort. Jessamine County magistrate George Dean said the investment the fiscal court made in 2010 has paid off nicely. Read the article.
Camp Nelson now a National Historic Landmark
A ceremony celebrating the new National Historic Landmark designation and a plaque unveiling was held at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park on January 4. State Representative Andy Barr and National Park Service representative Bill Justice were on hand. Read the article.
Your Property Taxes at Work
What happens to your Jessamine County Property Taxes after they are assessed and collected? This pie chart shows the breakdown of the distribution of funds. Click to see chart.
Heroin and your community
See the new video message from the Jessamine County Substance Abuse/ASAP workgroup. This public service announcement is sponsored by the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Office of the Attorney General.
Board appointments and meeting schedules
Who’s on the Cemetery Board? When does the Joint Planning Commission meet? When does the Parks & Recreation Board meet? What about the Fire Board? Check out the Jessamine County Boards Page. read more »
Code of Ordinances now online
Jessamine County Fiscal Court has made the County Code of Ordinances available on line. Included are traffic code, business regulations, land usage, and more. Click here to see ordinances.