Statewide Snow & Ice Updates

Visit GOKy.Ky.gov to track hazardous road conditions across the commonwealth. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) snow and ice crews are working to clear roadways left icy and snow covered when a powerful winter storm swept through the state. Everyone stay safe!

Where do my Property Taxes Go?

Your annual Property Taxes are an important source of income for Jessamine County Fiscal Court and are used to fund services such as education, emergency, roads, parks, recreation, health and library. This 2021 Property Tax Chart shows the breakdown of how funds are distributed throughout the county.

Alzheimer Support 

Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists Jessamine County families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through our free search tool and database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families in need of care for their loved ones can locate licensed care homes and communities in the Jessamine County area that are best equipped to provide care for their loved ones.

Jessamine 911 Now Hiring 

Are you looking for a career that is diverse, fast paced, exciting, and personally rewarding? Emergency telecommunicators don’t just answer telephones and talk on the radio, they are the highly trained first point of contact when an emergency arises. Apply at the Jessamine 911 Career page. Or pick up an application at the front desk of the 911 Public Safety Center, 101 South 2nd Street from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Jessamine Creek Gorge Preserve Reservations 

Jessamine Creek Gorge is a Preserve owned and operated by the Jessamine County Fiscal Court. The 268 acre tract is recognized as one of the most important sites for conservation within the Kentucky River Palisades, and provides habitat for federally and state listed, threatened and endangered species. In recent years, the Preserve has seen a tremendous increase in visitors. Due to the environmental significance of the Preserve and in an effort to protect this valuable resource, a reservation policy has been instituted. Please make your reservations here.

Job Posting: Valley View Ferry Deckhand  

Valley View Ferry Authority is now accepting applications for a seasonal Deckhand position. The Valley View Ferry is located 10 miles south of Lexington KY on the Kentucky River at Mile Marker 157.8. Per Coast Guard regulations this position will require pre-employment drug screen and will be subject to random drug screening if hired for position. For more information or applications call (859) 509-6085 or e-mail g.w.dean@usa.net. Applications are also available here.

Rental Reservations for High Bridge Pavilion 

Jessamine County Fiscal Court will begin taking reservations for High Bridge Pavilion only on Monday, March 29th@ 8:00 a.m. Unfortunately due to renovations, this will be the only building available for rent at this time. You MUST apply in person at the Jessamine County Courthouse and have the required $200.00 security deposit (check only) at initial visit. In order to rent our facility you MUST be a Jessamine County Resident 21 years of age or older. Rental fee $125.00 per day. Non-profit rental fee $50.00 per day. Rental times are 12:00 noon- 11 :00 p.m., Friday- Sunday only. For more information contact the County Judge’s Office at (859) 885-4500.

Testing available at Jessamine Health Dept.

Stay informed, be prepared. Get the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Jessamine County Health Department. If you have questions, please go to www.jessaminehealth.org/covid19/ or call the Hotline at 800-722-5725. 


Find It on the Jessamine County Website!

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Board Appointments and Meeting Schedules

Jessamine County Code of Ordinances


Large Animal Composting & Livestock Removal

Effective September 1, 2020, Large Animal Composting of KY (LACKY) in Casey County will handle removal of dead livestock in Jessamine County. This is a free service to ensure proper disposal of dead animals to protect water quality and community health. Owner Brent Woodrum asks livestock owners/producers to call or text as soon as the animal goes down day or night. Includes horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, goats, and other agricultural animals. Phone (859) 397-1078. More information.

Health Insurance – Get Covered with KHBE

If you do not have health coverage or are experiencing job loss or layout during the Coronavirus crisis, contact Michelle Ballew at the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange for insurance help at (502) 682-0944.  For more information see flyer.


Kentucky Transportation Projects in Jessamine County


Visit the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet website to see the local Jessamine County Projects. You can view the plans and get updates on roads and transportation projects in District 7.


Tax and Revenue Update

Do you operate a business in Jessamine County? Check the Business Licensing page for the latest information. If you are operating a motor court, motel, hotel, inn, bed & breakfast, or similar business, be advised of the Transient Room Tax. For more information see the Transient Room Tax Information Page. Other questions about occupational and business taxes may be directed to the Tax Administrator’s Office.

Storm Water Runoff Reporting

stormwaterjpg When rainfall comes into contact with pollutants such as hazardous wastes, the pollutants can be washed into the storm drain system and in turn into our local waterways. Jessamine County’s stormwater ordinance prohibits these discharges. To report a suspected violation of the storm water ordinance on a construction site or a residence, call Richie Horn at Jessamine County Public Services at (859) 887-8078 or email rhorn@jessamineco.com. To learn more about storm water runoff visit http://transportation.ky.gov/Stormwater/Pages/Get-Informed.aspx.

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