106 KAR 1:240. Local emergency
management director appointment process.
RELATES TO: KRS 39B.020
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS
NECESSITY, FUNCTION AND CONFORMITY:
KRS 39B.020 requires a county judge/executive of a county, a mayor of a city or
urban-county government, or a chief executive officer of other local government
entity to appoint a local emergency management director. This administrative
regulation establishes the process to be followed by a county judge/executive,
mayor, or chief executive officer of other local government entity to appoint
or reappoint a local emergency management director.
Section 1. Definitions. (1)
"Candidate" means the individual proposed to be appointed pursuant to
(2) "Local appointing
authority" means a county judge/executive, mayor, or chief executive
officer of other local government entity.
Section 2. Appointment Process. (1)
To appoint a local emergency management director, a local appointing authority
(a) A completed Personnel Cabinet
Form P-2, "Application for Employment";
(b) A completed KyEM Form 15,
"Appointment of Local Emergency Management Director"; and
(c) A written authorization that
meets the requirements in KRS 39B.020(3)(d)(1) or (2) or (3) or (4).
(2) If a fiscal court, city
commission, or other governing body of a local jurisdiction has adopted
administrative procedures that formally establish a personnel merit system, a
local appointing authority shall submit a local employment application in lieu
of the document specified in subsection (1)(a) of this section. The local employment
application shall not be submitted for review by the Personnel Cabinet.
(3) A local appointing authority
shall submit the documents specified in subsections (1) and (2) of this section
to an appropriate area manager for transmittal to the director within the time
period specified in KRS 39B.020(1).
Section 3. (1) Approval Process.
Within thirty (30) days of receiving the material specified in Section 2 of
this administrative regulation, the director shall:
(a) Request a Personnel Cabinet
evaluation of a candidate’s qualifications for the position of local director;
(b) Approve jurisdictional
eligibility to apply for supplementary state funds to support the operation and
activities of a local emergency management agency.
(2) Funding shall be suspended if the
Personnel Cabinet determines a candidate does not meet the qualifications
required for the position of local director.
Section 4. Reappointment Process. To
reappoint a local director pursuant to KRS 39B.020(3), a local appointing
authority shall execute the actions established in Section 2(1)(b) and (c) of
this administrative regulation.
Section 5. Incorporation by
Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:
(a) "Application for Employment,
June 16, 1999"; and
(b) "Appointment of Local
Emergency Management Director, September 2000".
(2) This material may be inspected,
copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Office of the
Director, Division of Emergency Management, State Emergency Operations Center,
100 Minuteman Parkway, Boone National Guard Center, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601,
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (27 Ky.R. 1985; Am. 2844; eff. 3078;