807 KAR 5:070. Filing requirements and standards for commission approval of water district commissioner training programs

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/807/005/070.htm
Published: 2015

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      807 KAR 5:070. Filing requirements

and standards for commission approval of water district commissioner training



      RELATES TO: KRS 74.020(6), (7)


(7)(b), (c), (d)


KRS 74.020(6) provides that each water district commissioner may receive an

annual salary of not more than $6,000 to be paid out of the water district

management fund if he completes during an educational year a minimum of six (6)

instructional hours of water district management training approved by the

commission. KRS 74.020(7)(b) provides that the commission shall be responsible

for the regulation of all water district management training programs for

commissioners of water districts, combined water, gas, or sewer districts, or

water commissions. KRS 74.020(7)(c) requires the commission to establish

standards and procedures to evaluate, accredit, and approve water district

management training programs. KRS 74.020(7)(d) provides that the commission may

promulgate administrative regulations in accordance with the provisions of KRS

Chapter 13A to implement KRS 74.020. This administrative regulation establishes

filing requirements and standards for commission approval of water district

commissioner training programs.


      Section 1. Filing Requirements. To

apply for approval of a proposed water district commissioner training program,

an applicant shall file with the commission an original and five (5) copies of

the following documents and information concerning the program for which

approval is sought:

      (1) The name and address of the


      (2) The name and sponsor of the

program and the subject matter covered by the program;

      (3) A summary of the content of the

program in detail sufficient to describe how the program will enhance the

management, operation, and maintenance of water treatment and distribution


      (4) The number of credit hours

requested for the program;

      (5) The name and relevant

qualifications and credentials of each instructor presenting the program;

      (6) A copy of written materials given

to water commissioners attending the program; and

      (7) If the program has been certified

by an organization that provides training to persons associated with the water

industry, the name of the certifying organization and a statement that the

certification remains valid.


      Section 2. Subject Matter. Program

hours consisting of one (1) or more of the following areas of instruction shall

be approved as to subject matter:

      (1) Federal and state law regarding

safety standards for drinking water;

      (2) Management techniques;

      (3) Accounting standards and

treatment of costs;

      (4) Financing principles;

      (5) Rate design;

      (6) Water technology and system


      (7) Ethics; and

      (8) Other areas of instruction

related to, and calculated to enhance the quality of, the management,

operation, and maintenance of a water system.


      Section 3. Expiration and Renewal.

Approval of a program shall automatically expire twelve (12) months after

commission approval has been issued, except that an applicant may request that

approval be renewed for an additional twelve (12) month period by submitting

the following:

      (1) A copy of the initial application

with a copy of the commission order approving;

      (2) Updates, if any, to the application,

with supporting documentation, if necessary. (25 Ky.R. 2245; eff. 5-19-99.)