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April 2020
LTADD OFFICE CLOSED

Due to the COVID-19 Virus, all staff are telecommuting.
You may reach us via email or phone @ 270-769-2393


Please be assured that we will continue to stay abreast of what action and information develops at the local and regional level and will still continue to participate and provide input within the constraints and protocols from local and regional organizations. Our mission still holds to continue our work from home as effective and efficient as possible in these times. All staff will be equipped to perform their duties and supervisors will communicate and monitor their progress.
 
Anyone can contact our staff through the normal communication channels. Staff will be regularly checking voicemails and they can be reached by email. (Every staff email address is accessible on our website).  Services to the senior citizens and waiver clients will be carried out under the guidelines and directions from DAIL and Medicare offices. We will continue to attend all conference calls with staff in Frankfort and Washington program staff as requested. We have planned  and prepared to make sure no services are interrupted or be detrimental to our clients. 
 
We will evaluate each week and review the situation.  You will be informed of updates and changes on a regular basis as well.
We understand this is not the norm for us to serve our region but during this uncertainty and constantly changing environment, safety and health of staff and families is most critical.


These measures are for your safety and ours.  We apologize for any inconvenience these policy changes may cause.  We appreciate your cooperation and consideration.

ANNUAL MEETING POSTPONED

Because your health and safety, as well as that of our communities is of the utmost priority, we are postponing the

April 15, 2020 Annual Meeting of the
Lincoln Trail Area Development District’s
Board of Directors
.

We will reschedule this event in late summer/early Fall.  Invitations have already been mailed, so please disregard at this time.  
      Upcoming    
Meetings / Trainings / Events


CANCELLED
MPO Technical Advisory Committee
Wednesday April 1st, 10:00 am ET
@ LTADD Board Room

Contact Mr. Mike Skaggs for more information
 
CANCELLED
Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association
Annual Conference

April 15th - 17th
Red Lion Inn & Suites, Elizabethtown, KY

Contact Ms. Krista Levee for more information
 
POSTPONED
Lincoln Trail ADD Annual Meeting
Wednesday April 15th, Noon ET
@ Centre Square in Lebanon, KY
Contact Ms. Katie Peace for more information.
 

CANCELLED
Lincoln Trail Municipal Clerks Association

Wednesday April 22nd, 10:00 am
LTADD Board Room

Contact Ms. Krista Levee for more information.
 
UNDER EVALUATION
MPO Policy Committee Meeting 
Thursday April 30th, 10:00 am ET
@ LTADD Board Room

Contact Mr. Mike Skaggs for more information
UNDER EVALUATION
Fort Knox Compatible Use Plan
Executive Committee Meeting
Thursday April 30th, 11:00 am ET
@ LTADD Board Room

Contact Mr. Mike Robinson for more information
2020-258
March 30, 2020
STATE OF EMERGENCY
RELATING TO TRAVEL


"The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease causing illness that can range from very mild to severe, including illness resulting in death, and many cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the Commonwealth"

For full Executive Order go HERE
 
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today he created a _Coronavirus Response Portal_ on his website to help Kentuckians who may have questions related to how the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act will help their families, organizations, small businesses, and communities take advantage of the provisions in the legislation.

The portal can be accessed by Kentucky families and small businesses owners who may have questions related to unemployment insurance, low-interest federal loans, federal taxes and relief checks, federal grants, and assistance for Kentuckians traveling or living abroad.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.

Website Link HERE
 
Click logo above to visit website.
Mission Knox Facebook Mission Knox Facebook
Maker's Mark Distillery's new solar array is now online in Loretto,  Marion County.  The array which will provide power to the rickhouse complex is expected to produce 268,000 kilowatt hours per year.
Full story can be found at The Lane Report link HERE.

Image and information courtesy of The Lane Report.
SENIOR MEAL SERVICES
INFORMATION
OUR SENIORS

During this time the Lincoln Trail Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is working with Community Action and the Senior Centers within our District to ensure that every senior over the age of 60 years has the opportunity to obtain a meal Monday-Friday.  All Seniors Centers, with the exceptions of Bradfordsville, Loretto and New Haven which are closed at this time, are offering a drive thru Hot meal for the Seniors in our community at no cost.  Seniors are required to call the Senior Center the day prior to reserve their meal to ensure enough meals have been prepared.  Any New Senior not currently enrolled will be asked to provide basic demographic information upon their 1st pick-up.  Seniors can also pre-register by calling the Lincoln Trail ADD’s Aging Department at 1-800-264-0393 or (270) 737-6082.

If you are aware of a senior in their home who is isolated, with no means of transportation or no family support in Marion or Washington Co. please contact the ADD for a Meals Pilot Program at 1-800-264-0393 or (270) 737-6082.

If you have any additional questions please feel free to reach out to us at the numbers listed or by emailing Ms. Grace Spalding grace@ltadd.org or Ms. Sue Greenwell sue@ltadd.org.
  • Bardstown Senior Center (502) 348-1888
  • Grayson County Senior Center (270) 259-4885
  • Griffon Manor Senior Center- Elizabethtown (270) 982-2909
  • Hardinsburg Senior Center (270) 756-5668
  • Hodgenville Senior Center (270) 358-4235
  • Lebanon Senior Center (270) 692-6591
  • Meade County Senior Center Without Walls (270) 756-5668
  • Radcliff Senior Center (270) 351-4079
  • Washington Senior Center (859) 336-0909
“Love, care and treasure the elderly people in Society”
-Lialah Gifty Akita
Aging Services
Numbers You Need To Know

-}  AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER:
270.737.6082 or 800.264.0393

Education and Assistance in learning about and applying for
resources and programs.

 
-}  KPAP (Kentucky Prescription Assistance Program)  Free medications to those who qualify. Call 270-401-3842 for more information.

-}  Long-Term Care Ombudsman; Contact Ms. Beverly Broadus, 502-965-8304 if your loved ones have experienced care issues while in a Nursing Home.

-}  SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) 270-769-8609 - Provides assistance to people making decisions regarding Medicare.
Did You Know?
"Aging Trivia"
Please see the chart below for the break down for the growth of the drive by congregate per county.  New Seniors have been added to each program on nearly a daily basis.  LTADD is working to remove Seniors from the wait list.  Congregate clients will be receiving shelf stable meals this week and LTADD is in the process of obtaining shelf stable meals for the Home Delivered Meal recipients. Meade County Meal recipients have been offered additional vouchers to assist them during this difficult time. If you know of a Senior needing assistance, please have them contact 270-737-6082.
HAPPY CENSUS DAY!
APRIL 1st, 2020

Don't forget to read the Census form you received in the mail and provide your information.

US Constitution Article I, Section 2
"...The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct...."
Workforce Development
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE INFORMATION
Kentucky Career Center
YouTube Channel


CLICK HERE FOR LATEST VIDEOS
Looking for a Career?
For more information about Lincoln Trail's Kentucky Career Center click here.
Community & Economic Development
CANCELLED

Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association Annual Conference
April 15th -17th, 2020
Red Lion Inn, Elizabethtown
GRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Deadline for Division of Waste Management Grants

Applications Due April 1, 2020
  • Rubber-Modified Asphalt (RMA)
  • Crumb Rubber/ Tire-Derived Products
  • Recycling, Composting & Household Hazardous Waste
2020 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant

Applications Due May 1, 2020
NEW DUE DATE: MAY 28, 2020
RTP  can assist in acquisition of easements, development and/or maintenance of recreational trails and trailhead facilities for both motorized and non-motorized use.
Land Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant

Applications Due May 29, 2020
LWCF used to protect important natural areas, acquire land for outdoor recreation and to develop or renovate public outdoor recreation facilities.

Contact Ms. Krista Levee for more information
Radcliff / Elizabethtown MPO
 
CANCELLED
Technical Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday April 1st, 10:00 am ET
@ LTADD Board Room


UNDER EVALUATION
Policy Committee Meeting 
Thursday April 30th, 10:00 am ET
@ LTADD Board Room

Contact Mr. Mike Skaggs, MPO Transportation Planner, for more information or go to website at:
  radcliff-elizabethtown-mpo.org
Website
Phone: 270-769-2393
Fax: 270-769-2393
Website:  www.ltadd.org
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