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Lincoln Trail ADD
May Board Meeting

Wednesday, May 19
1:30 pm ET
Online "Zoom" Meeting

You will be able to attend the meeting through "Zoom" by clicking HERE at the scheduled time. Link information will also be sent to Board Members, Interested Parties, and posted on our website at prior to the meeting date. 

Contact Ms. Katie Peace for more information. 
Meetings / Trainings / Events

Hazard Mitigation Meeting with Grayson County
Tuesday, May 4, 2:00 pm ET
Online "Zoom" Meeting
Meeting link will be sent to Members prior.

Contact Mr. John David May for more information. 
Aging Advisory Council Meeting 
Wednesday, May 19, 10:00 am ET
Online "Zoom" Meeting
Meeting link will be sent to Members prior.

Contact Ms. Sue Greenwell for more information. 

Lincoln Trail Municipal Clerks Association
Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, May 26, 10:00 am ET
Lincoln Trail Board Room

Contact Ms. Krista Levee for more information. 

Radcliff/Elizabethtown MPO Technical Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 2, 10:00 am ET
Location - TBD

Contact Mr. Mike Skaggs for more information. 
Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board
Quarterly Meeting
Tuesday, June 15, 11:30 am ET
Online "Zoom" Meeting
Meeting link will be sent to Members prior.

Contact Ms. Sherry Johnson for more information.
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Lincoln Trail in the News!
  • Governor Andy Beshear announced $23 million committed for school highway safety projects. Projects awarded in the Lincoln Trail region included LaRue, Marion, and Nelson counties. Read about it in the Lane Report, HERE
  • Governor Beshear announced Log Still Distillery, in southern Nelson County, will create 126 full-time jobs with a $24 million Phase 2 investment to open Dant Crossing. Click HERE for the official press release. 
  • Kentucky First Lady visited Fort Knox children. April was designated as Month of the Military Child. Related articles of the visit can be read HERE and HERE
  • Congratulations to the City of Leitchfield on the recent opening of their new City Hall! Check out the article in the Grayson County News Gazette, HERE
  • The East Elizabethtown Connectivity Study was recently featured in the News-Enterprise. Check out the article, HERE
Thanks for celebrating LTADD's
53 years serving the region! 

Highlights from April's Virtual Annual Meeting 2021
Click HERE for official press release.
Aging Services
Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads our nation's observance of Older Americans Month. The theme for 2021 is "Communities of Strength."
Area Development Districts across KY have been working tirelessly to continue providing important services during this time of need. 

Thank you for your service!
Click on the map above for current numbers.
Aging Services
Numbers You Need To Know

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"
New Seniors have been added to each program on nearly a daily basis. LTADD has removed all Seniors from the wait list. 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.
Aging Program Spotlight
Workforce Development
Kentucky Career Center
YouTube Channel

Looking for a Career?
For more information about Lincoln Trail's Kentucky Career Center click here.
Our career centers are reopening with in-person appointments for career and training services. Bardstown will reopen for appointment only in-person services in mid-May.

To make an appointment go to

NOTE: Unemployment Insurance in-person appointments are ONLY available in the Lincoln Trail Region at the Elizabethtown career center. You will need to visit to schedule an unemployment appointment.

For the direct link to the map above, click HERE!
Community & Economic Development
Hazard Mitigation Meeting with Grayson County
Tuesday, May 4
2:00 pm (ET) Online Zoom Meeting  

KY Transportation Safety Planning Workshop
May 4-5 / Online Zoom Meeting 
Lincoln Trail Municipal Clerks Association
Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, May 26
10:00 am (ET), Lincoln Trail Board Room
LTADD was happy to partner with Lori & Marks Treasure Trove, located in Washington County, to provide $10,000 through the COVID-19 Business Relief Program. The loan program offers financial assistance to our small businesses that have been impacted during these challenging times. For more information about the program, check out our website at
Click the Mission Knox logo to visit the website. 
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The Lincoln Trail ADD has officially kicked-off the Hazard Mitigation Update process by meeting with local officials and stakeholders regarding the update to the LTADD Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. Your input and cooperation is appreciated! 

Reminder for Community Leaders! - Don't forget to turn in your Hazard Mitigation Update Worksheet. 

Reminder for Everyone! - Help your community prepare for disasters by participating in a short survey on you and your community’s disasters preparedness. Feel free to share the survey from LTADD's Facebook and Twitter pages and invite others to take the survey. Public input matters!

May Meetings:
Hazard Mitigation Meeting with Grayson County
2:00 pm (ET), Online Zoom Meeting

Contact Mr. John David May for more information.

To take the Hazard Mitigation Public Survey, click on the graphic below.
Recreational Trails Program (RTP) and Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
The Department for Local Government (DLG) is currently accepting applications for funding cycle 2021 for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) and the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Both programs have a minimum of $25,000 and a maximum of $250,000 for projects.
The RTP grant can assist in acquisition of easements, development and/or maintenance of recreational trails and trailhead facilities for both motorized and non-motorized use. The grant requires the applicant to provide a 20% match at minimum and funded through the Federal Highway Administration. The deadline to submit applications to DLG is May 31, 2021. Click HERE to learn more about the RTP program. 

The LWCF program provides federal grant funds to protect important natural areas, acquire land for outdoor recreation and to develop or renovate public outdoor recreation facilities. Examples of public outdoor facilities include campgrounds, picnic areas, sports & playfields, swimming facilities, boating facilities, fishing facilities, trails, natural areas and passive parks. The grant requires a 50/50 match and funded through National Park Service. The deadline to submit applications to DLG is May 31, 2021. Click HERE to learn more about LWCF.

Contact  Krista Levee for more information.
The Department for Local Government (DLG) announced the 2021 application cycle for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is now open. The grant period for Community Projects and Public Facilities projects will be April 1, 2021 – September 1, 2021.  The application window for Economic Development, Housing, CERF, and Public Services will be April 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022. Click HERE to learn more. 
Radcliff / Elizabethtown MPO

Technical Advisory Committee Meeting 
Wednesday, June 2, 10:00 am ET
Location TBD
Contact Mr. Mike Skaggs for more information or visit the website at
Due to the COVID-19 Virus we are continuing to limit physical access to our facility. To reduce on-site staff numbers we are telecommuting where most effective and efficient.
National, State and local health guidelines are in a state of constant change. Therefore, we ask that you access our website or Facebook page for our current status. You may also reach us via email or phone @ 270-769-2393.


We remain committed to provide services and assistance to the citizens and local governments within our region. These measures are for your safety and ours. We apologize for any inconvenience these policy changes may cause. We appreciate your cooperation and consideration.


Team Kentucky Site @

Senator McConnell's
Coronavirus Response Portal

Senator Paul's Coronavirus Resources Site

Congressman Guthrie's Coronavirus Updates Page
Phone: 270-769-2393
Fax: 270-769-2393
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