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March 2, 2015

 Individuals participating in the 2015 Annual Clean-up Week are encouraged to use the alternative drop-off schedule for disposing of their garbage. County trucks will be available for garbage pick-up at the area Volunteer Fire Departments from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm on the following designated days. In addition to trucks there will be 2 large dumpsters at each site where space permits. Participants are reminded that all small items are to be bagged or boxed. Individuals wishing to recycle their trash are asked to pre sort prior to dropping off at these locations. The county will have a recycling trailer at each location.  No loose items will be accepted.  (There will be no charge for drop-off at these locations.)  No tires of any kind will be accepted.



LOCATION                                                                        DAY/DATE

 C & F Supply                                                                        MONDAY/MARCH  23


Park City Volunteer Fire Department                                        TUESDAY/MARCH  24


Cave City Volunteer Fire Department                                       TUESDAY/MARCH  24


East Barren Volunteer Fire Department                                          WEDNESDAY/MARCH  25


Austin Tracy Volunteer Fire Department                                 THURSDAY/MARCH  26


Haywood Volunteer Fire Department                                         THURSDAY/MARCH  26


Temple Hill Fair Grounds                                                           FRIDAY/MARCH 27


South Barren Volunteer Fire Department (On Steam Mill Road)FRIDAY/MARCH 27

If you have any questions concerning this matter, please phone 270-678-2832/2834 (Barren Co Road Dept) or 270-590-0417 (John Stephens, Solid Waste Coordinator).








(For Immediate Release)






Barren County has been chosen to receive $20,296.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.


The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from American Red Cross; Catholic Charities, USA; National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA; The Jewish Federations of North America; The Salvation Army; and United Way Worldwide. The Local Board was charged to distribute funds appropriated by Congress to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs in high-need areas around the country.


A Local Board, made up of local officials, service agency representatives, and concerned citizens of Barren County, Kentucky, will determine how the funds awarded to Barren County are to be distributed among the emergency food and shelter programs run by local service organizations in the area.  The local board is responsible for recommending agencies to receive these funds and any additional funds available under this phase of the program.


Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local agencies chosen to receive funds must 1) be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government, 2) be eligible to receive federal funds, 3) have an accounting system, 4) practice nondiscrimination, 5) have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter program, and 6) if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board.  Qualifying organizations are urged to apply.


Barren County has distributed Emergency Food and Shelter funds previously with Community Relief Fund for Glasgow-Barren County, Inc., Community Action of Southern Kentucky, Inc., and Barren River Area Safe Space, Inc. participating.  These agencies were responsible for providing rent/mortgage assistance, food assistance, and utility assistance during the last phase of this program.


Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must complete an application.  Application forms may be obtained from Sherry Jones, Office of the Barren County Judge/Executive, Phone: 270/651-3338, Fax: 270/651-2844, email:  The deadline for applications is 3:30 p.m., CST, on Friday, March 20, 2015.      









          The Barren County Fiscal Court will receive sealed bids until 4:30 p.m., central standard time, Friday, March 6, 2015, in the office of the County Judge/Executive, County Government Center, 117 North Public Square, Suite 3A, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141, for the sale of former pursuit vehicles and former civil process vehicles used by the Barren County Sheriff's Department. 

          Vehicles may be inspected by either contacting the Barren County Sheriff’s Office at 270/651-2771, or viewed on site.  Vehicles are located on the top floor of the parking structure directly behind the County Government Center and are visibly marked.

          Specifications and bid forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Judge/Executive, by phone 270-651-3338, or on county website -         

          Sealed bids will be publicly opened on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., central standard time, in the Office of the County Judge/Executive.  The Barren County Fiscal Court will award the successful bids on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., central standard time.

          The Fiscal Court reserves the right to refuse any or all bids.


                                                 /s/ Micheal Hale

                                      Barren County Judge/Executive


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(Pursuant to KRS 61.823)


        The Solid Waste Committee of the Barren Fiscal Court will meet on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. to discuss the annual solid waste report, tire amnesty, and spring cleanup.  The meeting will be held in the office of the Barren County Judge Executive, 117 N. Public Square, Suite 3A, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141.

        This February 4, 2015.       


                                                Jack London, Chair

                                                 Solid Waste Committee





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