Clerk’s office receives grant to preserve records

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By The Staff

Grant County Clerk Leatha Conrad has received a $21,642 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. KDLA is an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The funds will be used to security microfilm permanent records.

Fifty-six grants have been awarded for a total of $1,051,052 from fiscal year 2010 Local Records Grant Program funds. During the program’s 25 year history, a total of more than $17 million has been distributed across Kentucky and included grants to all 120 counties.

KDLA provides equitable access to quality library and information resources and services, as well as helps public agencies ensure that legislatively mandated documentation of government programs is created, efficiently maintained, and made accessible. For more information on KDLA resources, programs and services visit www.kdla.ky.gov or call 502-564-8300 ext. 315