video tutorial: Kentucky Historic Preservation Tax Credits: What, Why, and How

Frankfort note: everyone within the boundaries of the National Register districts qualifies for this credit.

video tutorial from The Center for Great Neighborhoods

Kentucky Historic Preservation Tax Credits: What, Why, and How

Did you know that Kentucky offers Historic Preservation Tax Credits? If your property is on the National Register of Historic Places you may be eligible for a tax credit. Check out this video for information on how to apply.

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Fixing Decayed (Rotted) Wood Using an Epoxy Penetrant and Filler

Fixing Decayed (Rotted) Wood Using an Epoxy Penetrant and Filler

 

http://www.hereandthere.org/oldhouse/fixing-decayed-wood.html

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new date – City Commission work session

The next City Commission work session will be 7 Sept 2016 at 5pm. This replaces the regularly scheduled meeting which would have taken place on the 12th.

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FIS school tax information sessions 31 Aug 2016 & 7 Sept 2016

The Frankfort Independent Board of Education will hold community forums for school district residents on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, and on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

Both forums will begin at 6:00 pm and will be held at the Paul Sawyier Public Library community room, 319 Wapping Street, Frankfort, Kentucky.

All residents of the district are encouraged to attend.

The board will provide information on a tax that the district is eligible to levy that will be matched by state government funds.  The levy would be 5 cents per $100 of property value and would be restricted to the improvement of school buildings.

The board of education asks for the participation of the school district community on this levy.

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Historic Windows – when to repair, when to replace

Historic Windows – When to Repair, When to Replace

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Considering the Repair, Retrofit and Replacement of Historic Windows

Preservation Pennsylvania, 20 page resource document:

Considering the Repair, Retrofit and Replacement of Historic Windows

http://preservationpa.org/uploads/2016-Preservation-Pennsylvania-Windows.pdf

 

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Kentucky Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS)

Pregnant? New parents?

Kentucky Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program is a voluntary home visitation program for any new or expectant parents. HANDS supports families as they build healthy, safe environments for the optimal growth and development of children. HANDS will support you throughout your pregnancy and the first two years of your baby’s life.

http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/mch/ecd/hands.htm

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SFNA Candidate Forum 2016 – 27 Oct 2016, City Commission Candidates

IMPORTANT NEWS – SFNA Candidate Forum 2016: we are again holding a public forum for City Commission candidates, Thursday October 27th 2016 from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Frankfort High School Auditorium.

This year Frankfort High School and the Tanglewood and Montrose Park neighborhood associations are partnering with SFNA to present the forum. Please add this to your calendars and plan to attend.

Topics and questions for the Forum: please send us your ideas for topics to be presented to the candidates. Al Cross has again graciously accepted our invitation to chair the event.

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Envision Franklin County: Action Alert: Urge FPB to DELAY the VOTE on Power Contract

Envision Franklin County:

Action Alert: Urge FPB to DELAY the VOTE on Power Contract

see PDF file attached

Envision Plant Board

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Reduce the amount of junk mail you receive

Tired of getting things in the mail just to recycle them? Are you receiving a previous owner’s junk mail?

a.) take your name off of the Red Plum list, this is the coupon mailer we receive in Frankfort on a regular basis: https://www.redplum.com/tools/redplum-postal-addremove.html

b.) DMA Choice – the Direct Marketing Association’s service to control marketing mailings: https://dmachoice.thedma.org

c.) Catalog Choice: a nonprofit helping you control catalog mailings: https://www.catalogchoice.org/

d.) Stop offers related to credit cards and insurance / Opt Out Prescreen:
https://www.optoutprescreen.com/

and

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0262-stopping-unsolicited-mail-phone-calls-and-email

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