Chapter: Scott County

If you think there should be a way for you to have more of a say about issues here in Scott County, you're right. 

The Scott County KFTC Chapter is committed to holding elected officials accountable and making our democracy stronger while working to make our community better a better place for all of us. Come join us and get involved. We are currently working locally on making curbside recycling available in Georgetown, and on pushing for a fairness ordinance in Scott County.

Recent Activities

Georgetown residents plan second local Pride event for October 28

Scott County members and allies have continued the push for a fairness ordinance in Georgetown, and hope to build upon the success of the campaign over the past year.

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Scott County chapter hosts community conversation on taxes

The Scott County chapter hosted a community conversation around tax reform, allowing for members and others to discuss what they envision for Georgetown and Kentucky, and the role of state governm

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New local jobs! Better health! Just Transition! Here's how.

There is a clear path forward for creating thousands of new Kentucky jobs in the energy industry while cutting pollution, lowering electric bills and investing billions of dollars in workers and communities affected by the decline in fossil fuels.

The plan for doing that was released Wednesday by KFTC members during a press conference and with the launch of a new website (www.empowerkentucky.org).

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Show Up For Fairness in Georgetown

Photo of crowd that helped deliver petition signatures in support of Fairness. Photo from Georgetown Fairness.

On Monday allies are expecting people to come out in support of Fairness in Georgetown, and are looking for people to come and share

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Scott County Residents Ready for Landfill Hearing

Residents of Scott County have concerns around the existing landfill near Sadieville. From concerns related to the trucks driving narrow roads, recent accidents in the community near the landfill, concerns over failure to guard against potential health impacts in the community, and the recent attempt to expand the landfill, neighbors are coming together to try to fight the landfill.

They get their next chance this Saturday, with a hearing with the Division of Waste Management. The hearing is about a proposed extension of the landfill for five years after it's current permit. This hearing is only about concerns from existing problems, such as odor, noise, operating oustide normal hours, as well as those listed before. Folks are encouraged to document only the concerns of the existing landfill, not to bring up the issues with the proposed expansion.

The hearing will start at 6 pm, and will be held at the Scott County High School gymnasium. Attendees are encouraged to wear blue.

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Regular Meetings:

Scott County Public Llibrary
104 S. Bradford Ln.
Georgetown, KY 40324
Monthly chapter meeting

We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month starting at 6:30 p.m. People are encouraged to bring food to share, if they can. However, there always more than enough to go around!

Chapter Organizer:

Joe Gallenstein
Georgetown, KY
859-380-6103

Upcoming Events:

October 28

2nd Ever Georgetown Pride!

601 E. Main Street
Georgetown, KY 40324

Join the Scott County KFTC chapter as we attend the 2nd ever Pride event in Georgetown, hosted by Georgetown Fairness!

November 2

Scott County Meeting and Potluck!

104 S. Bradford Lane
Georgetown , KY 40324

Join KFTC members in Scott County for a monthly meeting and potluck! We start eating at 6:30, and if you can, please bring something to share! IF you can't, just bring your appetitie!

November 11

Arty Pie Party

700 US 25
Georgetown, KY 40324

The Scott County chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth is holding it's annual Arty Pie Party on November 11th at Yuko En on the Elkhorn!