Local Community Park Update

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PUBLIC NOTICE


March 25, 2020

We are closing or restricting certain access to our community parks at sundown today. Our walking trails will remain open to allow for physical activity and an outlet for good mental health, we must do so in a way that doesn’t spread this disease.  At minimum, we are not allowing the use of pavilions, playground equipment, picnic tables, basketball courts, and other temptations that would decrease the distance between groups of people, required shared equipment, or where handwashing is not readily accessible.  Please consider these types of activities in these locations restricted until further notice. We will demonstrate a law enforcement presence by asking them to drive through to ensure social distancing is being adhered to. 

I thank you for your support in these trying times for us all,

MEADE COUNTY JUDGE  EXECUTIVE

                      Gerry Lynn


This is part of our ongoing effort to keep our community safe and informed.

COVID-19 Information And Resources

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Dear Meade County Community,

Meade County Fiscal Court and Judge Gerry Lynn would like to express their deep appreciation for your ongoing support, patience, and trust as we navigate these unprecedented waters.

COVID-19 Information and Resources

As communities throughout the world respond to COVID-19 (coronavirus), we know that this time presents unique challenges for individuals and businesses. Above is a link to COVID-19 information and resources to help you navigate this difficult time for your family, employees and customers. For additional information and guidance on COVID-19, please monitor the World Health Organization website.


Nucor Economic Impact Study

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In March of 2019, Nucor Corporation announced the company’s plans to build a $1.35 billion steel plate manufacturing mill in Meade County. The Nucor plant is expected to employ 400 people with a gross compensation of 37.4 million (wages + benefits). Full-time positions at Nucor Steel Brandenburg will pay an average of $72,000. The value of Nucor Steel Brandenburg’s output is expected to be about $900 million in annual sales.

A study of the economic impact of the Nucor Steel plant has been completed. The purpose of this report is to document and communicate the regional and statewide economic and fiscal importance of the Nucor Steel plate mill to Meade County, the surrounding region, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Please click on the link below to view the report.

The Estimated Local, Regional, and Statewide Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Nucor Steel Brandenburg Plate Mill


2020 Census

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Why It Matters

Hospitals. Fire departments. Schools. Even roads and highways. The census can shape many different aspects of your community. Each year, the results help determine how more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to states and communities.

By April 2020, households will receive an invitation to participate in the census. You’ll then have three options to respond: online, by phone, or by mail. We’ll mark Census Day on April 1, 2020, with events across the country. This is a key date for the 2020 count: When completing the census, you’ll note where you are living on April 1.

Find out more at 2020census.gov

Malware Alert – Phishing Emails

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Please be aware that we have seen a dramatic upswing in the number of malicious emails being sent. These malicious emails take a variety of forms – some attempt to lure the user into opening a malware laden attachment; others provide links to infected websites. Some recent examples include: bogus invoices and shipment tracking reports, false reports of account cancellations and negative credit activity, unsolicited invitations to open secure documents, phony Microsoft tech support and fake antivirus alerts. Please use caution when opening any attachments and be wary of any unsolicited email.  For more information regarding current malware threats and how to avoid them please visit Understanding and Avoiding Malware

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