UPDATE: With budget approved, Breathitt County offices reopen
UPDATE POSTED 9 A.M. JULY 8, 2021
BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A lack of a budget has prompted the state to order the
Breathitt County Courthouse to close.
The new budget year starts July 1 and local governments are supposed to have budgets approved and in place to officially provide funding.
The Fiscal Curt approved a budget on first reading June 24, but second reading isn’t scheduled until July 8.
The Breathitt County Sheriff’s Department said on Facebook: “The Breathitt County courthouse has been ordered to close by the Department of Local Government office located in Frankfort, KY. The Sheriff’s Department will continue with all law enforcement duties. The tax collection office is closed.”