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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

1:00 pm, Annex Room 149
Agenda:
Approval of June 2, 2022 Meeting Minutes Presentation of the State's Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan • John Moore, Assistant State Highway Engineer for Project Development , Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Use of Reformulated Gasoline (RFG) in the Commonwealth • Michael Kennedy , Director, Division for Air Quality, Cabinet for Energy and Environment • Melissa Duff , Environmental Scientist Consultant Senior , Division for Air Quality, Cabinet for Energy and Environment • Rachael Hamilton , Director, Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District Study Report June Report- Interim Staff Study - Electric Vehicles/Transportation Funding - 2022 RS HB 8, Section 56 required staff to report to LRC monthly during the interim on these topics for referral to the IJCs on A & R and Transportation. The study is being done over 5 months, and this document covers the first 10 states reviewed. Studies will be issued each month, with a compilation of all 50 states produced at the end of the interim.


Wednesday, July 6, 2022

9:00 am, Annex Room 129
Agenda:
Department of Corrections Update on Strategic Plan for Correctional Facilities • Randy White, Deputy Commissioner of Adult Institutions, Department of Corrections • Hilarye Dailey, Deputy Commissioner of Support Services, Department of Corrections


9:00 am, Annex Room 154
Agenda:
Department of Parks • Russ Meyer, Commissioner, Department of Parks • Ron Vanover, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Parks • Michael Swatzyna, Division Director, Department of Parks • Rob Richards, Division Director, Department of Parks Capital Projects Update • Jennifer Linton, Executive Director, Office of Facility Development and Efficiency, Finance and Administration Cabinet


9:00 am, Annex Room 131
Agenda:
Executive Branch Classification and Compensation Report • Gerina Whethers, Secretary, KY Personnel Cabinet • Mary Elizabeth Bailey, Commissioner, Dept. of Human Resources Administration, KY Personnel Cabinet


10:30 am, Annex Room 154
Agenda:
Student Loan Servicing Updates • Diana Barber, Interim Executive Director / CEO and General Counsel, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority / Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation • Erin Klarer , Vice President of Government Relations and Communications, Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority / Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation Kentucky State University Special Examination Overview • Farrah Petter, Assistant Auditor of Public Accounts • Sara Beth Gregory, Chief of Staff, Auditor of Public Accounts • Tiffany Welch, Executive Director, Office of Special Examinations 2022 Regular Session Updates- House Bill 250 and House Bill 1 Asset Preservation • Dr. Ronald Johnson, Interim President, Kentucky State University • Dr. Gerald Shields, Vice President of Finance and Administration, Kentucky State University • Dr. Gerald Patton, Chair, Kentucky State University Board of Regents • Tammi Dukes, Kentucky State University Regent, Chair of the Audit Committee • Dr. Aaron Thompson, President, Council on Postsecondary Education • Travis Powell, Vice President and General Counsel , Council on Postsecondary Education


10:30 am, Annex Room 129
Agenda:
Kentucky Opioid Settlement - Overview of Funding and Disbursements • Chris Lewis, Executive Director, Office of Consumer Protection, Office of the Attorney General • Bryan Hubbard, Executive Director, Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission, Office of the Attorney General


10:30 am, Annex Room 131
Agenda:
Impact of Inflation on the Road Fund • Jim Gray, Secretary, KY Transportation Cabinet I-69 and Mountain Parkway Mega Projects • Jim Gray, Secretary, KYTC Regional Drivers Licensing Offices • Sara Jackson, Project Manager, Real ID Program, KYTC • Matt Cole, Commissioner, Dept. of Vehicle Regulation, KYTC Louisville Toll Bridges Rate Increases • Jim Gray, Secretary, KYTC


1:00 pm, Annex Room 149
Agenda:
Approval of Minutes From the June 2, 2022 Meeting Motor Fuels – Average Wholesale Price • Jim Gray, Secretary, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet • Jim Henderson, Executive Director/CEO, Kentucky Association of Counties • Jennifer Kirchner, Executive Director, Kentuckians for Better Transportation • Perry Nutt, Staff Economist, Legislative Economic Analysis, Legislative Research Commission • Jon Roenker, Chief Economist, Legislative Economic Analysis, Legislative Research Commission Broadband Deployment • John Hicks, State Budget Director, Office of the State Budget Director • Sandy Williams, Executive Director, Kentucky Infrastructure Authority • Perry Newcom, Judge Executive, Crittenden County • Adam O’Nan, Judge Executive, Union County • Jeff Hohn, President and CEO, Kenergy Federal Funds for Water and Wastewater Projects • John Hicks, State Budget Director, Office of the State Budget Director • Sandy Williams, Executive Director, Kentucky Infrastructure Authority Correspondence from Jenny Bannister, Deputy Director, Office of Budget Review (LRC) o Interim Allotment Adjustments for FY 2022 o Interim Emergency Appropriation Increases for FY 2022 o Interim Appropriation Revisions for First Quarter 2023 List of Reports Received since June, 2022 Next Meeting – August 17, 2022, Sen. Chris McDaniel, Chair


3:00 pm, Annex Room 131
Agenda:
Introduction to the Cabinet A discussion on the organization of the Cabinet; scope of services offered; explanation of specific functions, funding sources, budget for each department, employee and vacancy numbers for each department; and recommendations to improve the efficiency of the Cabinet. • Eric Friedlander, Cabinet Secretary, Cabinet for Health and Family Services • Eric Lowery, Executive Director, Office of Finance and Budget, Cabinet for Health and Family Services


Thursday, July 7, 2022

9:00 am, Annex Room 131
Agenda:
Approval of Minutes June 22, 2022 Meeting Medicaid Reimbursement for Dental Services • Dr. Jonathan Rich, DMD, President, Kentucky Dental Association • Ronnie Coleman, Vice President, Government and External Affairs , Benevis Update on 1915(c) and 1115 Waiver Applications • Leslie Hoffmann, Deputy Commissioner, Department for Medicaid Services, Cabinet for Health and Family Services • Alisha Clark, Assistant Director, Division of Community Alternatives, Department for Medicaid Services, Cabinet for Health and Family Services Medicaid Managed Care Organizations’ Efforts to Improve Health Outcomes, Network Adequacy, and Access to Care – Part 2 • Jeb Duke, Region President, Kentucky Medicaid, Humana • Kristan Mowder, Director, Population Health Strategy, Humana • Liz Stearman, Director, Behavioral Health, Humana Medicaid Presumptive Eligibility • Lisa Lee, Commissioner, Department for Medicaid Services, Cabinet for Health and Family Services


9:00 am, Annex Room 154
Agenda:
Approval of June 9, 2022, Minutes Discussion on Shortage of Large Animal Veterinarians • Dr. Ryan Quarles, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Agriculture • Keith Rogers, Chief of Staff, Kentucky Department of Agriculture Update from Kentucky Cattlemen's Association • Dave Maples, Executive Vice President, Kentucky Cattlemen's Association • Nikki Whitaker, Membership Coordinator, Kentucky Cattlemen's Association • Dr. Ryan Quarles, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Agriculture


11:00 am, Annex Room 149
Agenda:
Approval of Minutes Adult Guardianship • Senator Reginald Thomas , Senate District 13, 22RS SB 132 • Katie Finnell, Bluegrass Elderlaw • Amy Daugherty, Bluegrass Elderlaw • Misty Vantrease, Kentucky ElderLaw Charitable Bail • Representative John Blanton , House District 92 • Shameka Parish Wright , Community Advocacy and Partnership Manager, The Bail Project • Carrie Cole, Louisville Operations Manager, The Bail Project University of Louisville Contractual Relationships with Third Parties • University of Louisville Representative


1:00 pm, Annex Room 154
Agenda:
Approval of minutes for the meeting of June 9, 2022 Presentation and Public Hearing on the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Block Grant Application - Federal Fiscal Year 2023 • Jason Dunn, Director, Division of Family Support, Department for Community Based Services, Cabinet for Health and Family Services • Roger McCann, Executive Director, Community Action Kentucky, Inc. Grid Reliability and Summer Energy Demand • Melissa Seymour, Vice President of External Affairs, Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Report Received - No Action Required Telecommunications Access Program Annual Report FY 2021-2022


Friday, July 8, 2022

No Meetings Scheduled