Notice of Public Hearing Proposed City Tax Rates 2018-2019

Notice of Public Hearing

Proposed Tax Rates for 2018-2019 Fiscal Year



Pursuant to KRS 132.027, The City of Fulton Commission will hold a public hearing on September 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be held at 101 Nelson Tripp Place at Fulton City Hall for the purpose of hearing comments from the public regarding the institution of the proposed tax rates for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.


The City of Fulton proposes to exceed the compensating tax rate by levying a real property tax rate of .2980 (per $100 of assessed value) and a personal property tax rate of 0.3916 (per $100 of assessed value).  This represents a 4% increase from the Compensating Rate.

The tax rate will increase from .2780 per $100 of assessed value to .2980 per $100 of assessed value on all Real Property for an increased revenue amount  of $9,695 and from .3009 per $100 of assessed value to 0.3916 per $100 of assessed value on all Personal Property for an increase revenue amount of $12,961. If the

new rates are enacted, revenue to the city will increase approximately $22,656  


The additional revenue generated will be utilized in the General Fund for governmental purposes. All persons desiring to present their views (either oral or written) on the proposed rates and fees shall be heard.

New Way to Support KEN-TENN EMS.

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Phone Lines at Fulton Police Department

The roll over lines at the police department are having issues due to a problem at dispatch.  If you do not reach anyone please be patient.  If it is an emergency then call 911.

Garbage Collection in East Fulton Delayed

Garbage collection in East Fulton today is delayed.  If it did not get picked up leave it out and it will be picked up tomorrow.  The truck broke down.

Full Time Police Officer Posting

Fulton Police Department

Hiring of a Police Officer

Application dead line:

July 10 through July 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm.

Pick up applications at the Fulton City hall and return to city hall 101 Nelson Trip Place Fulton Kentucky 42041



Must be 21 years of age

High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Must be able to Meet the Peace officer’s professional standards;

  • Polygraph test
  • Physiological testing
  • Back ground check investigation
  • Physical fitness testing
  • Drug testing
  • Complete the Department of criminal Justice Training in Richmond Kentucky

Cannot hold a domestic violence conviction or a felony conviction.

Must have a valid driver’s license

Must complete a credit check history. 

Anyone who that applies and makes application and has certifications of the Peace officer professional standards and has completed the certified training required at the Department of Criminal Justice training and meets the interview board recommendation will have preference over all other applicants.

Job Posting City of Fulton (Code Enforcement Officer)

The City of Fulton, KY is advertising for a full time Code Enforcement/Building Inspector Position. Application deadline will be July 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained from Fulton City Clerk at 270-472-1320, Ext. 3 or [email protected] Application and Resume to be returned to the office of the City Clerk by email or mailed to City Clerk, P.O. Box 1350, Fulton, KY 42041

This position will be under the direction of the Fire Chief and City Manager. They will perform patrols and inspections. Enforce state municipal and county adopted codes, field inspections, enforce municipal code provisions, land use laws pertaining to public welfare, safety, public nuisance, property maintenance and structure design. Perform plan reviews and building inspections on new, remodeled or existing structures. Maintain and control the Flood Plain Management program for the city. Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
Benefit Package includes Kentucky CERS retirement, Paid Holidays, Health Insurance Plan, and paid vacation based on length of service.
Training and Experience Requirements: Must be 18 years of age, must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, must have a valid driver’s license, must be able to type and use computers in a proficient manner, must have KY Building Inspector Level I and all other licenses or certification required to carry out job description.

Boil water order has been lifted

The Fulton Municipal water system has lifted the boil water order for the affected customers on Highway 45 from Fulton to to SR 1529


Boil Water Order Issued

The Fulton Municipal water system has issued a boil water order until further notice. The affected customers are residents on Highway 45 from Fulton to to SR 1529

American Legion Dedication Ceremony of War Monuments

June 14th, 2018 at 11:00 AM the American Legion will be hosting a dedication ceremony of the WWI, WWII, Korean, Vietnam War Memorials that are being placed in Pontotoc Park.  Please mark you calendar and come out to help honor those who served and gave their life for our Country.


Click the link below to see the flyer:

american legion flyer