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  • On June 16, 2020 the Versailles City Council approved Municipal Order 2020-12 to provide assistance to aid Versailles residents impacted by COVID-19. For more information, click here


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The City of Versailles Ky, in Uniquely Woodford County, is a great place to live, learn, work and invest. The video shows a small town with huge aspirations depicted through the eyes of a young boy… Versailles, KY. 'Small Town feel you want...Urban access you need".



Important Information about City Trash & Recycling Service:

Central Kentucky Hauling's contract expires August 31, 2020.

From August 25 through August 31, after your regular trash pickup, please leave your recycle and trash containers provided to you by Central Kentucky Hauling and they will pick them up.

Rumpke Service Starts September 1, 2020.

The City of Versailles has contracted Rumpke Waste & Recycling to provide residents with friendly, reliable waste and recycling collection.. Please watch your mailbox for additional information about service days and recycling collection schedule, and many other details.  Trash and recycling must be placed at the curb the night before your scheduled collection, as collection may occur early in the morning.

Trash Carts
Rumpke offers heavy-duty, 95-gallon trash carts for $2.25 per month. The trash carts are designed to work with Rumpke trucks and hold as much material as three standard trash cans. The carts feature wheels for easy mobility and a lid to help contain material. To request a cart contact Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171 or No deposits are required for carts.

Trash Service

Rumpke service includes the weekly collection of 10 35-gallon cans or bags.  Cans and bags should not exceed 50 pounds. Residents can also place one properly prepared large item like furniture, appliances or mattresses at the curb each month, at no additional cost. See large item section for additional information. Please contact Rumpke at least 24-business hours before your regularly scheduled collection day to request a large item pickup (furniture, appliances, televisions, etc.) and to review how to properly prepare material.

Recycling Service
Recycling will be collected every-other-week on the same day as trash. Rumpke will provide each household with a 65-gallon recycling cart. Carts will be delivered in late August. If you don't want to participate in recycling, please contact Rumpke at 1-800-828-8171 or

All recycling should be placed in carts loose. All items should be clean and empty. Rumpke accepts the following items:

  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Aluminum & steel cans
  • Plastic bottles & jugs
  • Cardboard boxes (please break down and place in cart)
  • Office paper, magazines, junk mail, newspapers

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation


CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in almost 70 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named "SARS-CoV-2" and the disease it causes has been named "coronavirus disease 2019" (abbreviated "COVID-19").

On January 30, 2020, the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a "public health emergency of international concernexternal icon" (PHEIC). On January 31, 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation's healthcare community in responding to COVID-19.


If you have developed a fever or respiratory symptoms and believe you have had exposure to a known case or traveled to an area with community spread, isolate yourself from others in your home and contact your healthcare provider or local health department to describe your symptoms and any recent travels before you go to any healthcare facility.  Staying home will prevent the spread of the disease to others.

If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow this link to help prevent the disease from spreading  to people in your home and community.  You may also visit or call 1-800-722-5725.

Contact the Woodford County Health Department with further questions.  859-873-4541.

Employment Opportunity - Truck Driver/Street Department

The City of Versailles is seeking applications for the position of Truck Driver/Street Department in the Public Works Department. This Permanent Full-time Position involves primarily outdoor work and includes driving chipper and leaf vacuum trucks, street maintenance, mowing and possible assisting with water and sewer line maintenance, etc.

The successful candidate will possess a valid Kentucky CLASS B CDL license. Starting hourly pay is minimum of $15.00; experience pay considered. Hours are 7:30 am-4:00 pm Monday through Friday; some overtime may be required. Retirement benefits and 100% employee health insurance are included.

Applications will be accepted through September 4, 2020 and are available online at Applications may be emailed back to or dropped off in the payment boxes at Versailles City Hall, 196 South Main St, Versailles, KY 40383. (Due to COVID 19 restrictions, City Hall is not open to the public.

The City of Versailles is a Certified Drug Free Workplace and requires pre-employment and random drug screening. The City of Versailles is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications can be found by clicking on the attached form:

KCTCS Exterior Painting - Bid Opportunity

 The City of Versailles will be accepting SEALED BIDS for Exterior Painting and Repair of the KCTCS Systems Office located at 300 North Main Street, Versailles, Kentucky. The project scope includes, but is not limited to, selective brick masonry joint repointing, selective brick masonry unit replacement, brick masonry cleaning, and painting of brick masonry of the existing building. Work also includes repainting of metal coping and other flashings and repainting of miscellaneous metal items attached to the building and adjacent to the brick masonry that is to be repainted, such as metal railings. The Official Bid Form and Specifications are available by clicking on the attached link: Bid Form Specs - KCTCS Exterior Painting.docx

All bids must be submitted on the Official Bid Form. Bid Opening will take place on Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Versailles Municipal Building, 196 South Main Street, Versaiiles, Kentucky. Any questions may be directed to Andrew Casebier at

​Known for our picturesque countryside, rock lined fences and love for all things bourbon, wine & bloodlines, Versailles and Uniquely Woodford County provide an unforgettable experience of life in the Bluegrass. 
You will find eclectic shops and antiques, delicious restaurants and charming B&B accommodations with open doors and arms full of hospitality. Create your own mini bourbon and/or wine trail with 4 of each within 15 miles and visit champions like American Pharoah and Justify on one of our many nationally recognized horse farms. 
World class bike trails, zip line, horse & hiking trails and family team building activities at our Life Adventure Center. A regionally acclaimed community theater, a railroad museum, quilt trail and many seasonal festivals.
It’s not just the beautiful land and southern smiles that make Versailles and Woodford County such a delight, it’s ”The small town feel you want, with the urban access you need”.  

Come see us!