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  • Newsletter 2023 - Feb-Mar.pdf


  • ​Versailles Neighborhood Grant Program
  • On May 3, 2022 at the recommendation of Mayor Brian Traugott, the City of Versailles council approved Municipal Order 2022-4 ​creating a Neighborhood Grant Program to be administered in Fiscal Year 2022 and later voted to extend the proram through Fiscal Year 2023. The project should improve a neighborhood (or area) by contributing to a better quality of life. 

Application must be submitted prior to May 6, 2023 in order to be approved by June 6, 2023. Each application submitted can be awarded up to $7,500.00 for the described project​. All projects will be considered within four (4) weeks of application submittal. Once project has been approved by the City of Versailles council, it must be completed within six months. 
Please find below the Neighborhood Grant Program Application:

​         If you have any questions, please contact Mayor Traugott at 859-806-7743 or or 
​City Clerk Reynolds at 859-873-5436 ext. 129 or ​​


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​It All Starts Here

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".


The Consolidated Appropriations Act allocated Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars from the U.S. Treasury for emergency rental assistance. Team Kentucky's program is described as follows. You may apply by reading through program information and creating an account.

Who can apply? ​

Anyone living in Kentucky who has been economically impacted by COVID. Applicants must meet certain income restrictions and provide documentation o​f their income and past-due rent and utility payments. *Fayette and Jefferson counties have their own programs. 

 Who does this help? 


·     Tenants can stay in their homes and pay off their past-due rent and utility bills dating back to April 2020. 

·     Tenants can even get up to three months of future rent paid. 

·     Landlords receive lump sum payments of past-due rent. Utility companies receive direct payments for past-due bills. 

·     Courts are not bogged down by eviction proceedings. 

Please click on the following links below to get more information: 

Eviction Relief Flyer (English).pdf

Eviction Relief Flyer (Spanish).pdf

COVID-19 Eviction Relief Summary Page.pdf

WOODFORD ALERTS - Sign up to Receive Important Messages and Emergency Alert Notifications

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To sign up for these alerts pertaining to Woodford County, Midway and Versailles, please click on the website link attached: Log In - Smart911

Mayor Brian Traugott - 2022 State of the City Address

 Mayor Brian Traugott gave his annual State of the City Address on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 during the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting. To review the 2022​ address, please open the attached link:  State of the City 2022.pdf

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.

​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!