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Administration

​The City of Horse Cave is governed by the Mayor and six elected city council members who serve four and two year terms respectively.


City Council meets on the second Monday of every month at 6:00 P.M. at City Hall Chambers, 121 Woodlawn Avenue, Horse Cave.


The public is invited to attend all meetings. An allocated time is available for 'Citizen Concerns' at each meeting.


However, if you wish to address the council during the meeting, please make arrangements IN ADVANCE (3 days) by contacting City Hall, 270-786-2680 or contact Mayor Curry at horsecavemayor2011@yahoo.com
Departments of the City include: Administration, Police, Fire, Public Works/Maintenance, Library, Code Enforcement, Zoning, Cemetery, and Animal Control. Should you have any questions regarding city services, city property tax information, utilities or any other area of interest, please contact us at City Hall, 270-786-2680 or contact Mayor Curry at horsecavemayor2011@yahoo.com

City Clerk

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Joy Bennett

P.O. Box 326
121 Woodlawn Avenue
Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270)786-2680

​horsecave@hotmail.com

Mayor

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Randall Curry

P.O. Box 326
121 Woodlawn Avenue
Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270)786-2680

​horsecavemayor2011@yahoo.com

Assistant City Clerk 

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Crystal James

P.O. Box 326
121 Woodlawn Avenue
Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270)786-2680

​horsecave@hotmail.com

City Attorney:

Patrick A. Ross

Hensley & Ross
207 East Main Street
Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270)786-2155

​hrh@scrtc.com

Chief of Police:

Heather Childress

Horse Cave Police Department
McCubbin Avenue
Horse Cave, KY 42749
Emergency: 911
​Non-Emergency tip line-(270)524-0011

Fire Chief:

Adam Sloan

1040 East Main Street
Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270) 218-0930

Public Works Director
Cemetery Maintenance Director
​Animal Control:

Jimmy Martin

P.O. Box 326
121 Woodlawn Avenue
Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270)670-1890

​horsecave@hotmail.com

Office of the Mayor

The city of Horse Cave operates under a Mayor-Council form of government. Under this form of government, the citizens of Horse Cave elect a mayor and six council members. The former is elected to a four-year term, while the latter are elected to two-year terms.


Statutory requirements - KRS 83A.040(1) - states that a candidate for mayor must be at least 25 years old, be a qualified voter in the city, and be a resident of the city throughout the term of office.
The mayor must be elected at a regular election, KRS 83A.040(1). The mayor takes office on January 1st following the election and serves a four year term.


The mayor must take an oath of office before they can begin their official duties. (KRS 62.010)
In a Mayor-Council form of government, the mayor is not a a member of the legislative body, but is the executive body (KRS 83A.010; KRS 83A.130). He or she serves as chief executive and administrative officer of the city. This elected position oversees the city's daily activities. The Mayor may veto ordinances or break a tie. He or she presides over city meetings. The Mayor appoints all city employees, including police officers, except for city council staff. He or she disciplines and dismisses all city employees at will, except city council staff, subject to tenure or protection by statute or ordinance or contract

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Mayor of Horse Cave 

Mayor Randall Curry
 

Mayor Randall Curry Biography

Work Experience:

Eaton/Dana Corporation- 30 1/2 years, retired supervisor, 2004
​Caveland Trophies- 1987 to present, Partner

Education:

Caverna High School Graduate- 1967

Status:

Married, Hailia Curry, 50 years
Two children
Two grandchildren

Activities:

Horse Cave Rotary Club- 2011 to present, President 2014-2015
Caverna Kiwanis-Member
Hart Co. Chamber- President-2013
Horse Cave First Baptist Church- Deacon
Hart Co. Fair Board Member-1985 to present
Horse Cave City Council-2004 to 2010
Caverna Memorial Hospital/Trustee-Since 1982 (now The Medical Center at Caverna)
Hart Co. Industrial Authority-1998 to present, Vice President
Liberty District-Ralph Bunche Community Center-2005 to present, Treasurer
BRADD Board of Directors-2011 to present
Kentucky Council of Area Development District-2012 to present
BRADD Workforce Investment Board-2010 to present

Accomplishments:

Caverna Board of Education-1982-2002
Leadership Hart Co.-1994
Leadership Glasgow/Barren Co.-1997
Kentucky High School Athletic Association-1971 to present
5th Region Basketball Officials Association Varsity Assigner- 2008 to present
Hart Co. Chamber Citizen of the Year-2010
Caverna Jaycees-1975 to 1985

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City Hall/Clerk's Office

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One of the main responsibilities for the City Clerk's Office is to provide information to the citizens, city employees, public entities and the community.

​The City Clerk's Office is responsible for keeping the official records of the City of Horse Cave. These records include ordinances, minutes of Council meetings, municipal orders, and executive orders. The Clerk's Office prepares the agenda and related information for Council meetings.

To obtain an official record, please make an Open Records Request at City Hall, 121 Woodlawn Avenue, Horse Cave, KY 42749 by mail, in person, by email (horsecave@hotmail.com) or fax to 270-786-2688 noting the specific document or documents requested along with your signature and how you wish to receive those documents. A reasonable fee may be assessed for necessary copies.

​The Horse Cave City Clerk's office consist of two full-time employees.       


(L to R) Crystal James- Assistant City Clerk and Joy Bennett-City Clerk.

CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS:

City Council meets on the second Monday of every month at 6:00 P.M. at City Hall Chambers, 121 Woodlawn Avenue, Horse Cave.

The public is invited to attend all meetings. An allocated time is available for 'Citizen Concerns' at each meeting.


However, if you wish to address the council in support of or against proposed legislation during the meeting, please make arrangements IN ADVANCE    (3 days) by contacting City Hall, 270-786-2680 or contact Mayor Curry at horsecavemayor2011@yahoo.com 

CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

Perry Martin - Serving since 2011
270-786-3635
​wool@scrtc.com

Randy Russell- serving since 2021
270-786-1750
​randyrussell483@yahoo.com

Velpha Hatchett- serving since 2017
​270-786-8765
velphahatchett62@hotmail.com

Vickie Rogers- serving since 2007
270-786-1139
​hcrogers@scrtc.com

Larry Bunch- serving since 2019
​270-528-1445
​hcroad@scrtc.com

​Sue Nunn- serving since 2020
snunn@scrtc.com