New registration office open in Muhlenberg County, second office open in Hopkins County
FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 27, 2022) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today announced the expansion of the emergency contractor registration program to assist with registering contractors following the tornadoes and storms in parts of Western and Central Kentucky. A new registration program office is now open in partnership with Muhlenberg County and the City of Bremen. A second registration office in Hopkins County is now open in Dawson Springs.
Following the storms and tornadoes, Attorney General Cameron’s Office of Consumer Protection worked with officials in Graves County, Caldwell County, and Hopkins County along with the Cities of Mayfield, Princeton, and Dawson Springs to launch contractor registration programs. The program is now expanding to Muhlenberg County and the City of Bremen and requires contractors to register prior to doing business. Registered contractors will be issued placards, which must be displayed on their job sites and in the contractor’s vehicle.
“Expanding the contractor registration programs advances our partnership with cities and counties to deter bad actors from harming those impacted by the recent natural disasters,” said Attorney General Cameron. “The contractor registration program in Bremen and the new office in Dawson Springs will make it easier for legitimate contractors to register and assist Kentuckians as they begin to rebuild.”
“We believe the contractor registration program will assist our residents across Muhlenberg County as they recover and rebuild from the storms and tornadoes,” said Muhlenberg County Judge/Executive Curtis McGehee. “We are glad to partner with the Attorney General’s office on this important initiative.”
The Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection is on site in Bremen, and the registration office is located at the Bremen Community Center, 47 College Street. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT. Questions can be directed to the office by calling 502-871-2424.
The existing Hopkins County and Dawson Springs contractor registration program has expanded to open a registration office located in Dawson Springs. The office is located at 200 W. Arcadia Avenue in Dawson Springs and will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT. Questions can be directed to the office by calling 502-871-2424.
Tips to avoid common natural disaster scams are available on the Attorney General’s website at ag.ky.gov/naturaldisasterscams. Consumers should be aware of these scams and report them to the Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection. Scams can be reported at ag.ky.gov/scams and suspected price gouging can be reported at ag.ky.gov/pricegouging. Kentuckians wishing to report via phone can call the Attorney General’s Natural Disaster Fraud Hotline at 502-696-5485.