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Harry L. Berry
Judge / Executive
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Address:150N Provident Way
Suite 314,
P.O. Box 568
Elizabethtown, Ky


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Jim Roberts
Deputy Judge / Executive

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Suzanne Perla

Kate Murphy

Judge/Executive Berry plays a major role in the economic development and welfare of Hardin County through his direct involvement with the Hardin County Industrial Foundation, the Lincoln Trail Area Development District, the Central Kentucky Community Action Council, the Kentucky Judge/Executives' Association, the Hardin County Extension District, the Radcliff-Elizabethtown Metropolitan Planning Organization, and the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce. He visits the Commonwealth's Capitol on a regular basis to make know the needs of our county to lawmakers as well as administrative state officials.

Judge/Executive Berry serves as the Chairman of the Board of Hardin Memorial Hospital and plays an active role in the Lincoln Trail Health District and the Hardin County Health Department.

Judge/Executive Berry is the chief executive of our county government. He is responsible for the administration of county affairs and directly supervises:

EMS (Ambulance)
E-911 Dispatch Center
Code Enforcement

Emergency Management
Animal Care and Control
Solid Waste Pickup and Recycling

Executing and enforcing all ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and state laws subject to his position

Proposing an annual budget to the fiscal court for their approval, and keeping the fiscal court advised of the county's financial condition

Furnishing information concerning the operations of the county departments, boards, or commissions to fiscal court

Requiring all boards, special districts, commissions, and elected or appointed officials, who utilize county funds, to make a detailed annual financial report to the fiscal court

Appointing, supervising, suspending, and removing county personnel in the departments listed above with the approval of fiscal court

Making appointments or removing members from boards, commissions, and designated administrative positions