As used in this title, unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions shall apply:
   CODE OF ORDINANCES. A re-enactment of the body of positive municipal law, read and interpreted as a whole, with the text arranged by subject matter and properly indexed.
   COMPOSITE INDEX. A loose-leaf compilation of all ordinances listed by date of passage, arranged by subject matter of the contents and indexed alphabetically.
   MUNICIPAL ORDER. An official act of the City Council which is binding upon the officers and employees of the municipality and any governmental agency over which the municipality has jurisdiction.
(KRS 83A.010(9))
   OFFICER. Any person elected to a position by the voters or any person appointed to a position which:
   (A)   Is created by the Constitution, the general assembly, or the city:
   (B)   Possesses a delegation of a portion of the sovereign power of government;
   (C)   Has powers and duties to be discharged which are conferred directly or by implication of the city;
   (D)   Has duties performed independently and without control of a superior power other than law;
   (E)   Has some permanency;
   (F)   Requires an official oath;
   (G)   Is assigned by a commission or other written authority; and
   (H)   Provides for an official bond if required by proper authority.
(KRS 83A.010(10))
   ORDINANCE. An official action of Council, which is a regulation of a general and permanent nature and enforceable as a local law or is an appropriation of money.
(KRS 83A.010(11))
   RESOLUTION. A resolution is a less formal mechanism for dealing with matters of a special or temporary character. While an ordinance, and to a large extent a municipal order, involves a distinctly legislative act, a resolution is simply an expression of the opinion, will or policy of the legislative body on some matter of ministerial business which has come before the body.
   SUMMARY. A brief narrative prepared under the supervision of an attorney succinctly covering the main points of an official statement, ordinance, or rule in a way reasonably calculated to inform the public in a clear and understandable manner as to its meaning.
(KRS 83A.010)