Our Staff


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Adam C. King, AICP


Adam has worked for the Hardin County Planning & Development Commission since 2008. He worked as a Planner from 2008 – 2013, served as the Assistant Director from 2013 - 2017 and was promoted to the Director & Building Official in September of 2017. Prior to his work in Hardin County, he worked at the Center for Hazards Research at the University of Louisville as a Graduate Research Assistant and worked in Public History / Historic Preservation with the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana and the Jefferson Memorial Forest. Adam is a graduate of duPont Manual High School in Louisville, KY, has a Bachelor of Arts in History/Political Science from the University of Louisville (2004), and a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Louisville (2007). He lives in Elizabethtown with his wife and two sons and in his free time he enjoys running.


Madeline Hornback

KBC Coordinator

Madeline has been the KBC Coordinator with the Hardin County Planning & Development Commission for nearly 28 years.  Madeline began working for the Planning Office in 1991 until 1997.  From February 1997 to November 1998 she worked in the Japanese Language Program for Hardin County Schools.  She returned to the Planning Office in November 1998.  Madeline grew up on the Krahn family farm near Glendale and is a graduate of East Hardin High School.  Madeline is the widow of  Ray Hornback.  She has 2 sons and 4 stepdaughters. She lives in the Sonora area where her  hobbies are gardening and fishing. 

Susan Bowen

Administrative Assistant 

Susan is a Hardin County native that joined the Hardin County Planning & Development Commission as the Administrative Assistant in the fall of 2013. Prior to the Commission, Susan had been in the medical profession for 30+ years. She attended East Hardin High School  and Elizabethtown Community College. Susan has a passion for gardening, spending time with family and friends, and going to the lake.

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Nicole McCamish


Nikki joined the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission in November of 2020. From Sept. 2017 – Oct. 2020, she was the Engineering Technician for Hardin County Government. She is a graduate of Central Hardin High School (2013); and later received her Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science in May of 2017 from Campbellsville University. Nikki enjoys helping out on her family’s farm and being outdoors.


Julia McBeth

Planning Assistant

Julia has been with the Hardin County Planning & Development Commission as a Planning Assistant starting in the Fall of 2017. From 2014 - 2017, she was a Caseworker with the Hardin County Attorney’s Office, Child Support Division. She is a life-long resident of Elizabethtown & graduated from Elizabethtown High School in 1998. Julia enjoys spending time with her husband, children, extended family, friends, and attending church.


Edwin Alicea

Building Inspector

Edwin joined the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission in October 2020. Prior to his work in Hardin County, he worked in the Department of Housing, Building and Construction for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Edwin is a Retired Army Veteran and worked as Construction Engineer during his time in the service. Edwin received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from WKU in 2016 upon his retirement. He is originally from Lawrence, Massachusetts and has decided to stay in Elizabethtown. Edwin is a die-hard Boston sports fan. He enjoys helping other veterans, spending time with his family and friends.


Jimmy Morgan

Building Inspector

Bio coming soon!


David Veirs

Electrical Inspector

Bio coming soon!

Planning Commission Members

Mark Hinton


Term ends April 2021

Greg Lowe

Vice Chairman

Term ends April 2023

Larry B. Jaggers, II


Term ends April 2022

Steve Steck


Term ends April 2023

Danny Percell, Sr.


Term ends April 2021


Board of Adjustment Members

Robert A. Krausman


Term ends June 2023

Greg Youngblood

Vice Chairman

Term ends June 2022

Steve Steck


Term ends June 2021

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri        8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Hardin County Planning & Development Commission

150 N. Provident Way 

Suite 225

Elizabethtown, KY 42701

tel. (270) 769-5479

fax. (270) 769-5591