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Doing Business With the City

How We Do Business

The City abides by both State and local laws that govern the way the City engages and conducts business with third parties. The City has adopted the Model Procurement Code, as outlined in Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) Chapter 45A,

The City also follow it's own Purchasing Policies and Procedures, which outlines the internal staff process for all purchasing activity. You can access the city's Purchasing Policy here

Bidding and Contracting Opportunities

You can sign up to receive all bids that the City issues directly to your inbox by clicking the button below. Signing up to receive email notifications does not guarantee notification of ALL bid opportunities.

To inquire about bid tabulations and awards, please contact the City Clerk at 859.292.2314 or email

Current Bid Requests

Licking River Greenway Invasive Species Removal

The City of Covington is requesting bids for Licking River Greenway Invasive Species Removal.

Bids are due no later than 1 p.m. on January 16, 2018. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside "SEALED BID FOR Licking River Greenway Invasive Species Removal- DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL."

Sealed bids must be mailed or physically delivered to:

Finance Department
First Floor Window
City Hall
City of Covington
20 West Pike St.
Covington, KY 41011

For more information please contact Crystal Courtney , Municipal Specialist/Urban Forester, (859) 292-2292,

To view RFP click here.

To view vendor questions and coordinating answers, responses, and updates click here.


Buy Surplus

You can buy unclaimed or surplus items from the City of Covington. The City’s Fleet Management Division often lists used fleet vehicles for sale on Gov Deals. Visit the Gov Deals page.