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Interested in joining a board? Click here to apply online or fill out this application. Once completed, the form will be submitted for review and approval processing. If you have any questions, please contact boardapplication@covingtonky.gov.


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Board of Overseers for Linden Grove Cemetery (Board with City Representatives)

Current Members Appointed
City of Covington                         Appointing Resolution                 Expiration of Term               Term Length 

Emily Paver                                    O/R-177-19                                      7/23/2022                          3 Years         

Gertrude Lorenz                              O/R-226-20                                     1/04/2024                           2 Years 

Pete Nerone                                     O/R-165-21                                     12/15/2023                         2-1/2 Years

MISSION

  • Historic Linden Grove Cemetery & Arboretum Offers A Parklike Space With A Purpose. It's Where History, Community And Nature Meet. The 9 member volunteer Board of Overseers works to operate and maintain this historic space. Pursuant to O/R-22-98 the City of Covington and Kenton County entered into an Interlocal Agreement to mutually maintain the Linden Grove Cemetery. An amendment to the Interlocal Agreement was passed by O/R-274-10 which increased the number of members from five to nine. The Interlocal Agreement provides that the City and County each shall appoint three members to the Board of Overseers. At least 1 At-Large member must be familiar with Cemetery operations.
  • The City of Covington Finance Department maintains all Cemetery funds and official records, and the Kenton County Attorney serves as Legal Counsel for the Cemetery Board. The City and County provide an annual allocation of $30,000 each from their respective General Fund operating budgets to provide for the Cemetery’s operating expenses.
  • The Board hires a Superintendent, currently Interim Superintendent, Rick Ludlum, and adopts an annual operating budget that provides for the costs of maintenance staff, equipment purchase and repairs, materials and supplies. The Cemetery has a small Perpetual Care Trust Fund and its uses are restricted by Kentucky law.
  • Appointments are made for 3 years per amended Interlocal. Terms should be staggered, so each year one member terms out. 

 

MEETINGS

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • USUALLY at Center for Great Neighborhoods/Hellman Creative Center - 321 W 12th St, Covington, KY 41011 
  • MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO PUBLIC

 

REMAINING MEETINGS FOR 2021:

Virtual meetings 

**For virtual meetings, please email historiclindengrove@gmail.com for LINK to JOIN Zoom Meeting

• In Person Meetings will take place in the Office at Linden Grove Cemetery unless

otherwise indicated

All Meetings are on THURSDAYS:

In Person October 21, 2021 5:30pm  (This was originally scheduled to be a Virtual meeting, but was updated to in-person)

Virtual November 18, 2021 5:30pm

Virtual December 16, 2021 5:30pm**

2022 Meeting Schedule:

No meetings occur in the months of August and December.
Virtual January 20, 2022 5:30pm
Virtual February 17, 2022 5:30pm
Virtual March 17, 2022 5:30pm
In Person April 28, 2022 5:30pm
In Person May 19, 2022 5:30pm
In Person June 16, 2022 5:30pm
In Person July 21, 2022 5:30pm
No meeting in August
In Person September 15, 2022 5:30pm
In Person October 20, 2022 5:30pm
Virtual November 17, 2022 5:30pm
No meeting in December


• Virtual meetings take place via Zoom.
• In Person Meetings will take place in the Office at Linden
Grove Cemetery.

MATERIAL

 

APPLY TO SERVE ON BOARD

Interested in joining a board? Click here to apply online or fill out this application. Once completed, the form will be submitted for review and approval processing. If you have any questions, please contact boardapplication@covingtonky.gov.


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