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Survey to guide City spending of federal grants

Among other things, Covington uses federal HOME funds to help people buy houses. Each dot on this map (spread in almost every neighborhood in the city) represents an award through the Homebuyer Assistance Program over a six-year period. Online Q&A related to Thursday’s CDBG/HOME hearing ...

Swim season hiring event on April 8

City needs lifeguards, pool attendants, and others for summer   COVINGTON, Ky. – The aroma of sunscreen (or better yet, cocoa butter suntan lotion). … The squeals of kids throwing tennis balls, climbing on inflatable rafts, or generally splashing around in the water. … The r...

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 03-23-21

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 03-23-21

High Street closed today for asphalt work

Drivers Alvis Barber, left, and Danny Peters of the City of Covington Public Works’ Right-of-Way Maintenance Division lay asphalt on High Street today. COVINGTON, Ky. – High Street between Altamont Road and Parkway Avenue in the Botany Hills neighborhood will be closed much of today as P...

From eyesore to attractive housing

The expanded kitchen and adjoining room at 1118 Lee St. with its wood floors and cabinets made from recycled beadboard cladding. (Photo provided by Tom Covert) NOTE: More photos can be seen on the City's Facebook page, @covingtonkygov  Lee Street rehab set to ‘graduate’ from anti-bl...

‘I lost my son … my only child’

With light streaming in the windows of Ninth Street Baptist Church in Covington’s Eastside, recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine at Saturday’s event hold up their cards. (Photo courtesy of NKY Health) At special vaccination event in Eastside, a reminder of pandemic’s toll  COVIN...

Single-use utensils? Stick a fork in it

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in a series of recycling tips from the City of Covington's Neighborhood Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling Division. It was supposed to be distributed on "Wednesday.")   COVINGTON, Ky. – Eating take-out has become a great way to support local ...

Rental licenses go online

Landlords, Airbnb proprietors can apply now   COVINGTON, Ky. – If you own property and rent it out in the City of Covington, you can now apply online for the City’s new rental license – whether you’re a landlord who rents property long term or a homeowner seeking to make...

How should City spend federal grants?

Among other things, Covington has used federal Community Development Block Grant program funds to rebuild broken sidewalks on Scott Boulevard near Sixth Street. Public hearing on annual CDBG/HOME allocations on March 25  COVINGTON, Ky. – The federal CDBG and HOME programs have brought the...
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