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Draft Annual Action Plan Available for Review and Public Comment

COVINGTON, Ky. - Each year the City of Covington and the NKY HOME Consortium create an Annual Action Plan to outline how funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be utilized. Both Covington and the NKY HOME Consortium are HUD entitlement communities, and as such receive an annual allocation of funding from HUD in the form of Community Development Block G...
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NKY Restoration Weekend Offers Free Classes for Historic Home Owners and Professionals

  The lineup of workshops has been announced for the NKY Restoration Weekend. Scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at the Gateway Community & Technical College Urban Campus, 525 Scott Street in Covington, KY, the event aims to provide home owners resources to understand how to maintain their historic property and the value of historic preservation for them and commu...
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Parks & Recreation Update March 2016

  Want to receive City of Covington Parks & Recreation information directly to your inbox? Sign up here!  Annual Easter Egg Hunt On March 26 come take part in a Covington tradition, the 2016 Easter Egg Hunt at Devou Park at the Volpenhein Shelter. This is a free family event! The hunt will start promptly at 2:00 p.m., but come out early to see the Easter Bunny. John Volz Trail O...

Riverfront Development Moves Forward

COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington is moving forward with riverfront redevelopment plans. At Tuesday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting, Assistant City Manager Larisa Sims presented the Mayor and Commissioners with a draft plan of possible enhancements to the City’s Riverfront Commons Design. The design plan, completed by Woolpert, Human Nature, and Kolar Design, is a lis...

Community Input Meeting for Westside Strategic Plan

WHAT: A public input meeting regarding future redevelopment possibilities in the Westside Neighborhood WHEN: 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2016 WHERE: The Center for Great Neighborhoods, 1650 Russell Street (Enter The Center through the glass doors off of the rear parking lot) For almost a decade, the City and its partners have been working with the community to revitalize the Westside Neighbo...

Public Safety and Economic Development Highlights of Covington Commission Meeting

COVINGTON, Ky. – A major Covington Police Department (CPD) initiative was approved at the Board of Commissioners Meeting Tuesday night. Assistant Police Chief Lt. Col. Robert Nader presented to Commissioners the Northern Kentucky River Cities Unified Police System (NKRCUPS), an agreement between the City of Covington and the City of Newport which allows officers from each police department t...
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Historic Preservation Projects Focus of Covington Commission Meeting

COVINGTON, Ky. – Although lighter than usual, the agenda for Covington’s Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday night was heavy on historic preservation projects. Three applications for Kentucky Heritage Council grant funds were approved by the Board. Each application addressed a specific historic preservation project. The first grant application was for $3,000 for the 2017 Northern Ke...

Covington is Seeking Public Input on Community Development

COVINGTON, Ky. – On Monday, February 8, at 6:00 p.m. the public is invited to City Hall Commission Chambers, 20 West Pike Street, Covington, KY to participate in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Community Needs Public Hearing. During the public hearing, members of the public are encouraged to offer comments and ideas on community issues tha...
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City of Covington Becomes the First Government in Kentucky to Approve PACE Financing for a Private Energy Efficiency Project

COVINGTON, KY – For the first time in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, a local government (City of Covington) has authorized a private property owner (Ivy Knoll Senior Living Community) to use PACE financing for an energy project, according to the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance. In March 2015, the Kentucky General Assembly passed legislation that authorizes local governments to establish En...
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Covington Awarded $1 Million State Grant for Downtown Walking & Biking Path

  COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington has been awarded a $1 million Transportation Alternatives (TA) Grant from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.   The funds will go toward the reconstruction of a downtown alley into a safe and easily traversable pathway for pedestrians and bicyclists.   The project involves closing Electric Alley, located between Madison Avenue and Scott Bou...
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