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Covington Seeking Developers for MainStrasse Property

COVINGTON, KY - The City of Covington is seeking qualified developers for an opportunity to redevelop an exceptional site in the heart of the City. The site is a 2.41 acre property with a two story, brick office building and is owned by the City. It is located at 501 Main Street, immediately adjacent to the heart of MainStrasse Village, which has established itself as a regional dining ...
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Covington Holiday Events

  This special edition of our monthly Recreation Events newsletter features neighborhood holiday events throughout Covington. Click on the event title for more information or visit our Events Calendar. MainStrasse Tree Lighting Join MainStrasse Village at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, November 27, in lighting the tree on 6th and Main, complete with music, free hot chocolate and cookies, and...

Covington Breaks Ground on New Devou Park Golf Course Clubhouse

COVINGTON, KY – Residents and visitors to Covington’s Devou Park will soon be able to enjoy a brand new golf course clubhouse thanks to the generosity of the Devou Park Trust and Drees Pavilion. City of Covington officials and representatives from the Devou Park Advisory Committee, Drees Pavilion, the Devou Park Trusts, and the Devou Park Golf Course broke ground today on the new facil...

Covington’s Community Developers Initiative Seeks Participants

COVINGTON, KY – The City of Covington is looking for potential participants for its Community Developer Initiative (CCDI). CCDI is a community-based initiative intended to eliminate blight throughout Covington by returning abandoned or under-utilized properties to productive use. Projects may include the rehabilitation of single family homes, creation of a community garden, or other economic...

NKY Restoration Weekend Poster Contest 2016

Feeling creative? Enter the NKY Restoration Weekend Poster Contest. NKY Restoration Weekend is seeking artists for the 2016 NKY Restoration Weekend Poster Competition. The NKY Restoration steering committee is offering a cash prize of $350! The winning design will become the official visual icon for NKY Restorations 5th Restoration and Educational event and will be featured on posters, programs, o...

Covington Main Street Program Becomes Independent Non-Profit

Renaissance Covington is on the move. The non-profit organization aimed at downtown revitalization is moving out of City Hall, both literally and organizationally. For the past year, the Board of Directors and current Renaissance Manager, Katie Meyer, have been working on a plan to move the organization from a City-supported office to a street-level independent non-profit. Last week, Covington Boa...

Recreation Update October

  Below are list of events sponsored by the City of Covington Recreation Department. For any additional information or questions please contact recreation@covingtonky.gov or 292-2151. Licking River Greenway Trail Day Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 3, from 9:00 a.m. to noon to help remove invasive species, replant native plants, and pick up litter and debris along the Greenway Tr...
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Covington Awarded Almost $4 Million from the State for Riverfront Development

COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington received a major financial boost to its long-planned riverfront development today. Governor Steve Beshear and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials announced the award of $5.4 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds to improve safety and air quality in Northern Kentucky. The largest of three CMAQ awards is $3.9 million t...

HUD Increases Efforts to Connect Low-Income Workers with Job Opportunities and Businesses with Contracting Opportunities

Every year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds create thousands of jobs nationwide that range from construction to professional services. The federal program known as “Section 3” directs jobs and training to low-income workers and connects businesses that hire them with HUD-funded contracts.  Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Developme...
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City of Covington Draft Annual Evaluation Report Available for Public Review and Comment

On September 30, 2015, the City of Covington/Northern Kentucky HOME Consortium will submit its 2014-2015 Consolidated Annual Plan Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CAPER evaluates the progress of the City in meeting the objectives outlined in its Consolidated Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the City of Co...
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