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City to Demolish 45 Blighted Properties in Next 120 Days

On August 26, City Commission approved a list of 45 properties throughout the City to be demolished by JP Construction, the third party awarded the contract in the amount of $399,450.  JP Construction will have 120 days to complete this work and have all of the lots graded properly and planted with grass seed and straw.   These properties are beyond any potential rehabilitation, are...

Parking Tickets Now Payable Online and at Midtown Garage

UPDATED INFORMATION: Parking tickets can now be paid online at https://covington.rmcpay.com/ COVINGTON - All parking tickets can be paid at Midtown Garage, 25 East Fifth Street, across from the Kenton County Library on Scott Street, effective late July. Tickets are also able to be paid online at www.remit-online.com/859001. As of July 31, 2014, all in-person parking citat...

City Offers Homeowner Repair Assistance Beginning September 2, 2014

COVINGTON - Homeowners in Covington may be eligible to receive assistance to help address problems with sewer laterals, furnaces or roof patches, thanks to a new program created by the Housing Development Office, part of the City's Department of Development.     The Program will be offered on a first come, first served basis while funding is available with a maximum of $5,000 per aw...

New Incentives Available for Homebuyers and Homeowners

COVINGTON -Commission approved the following HUD-funded programs to assist homebuyers and homeowners in the City of Covington for the City's new fiscal year that began on July 1, 2014. Some of these programs are also available to homebuyers in neighboring Northern Kentucky cities due to Covington's status as a regional HUD HOME Consortium.   For...

Pop Up Park: Volunteer Day This Saturday

COVINGTON, KY -Thirty volunteers are needed for planting, landscaping, and clean-up on this Saturday, July 19 to help the parking lot at Seventh and Washington streets undergoa creative transformation into an event location.All volunteer days are from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and you can sign up athttp://ow.ly/xSLMJor find more information at facebook.com/renaissancecovington. The lot...

Mutual Building Breaks Ground

  COVINGTON – Today, The Catalytic Fund hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the Mutual Building located on the corner of Madison Avenue and Pike Street in the center of the Covington Central Business District. The developer is Ashley Commercial Group who plans to redevelop the space to accommodate both residential and commercial space, including a 15 unit (1 bedroom) apartment buildi...

City Issues Guidelines Update on Historic Preservation

  COVINGTON - The City just updated its Historic Covington Design Guidelines and published the first new version of the compendium seen in 26 years, since the document's creation in 1988. The new edition is available in electronic format on the City's website and hard copies will be available later this month by request through the Historic Preservation Office at 859 292 2171 or&nbs...

Roadworks & Infrastructure Update

Status Update of Work on City and State-owned Roads in Covington:     Devou Wall Retaining wall collapse on Devou Drive resulted in the roadway being closed to traffic. Status: Bid documents for the reconstruction plans for the new wall were advertised Saturday May 31. Construction contract will be awarded July 2 (the original d...

From Parking to Pop Up: A Story of Inspired Partnership

  The City’s parking lot at Seventh and Washington streets is not just a parking lot. It is undergoing a creative transformation into an event location. It is being transformed into a “pop-up” performance park that will help bring exciting public programming to the business district adjacent to the Covington Arts center. Folks can thank Renaissance Covington, MKSK and o...

Roadwork Update

Status Update of Work on City and State-owned Roads in Covington   Devou Wall Retaining wall collapse on Devou Drive resulted in the roadway being closed to traffic. Status:  Construction plans for the new wall are nearly complete.  Currently working with SD1 to determine the size of the storm pipes that will be needed for this area and that will be included in the plan.  Plans...
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