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Commission Meeting Highlights: 2016-2017 Recommended Budget Approved as Covington Invests in Future

  COVINGTON, KY – At Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting, the FY 2016-2017 Recommended Budget was approved reaffirming the City’s commitment to its future throughout the next fiscal year and in moving forward. Covington Director of Finance & Operations Lisa Desmarais ...

Moody’s Changes City of Covington’s Bond Rating to Positive

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday evening, Moody’s Investors Service assigned a Baa1 underlying rating to the City’s $9.4 million General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2016. Although Moody’s affirmed the City’s Baa1, they changed the former negative outlook to positive prima...

Covington Commission Meeting Highlights: FY 17 Recommended Budget Presentation, Citywide Improvements & Updates

COVINGTON, KY –   A structurally balanced budget, a five-year capital plan, reduction of long-term debt, improving the City’s credit rating, maintaining services—these goals and others were presented Tuesday. Covington City Manager Larry Klein displayed  the City&rsq...

Fire House and Park Improvement Projects Approved by Covington Commission

  COVINGTON, KY. – Tuesday night’s Covington Board of Commissioners Meeting focused on the City’s infrastructure and project improvements. Covington’s Mayor and Commissioners approved a contract for a new roof at the Fire Department Company 5 fire house in South Covingto...

May is Historic Preservation Month in Covington

COVINGTON, Ky. – In recognition of the importance of preserving historic buildings and sites, the Covington Board of Commissioners has declared May “Historic Preservation Month.” This proclamation is in support of Preservation Month nationally, which was established in 1973 by the ...

Covington Rids Itself of 40-Year Old Borrowing Habit

  COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington has finally freed itself from the need of a $3.5 million short-term loan, relied on for the last 40 years. At Tuesday night’s meeting, Covington Mayor and Commissioners voted not to renew the City’s annual short-term loan known as a Tax...

Covington Moves Forward With Art, Technology and Infrastructure Projects

COVINGTON, Ky. – Tuesday night’s Covington Board of Commissioners meeting covered new art, technology and infrastructure projects. The projects are all part of larger city initiatives and strategic goals. Placement of three new bike racks at West Seventh Street and Washington Avenue was ...

Covington Takes Steps toward Reducing Increased Disease Rates Linked to Heroin Epidemic

COVINGTON, Ky. – The operation of a substance abuse treatment outreach and disease prevention program that includes a needle and syringe exchange component was approved unanimously at Tuesday night’s Covington Board of Commissioners meeting. The proposed program will be operated by the N...

Covington Reaffirms Commitment to Human Rights

COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington reaffirmed its commitment to protecting all persons within the City from discrimination at Tuesday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Approved unanimously, Covington’s Mayor and four Commissioners passed a resolution reaffirming the City&...

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 betwe...
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