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Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda 9.27.16

Meeting Agenda from the Board of Commissioners Meeting on September 27, 2016.

Board of Commissioners Approves Fire Department’s SAFER Grant, Authorizes Purchase of $3M in Apparatus Fleet Vehicles

COVINGTON, KY – At the last Commission meeting, the City received great news as it was awarded $1.36M in federal grant funds to hire eight new full time firefighters. The Mayor and City Commission formally accepted the SAFER grant at their September 13 Commission meeting. Fire Chief Dan Mathew...

Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 9.20.16

Meeting Minutes from the Board of Commissioners Meeting on September 20, 2016.

City Receives Update Regarding Internal Revenue Service “Flat Top” Facility Closure in 2019

COVINGTON, KY – The City of Covington received updated information regarding the recent announcement of the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) closure of its Flat Top Covington facility. On Wednesday, September 14, the IRS announced it will be closing its Flat Top facility in Covington as ...

Internal Revenue Service Announces Its “Flat Top” Facility to Close in 2019

COVINGTON, KY – On Wednesday afternoon, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced it will be closing its flat top facility in Covington in 2019, resulting in the elimination of about 1,826 jobs. A statement from the IRS said: “As part of the continuing efforts to use resources efficie...

Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 9.13.16

Meeting Minutes from the Board of Commissioners Meeting on September 13, 2016.

Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda 9.13.16

Meeting Agenda from the Board of Commissioners Meeting on September 13, 2016.

Covington Partners with SD1 to Improve Storm Drainage on Crystal Lake Drive & Bluffside Drive

COVINGTON, KY – The City partnered with Sanitation District No. 1 (SD1) to address storm drainage issues on Crystal Lake Drive and Bluffside Drive in South Covington. The Board recently executed an agreement with SD1 to implement the 50/50 Cost Sharing Program. Upon the program’s applica...

Commission Highlight: Four New Police Officers Join the Covington Police Department

COVINGTON, KY – The Covington Police Department welcomed four new officers to its ranks last Tuesday evening. Approved unanimously by the Board of Commissioners, the Police Department increased its staffing number to 109 sworn police officers out of the 110 authorized positions. City Manager L...

Commission Highlight: Board of Commissioners Keeps City’s Property Tax Rate Same as Last Year; Increase in Property Values Yields Additional Revenue

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the Board of Commissioners approved the City’s 2016 property tax rate, keeping it the same as 2015.  City staff recommended maintaining the same property tax rate as last year since increased property values will result in additional revenue. At t...
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