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City Continues to Increase Its Transparency Efforts; Implements “Open Checkbook” Digital Platform Feature

COVINGTON, KY – Last Tuesday evening, the City of Covington continued to increase its transparency initiatives through the implementation of OpenGov’s “Open Checkbook” digital platform. Powered by OpenGov, Open Checkbook is a transparency feature within the OpenGov digital platform on the City’s website. OpenGov is designed to help visitors understand how Covington sp...

Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 9.27.16

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

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 stated, “The SAFER grant provides the Covington Fire Department an opportunity to improve its...

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 of 2019, resulting in the elimination of nearly about 1,800 jobs in the area. Mayor Sherry Carran, C...

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 efficiently, the IRS is taking steps to further consolidate submission processing operations across the ...

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 application, the City will split the estimated cost of $244,798.00 with SD1 to install new curb inlets and ...
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