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Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda 8.9.16

Agenda for the Board of Commissioners Meeting on 8.9.16.

Board of Commissioners Special Meeting Minutes 7.15.16

Meeting Minutes from the Board of Commissioners Special Meeting on 7.15.16.

Commission Highlights: Development Department Transformation, New Police Officers, New Police Vehicles, and New Body Cameras

COVINGTON, KY – A transformational restructure of the Development Department was approved Tuesday night by the Board of Commissioners. Five new police officers were hired, the purchase of 32 new police vehicles and new body cameras was approved. Proposed zoning changes for the former Gateway Community and Technical College “hilltop” advanced in light of anticipated development of...

Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 7.12.16

Meeting minutes for the Board of Commissioners Meeting on July 12, 2016.

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 presented the second reading of the FY 2016-2017 Recommended Budget for the Board of Commissioner&rs...

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 primarily due to the City’s strengthened financial management and improved fiscal planning. Moody&r...

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’s FY 17 Recommended Budget for the Board of Commissioner’s consideration Tuesday night. Kle...

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 Covington. The upgrade from a shingle to a new metal roof and new gutters is one of many upgrades recently c...

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 National Trust for Historic Preservation. “One of Covington’s most defining characterist...

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 Anticipation Note (TAN). Every year since 1976 the City has used the TAN to pay its payroll, employ...
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