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City of Covington Honored with “2016 Kentucky Excellence in Energy Leadership” Award

COVINGTON, KY –   Thursday afternoon, the City of Covington was presented the “2016 Kentucky Excellence in Energy Leadership” award at the Kentucky Governor’s Conference on Energy and the Environment Awards Ceremony. Mayor Sherry Carran stated, “We are extreme...

Covington Promotes Environmentally Friendly Initiatives; Issues 2016-2017 Green Stickers to Property Owners

COVINGTON, KY – The City of Covington will be issuing 2016-2017 green stickers to property owners as it continues its Waste & Recycling Program initiatives. In July 2015, the City partnered with Keep Covington Beautiful and Rumpke Waste & Recycling to promote stewardship in the communi...

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...

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...

Covington and Bellevue Premiere Video to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act

COVINGTON, KY – Last night, the Cities of Covington and Bellevue premiered the video “Northern Kentucky Preservation at 50: From Saving Houses to Creating Places” at Darkness Brewing in Bellevue, Kentucky. The video was a project of both cities and was produced by Spotted Yeti Medi...

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...

Major Employer Clinical Trial & Consulting Services (CTI) Moves Headquarters to Covington RiverCenter; Estimates 500 New Kentucky Resident Jobs Filled by 2027

COVINGTON, KY – Clinical Trial & Consulting Services will be relocating their global headquarters to Covington, Kentucky. Earlier this morning, Governor Matt Bevin made the announcement that the pharmaceutical and biotechnology organization confirmed its move into the RiverCenter Towers. T...

Commission Highlight: Board Approves Sanitation District No. 1 Private Sewer Lateral Program

COVINGTON, KY – A new sewer lateral repair program was approved by the Board of Commissioners Tuesday evening. The Mayor and Commissioners authorized a new agreement with Sanitation District No. 1 (SD1) that will help the City and owners deal with broken laterals. The Private Sewer Lateral Pro...
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