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Holiday Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule and December Trash Amnesty Week

COVINGTON, KY -  The City of Covington reminds you that the trash and recycling collection schedule will not be impacted this holiday season and will continue without interruption. In addition, a trash amnesty week is scheduled for the week of December 26 in anticipation of the busy holiday se...

City Christmas Tree Recycling Opportunities

COVINGTON, Ky – The City of Covington Department of Public Improvements Urban Forestry Division, Rumpke Waste & Recycling and Keep Covington Beautiful are offering Covington residents two ways to recycle natural Christmas trees this year. Residents can either have trees picked up curbside ...

City Prepares For Winter Weather: Snow Removal Routes & Driving Tips

In anticipation of winter weather, the City of Covington would like to remind businesses and residents of the procedure for snow and ice removal. The Department of Public Improvements (DPI) works hard to keep the streets safe during ice and snow emergencies. In order to be efficient in snow plowing ...

City Begins Sidewalk Replacement along Streets North of 26th Street, Focusing on Covington’s Safety

COVINGTON, KY – Last week, the City of Covington took proactive measures to improve the safety of its citizens and began replacing deteriorated sidewalk sections along streets north of 26th Street. This is the second phase in the City’s overall sidewalk replacement program. In late 201...

City Paves Way for Licking River Greenway Trails Construction to Begin; Approves Issuance of Construction Proposals

COVINGTON, KY – The Mayor and City Commission recently approved the issuance of requests for proposals (RFP) to qualified contractors for the construction of Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the Licking River Greenway Trail (LRG) project. Phases 2 and 3 of the trail project will connect the trail from...

Mayor & City Commission Authorize 2017 Residential Waste Fee Rate, City to Restore Weekly Recycling

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday evening, the Mayor and City Commission unanimously authorized the City’s 2017 Residential Waste Fee Rate and some changes within its Rumpke, Inc. Waste & Recycling Management Program. Specific changes include the transition from annual billing of waste removal...

City Celebrates Groundbreaking of Duveneck Square Project, Welcomes Governor Matt Bevin to Covington

COVINGTON, KY – This afternoon, the City of Covington celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Duveneck Square project and welcomed Governor Matt Bevin to Covington for the momentous occasion. Hosted by The Catalytic Fund, City of Covington, NorthPointe Group and Bellwether Enterprise, th...

Thanksgiving Day Fire Safety Tips

As you plan your Thanksgiving menu, the City urges you to think about fire safety. Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. Remember to keep these safety tips provided by the United States Fire Administration in mind as you p...

Mayor & City Commission Authorize the FY 16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Presents Allocation of $4.7M in Carryover Funds

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday evening, the Mayor and City Commission accepted the Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (FY 16 CAFR) and were presented with the allocation matrix for the $4.7 million in carryover funds as authorized by the Fiscal Stability Ordinance. Director of Fin...

Covington Celebrates "America Recycles Day"

Tuesday, November 15 celebrates "America Recycles Day!" The City of Covington and Keep Covington Beautiful encourage its residents and businesses to do their part in promoting recycling initiatives and in taking the pledge to recycle today. Take the Pledge! Download the social media sticker a...
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