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Covington and Neighbors Work to Replace Vandalized Holman Avenue Trees

COVINGTON, KY ­– The Covington community spirit is alive and well as the City and the neighborhood are working together to replace Holman Avenue trees damaged by vandals. On July 7, vandals damaged recently planted trees on Holman Avenue in Covington. The Department of Public Improvements Urba...

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 C...

Covington Responds to Standing Water Issue on James Avenue

COVINGTON, KY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is taking action to remove the stagnant water ponding at the bend of KY 16 across from Meinken Field on James Avenue. Due to recent storms, there has been an increase in rainwater draining down KY 16 resulting in a pond of recurring st...

Public Safety and Economic Development Highlights of Covington Commission Meeting

COVINGTON, Ky. – A major Covington Police Department (CPD) initiative was approved at the Board of Commissioners Meeting Tuesday night. Assistant Police Chief Lt. Col. Robert Nader presented to Commissioners the Northern Kentucky River Cities Unified Police System (NKRCUPS), an agreement betwe...
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Historic Preservation Projects Focus of Covington Commission Meeting

COVINGTON, Ky. – Although lighter than usual, the agenda for Covington’s Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday night was heavy on historic preservation projects. Three applications for Kentucky Heritage Council grant funds were approved by the Board. Each application addressed a specifi...

Covington Commission Begins the New Year with a Focus on Infrastructure

COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s Board of Commissioners held its first regular meeting of 2016 Tuesday night. The meeting focused on the City’s infrastructure. Infrastructure needs were a priority pointed out during the City’s discussion of how to allocate carryover funds from th...

City of Covington Becomes the First Government in Kentucky to Approve PACE Financing for a Private Energy Efficiency Project

COVINGTON, KY – For the first time in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, a local government (City of Covington) has authorized a private property owner (Ivy Knoll Senior Living Community) to use PACE financing for an energy project, according to the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance. In March 2015...
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Holiday Trash Collection Schedule and December Amnesty Week

COVINGTON, KY - The upcoming holidays may have some effect on trash and recycling collection schedules in Covington. Trash and recycling collection scheduled for Christmas Day and New Year's Day will be delayed by one day. Residents and businesses whose collection day falls on Friday, Decembe...

Three Firefighter Promotions and Addition of Police Cadet Complete Goal of Increased Public Safety Staffing

COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington promoted three Firefighters and added a new part-time Police Cadet at the Board of Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday night, completing a goal of increased police and fire staffing levels. In October of this year, Covington passed legislation approvi...

Covington Awarded $1 Million State Grant for Downtown Walking & Biking Path

  COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington has been awarded a $1 million Transportation Alternatives (TA) Grant from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.   The funds will go toward the reconstruction of a downtown alley into a safe and easily traversable pathway for pedestrians and bicyclis...
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