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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...

Covington Presented with $2 Million Budget Carryover

COVINGTON, KY – Covington’s Board of Commissioners were presented with relatively good news during their meeting Tuesday night in the form of a $2.19 million carryover from the previous fiscal year. A presentation on the City’s Annual Financial Report by the accounting firm Clark S...

Covington Seeking Developers for MainStrasse Property

COVINGTON, KY - The City of Covington is seeking qualified developers for an opportunity to redevelop an exceptional site in the heart of the City. The site is a 2.41 acre property with a two story, brick office building and is owned by the City. It is located at 501 Main Street, immediat...
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Covington Presents Fiscal Stability Ordinance; Strategic Plan for Use of City Funds

COVINGTON, KY – City Manager Larry Klein and Interim Finance Director and City Operations Director Lisa Desmarais presented Covington’s Board of Commissioners with an overview of a proposed Fiscal Stability Ordinance last night. The ordinance is the result of an anticipated budget carryo...
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