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Mayor & City Commission Approve New Meeting Guidelines & Procedures; Authorize 2017 Board of Commissioners Legislative & Caucus Meeting Dates

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the City conducted its first legislative meeting of 2017, welcoming Mayor Joseph U. Meyer, Mayor Pro Tem Michelle Williams, and Commissioners Timothy Downing, Jordan Huizenga and Bill Wells to the Board of Commissioners. The Mayor and City Commission approve...

Mayor & City Commission Approve Hiring of Three Police Officers & Ten Paramedics, Police Department & Fire Department Fully Staffed

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the Mayor and City Commission authorized the hiring of three police officers to its Police Department and ten paramedics to its Fire Department, fully staffing both departments. Approved unanimously, the City welcomed John Murphy, Alexandra Averbeck and Matt...

City Establishes Code Enforcement Lienholder Notification System; Holds Violators Accountable

COVINGTON, KY – The City of Covington implemented a Lienholder Notification system providing the public with information pertaining to properties in Covington with liens. Additionally, the system assists the City in its efforts to hold code violators accountable and ensure compliance. Created ...

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...
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