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City Seeks Applications for a Driver

JOIN OUR TEAM! The City of Covington is accepting applications for a Driver to join our Public Works Department. Job Title:         Driver Department:       Public Works Salary Range:        $1,809.82/Bi-Weekly  SUMMARY Operates trucks not to exceed a Class “B” Commercial...

Riverfest rules for downtown, Devou in effect Sunday

COVINGTON, Ky. - Familiar restrictions designed to ensure safety and orderly traffic flow will be put in place in the northern part of downtown Covington and Devou Park on Sunday as enormous crowds flock to the riverfront to watch the annual Labor Day weekend fireworks.   The rules address issues like road closures, parking, alcohol, skateboards, and glass containers and are similar to those ...

City Seeks Applications for Solid Waste & Recycling Supervisor

JOIN OUR TEAM! The City of Covington is accepting applications for a Solid Waste & Recycling Supervisor to join our Neighborhood services  Department. Job Title:         Solid Waste & Recycling Supervisor Department:       Neighborhood Services Department. Salary Range:        $40,000 - $...

iWorQ app: Easy way to request fixes

Grounds-worker Frank Coogan (left) and light equipment operator Lonnie Johnson of Covington’s Public Works Department trimmed branches from a street-side tree that were causing a problem. The concern was sent in by a citizen using the City’s new iWorQ Service Request tool. COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington is encouraging its residents to use an online tool and phone app to report infrastructu...

Covington seeks historic preservationist

Emily Ahouse, Covington’s historic preservation & planning specialist, is leaving after three years with the City. COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington is looking for a new person to guide historic preservation in the City.  Emily Ahouse, the City’s historic preservation & planning specialist, is leaving after over three years in Covington to become executive director of the Walnut ...

Who needs ice? It’s hockey time

COVINGTON, Ky. - This weekend in #LoveTheCov will see a new sports tournament, a new brew, and a new weekly yoga class in a pretty relaxing location.   Oh, and Saturday will be a great time to visit the Farmers Market, because the crops are coming in.   Hockey comes to the Cov It’s rink time in Covington ... in a manner of speaking.   The Covington Street Hockey League is hold...

City seeks more deliberate use of incentives

The arrival of the Roebling Row Apartments on the east side of Greenup Street in the early 2000s brought a wave of new residents to the outskirts of downtown Covington.   COVINGTON, Ky. - Tuesday night’s caucus meeting of the Covington City Commission featured a 16-page PowerPoint filled with numbers and definitions that sparked a long and technical discussion of a specialized tax incen...

City needs contractors for home repairs

This roof and the boiler and box gutter shown below were replaced over the last few years using grants from Covington’s Homeowner Repair Program. COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington is looking for contractors to bid on $300,000 worth of small projects to help homeowners do emergency repairs.  The majority of the money helps low-income residents - especially elderly, disabled, and veteran ho...

Know a young adult turning his/her life around?

COVINGTON, Ky. - Do you know someone under age 28 who had trouble with the law when they were younger but ever since has made great strides in turning his or her life around?   If so, the Kentucky Juvenile Justice Advisory Board would like to hear about him or her.   The JJAB’s Subcommittee of Kentucky’s Youth is seeking nominations for its Kentucky Spirit of Youth Award. &nb...

Mudslide closes Amsterdam Road

A Covington Public Works crew worked furiously this morning to clear Amsterdam. The crew included, from left: grounds worker Chad Hyland (walking), laborer James Payne (driving the dump truck), and cement brick mason Gene Kohl (operating the mini excavator). COVINGTON, Ky. - Amsterdam Road in Covington is closed while City of Covington Public Works crews clean up a mudslide.  Public Works Dir...
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