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Covington City Commission sets priorities

Policy checklist accelerates City Hall’s renewed focus on customer service COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington City Hall’s ongoing effort to improve customer service by updating the policies, procedures, protocols, and best practices used to provide that service was formalized and given urgency Tuesday night.   The Covington City Commission passed an ordinance laying out its policy prio...

City Seeks Applications for Part Time Code Enforcement Officer

JOIN OUR TEAM! We are currently seeking a Part Time Code Enforcement Officer to join our Department of Neighborhood Services. Job Title: Part Time Code Enforcement Officer Department: Department of Neighborhood Services Salary: $14.61/Hourly  SUMMARY Field enforcement of existing housing and property maintenance and building codes; inspect existing buil...

2nd Trash Amnesty Week begins Monday

COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington is relaxing its garbage restrictions again next week to let residents throw away bulk trash items without using the special green stickers that are normally required.  The relaxed rules of Trash Amnesty Week, July 23-27, apply to single-family homes and multi-family buildings with four or fewer units.  Next week, residents can place up to three large item...

Historic preservation legend’s name graces new award

Covington's elected leaders on Tuesday honored Vic Canfield for 37 years of service on the Urban Design Review Board. Posing with Canfield are, from left, Commissioners Tim Downing and Jordan Huizenga, Mayor Joe Meyer, and Commissioners Michelle Williams and Bill Wells.  COVINGTON, Ky. - It’s a clichéd but revealing exercise, but to grasp the length of Victor J. “Vic”...

Back-to-school special: Sidewalk fixes near 6th District

COVINGTON, Ky. - The crumbling sidewalks that children use to get to school at Sixth District Elementary will soon be fixed.   A contract with TMS Construction of Fort Thomas for nearly a quarter of a million dollars - at a cost of no more than $244,870, to be exact - is expected to be approved as part of the consent agenda of the Covington City Commission during its legislative meeting tonig...

City Seeks Applications for Administrative Assistant

JOIN OUR TEAM! We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team! Job Title: Administrative Assistant Department: Varies Salary:$38,000.00 - $55,322.00 (DOQ) SUMMARY The Administrative Assistant's primary responsibility is to provide day-to-day administrative support to the department in which they are employed. This position will perform a vari...

20th street pop-up block

COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is working with The Center for Great Neighborhoods and residents of Heletown, Austinburg, Wallace Woods, and Levassor Park to update the zoning code and bring new energy to E. 20th Street corridor.   This Sunday, July 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a "pop-up block" set up beginning at 20th and Greenup. The pop-up block is a tempora...

Superstitions and Shakespeare

COVINGTON, Ky. -On this Friday the 13th weekend you will find plenty of family friendly activities to do in Covington.   Here are some highlights:   Grand Day @BCM: Hocus Pocus, Black Cats & All That This Friday, July 13th, grandparents can come spend the day with their grandchildren exploring magic, superstitions and more at the Behringer-Crawford Museum.   For info, ...

Chippie's Science Lab: On Tour in Covington Parks

COVINGTON, KY - Behringer-Crawford Museum's mascot, Chippie is packing his sensational science lab up and heading out to Covington parks. Designed for children in grades K-8, this educational program engages and entertains while teaching kids science basics that tap into their natural curiosity. Jr. Scientists conduct hands on, mind-boggling experiments and learn about the amazing worl...

#lovethecov this Weekend

COVINGTON, Ky. - Whether you are into live music, fitness, art, or theater there is something for everyone in Covington this weekend.   Here are some highlights:   Pike Street Stroll   Taking a long holiday weekend? Enjoy your time off with a stroll down the Pike Street Corridor between Scott Street and Holman. Experience local shops, galleries, restaurants and live music. &nbs...
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