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City Celebrates Grand Opening of Devou Golf & Event Center

Covington, KY – The Devou Golf & Event Center is open for business. On Wednesday evening, the City of Covington, Devou Park Advisory Committee (DPAC), Devou Properties, Inc., and Devou Property Management Company, LLC celebrated the grand opening of the Devou Golf & Event Center. Located at 1201 Park Drive, the opening ceremony was emceed by WCPO Channel 9 News Anchor Katherine Nero...

City of Covington Announces New City Manager; Welcomes David Johnston to Covington

COVINGTON, KY – The Covington Board of Commissioners voted to appoint David Johnston as Covington’s next City Manager at its meeting Tuesday night. Johnston will receive a salary of $140,000 annually and will start no later than August, 21, 2017. Johnston has 20 years of experience as a government manager, having served as the City Manager for the City of Maple Valley, WA, Village Admi...

Covington Partners with Passport Parking to Launch New Mobile Parking Payment App

  COVINGTON, KY – On Monday, the City of Covington announced the launch of the mobile parking app, PassportParking®. The innovative technology allows users the option to conveniently pay for parking using their phone. Using the PassportParking app, users can purchase parking with a debit or credit card, monitor and receive notifications when their session runs low, view all parking ...

Inaugural Cinema in the Cemetery Series to Kick Off On August 4

COVINGTON, KY— The Covington Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with The Friends of Peaselburg Neighborhood Association, Linden Grove Cemetery and Arboretum and the Center for Great Neighborhoods to host Cinema in the Cemetery on Friday, August 4, 2017 starting at dusk. Cinema in the Cemetery is a series of three movie screenings shown during the months of August, September and Oc...

Covington Recreation Division Seeks Applicants for Parks Advisory Group; Establishes Group to Prioritize Park Redevelopments

  COVINGTON, KY – The Covington Recreation Division is currently seeking applicants for its Parks Advisory Group. The effort is to establish a group of interested stakeholders to objectively identify City parks that are priorities for redevelopment. The Parks Advisory Group will be made up of 11 passionate individuals, each serving a three-year term. The group will guide the process for...
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City Issues Update on Latonia Water Main Break

COVINGTON, KY – On Monday, July 10, a water main break occurred at 36th Street and Church Street in Latonia, causing pavement damage in the intersection and flood damage to several households in the area. The City has been in contact with the Northern Kentucky Water District and its insurance provider Bilz Insurance to confirm details of the water main break and to provide information t...
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Parks & Recreation July Newsletter 2017

  Below are Covington Parks & Recreation Department events and programs. For additional information click on "Learn More" or contact the Parks & Recreation Department at recreation@covingtonky.gov or 859-292-2151. Upcoming Events Free Swimming Lessons There is still time to sign up your little ones for free swimming lessons! Children will have the opportunity...

The City of Covington Reminds Residents of Firework Safety & Regulations This Fourth of July

COVINGTON, KY – This upcoming Fourth of July, the City of Covington wants to ensure its residents are safe and made aware of the dangers associated with fireworks. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), fireworks caused an estimated 18,500 reported fires, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, and 16,900 outside and other fires from 2009-2013 in the United...

Board of Commissioners Authorize 501 Main Parking Mitigation Plan

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the Covington Board of Commissioners authorized the 501 Main Parking Mitigation Plan. The plan was developed in an effort to accommodate parking throughout the duration of the 501 Main development construction period and to help alleviate parking issues experienced in MainStrasse. While the demolition of the existing 501 Main building may start sooner, the...

City of Covington Announces Four Finalists for City Manager Position; Welcomes Candidates to Covington

COVINGTON, KY – There are four finalists for the City of Covington City Manager position. In total, the City received 37 applications, narrowing down its final round of interviews to four candidates. The finalists are: Bryan Long – Long is a third-generation public administrator with over 10 years of combined senior executive experience in municipal and federal government. He served a...
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