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Brent Spence Bridge Construction to Impact I-75 Traffic; Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Announces Maintenance Work to Begin June 23; Work Expected to Last Approximately Two Months

COVINGTON, KY – Motorists planning to use the Brent Spence Bridge this summer need to be aware of major construction that will impact travel time across the bridge. Back-up traffic and delay are anticipated. The north-bound ramp on Fourth Street in Covington will be closed. Monday, June 19, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced that routine maintenance will take place on the B...

Covington Recreation Division Seeks Public Feedback for Proposed Sponsorship Program

COVINGTON, KY –The City of Covington Recreation Division is currently seeking feedback regarding its proposed Sponsorship Program for events and programs taking place in Covington. While City resources have become increasingly limited over the past several years, the interest and capacity for community-driven public events and programs continues to grow. As a result, the Recreation Division ...

Covington Recreation Division Awarded $10,000 Grant to Help Implement Local Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project

  COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the Board of Commissioners authorized a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Recreation & Park Association, accepting a $10,000 Community Engagement Grant. Selected by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and Southwest Airlines®, the Recreation Division will use the grant to engage Covington residents in the pla...

Board of Commissioners Issues Joint Statement Regarding Independent Investigation

COVINGTON, KY – This is a joint statement from the Covington Board of Commissioners: The Covington Board of Commissioners was recently made aware of the alleged improper use of government resources that may be the result of longstanding practices. We anticipate that a thorough investigation will bring these matters to light so that they can be addressed properly and expeditiously. Until...

City of Covington Executes Working Agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) AFL-CIO, Local 237 Union

COVINGTON, KY – Mayor Joseph U. Meyer, Interim City Manager Loren Wolff and AFSCME Union members officially executed the signing of the AFSCME working agreement today, Thursday, June 15, 2017. AFSCME members present at the signing included President Charlie McCain, Dawn Bayless, Lonnie Johnson, Doug Matherly and Brian Watts. Additionally, City Solicitor/Assistant City Manager Frank Warnock a...

Board of Commissioners Approves Economic Development Incentive Agreement with The Catalytic Fund & Orleans Development Company; Welcomes Additional Urban Living Options

  COVINGTON, KY – Another historic structure will be rehabilitated at a key location in Covington. The Bradford Building, located at the corner of Fourth Street and Scott Boulevard, will be transformed from an empty, neglected dilapidated structure into living and commercial space. On Tuesday evening, the Board of Commissioners authorized an economic development incentive agreement with...

City Seeks Public Feedback Regarding Recommended 501 Main Parking Mitigation Plan

COVINGTON, KY –The City of Covington is seeking public feedback regarding its recommended 501 Main Parking Mitigation Plan. Feedback for the Board of Commissioners to consider will be solicited until June 19.  The Board of Commissioners will formally adopt a mitigation plan at the Legislative meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. By the end of July, 2017, approximately 84 public parking sp...
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Kenton County Hosts Final Open House for Pre-Design Process for New County Administration Building

Kenton County is hosting an Open House to gather feedback during the final step of the pre-design decision process for the new administration building. The Open House will be held on Wednesday, June 21, at Covington Latin from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The County is encouraging the public to provide feedback on the Preferred Alternative and Alternative Concept design/build proposals. As the Court begins co...

Parks & Recreation June 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 Pool Opening Day Splish, Splash, Play! The Covington Parks & Recreation Department is having a pool party and you're invited! Join us ...

City Partners with Keep Covington Beautiful & Rumpke Waste & Recycling for the 2017 Ohio River Sweep; Seeks Volunteers for Cleanup Event

COVINGTON, KY – The City of Covington is partnering with Keep Covington Beautiful and Rumpke Waste & Recycling for the 2017 Ohio River Sweep in efforts to clean up the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 17. Keep Covington Beautiful is looking for volunteers to come out and join the initiative to help pick up tra...
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