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Parks & Recreation May 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. Fishing Derby Help the City of Covington celebrate "National Kids to Parks Day" on Saturday, May 20, by joining us for our annual Fishing Derby at Prisoners Lake i...

Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky Implements Backup Assistance Program; Helps Property Owners Prevent Sewer Backups

COVINGTON, KY – The Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky (SD1) recently implemented its new Backup Assistance Program, offering financial assistance to help property owners in preventing sewer backups caused by wet-weather and increases in rain. Approved at the SD1 Board of Directors meeting, the program opened to customers on May 1, 2017. The Backup Assistance Program provides up ...

City Partners With Northern Kentucky University Students in Efforts to Increase Effectiveness & Efficiency in Government Operations

  COVINGTON, KY –The City of Covington recently partnered with Northern Kentucky University (NKU) Center for Applied Informatics students to assist the City’s business intelligence program CovStat, generating new insights and information from its data.  Implemented in 2016, CovStat is the City’s business intelligence program used to harness data and analytics. The City ...

City Amends Alcoholic Beverage Sales Ordinance for One-Time Exception; Roebling Point Businesses Create Flying Pig Marathon Cheering Section

COVINGTON, KY – In recognition of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, the City of Covington has amended an ordinance for a one-time exception to allow malt beverages, wine and distilled spirits by the drink or by the package to be sold beginning at 6 a.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Businesses must be authorized to sell alcoholic beverages by local regulations. Additionally, businesses selling ...
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Covington Fire Department Partners with American Red Cross & Local Fire Departments for “A Cause for Alarms: Mega Blitz 2017”; Promotes Fire Safety Initiatives

  COVINGTON, KY –The Covington Fire Department participated in the American Red Cross “A Cause for Alarms: Mega Blitz 2017” event on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Firefighters installed smoke detectors in homes throughout Northern Kentucky and Ohio. The event was created as an initiative to educate residents on the importance of smoke alarm safety and to decrease fire related fa...

The City Proudly Announces the 2017 Business Excellence Awards Finalists!

  The City of Covington is pleased to announce this year's finalists for the 2017 Covington Business Excellence Recognition Program! The winners of the City's third annual Business Recognition Program will be announced May 10, 2017 at the Madison Event Center. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. RSVP to attend by clicki...
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New Business and Jobs Coming to Covington; Board of Commissioners Approves Economic Development Incentive Agreement with Road ID

COVINGTON, KY – A major new business will be locating in Covington in a renovated building at Eighth and Washington streets near the Duveneck development. On Tuesday evening, the Board of Commissioners authorized an economic development incentive agreement with Road ID, creating additional revenue and employment opportunities within Covington. The economic development incentives featured wit...

City of Covington Receives Upgrade in Moody’s Bond Credit Rating, Maintains Positive Outlook

COVINGTON, KY – The City of Covington’s bond credit rating was upgraded by Moody’s Investors Service Wednesday morning. The City received the positive news that Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the City’s bond credit rating to A3 low credit risk with a positive outlook from Baa1. Moody’s based the City’s rating on various detailed considerations, inc...

Join the City & Linden Grove Arboretum in Celebrating Covington's Arbor Day!

COVINGTON, KY - On Sunday, April 23, join the City of Covington and the Linden Grove Arboretum in celebrating Covington's Arbor Day at the Westside Spring Celebration Festival. Covington Arbor Day events include a tree planting, Covington Urban Forestry Board displays, tree planting workshop and a tree walk with Pat Burns discussing the natural history of native trees in Linden Grove. Co...

City Schedules 2017 Spring Trash Amnesty Week

COVINGTON, KY – In anticipation of spring cleaning, yard work and Covington's Great American Cleanup Day, the City of Covington has scheduled a Trash Amnesty Week for the week of April 24-28, 2017. In addition to the trash contained inside the City-issued trash carts, residents can place up to three large items and ten 30-gallon bags of trash at the curb during amnesty weeks without using a ...
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