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CDBG/HOME Community Needs Public Hearing Scheduled

COVINGTON, KY- On Thursday, February 9, at 6:00 p.m. the public is invited to City Hall Commission Chambers, 20 West Pike Street, Covington KY to participate in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Community Needs Public Hearing.  During the public hearing, members of the public are encouraged to offer comments and ideas on community issues that...
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Board of Commissioners Suspend MainStrasse Parking Plan

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, January 17, the Board of Commissioners voted to suspend the MainStrasse Parking Plan. The change was made in efforts to accommodate the growing area and to help alleviate parking issues experienced in MainStrasse. Effective immediately, the City will suspend the enforcement of the parking rules implemented in MainStrasse as of April 1, 2016, and revert bac...

The City of Covington Conducts Inauguration Ceremony, Welcomes New Board of Commissioners

COVINGTON, KY – On Friday evening, January 6, the City of Covington celebrated an inauguration and swearing-in ceremony, welcoming Mayor Joseph U. Meyer, Mayor Pro Tem Michelle Williams, Commissioner Tim Downing, and incumbent Commissioners Jordan Huizenga and Bill Wells to the Board of Commissioners. The inauguration ceremony took place at the Carnegie Arts Center. Bexion Pharmaceuticals Ch...

Covington Inauguration Ceremony Scheduled for January 6, 2017

COVINGTON, KY - On Friday, January 6, the City of Covington will be conducting the inauguration ceremony and swearing in of Mayor Joseph U. Meyer, Commissioner/Mayor Pro Tem Michelle Williams, Commissioner Timothy Downing, and incumbent Commissioners Bill Wells and Jordan Huizenga. The inauguration ceremony and reception will take place at the Carnegie Arts Center, 1028 Scott Blvd., beginning at 6...

Mayor & City Commission Approve New Meeting Guidelines & Procedures; Authorize 2017 Board of Commissioners Legislative & Caucus Meeting Dates

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the City conducted its first legislative meeting of 2017, welcoming Mayor Joseph U. Meyer, Mayor Pro Tem Michelle Williams, and Commissioners Timothy Downing, Jordan Huizenga and Bill Wells to the Board of Commissioners. The Mayor and City Commission approved updated legislation regarding guidelines for conducting business and procedures for City Board of ...

Mayor & City Commission Approve Hiring of Three Police Officers & Ten Paramedics, Police Department & Fire Department Fully Staffed

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the Mayor and City Commission authorized the hiring of three police officers to its Police Department and ten paramedics to its Fire Department, fully staffing both departments. Approved unanimously, the City welcomed John Murphy, Alexandra Averbeck and Matthew Martin to the Police Department as Grade 1 Patrol Officers. The new officers are scheduled to st...

City Establishes Code Enforcement Lienholder Notification System; Holds Violators Accountable

COVINGTON, KY – The City of Covington implemented a Lienholder Notification system providing the public with information pertaining to properties in Covington with liens. Additionally, the system assists the City in its efforts to hold code violators accountable and ensure compliance. Created as result of recent changes to state legislation, Covington’s Lienholder Notification system i...

Holiday Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule and December Trash Amnesty Week

COVINGTON, KY -  The City of Covington reminds you that the trash and recycling collection schedule will not be impacted this holiday season and will continue without interruption. In addition, a trash amnesty week is scheduled for the week of December 26 in anticipation of the busy holiday season. "Studies show that the average family produces 25 percent more waste during the holidays," Sh...

City Christmas Tree Recycling Opportunities

COVINGTON, Ky – The City of Covington Department of Public Improvements Urban Forestry Division, Rumpke Waste & Recycling and Keep Covington Beautiful are offering Covington residents two ways to recycle natural Christmas trees this year. Residents can either have trees picked up curbside or drop trees off at one of three locations. Tree Drop-off Locations Residents can drop off trees De...

City Prepares For Winter Weather: Snow Removal Routes & Driving Tips

In anticipation of winter weather, the City of Covington would like to remind businesses and residents of the procedure for snow and ice removal. The Department of Public Improvements (DPI) works hard to keep the streets safe during ice and snow emergencies. In order to be efficient in snow plowing efforts, DPI divides the city into 14 different plow routes. These routes are designed to overl...
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