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City Begins Sidewalk Replacement along Streets North of 26th Street, Focusing on Covington’s Safety

COVINGTON, KY – Last week, the City of Covington took proactive measures to improve the safety of its citizens and began replacing deteriorated sidewalk sections along streets north of 26th Street. This is the second phase in the City’s overall sidewalk replacement program. In late 2015, the City hired a firm to complete an extensive survey of the sidewalk conditions along the priori...

City Paves Way for Licking River Greenway Trails Construction to Begin; Approves Issuance of Construction Proposals

COVINGTON, KY – The Mayor and City Commission recently approved the issuance of requests for proposals (RFP) to qualified contractors for the construction of Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the Licking River Greenway Trail (LRG) project. Phases 2 and 3 of the trail project will connect the trail from the Clayton-Meyer Park to Austinburg Park (Phase 2) and ultimately to Randolph Park (Phase 3). Once...

Mayor & City Commission Authorize 2017 Residential Waste Fee Rate, City to Restore Weekly Recycling

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday evening, the Mayor and City Commission unanimously authorized the City’s 2017 Residential Waste Fee Rate and some changes within its Rumpke, Inc. Waste & Recycling Management Program. Specific changes include the transition from annual billing of waste removal fees, as managed by the City, to quarterly billing that will be managed by Rumpke, Inc., and the re...

City Celebrates Groundbreaking of Duveneck Square Project, Welcomes Governor Matt Bevin to Covington

COVINGTON, KY – This afternoon, the City of Covington celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Duveneck Square project and welcomed Governor Matt Bevin to Covington for the momentous occasion. Hosted by The Catalytic Fund, City of Covington, NorthPointe Group and Bellwether Enterprise, the Duveneck Square Groundbreaking ceremony took place at Braxton Brewing Company. The ceremony includ...

Thanksgiving Day Fire Safety Tips

As you plan your Thanksgiving menu, the City urges you to think about fire safety. Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. Remember to keep these safety tips provided by the United States Fire Administration in mind as you prepare your meal: Turkey: If you are roasting your turkey, make sure you set a timer. This way, you ...

Mayor & City Commission Authorize the FY 16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Presents Allocation of $4.7M in Carryover Funds

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday evening, the Mayor and City Commission accepted the Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (FY 16 CAFR) and were presented with the allocation matrix for the $4.7 million in carryover funds as authorized by the Fiscal Stability Ordinance. Director of Finance & Operations Lisa Desmarais gave the presentation summarizing the specific allocation of ca...

Covington Celebrates "America Recycles Day"

Tuesday, November 15 celebrates "America Recycles Day!" The City of Covington and Keep Covington Beautiful encourage its residents and businesses to do their part in promoting recycling initiatives and in taking the pledge to recycle today. Take the Pledge! Download the social media sticker and post to your Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram page using the official America Recycles Day hash...

City Moves Forward in Addressing Flooding Issues at Crystal Lake Drive & Bluffside Drive Intersection; Approves Issuance of Construction Requests for Bids

COVINGTON, KY – The Mayor and City Commission recently approved the issuance of requests for bids (RFB) for the construction of new storm pipes, underdrains, catch basins and street pavement on Crystal Lake Drive to address flooding issues. South Covington resident Diane Davis-Cain has experienced the drainage problems firsthand. She looks forward to the improvements and believes it is a foo...

Mayor & City Commission Approve Clinical Trial & Consulting Services’ (CTI) Incentive Agreement; Providing New Jobs & Collaboration Opportunities

COVINGTON, KY – The Mayor and City Commission recently authorized the occupational tax rebate incentive agreement with Clinical Trial & Consulting Services (CTI), providing benefits for both CTI and the City; including the creation of approximately 500 new job opportunities. Included within the incentive agreement, the City approved the occupational tax rebate beginning in 2021, maximizi...

City Issues First of 31 New Police Vehicles; Provides Top Quality Safety

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday afternoon, the City of Covington issued the first of 31 new Police vehicles to its fleet. The new vehicles will help to increase safety throughout the City and ensure the Police Department is provided reliable transportation to effectively respond to the needs of citizens. (See below for photographs). Assistant Chief of Police Robert Nader stated, "We are very apprec...
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