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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...

Demolition of Buildings Make Way for the Development of Duveneck Square, City Continues to Invest in its Future

COVINGTON, KY – Yesterday morning, the demolition of buildings along Washington Street began, marking the first step in physically redeveloping the site for the mixed use residential and commercial Duveneck Square project. Located along Washington Street between 7th and 8th Streets, the NorthPointe Group will develop the four-story, high-end multi-family development in Covington. The demolit...

2016 Covington Halloween Trick-or-Treating Hours & Safety Tips

Please note: This press release was issued in regards to 2016 Covington Halloween Trick-or-Treating Hours. 2017 Covington Halloween Trick-or-Treating Hours are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., however, the established date requires approval from the Covington Board of Commissioners. COVINGTON, KY - Get the candy and costumes ready! Trick-or-Treating is set for M...

Preliminary Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Presented at Commission Meeting; Payroll Receipts Up $1,568,298; Includes $4.7 Million in Carryover Funds

COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the Board of Commissioners Legislative meeting featured a presentation on the City’s Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16) preliminary Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), highlighting $4,700,737 in carryover funds from the previous fiscal year. Presented by the Lexington based accounting firm RFH, PLLC CPAs and Consultants, the CAFR consists of the City...

Mayor & City Commission Approve Two-Year Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Contract; Includes Competitive Wage Increases

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday evening, the Mayor and City Commission approved a two-year Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge #1 contract for calendar years 2016 and 2017. Contract adjustments include annual wage increases, adding a competitive edge to the City’s continued efforts to recruit and retain the highest quality of police officers. Prior to the Board of Commissioners’ approv...

Trash Amnesty Week Begins Monday, October 24

COVINGTON, KY - The City of Covington has scheduled its fourth trash amnesty week of the year beginning Monday, October 24, 2016. During trash amnesty week, residents can place up to three large items and ten 30-gallon bags of trash at the curb without using a green sticker. This trash will be collected during regularly scheduled trash days. Residents should still prepare large items for ...

Covington Streetscape Projects Awarded $5.1 million in OKI Funding for Infrastructure Improvements for Madison Avenue and Seventh Street

COVINGTON, KY – Tuesday afternoon, the City of Covington received funding to further advance its ongoing infrastructure initiatives. The City was awarded $5.1 million to fund two of its streetscape projects from the Surface Transportation Program for Northern Kentucky (SNK) funds grant through the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI). The SNK grant provides publicly fu...

Mayor and City Commission Authorize 501 Main Street Site Residential Development Agreement; Construction to Begin March 2017

  COVINGTON, KY – On Tuesday evening, the Board of Commissioners approved a development agreement with Flaherty & Collins Properties (F&C Properties) for the redevelopment of the two-acre, 501 Main Street site. The development agreement incorporates both the project design as well as the financing structure. The high-end, residential development will include 187 one and two bedr...
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