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Major Employer Clinical Trial & Consulting Services (CTI) Moves Headquarters to Covington RiverCenter; Estimates 500 New Kentucky Resident Jobs Filled by 2027

COVINGTON, KY – Clinical Trial & Consulting Services will be relocating their global headquarters to Covington, Kentucky. Earlier this morning, Governor Matt Bevin made the announcement that the pharmaceutical and biotechnology organization confirmed its move into the RiverCenter Towers. This news comes from almost 10 months of collaboration between the following: Corporex Companies, LLC...

Commission Highlight: Board Approves Sanitation District No. 1 Private Sewer Lateral Program

COVINGTON, KY – A new sewer lateral repair program was approved by the Board of Commissioners Tuesday evening. The Mayor and Commissioners authorized a new agreement with Sanitation District No. 1 (SD1) that will help the City and owners deal with broken laterals. The Private Sewer Lateral Program allows SD1 to repair any private sewer lateral break that happens underneath roadways between t...

Commission Highlight: Board Approves Hiring Computer Forensic Analyst for the Police Department

COVINGTON, KY – The Covington Police Department has a new forensic tool to use to fight crime. Former Covington police officer Ronald Trenkamp will serve as Computer Forensic Analyst. The Board of Commissioners approved hiring him Tuesday evening. As the Department’s very first Computer Forensic Analyst, Trenkamp takes on the challenge of conducting investigations, at the direction of ...

Covington and Neighbors Work to Replace Vandalized Holman Avenue Trees

COVINGTON, KY ­– The Covington community spirit is alive and well as the City and the neighborhood are working together to replace Holman Avenue trees damaged by vandals. On July 7, vandals damaged recently planted trees on Holman Avenue in Covington. The Department of Public Improvements Urban Forestry Division and the Westside Action Coalition members are addressing the issue of repairing ...

Commission Highlights: Development Department Transformation, New Police Officers, New Police Vehicles, and New Body Cameras

COVINGTON, KY – A transformational restructure of the Development Department was approved Tuesday night by the Board of Commissioners. Five new police officers were hired, the purchase of 32 new police vehicles and new body cameras was approved. Proposed zoning changes for the former Gateway Community and Technical College “hilltop” advanced in light of anticipated development of...

Covington Responds to Standing Water Issue on James Avenue

COVINGTON, KY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is taking action to remove the stagnant water ponding at the bend of KY 16 across from Meinken Field on James Avenue. Due to recent storms, there has been an increase in rainwater draining down KY 16 resulting in a pond of recurring standing water at the bend in the road. With the threat of the Zika virus and warm weather conditions,...

Public Safety and Economic Development Highlights of Covington Commission Meeting

COVINGTON, Ky. – A major Covington Police Department (CPD) initiative was approved at the Board of Commissioners Meeting Tuesday night. Assistant Police Chief Lt. Col. Robert Nader presented to Commissioners the Northern Kentucky River Cities Unified Police System (NKRCUPS), an agreement between the City of Covington and the City of Newport which allows officers from each police department t...
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Historic Preservation Projects Focus of Covington Commission Meeting

COVINGTON, Ky. – Although lighter than usual, the agenda for Covington’s Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday night was heavy on historic preservation projects. Three applications for Kentucky Heritage Council grant funds were approved by the Board. Each application addressed a specific historic preservation project. The first grant application was for $3,000 for the 2017 Northern Ke...

Covington Commission Begins the New Year with a Focus on Infrastructure

COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s Board of Commissioners held its first regular meeting of 2016 Tuesday night. The meeting focused on the City’s infrastructure. Infrastructure needs were a priority pointed out during the City’s discussion of how to allocate carryover funds from the previous fiscal year. The Board approved $315,000 in carryover funds for infrastructure projects, ...

City of Covington Becomes the First Government in Kentucky to Approve PACE Financing for a Private Energy Efficiency Project

COVINGTON, KY – For the first time in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, a local government (City of Covington) has authorized a private property owner (Ivy Knoll Senior Living Community) to use PACE financing for an energy project, according to the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance. In March 2015, the Kentucky General Assembly passed legislation that authorizes local governments to establish En...
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