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Holiday Trash Collection Schedule and December Amnesty Week

COVINGTON, KY - The upcoming holidays may have some effect on trash and recycling collection schedules in Covington. Trash and recycling collection scheduled for Christmas Day and New Year's Day will be delayed by one day. Residents and businesses whose collection day falls on Friday, December 25 will be serviced Saturday, December 26. Residents and businesses whose collection day falls on ...

Three Firefighter Promotions and Addition of Police Cadet Complete Goal of Increased Public Safety Staffing

COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington promoted three Firefighters and added a new part-time Police Cadet at the Board of Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday night, completing a goal of increased police and fire staffing levels. In October of this year, Covington passed legislation approving an increase in Police Department staffing levels from 106 to 110 employees and Fire Department le...

Covington Awarded $1 Million State Grant for Downtown Walking & Biking Path

  COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington has been awarded a $1 million Transportation Alternatives (TA) Grant from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.   The funds will go toward the reconstruction of a downtown alley into a safe and easily traversable pathway for pedestrians and bicyclists.   The project involves closing Electric Alley, located between Madison Avenue and Scott Bou...

Covington Presented with $2 Million Budget Carryover

COVINGTON, KY – Covington’s Board of Commissioners were presented with relatively good news during their meeting Tuesday night in the form of a $2.19 million carryover from the previous fiscal year. A presentation on the City’s Annual Financial Report by the accounting firm Clark Schaefer Hackett revealed that the carryover from the previous fiscal year to be approximately $2,190...

Covington Seeking Developers for MainStrasse Property

COVINGTON, KY - The City of Covington is seeking qualified developers for an opportunity to redevelop an exceptional site in the heart of the City. The site is a 2.41 acre property with a two story, brick office building and is owned by the City. It is located at 501 Main Street, immediately adjacent to the heart of MainStrasse Village, which has established itself as a regional dining ...
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Covington Presents Fiscal Stability Ordinance; Strategic Plan for Use of City Funds

COVINGTON, KY – City Manager Larry Klein and Interim Finance Director and City Operations Director Lisa Desmarais presented Covington’s Board of Commissioners with an overview of a proposed Fiscal Stability Ordinance last night. The ordinance is the result of an anticipated budget carryover from the City’s previous fiscal year and outlines how City carryover funds can be used res...

Covington Breaks Ground on New Devou Park Golf Course Clubhouse

COVINGTON, KY – Residents and visitors to Covington’s Devou Park will soon be able to enjoy a brand new golf course clubhouse thanks to the generosity of the Devou Park Trust and Drees Pavilion. City of Covington officials and representatives from the Devou Park Advisory Committee, Drees Pavilion, the Devou Park Trusts, and the Devou Park Golf Course broke ground today on the new facil...

Covington’s Community Developers Initiative Seeks Participants

COVINGTON, KY – The City of Covington is looking for potential participants for its Community Developer Initiative (CCDI). CCDI is a community-based initiative intended to eliminate blight throughout Covington by returning abandoned or under-utilized properties to productive use. Projects may include the rehabilitation of single family homes, creation of a community garden, or other economic...

City Offers Code Enforcement Hardship Program

COVINGTON - The City of Covington has created a helpful new program that provides qualified residents with contractor resources to keep their property up to City Property Maintenance Code standards. The Program, funded by the City's Community Development Block Grant funds and introduced this year, is called the Code Enforcement Hardship Repair Program. It is only available to property owners who h...
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