KENTON COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS PICNIC

The Kenton County Fiscal Court is hosting its annual Senior Citizen’s Fall Harvest on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Admission to the event is only $8 per person with anyone 55 or older being invited.  The price includes refreshments, a boxed lunch, entertainment, and door prizes.  The picnic will once again be held at the Kenton County Fairgrounds with access and parking located off of Harris Pike.

Tickets will be available on Thursday, August 3rd.  You can purchase tickets in person at the Kenton County Public Works office, which is located at 420 Independence Station Road, Independence, KY.  The contact phone number for the Public Works office is 859.392.1920.

In cooperation with the Cabinet for Energy & Environment, Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties will be hosting Waste TireCollection Event. County residents may bring an UNLIMITED number of tires to specificlocations in August for FREE disposal.


This program only occurs once every three years so now is the time to get rid of those tires. Tires on and off of the rims will be accepted. Tire retailers, tire dealers, junk yards and garages are PROHIBITED from participating. We WILL NOT ACCEPTED: foam filled tires, off-road construction and equipment tires, and solid tires with pressed-on rims or tires larger than tractor size, tires with a bead greaterthan 13/4 inches, no tracks, no sheet rubber, no solid, calcium or fill tires. If you have a large load (more than 6 tires), bring help to unload!

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KENTON COUNTY SELECTS TEAM FOR NEW ADMINISTRATION BUILDING AND 303 COURT STREET PROJECT

On Wednesday, June 21st, following the recommendation of a selection committee, the Kenton County Fiscal Court chose the proposal of a team led by Turner Construction Company to design and execute construction of the new county administration building and the 303 Court Street project, contingent upon successful negotiations.

The team selected to execute the $24,900,000 project includes Turner Construction Company, Brandstetter Carroll Inc., SFA Architects Inc., THP Limited Inc., Al. Neyer and Urban Sites.

“The new County Administration Building will have much improved accessibility and free surface parking continuing our efforts to improve basic services.” said Judge/Executive Kris Knochelmann. “As we move forward in the design and construction process, we want to think through all possible scenarios to make this the best project possible for our residents.”

We encourage you to visit the "New Kenton County Administration Building Project” section on our website to learn more about the project and submit comments.

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