Search

News Flash

News

10 Stories
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Save the date: Kenton County's 2024 Spring Clean-Up

Spring Clean-Up surrounded by colorful items

Kenton County Public Works and its office of Solid Waste Management will offer their annual Spring Clean-Up for Kenton County residents on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13. Proof of residency is required.

Residents will have access to two drop-off l...

Learn more.

News
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Kenton County invests in children's safety and mental health

KCPD's 4 school resource officers against blue background with crest

The Kenton County Fiscal Court has taken a proactive stance in addressing children’s safety and mental health, from hiring dedicated resource officers to be in our schools to deploying funds to ensure the well-being of our youngest citizens.

Enhancing scho...

Read on...

News
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Kenton County selects firm to build Independence farmers market pavilion

Historic Kenton County Courthouse in Independence

At its Feb. 13 meeting, the Kenton County Fiscal Court approved Schrudde & Zimmerman Inc. as the contractor for its planned farmers market pavilion neighboring the Historic Kenton County Courthouse in Independence.

The project is in partnership with th...

Read on...

News
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Steep Creek Road to undergo road repairs, closures

Road work sign

Steep Creek Road in unincorporated Kenton County is slated to close for an extended period throughout the day from Monday, Feb. 19, through Friday, March 8. Crews will be onsite to complete slide repairs along various portions of the road.

The road will cl...

Read on...

News
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Kenton County Treasurer Roy Cox to retire

Roy Cox

Kenton County Treasurer Roy Cox will retire from his role, effective July 1, Cox announced at the Kenton County Fiscal Court meeting Feb. 13. Cox has been the County’s Treasurer since 2012. 

“From day one, Roy has brought stability and leadership ...

Learn more.

News
Posted on: February 7, 2024

KCAS receives funds to boost community cat program

Cat stands on logs outside

Kenton County Animal Services is partnering with the Joanie Bernard Foundation and its Give Them Ten Movement to increase the capacity of the County’s community cat program.

Throughout 2024, the Give Them Ten Movement will provide grant funding t...

Learn more.

News
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Time Rewind: Consolidation, innovation drive change at Kenton County Public Works

Kenton County Public Works employee making road repair

In 2015, a decision to consolidate departments altered the course of Kenton County Public Works. The strategic merging of the Solid Waste and Fleet Services divisions into Public Works enabled the combined department to steadily broaden its scope.

Conseque...

Read on...

News
Posted on: January 25, 2024

Kenton County partners to create SparkHaus, a regional entrepreneurial hub

Exterior of former Sim's Furniture building in Covington

Kenton County is partnering with Blue North and the Northern Kentucky Port Authority to transform the former Sim’s Furniture Building in downtown Covington into SparkHaus, an entrepreneurial hub designed to foster Northern Kentucky’s n...

Learn more.

News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

How Kenton County is using its federal Covid-19 assistance

Kenton County Government Center

The Kenton County Fiscal Court was awarded $32,437,404 in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). These funds were a one-time injection of capital designed to help in the economic recovery from the coron...

Learn more.

News
Posted on: June 13, 2023

Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project

Rendering of Brent Spence Bridge companion bridge

In January, federal officials announced a $1.6 billion grant to fund the Brent Spence Bridge corridor project, fulfilling years of effort on the part of local and state officials to construct a companion bridge for the region’s largest bridge. The project...

Learn more.

News

Government Websites by CivicPlus®
Arrow Left Arrow Right
Slideshow Left Arrow Slideshow Right Arrow