Recycling Center Open House
The Solid Waste Division of the Boone County Public Works Department will be hosting an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, March 22. The Open House will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the Ribbon Cutting at 10:30 a.m. The Recycling Center is located at 3275 Maplewood Drive (next to the Animal Shelter), Burlington. Click here for more information.
KY 18 / KY 237 Construction
Construction is underway in Burlington at the intersection of KY 18 (Burlington Pike) and KY 237 (North Bend Road / Camp Ernst Road). Contractors are in the process of constructing a single point urban interchange that will allow traffic on KY 18 to be free flowing. This is part of a larger project directed by the KY Transportation Cabinet rebuilding KY 237. The contract for this state project calls for construction to be completed by June, 2015.
Transportation Projects Update
The KY Transportation Cabinet provides updates on road projects throughout Northern Kentucky on a weekly basis. These updates are only about state projects currently underway and include information to help travelers plan their route. To view this report, click here.
Hometown Heroes Website
Please take a moment to think about, pray for, or thank the men and women of Boone County who serve in the armed forces – Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy. They protect our liberty and freedom in Boone County from outside threats. The Hometown Heroes website is a listing of those citizens from Boone County as compiled by family members of those either currently serving or veterans of the armed forces. Click here to visit the website.
New Recycling Building Open House – March 22, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Burlington, KY – The Solid Waste Division of the Boone County Public Works Department will be hosting an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, March 22. &nbasp;The Open House will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the Ribbon Cutting at 10:30 a.m. The Recycling Center is located at 3275 Maplewood Drive (next to Animal Shelter), Burlington. Click here for more information.
March 5, 2014
Free TIRE Disposal
Burlington – The Northern Kentucky Solid Waste Management Area in cooperation with the Cabinet for Energy and Environment is hosting a Tire Amnesty event. From June 11 – June 14 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., tires can be brought to the Boone County Public Works Yard (5645 Idlewild Road, Burlington). Bavarian Landfill will also host the Tire Amnesty on June 11th – 14th from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at their facility (12764 McCoys Fork Road, Walton). To learn more, please call your Boone County Solid Waste Coordinator, Kelly Chapman at 859–334–3629 or click http://www.boonecountyky.org/BCSWM/Default.aspx. Click here to learn more.
February 24, 2014
Citizen Satisfaction Survey Results
Burlington, KY – The Boone County Fiscal Court commissioned a survey in late 2013 to measure the satisfaction of citizens regarding a variety of services provided by the county. The results provided a comparison of resident satisfaction to the 2007 Citizen Satisfaction Survey. The survey was commissioned with Northern Kentucky University and a presentation was delivered in January on the results. Residents can review the presentation by clicking here.
February 13, 2014
Richardson Road Bridge Update – January 23, 2014
At the Boone County Fiscal Court meeting on January 21, 2014, a resolution was approved authorizing the staff to proceed with design work and the solicitation of bids for repair work for the Richardson Road Bridge. A comprehensive “Physical Inspection Report, Load Rating and Recommendations Report” was provided during the meeting. Click here for a PDF of the presentation. Repairs are expected to be completed, and bridge reopened to traffic during the summer of 2014. Click here to view a summary of updates regarding the Richardson Road Bridge.
January 23, 2014
Snow Emergencies in Boone County
Burlington, KY – During snow season residents are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the three levels of snow emergencies. Snow emergencies are declared by the Judge/Executive under the advice of the Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Management Departments. During snow emergencies where snowfall is two inches or greater, it is required that vehicles parked on the street be moved from the street to allow trucks to safely and effectively treat and/or plow the streets. Click on this link for information about snow emergencies in Boone County.