Boone County Fiscal Court Set to Begin New Term
The Boone County Fiscal Court members elected in November 2014 were sworn in during a ceremony at Burlington Baptist Church on January 2, 2015. The Fiscal Court is led by Judge/Executive Gary W. Moore and Commissioners Cathy Flaig, Dr. Charles Kenner and Charlie Walton. For more information about the elected officials, click here.
Petersburg Water Project
Installation of the water line and new fire hydrants in Petersburg is complete. The County and the water district are committed to working with the residents in Petersburg to do everything reasonable to accommodate everyone who would like to connect to the public water lines. This will require coordination between the county, the water department and our citizens. The complete process to obtain water service is available by clicking here.
Be Prepared for Winter Weather
The winter weather season is upon us. For information regarding weather warnings and snow removal, visit the Public Works website at: http://www.boonecountyky.org/pw/snow.aspx
CodeRED Emergency Notification
Boone County has implemented the CodeRED Mass Notification solution. The CodeRED system provides county officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire county during emergency situations. The CodeRED Weather Warning system will allow county officials to reach citizens who are in the projected path of a tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood or other weather event. All Boone County residents are encouraged to enroll contact information and specify notification preferences. Click here to enroll.
BOONE COUNTY RESIDENT REPRESENTS CINCINNATI BENGALS IN NFL PUNT, PASS & KICK NATIONAL FINALS
Audrey Lee Pelster, a middle–school student from Burlington, Ky., participated as a finalist in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick National Finals held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Seattle Seahawks headquarters in Renton, Wash. Audrey earned her place among the national finalists with a standout performance in regional PP&K competition hosted by the Bengals in December. Prior to the final round, Audrey ranked second among four national qualifiers in the Girls 12–13 age group. NFL Punt, Pass & Kick is one of the nation’s largest grassroots sports skills competitions and is now in its 53rd year (beginning in 1961).
Audrey attends Camp Ernst Middle School in Burlington and is the daughter of Damian and Constance Pelster.
Boone County PrepareAthon is underway!
We encourage everyone to participate. This includes, individuals, families, businesses, churches, government offices, schools ... everyone. During the PrepareAthon commit to take actions to improve your emergency preparedness. Plan to have your efforts culminate with a deliverable on April 30, 2015. That deliverable could be whatever goal you establish. Maybe you will develop or refine your emergency plans, build a disaster supplies kit, host a preparedness/safety fair, offer a training session or conduct an exercise or drill. The key is to take preparedness actions and use April 30th as your target date to complete your efforts. Join the Boone County PrepareAthon today. What will you do to be prepared?
Sign up for the CodeRed Emergency Notification System
Burlington, KY –Boone County has implemented the CodeRED Mass Notification solution. The CodeRED system provides county officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire county.
All Boone County residents are encouraged to enroll additional contact information including cell phone numbers, text and email addresses and specify their notification preferences. “No one should assume their telephone number is included,” Ihrig said, urging all individuals and businesses to log on to the website, www.boonecountyky.org/em, and follow the CodeRED link to the community enrollment page. hose without internet access may call Boone County Emergency Management at 859–334–2279 to supply their information over the phone. Required information includes first and last name, street address (physical address, no P.O. boxes), city, state, zip code, and primary phone number. Additional phone numbers can be entered as well.
May 12, 2014