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    Boone County Establishes Trick or Treat Times

    Boone County has established that the Trick or Treating times this year will be on Friday, October 31st, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in unincorporated Boone County.  Residents interested in participating are asked to turn on their porch light.

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    Construction continues on 18/237 Bridge

    Workers continue making progress on the wall at the intersection of KY 18 and KY 237.  This Kentucky Transportation Cabinet project will construct a single point urban interchange designed to allow free-flow of traffic on KY 18.  This is part of a larger project directed by KYTC for the total rebuild of KY 237.  The contract for this state project calls for construction to be complete by June 2015.

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    It’s that time again!

    Boone County Parks will begin accepting Breakfast with Santa reservations beginning Monday, November 3! Event dates and times are Tuesday, December 16 at 9 and 10am, Wednesday, December 17 at 9 and 10am, Thursday, December 18 at 9, 10 and 11am and Friday, December 19 at 9, 10 and 11 am. Cost is $10 per child 2 and older, $5 up to 1 year old. Session sizes are limited to 25 children, so call the Parks office now to register at 859-334-2117. The event will be held at Boone Links Golf Course.

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    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.

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Election Day – 2014 General Election

Burlington, KY – Election day for the 2014 General Election is Tuesday, November 4. The sample composite ballot and information about absentee voting for Boone County is available on the County Clerk’s website. Information about elections and voting in Kentucky is also available on the Secretary of State’s website.


Please note that due to Election Day, the November 4, 2014 meeting of the Boone County Fiscal Court will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the Boone County Fiscal Courtroom at 2950 Washington Street in Burlington, Kentucky.

October 30, 2014

Household Waste Collection Event

Burlington, KY – November 1, 2014, 9am–2pm
UCMC Stadium at 7950 Freedom Way in Florence, KY

The Northern Kentucky Solid Waste Management Area and the Northern Kentucky Household Hazardous Waste Action Coalition are joining forces to help you properly dispose of unwanted items. Residents of Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties can drop off select items on Saturday, November 1 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at UCMC Stadium, “Home of the Florence Freedom,” in Florence, KY. Only certain items will be collected and some restrictions apply. Please click here for more details. All residents who plan to drop off items MUST visit www.nkyhhw.org to print and complete a registration form prior to attending the event. Please bring the completed form with you on the day of the event. The completed form will greatly help with the flow of traffic and will reduce your wait time.

October 30, 2014


Camp Ernst Road (KY 237) from Rogers Lane to Golf Club Drive

Burlington, KY – As construction continues on this project, please watch for flaggers and for trucks entering and leaving the highway.  New traffic patterns are in place and will remain until winter.  Please follow detour signs to access KY 18 and KY 237.  Patrick Drive is now open from KY 237 to Burgundy Hill for through traffic.  The Access ramp to 237 North on the new SPUI (Single Point Urban Interchange) is now OPEN from KY 18 Westbound.

September 25, 2014

Halloween Trick–or–Treat Date and Times Announced for Boone County

Burlington, KY – Boone County has established that the Trick or Treating times this year will be on Friday, October 31st, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in unincorporated Boone County. Residents interested in participating are asked to turn on their porch light.

September 19, 2014

The 27th Annual Boone County Senior Citizen’s Picnic

Burlington, KY – The 27th Annual Boone County Senior Citizen’s Picnic was held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Boone County Fairgrounds.  More than 960 seniors enjoyed live music, refreshments, door prizes, entertainment and a picnic lunch.  The picnic is sponsored by the Boone County Fiscal Court and Boone County Judge/Executive Gary Moore said it continues to be a success because of the support and donations from area businesses and the efforts of more than 100 volunteers.

For a photo tour of this year’s picnic, click here

September 15, 2014

Road Construction on Camp Ernst Road (KY 237) from Rogers Lane to Golf Club Drive

Burlington, KY – As construction continues on this project, please watch for flaggers and for trucks entering and leaving the highway.  New traffic patterns are in place and will remain until winter.  Please follow detour signs to access KY 18 and KY 237.  A rolling roadblock will be performed on September 10 between 10 AM – 2 PM to set the remaining beams on the bridge.  Traffic may be stopped occasionally for 10 – 15 minutes to set the beams during this timeframe.  Please expect delays during this time on September 10th.

September 10, 2014

Richardson Road Bridge Project Updates

Burlington, KY – The Boone County Fiscal Court is pleased to announce that the Richardson Road Bridge repairs have been completed and the bridge re–opened to traffic at 7p.m. pm August 29, 2014.  The Bridge will be closed for a period of September 5, 2014 to allow for the state to conduct measurements for final load analysis.

September 2, 2014

Road Work Affects US 25 in Florence

Burlington, KY – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 advises that:
US 25 (Dixie Highway) – Beginning the week of September 1, 2014 – the Northern Kentucky Water District will begin an extensive project to line existing water main service along US 25 (Dixie Highway) from Price Avenue to Turfway Road crossing through Kenton and Boone Counties including the cities of Erlanger, Elsmere and Florence.  The project will be completed in phases and is scheduled to complete in November of 2014.  During this time, motorists can expect lane closures in the SB direction of US 25.  Delays may be possible so please plan accordingly.  Bus stops will be affected in this area.  Please contact TANK at (859) 331–8265 for any possible stop location changes.  Any questions regarding water service should be directed to the Northern Kentucky Water District at (859) 578–9898

September 2, 2014

OKI Seeks Input

Burlington, KY –The Ohio–Kentucky–Indiana (OKI) Regional Council of Governments is updating a policy plan to improve quality of life and service to the public in southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeast Indiana, and they want to hear from residents of Boone County.  This plan will guide future decision making at this planning organization for our metropolitan area.  To find out more and share your opinions, visit www.howdowegrow.org

May 14, 2014

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.

CodeRedAll 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.


Sign up here


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May 12, 2014

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