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Boone County and OKI are currently working on updating the County's Transportation Plan which will guide the direction of transportation infrastructure for the next decade. Participate and stay informed on the Boone County Transportation Plan Website

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At the April 18, 2017 meeting of the Boone County Fiscal Court, Judge/Executive Gary Moore and the County Commissioners honored Captain Dale Appel on the occasion of his retirement after 50 years of service to the Boone County Water Rescue Team. ...Read More
Boone County Farm Tour 2017
The Boone County Farm Tour will be held on June 24, 2017 from 10am-3pm at various farm locations throughout  Boone County. For complete information, visit the Farm Tour website.
The Boone County Solid Waste Division is sponsoring Spring Clean Up from April 19 to April 22 2017, 8 am to 5pm. ...Read More
The Cooper High School State Finalist Boys Basketball Team was recognized at the April 4 Fiscal Court meeting and presented with a proclamation from Judge/Executive Gary Moore. ...Read More
Fiscal Court to Hear Second Reading of 911 Dwelling Unit Fee
The Boone County Fiscal Court is scheduled to hear second reading of the 911 dwelling unit fee at the April 18, 2018 meeting. The proposed 911 fee of $75 would replace the current 911 landline fee. For complete information, click here.
Boone County has been rated the second healthiest county in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by County Health Rankings & Roadmaps for 2017. ...Read More
Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties were granted more than a quarter of a million dollars from the federal government to intensify Northern Kentucky’s fight against the opioid epidemic. ...Read More
At the March 7, 2017 meeting of the Boone County Fiscal Court, the county’s elected body affirmed its support for a regional communications system to support the need of first responders and correct significant deficiencies in the current antiquated system. ...Read More

Boone County staff has been meeting with groups across the county to share information about the need to upgrade the county's emergency communications system and to listen to input regarding possible funding sources.

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During the morning hours of March 1, 2017, the outdoor warning system was activated in response to a tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service; however, the activation was delayed and not immediate. A prompt review was conducted to
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Amazon Prime has announced a 1.49 billion dollar investment at CVG to locate its worldwide cargo hub in Boone County. This will initially create 600 full time jobs and nearly 3000 total jobs. ...Read More

The Boone County Parks Department will begin taking reservations for Park shelters on March 1, 2017. Shelters must be reserved if being used between April and October. Please contact the Parks Department at 859-334-2117 between 8am -5pm beginning 3/1. You must speak to a staff member (no messages).

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The Annual Boone County Spring Clean-Up will be held April 19-22 from 8am-5pm. Drop off locations are located at Boone County Public Works on Maplewood Drive and at the Union Pool on Old Union Road. ...Read More
Need to meet your New Year's goals?  Love nature? Love the Arboretum?  Join us for the Dogwood Dash 5K.  This run/walk is during the most beautiful blooms of the year and the beauty motivates out participants to do better and be better! ...Read More
Reflecting on a Wonderful Year in Boone County
Judge/Executive Gary W. Moore shares his reflections on the past year and the future of Boone County. Please click here to read.
Boone County Emergency Management maintains the CodeRed Mass Notification System so that In the event of a localized emergency, officials can automatically generate an alert. For more information and to ensure you receive notifications, visit ...Read More

The Boone County Fiscal Court is pleased to announce the launch of a new tool for County financial information. OPENGOV is now available by clicking here.

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Boone County Solid Waste and the City of Florence will be offering Christmas Tree Recycling. Pick up Service will take place on January 4, 2017 from 7am to 5pm. Trees should be set out by the curb by 7am.Tree's may also be dropped off at several locations before 8am on January 7, 2017. ...Read More
Boone County has been awarded a federal SNK grant to install a pedestrian path along KY 237 form KY 18 to KY 20 and a grant in conjunction with the City of Erlanger to install a pedestrian path along Dolwick Drive and parts of Mineola Pike. ...Read More
The Boone County Parks Department is sponsoring the annual Breakfast with Santa event on December 14, 15 and 16. Reservations can be made starting November 2 by calling the Parks Department at 859-334-2117 or on- line at ...Read More
The annual Honor Run Half-Marathon will be taking place in Florence this Sunday, November 13, 2016. Closures will be in place from 7:00 to 11:00 AM on Houston Rd, Hopeful Church, Aero Pkwy, Ted Bushelman, Turfway Rd. and crossing KY 18 at Houston and Mall Rd. ...Read More
The Historic Burlington Business Association is sponsoring the annual tree lighting ceremony on December 2 at 6pm at the the Boone County Administration Building. The event will be held at the gazebo near the Historic Courthouse. ...Read More
Election Day is November 8, 2016
The 2016 General Election is November 8, 2016. Polls in Kentucky will be open from 6am to 6pm. For more information, please visit the Boone County Clerk's website at:

The Fall Household Waste Collection event will be held on Saturday, November 5. Residents of Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties can drop off select items from 9 a.m. - 2 pm at UC Health Stadium - Home of the Florence Freedom,” in Florence, KY.

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KY 20 at the Woolper Creek  Bridge is scheduled to be closed from November 1-November 11. ...Read More
NKY Heroin Help-Line
The NKY Heroin Help-Line Number has changed to 859-415-9280. Both the original and new numbers will continue to function for the transition period. Please note this change and share with anyone who would benefit from having the contact information.
2016 Trick-or-Treat hours for unincorporated Boone County & the Cites of Florence, Union and Walton will be Monday, October 31, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Residents who wish to participate are encouraged to turn their porch light on. Be Safe! ...Read More
The Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 meeting originally scheduled for 8:30 AM will have a time change to 5:30 PM.
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The I-71 Southbound ramp closure from I-75 North that was scheduled for October 21- 24 has been re-scheduled for October 28 at 8pm- October 31 at 5am.

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The Annual Boone County Fall Clean-up will be held October 19-22 from 8am-5pm. Drop-Off locations are the Boone County Public Works Office on Maplewood Drive or Union Pool on Old Union Road in Union.  For more information, continue reading or contact the Solid Waste Office at 859-334-3629 ...Read More
Boone County Adds Surplus Items to
The Boone County Fiscal Court has declared a number of items to be surplus that are no longer useful to County. These items are now available to the public via on-line auction at
The Boone County Parks Department will host the Community Garage Sale Saturday, October 8 from 8am to 1pm at the Boone County Administration Building Parking Lot. ...Read More
Boone County Parks Fall Schedule of Events
The Boone County Parks Department has announced a schedule of upcoming events for the fall/winter. To view the list, visit the Boone County Parks Facebook Page!
The 29th Annual Boone County Senior Citizens Picnic will be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, September 14th from 9 am. to 2 pm. Tickets are $6 (Cash only)and will be available beginning August 1 from 9a-4p at the Finance Office, 2nd floor of the Boone County Admin Building ...Read More
Pawapalooza will take place Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Rd., Burlington, KY 41005. The K95K will be held at England/Idlewild Park located at 5550 Idlewild Rd. Burlington, KY. 41005 at 9:30 AM. ...Read More
International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose deaths. ...Read More
The 2016 Boone County 4H & Utopia Fair will be held August 8-13 at the Boone County Fairgrounds. ...Read More

Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties and St. Elizabeth Healthcare Partner to Launch the Northern Kentucky Regional Substance Use Helpline with Addiction Services Council. The Hotline number is  859-415-9280.

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The Boone County Animal Shelter has been chosen by the ASPCA to participate in its 2016 Adoption Ambassadors Campaign which empowers fosters to act as talent agents for their foster pets, including finding matches and completing official adoption processes. ...Read More

Begin Your Law Enforcement Career Today. Apply to become a part of one of the best Correctional Organizations in the Country.

Pick up an application at the Boone County Jail.

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The Historic Burlington Business Association sponsored the annual Boone County Heritage Day and Chalk Festival on July 9 from 10am-3pm at the Boone County Administration Building.

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Lassing Pointe has been rated the #1 public golf course in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by Golfweek's Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play, 2016. For the complete rankings visit: ...Read More
The Boone County Parks Spring/Fall Newsletter is now available! Don't miss out on the numerous activities, leagues and programs planned for the spring and summer. ...Read More
Boone County Farm Tour 2016
The 2016 Boone County Farm Tour will be held on June 25, 2016 from 10am-4pm, rain of shine. Visit some of Boone County's "Rural Treasures"! For updated information, visit the Facebook site at
The Boone County Fiscal Court was presented with the Fiscal Year 2017 budget as recommended by County during a special caucus meeting on May 5, 2016. To view the proposed budget, click here ...Read More
The Boone County Fiscal Court is pleased to welcome Chris Courtney to the Judge/Executive's staff. Chris will serve as the Small Business Support and Community Relations Coordinator for Boone County. ...Read More
SD1 Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Budget

 The public comment period for SD1’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017 begins May 4 and is open until May 18! Comment forms are available in SD’s main lobby, at all library branch locations in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties, as well as on their website at

The Boone County Dispatch Center has received numerous complaints this week of an IRS telephone scam. Please be aware of this issue and contact the IRS DIRECTLY if you receive any communicaiton claiming to be from the IRS or asking for personal information or payment.  ...Read More
The Parks Department is hosting the annual Boone County Garage Sale on May 7 (rain date May 14) from 8am to 1pm at the Boone County Administration Building Parking Lot. ...Read More
April is National County Government Month sponsored by the National Association of Counties (NACo). During April, watch for information, articles and links related to county government. ...Read More
Beginning March 31, 2016, Boone County will begin utilizing an on-line auction for the disposal of county assets that have been declared surplus by the Fiscal Court. The on-line auction site is ...Read More
The Boone County Jail’s Community Service Work Program will kick off its Annual Spring Clean Up on April 4th – April 8th under the direction of Jailer, Edward Prindle. ...Read More

The annual volunteer Reforest Northern Kentucky event will take place April 2nd from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in Boone County at England-Idlewild Park, 5550 Idlewild Road, Burlington, KY 41005.   

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Limaburg Connector Road Opens
A new road connecting Ky 237 to Limaburg Road is now open. The new connector is an extension of Gateway Boulevard.

Boone County is prepared when you are prepared. PrepareAthon is designed to increase the number of citizens who Understand which disasters could happen; Know what to do to be safe and limit damage; Take action to increase their preparedness; and Participate in emergency planning.

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County Offices Closed for Christmas and New Year Holidays
Al County Offices will be closed on Friday, December 23, Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2 in observance of the Christmas and New Year Holidays. Merry Christmas and best wishes for a very happy New Year.
Boone County Ranked as One of Best Counties for Child Well-Being

Boone County is ranked as one of the best counties in Kentucky for overall child well-being, according to the 2015 Kids Count County Data Book released by Kentucky Youth Advocates.For the full story click here.

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. ...Read More
The Boone County Parks Department has announced dates for the annual Breakfast with Santa event. Reservations begin November 2. ...Read More
The Historic Burlington Business Association will host the annual A Burlington Christmas event from December 4-6. The tree lighting and visit from Santa is scheduled for Friday,December 4th from 5:30-7 at the Gazebo next to the County Administration Building. ...Read More
Senior Services of Northern Kentucky (SSNK) notified our community on October 19 that it would cease operations as of Friday, October 23, 2015. NKADD staff met with the Judges/Executive and Mayors to prepare a transition
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Jack-O-Lantern walk set for Saturday, October 24th from 7:30-9pm at Central Park. Hebron Business Association Costume Walk set for Saturday, October 24th from 1-4 at Remkes-Hebron. ...Read More
Trick or Treat Times will be October 31, 6pm-8pm in Unincorporated Boone County. ...Read More
The Walton Fire Protection District and the Boone County Alliance invite the public to the Walton Fire Protection District Community Day. ...Read More
Tuesday, November 3, is election day in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Remember to exercise your right to vote! ...Read More
Carroll Cropper Bridge Construction Underway
Judge/Executive Gary Moore and County Commissioners Cathy Flaig, Charles Kenner and Charlie Walton will hold a Hebron Town Hall Conversation with the Boone County Fiscal Court on July 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hebron Campus of Lakeside Christian Church located at 1980 N Bend Road, Hebron, KY 41048 ...Read More
Boone County Spring Clean-Up is scheduled for April 20-23.  8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Boone County Public Works Department and Union Pool. ...Read More
Prescription Drug Take Back Day
April 30, 2016 is “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” . Visit to learn where pill drop box locations are in NKY.
Solid Waste Announces Christmas Tree Pick-Up Schedule

 Boone County and the City of Florence offers Christmas Tree Recycling and Tree Pick-Up. For complete information and pick-up schedule, click here.


2016 Trick-or-Treat Hours
The 2016 Trick-or-Treat hours in Boone County will be Monday, October 31, 2016 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.