Who We Are?

The Urban Partnership (UP) of Covington is a private sector economic development initiative created to cause these results:

- To attract and retain residents, businesses and entertainment establishments

- To allow the City of Covington to realize its potential for becoming the region's most desirable location for those seeking an urban living and working environment

Services Provided?

- Safe & Clean: litter, weed and graffiti removal, special projects

- Communication & Marketing: tactical initiatives involving key audiences such as property owners, the business and charitable communities,and media

- Stakeholder Services: could include business incubation services and Annual State of Downtown reports



  Report litter, weed, graffiti problems by calling 859-291-4333. We intend to remove graffiti within a 24-hour period after being notified. You can also call this number to suggest community-wide projects where our Safe & Clean crew can provide assistance. Please contact UP Executive Director Pat Frew with comments about the work of the Clean & Safe crew, pfrew@cbcky.com or 859-431-1500, extension 1. We want your feedback. Pat can also assist if you would like to offer a tax-deductable donation.



Vision 2015 Center For Great Neighborhoods, Covington Neighborhood Collaborative Mainstrasse Village Association Catalytic Development Funding Corporation of NKY


Urban Partnership in the News...   Covington Urban Partnership Accomplishments by the numbers.
Covington clean-up crew showing results, Kentucky Enquirer, nky.com, May 11, 2011

Urban Partnership Creates business improvement district in Covington, Soapbox Media, May 10, 2011

Plans to boost Covington, Cincinnati Enquirer, Kentucky Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, May 1, 2011

See what's UP in Covington, Thrive NKY, April 29, 2011

Urban Partnership Profile, WVXU-FM Cincinnati Edition, Sunday, April 24, 2011

Covington aiming to improve business district, Kentucky Enquirer, April 9, 2011

  Cumulative Totals:

Weed Abatement (block faces) = 757

Trash Removed (lbs) = 80,890

Flower Watering (gal) = 5,950

Code Enforcement Forwarded = 51

Graffiti - Removed = 704

ATLV Hours/ Billy Goat (mi.) = 764

Vehicle Miles = 15,994

Labor Hours = 19,641

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