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City Office is closed on Thursday Nov. 26 and Friday Nov. 27. No change to Thanksgiving trash pickup which will be on Friday, November 27th.

David "Angelo" Penque, Mayor

  • Office Hours:

  • Monday - Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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The Adminstration Building is located at 5694 East Alexandria Pike

Important Information

Thanksgiving Day November 26th

City offices will be closed on November 26th for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. There is no change to the trash collection schedule. Trash will be collected on Friday November 27th.

Please Report Illicit Discharges

If you see an illicit discharge please call the stormwater hotline at 859.441.6863 to report the illicit discharge or any type of water pollution in our creeks and streams, or if you see pollution in the city stormwater system infrastructure such as in the catch basins and inlets. In case of emergencies, call 911. Click here to learn more about illicit discharges.

Leave Grass Clippings on Your Lawn

With all of the heavy rain we are experiencing this summer, most of us have had to mow our lawns much more frequent. These heavy rains have contributed to additional grass clippings that are ending up in the City storm water system. Grass clippings that are blown into the street eventually enter the street storm drains and inlets.

When mowing your lawn, make certain that you do not blow grass clippings into the street. When mowing, make the first few passes with the lawnmower blowing the grass clippings into the lawn not directly into the street. If there are grass clippings on the street or sidewalk, use a broom or leaf blower to blow them back into the lawn. Do not use a hose to wash them into the street or storm drains. Keeping your leaves and lawn clippings out of the streets and gutters will have significant benefits for our local rivers, lakes, streams or creeks. You can do your part to reduce the amount of phosphorus entering our local rivers, lakes, streams or creeks by following these water quality tips and encouraging your neighbors to do the same.

Keep your grass clippings on the lawn and not in the street or gutter. Remember, when you leave your grass clippings on the lawn, you add free fertilizer to your lawn. According to the U.S. EPA, leaving your grass clippings on the lawn doesn’t cause thatch buildup. Grass clippings are about 90 percent water, so they decompose very quickly. Leaving your grass clippings on the lawn can reduce your lawn’s annual fertilizer needs, reduce your fertilizer costs and reduce water pollution.

Cold Spring 75th Anniversary

The year 2016 marks a milestone in the City of Cold Spring's history. We will be celebrating our 75th Anniversary, and we are asking for citizen's input. If you have any photographs or if you have any stories or memorabilia regarding our city, we would appreciate your help. Please email to lisa.c@coldspringky.gov, or contact our City Clerk, Rita Seger at 859-441-9604. We would appreciate your help and input.

Mile Monday

Mile Monday Markers are down in neighborhoods - As part of the Mile Monday Program where people are encouraged to walk a mile on Monday's; markers have been put down in many neighborhoods within the city. These mark a measured mile, you can start wherever you like but by following the laid out path, when you return to your starting point you have walked a mile.

Click here for Healthy Monday Tips

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