Fort Thomas City Offices – Temporary Relocation
The City of Fort Thomas Administration offices, including City Administrator, City Clerk, Finance office, General Services (office personnel only) and Economic Development Director will be located at the Armory Building (950 S. Fort Thomas Ave) beginning Monday January 4, 2021.
The offices are situated on the first floor and access will be from the entry located in Tower Park.
Important items to note:
Mailing address for all city business will continue to be: 130 N. Ft. Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas, KY 41075
Business phone will remain (859) 441-1055
Hours of Operation will remain: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday
Access for business during COVID is limited to lobby drop-off/pickup unless appointment scheduled in advance.
There will be no business conducted on location at city building EXCEPT Police Department or Fire Department through their regular contact protocols.
Council Meetings, City Boards & Commissions and all other city public meetings will be held at the Community Center/Mess Hall located in Tower Park. Check city website for calendar of meetings.
This temporary relocation is necessary to permit the renovation of the offices at the city building and will tentatively last through the calendar year of 2021.
We appreciate your patience and understanding through this period of time. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the city clerk at 441-1055.
Tower Park – Shelter 3 Area (across from VA Hospital)
You may have seen improvements to the basketball courts as well as the new shelter in Tower Park. The City of Ft. Thomas intends to complete this area by late spring. A volleyball court, additional parking, and modified play area will be great additions/upgrades to our park system.
Tower Park – Ballfield
Improvements have been taking place at the Tower Park Ball Field. We intend to have the field ready for spring, with additional improvements in the year(s) to come.
Effective January 2021: The Fort Thomas Military and Community Museum will be closed until the Spring of 2021.
CITY OF FORT THOMAS, KY.
The City of Fort Thomas, KY is seeking a crossing guard
for the Memorial Parkway and N. Fort Thomas Avenue intersection.
Assistance crossing children is needed for a short period of time
in the morning, school days. Must be 18 years of age or older;
rate of pay is $11.00 per hour,
payable bi-weekly while school is in session.
Please contact the Fort Thomas Police Department
at 859-441-6562 for additional Information.
Sanitation District No. 1 will be replacing a portion of the sanitary sewer on Waterworks Road. A portion of the road will be closed from September 2 to December 1, 2020.
The road will be barricaded at night, allowing access only for the local resident at 262 Waterworks Rd, and Emergency Personnel.
The 4th of July Parade, celebration in Tower Park and the fireworks have been cancelled. Due to the restrictions on gatherings, we were positioned to have to cancel. The city is continuing to consider other events that could be offered to the community throughout the summer.
Please refrain from walking in the area of Alexander Circle/V.A. Homes. This is a construction site and is dangerous to walkers. We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.
Sanitation District No. 1 and Northern KY. Water District will be replacing the sanitary and storm sewers on Waterworks Road. Please note that there will be road closures and delays over the next year to 18 months. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause.
Implementation of Community Plan
Mayor Haas and City Council have initiated implementation of the City’s recently adopted Community Plan. Committee meetings of council will focus on the six topics defined within the plan and be reported at regularly scheduled meetings. Summaries of committee meetings will be posted on the www.ftcommunityplan.com website where the history of the entire planning process can be viewed. Please visit the Community Plan website to stay current on this important process taking place in our city………….
The Fort Thomas Farmers Market will be held on Wednesdays, June 3 through October 30th, 3 to 7 p.m. Tower Park Tennis Courts Parking Lot
DO NOT ENTER IF SICK
Send Only 1 Person into Market
No Pets Allowed
Keep 6-Feet Between People
Do Not Touch Surfaces
Use Hand Sanitizer and Wash Stations As Needed
Please Don’t Linger
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The City of Fort Thomas has adopted a golf cart ordinance that allows golf carts on certain roads within the city limits. Please read and familiarize yourself with the attached rules and regulations. A permit will not be issued without a Sheriffs inspection and proof of insurance.
To help alleviate flooding and overflows of storm and sanitary sewer during and after heavy rainfall in the area around Waterworks Road, SD1 is planning a project to replace some existing storm and sanitary sewer pipes with new, larger pipes.
In order to finalize the design for the new sewer system, SD1 will be performing some geotechnical data collection work. This involves drilling into the ground to obtain samples of the soil and rock beneath the surface. The investigation may also require contractors to dig holes on or around private property.
This work will begin the week of September 16th and should be completed within two weeks. Residents may see and hear construction activity during normal business hours, and traffic along Waterworks Road may be reduced to one lane. SD1 and our contractors will make every effort to be as minimally disruptive to residents and motorists as possible. Any property disturbed as a result of this work will be restored to satisfactory conditions.
Questions about this project can be directed to Spencer Stork by calling SD1’s main line at 859-578-7450 or emailing email@example.com and referencing project number C705-ENG-047-01.
Please click HERE for new renderings and information on the Greiwe Development.
Fort Thomas Renaissance proudly introduces GROW, a grant for the revitalization of your business facade. You may choose a smaller grant up to $10,000, or more money in the amount of $10,000 to $20,000. GROW a little or a lot! You will be responsible for paying 25% of the cost of your project.
A public hearing for the 2019 Street Resurfacing Program was held by the Public Works Committee of Council on Tuesday, March 26th.
Today, 9-1-1 Can’t Find You
Over 80% of calls made to 9-1-1 come from mobile phones. When you dial 9-1-1 from a mobile phone, the 9-1-1 call takers have very little information to help you – only your phone number and a very general sense of your location.
This is a serious problem in an emergency when seconds count, particularly if you or your loved ones have medical conditions, or are unable to safely speak.
Sign up for Smart 911 Now!
We wanted to put out a friendly reminder that if you walk or jog before sunrise of after dark to please try to wear reflective clothing so that drivers can see you. We want to keep you safe!
There will be a Public Meeting held on Wednesday, November 28th at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the city building.
Please Click Here for the plans. Please note that this is a large file at 17 MB.
Please be aware of who you are talking to at all times.
Rumpke is offering residents of Fort Thomas a FREE recycling cart. ** Please note: These carts are the property of Rumpke, Inc. and are to be used for recycling only. If you already have a toter, you will be charged for another one.
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Pedestrian Safety Initiative
You can help protect public health, property and the environment by following some of these tips from SD1:
- Sweep grass clippings, leaves and other debris off the street and away from storm drains. Dispose of all waste properly in trash receptacles or recycling bins.
- Use fertilizers and pesticides sparingly on your yard and landscaping.
- Never dump, pour or wash oil, chemicals, paint, yard debris, trash or other substances down a storm drain.
- Rake leaves and other debris from your yard and place them in plastic bags or trash bins for disposal.
- During the winter months or in the event of a late snowfall, try to shovel ice and snow away from storm drains to maintain a clear opening.For more helpful tips and information about how to prepare for heavy precipitation, visit www.sd1.org/customerservice/raineventpreparation
Discover how a military barracks, bare-knuckle boxing ring, the gruesome murder of a pregnant woman, and a local pub contribute to the rich historical heritage of the City of Fort Thomas.
The Fort Thomas Military and Community Museum has worked for more than a year with Battery Row Productions to create this walking tour–a tour which is much more than just physically walking. It’s done with smart phones and QR codes or on computers. You will see ten signs throughout Tower Park and the Historic Midway with short explanations of special sites. On each of those signs are also QR codes which will link to further explanations on our website. If you do not have a smart phone, you’ll be able to look up the site and see the entire collection as well as interviews with our local historians, including Gloria Sisk, Linda Rankin, Erik Geiman, Scott Froendhoff, and Betty Daniels. Dozens of historic photos have been included.
We hope you’ll spend time learning more about our much loved City!
Buy a piece of the walk.
A Message from Rumpke, Inc.
Rumpke is asking all customers to wrap mattresses and box springs in plastic before stetting them out to the curb for pickup. Due to the overwhelming outbreak of bedbugs, this will help keep their drivers safe from infestation. Rolls of plastic can be found at most hardware stores and are fairly inexpensive. Customers are asked to contact Rumpke in advance before setting out large items. If the mattress and box spring is not wrapped in plastic or called in for a special pickup, the driver will leave a sticker on it with instructions on action to be taken before the item can be removed.
7:00 PM on the 2nd day after council meetings (Wednesday if council is on a Monday, or Thursday if council is on a Tuesday.)
10:00 AM on the 3rd day after council meeting (Thursday if council is on a Monday, or Friday if council is on a Tuesday.)
Noon on the Saturday following a council meeting.