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Boone County Judge/Executive Moore chosen to chair national task force on heroin abuse

Boone County Judge/Executive Moore chosen to chair national task force on heroin abuse
October 30, 2017

Boone County Judge/Executive Gary Moore has been chosen to co-chair a national task force focused on heroin abuse. The National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National League of Cities (NLC) created the joint national task force to address the nation’s opioid and heroin abuse crisis. The City-County Task Force Addressing Heroin and Opioid Abuse, […]

Region’s judges/executive say Northern Kentucky is in a good state and collaboration is a big reason

Region’s judges/executive say Northern Kentucky is in a good state and collaboration is a big reason
September 20, 2017

By Mark Hansel NKytribune managing editor The State of Northern Kentucky was the topic at Tuesday’s Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Eggs ‘N Issues discussion at Receptions in Erlanger. The top elected officials in their respective counties credited a spirit of cooperation among elected officials and business and community leaders throughout the region for Northern […]

Boone County lowers property taxes

Boone County lowers property taxes
August 15, 2017

Boone County’s population and business growth enabled elected officials to lower property taxes rates – again. The four elected representatives on the county’s Fiscal Court unanimously voted to lower all three types of property tax assessments. Fiscal Court has not previously lowered all three property tax types in the same year, Boone County Judge-executive Gary Moore said. […]

Transportation key to managing growth in Boone County

Transportation key to managing growth in Boone County
July 14, 2017

Boone County is growing. Fast. In fact, according to officials with the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI), it is the fastest growing area, not just in Northern Kentucky, but the entire Tristate. As working and residential populations expand, so come growing pains, most often in the form of traffic and infrastructure issues. Boone County, […]

Gary Moore: Protecting First Responders and the Public; judge-executive explains 911 dwelling unit fee

Gary Moore: Protecting First Responders and the Public; judge-executive explains 911 dwelling unit fee
March 11, 2017

Public safety is a core responsibility of local government and one of the highest priorities for the elected officials in Boone County. Moore In order to meet this responsibility, at the March 7 meeting of the Fiscal Court, the County Commissioners and I affirmed our support for a new regional communications system and to ensure […]

Boone County Judge/Executive Moore chosen to chair national task force on heroin abuse

Boone County Judge/Executive Moore chosen to chair national task force on heroin abuse
May 4, 2016

Boone County Judge/Executive Gary Moore has been chosen to co-chair a national task force focused on heroin abuse. The National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National League of Cities (NLC)  created the joint national task force to address the nation’s opioid and heroin abuse crisis. The City-County Task Force Addressing Heroin and Opioid Abuse, […]

Five questions with … Gary Moore

Five questions with … Gary Moore
May 4, 2015

BURLINGTON – Since Gary Moore was elected to Boone County’s top government post in 1998, he has taken on an increasing number of prestigious roles in the region and the nation. Moore now serves as president of the National Association of Regional Councils, second vice president of the Kentucky County Judge-Executives Association and chair-elect of […]

Multi-use path at Aero Parkway in Boone County gets new benches thanks to Realtors’ Placemaking grant

Multi-use path at Aero Parkway in Boone County gets new benches thanks to Realtors’ Placemaking grant
April 28, 2015

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune Contributor The multi-use path that extends the length of Aero Parkway in Boone County has become increasingly well-traveled since it was dedicated in 2012. The road has alleviated congestion along Burlington Pike in the Mall Road area and the scenic path has also become a popular exercise route. Those who run, […]

Gary Moore, in his fifth term as Boone County judge-executive, reflects on progress made, work still to do

Gary Moore, in his fifth term as Boone County judge-executive, reflects on progress made, work still to do
February 23, 2015

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune Contributor Gary Moore began his fifth term as Boone County Judge-executive in January and has seen remarkable growth in a number of areas in his 16 years in office. When Moore was first elected in 1998, Boone County’s population was 80,000. Today that number exceeds 123,000. A landscape that, with the […]