City Council

Regular Council meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. You are welcome to attend! Occasionally town hall style meetings will be held to discuss pending matters as they arise. If you have any questions, please call the city building at 859-341-3017. The city would like to solve your problems as quickly as possible.

This is YOUR city government and we want to serve you.

Councilwoman Christie Arlinghaus
Councilwoman Christie Arlinghaus
Christie Arlinghaus was first elected to City Council in 2006. She is a retired executive from the IRS.

Councilwoman Carol McGowan
Councilwomen Carol McGowan 2022

Elected by council, unanimously, to fill a vacant seat. BS Criminal Justice, retired USPS employee, worked with inner city challenged children for nine (9) years. Employed in corporate world fifteen (15) years.

Councilman Chad Longbons
Chad Longbons
Chad Longbons was elected to Council in 2018.

Councilman Patrick Hackett
Councilman Patrick Hackett

Patrick Hackett was elected to Council in 2018. Currently, I am retired now but previously, was a part owner & VP of Sales & Marketing of a Medical Device company which was sold to Merit Medical in 2013.


Councilwoman Deborah Noe
Councilwoman Deborah noe 2022
Deborah Noe was appointed to council in January 2021 to fill a vacant seat.

Councilwoman Jeannine Bell Smith
20221031 Jeannine Bell Smith

Jeannine Bell "JB" Smith is a life-long educator committed to excellence and investment in the community, dedicating thirty years in the Kenton County School District. As a master teacher, she worked with students, parents, and the community. JB's dedication to conservative values, fiscal responsibility, transparency, accountability, limited government, free markets are of utmost importance.