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Edgewood Approves Budget, Share of School Officer with Erlanger

 

The City of Edgewood adopted its $15 million budget in a vote last week.

City council also approved the contribution of $15,000 from the City of Erlanger to help pay for a school resource officer at Dixie Heights High School. Students from both cities, and others, attend the school. Edgewood already approved its own contribution.

The city currently pays for three school resource officers for Kenton County Schools and will soon have a fourth.

Mayor John Link told council that the mayor's group will meet on June 15, at 9 a.m. at the Gardens of Park Hills with a focus on pension costs. David Eager, the executive director of the Kentucky Retirement Systems, will be coming to "tell his side" of the pension situation, according to Link, and the mayors will be able to offer their takes, too.

Mayor Link also told council about the upcoming census for 2020. He said at the last census, many Edgewood citizens signed up to go door to door in the city to help complete the population count. He said organizers are looking for people who are willing to help and get paid for the effort. The link to finding out about the job is 2020census.gov/jobs.

Tuesday night concerts would begin with the group Sweet Beats at Presidents Park at 7 p.m. He said there will be food at the concert.

June 18 will feature Gee your Band Smells Terrific in concert at Presidents park at 7 p.m.

On June 14 in Freedom Park there will be a free Friday night flick featuring Wreck it, Ralph. The movie will begin at dusk.

Written by Patricia A. Scheyer, RCN contributor