Project Timeline

Prior to 2010

Multiple elected officials discuss relocating the County Administration Building due to building and site inefficiencies and poor accessibility.

August 2010

Kenton County Fiscal Court commissions a proposal for a planning and programming services study for the Kenton County Administration Building.

November 2010

The jail moves out of 303 Court Street into the new Kenton County Detention Center.

Kenton County Detention Center


Kenton County Fiscal Court commissions a study to determine costs to renovate the existing County Administration Building.

February 2016

Results of study on costs to renovate 303 Court Street presented to Kenton County Fiscal Court.

May 2016

Kenton County Fiscal Court secures purchase option on Bavarian Brewery site.

July 2016

Kenton County Fiscal Court closes on purchase of Bavarian Brewery site. View the Fiscal Court Minutes from July 12, 2016 (PDF).

September 2016

Kenton County Fiscal Court issues a Request for Proposal (RFP) (PDF) for project management services.

October 2016

Kenton County Fiscal Court accepts bid from Parson/Brinckerhoff/WSP to be Project Manager. View the Fiscal Court Minutes from October 25, 2016 (PDF).

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

December 14, 2016

Bavarian Brewery Open House
Covington Latin School
21 East 11th Street
Covington, KY 41011
4 to 7 p.m.

December 22, 2016

Kenton County Fiscal Court issues a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for potential Design-Build Teams.

January 26, 2017

Kenton County continues work toward improving delivery of basic services with Second Open House (PDF). The Open House was held at:
Edgewood Senior Center
550 Freedom Park Drive
Edgewood, KY 41017
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

February 27, 2017

Kenton County Fiscal Court approves three design-build teams to move forward in the RFP process.

The following teams were selected:

  1. Team Led by Turner Construction (PDF)
    David M. Spaulding
    Vice President and General Manager
    Turner Construction Company
    250 West Court Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    Phone: 513-721-4224
    Email David Spaulding
  2. Team Led by HGC Construction (PDF)
    Ali Hubbard
    Director of Business Development
    Mobile Phone: 615-943-1224
    Office Phone: 513-861-8866
    Fax: 513-861-7878
    Email Ali Hubbard
  3. Team Led by Megen/Turnbull-Wahlert Construction (PDF)
    Tim Sharp
    Vice President
    Megen Construction Company, Inc.
    11130 Ashburn Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45240
    Phone: 513-742-9191
    Email Tim Sharp

Vendors and interested stakeholders are encouraged to contact individual teams directly.

March 2, 2017

Release date of RFP for short listed bidders.

June 7, 2017

Proposals are due from short listed bidders.

June 21, 2017

After hearing the recommendation from the selection committee, the Fiscal Court unanimously voted to approve the contract with Turner Construction, contingent upon successful contract negotiations. View the News Release from June 21, 2017 (PDF).

Learn more about the preferred alternative and alternative concept.

The Final Open House for Pre-Design Process for New Kenton County Administration Building (PDF) will be held at:
Covington Latin School,
21 East 11th Street,
Covington, KY 41011
4 to 6 p.m.

June 22 to July 7, 2017

Public Comment Period.

July 19, 2017

Anticipated Completed Contract Execution; issue NTP.

September 25, 2017

Groundbreaking at new site.

Fall 2017

Construction on new site.

August 21, 2018

Updated renderings of both the New County Administration Building and of the 303 Court Street Building were presented at the Kenton County Fiscal Court meeting.

Late Spring 2019

Projected move-in.