The city of Berea wanted to show some progress that our Public Works Department is making this week.
The Department is working really hard to keep our city clean.
These are some examples of public service and if you see them out let them know you appreciate the hard work and dedication to our community.
Employees of the Codes Office received KY League of Cities Excellence in City Government Awards for attending training.
October 1 is the new completion date for the widening of U.S. 25 N., according to state transportation officials.
City Administrator David Gregory announced Tuesday that is when the Allen Company, contracted by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, is slated to finish.
Elements of the project have taken shape, such as the shared use path, lighting, and sidewalk, but some final details remain.
After months of work, the latest edition of the City of Berea Strategic Plan will be unveiled Monday at a special called meeting of the Berea City Council. The event will take place at the Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson Street, beginning at 6 p.m.Continue reading City of Berea Strategic Plan framework to be unveiled next Monday
September 10, 2019 — Cub Scouts of America – Pack 516, based out of St Clare Catholic Church in Berea, KY, welcomed a flight crew from Air Methods Kentucky Station 2 for a demonstration and tour of their medical transport helicopter.
The Next Best Years of Your Life can be the best years if you take the time and effort to recognize needs and seek answers. In its 24th year, The Next Best Years of Your Life Conference is an opportunity for citizens 55+ to meet, connect, share and learn!
If you were driving on U.S. 25 N. in Berea Friday and Saturday, you may have noticed work crews laying asphalt.
Weeks ago, the Allen Company announced a projected finish date of September 1, 2019
The installation of lightning, the completion of curbs and gutters, and the laying of asphalt suggest the end is in sight.
Crewmen from the City of Berea Public Works Department are making progress this week on a bus shelter on Chestnut Street in front of Berea Baptist Church. The project is part of an effort to make the Berea Bus Service more convenient for passengers.
With much of the main road work nearing completion on the $8 million, 1.2 mile widening project on U.S. 25, crews from the Allen Company began working on the shared use path that stretches along the road to the Berea Bypass. Continue reading Crews begin installing shared use paths on U.S. 25 widening project
KET viewers in Lexington, Richmond, Nicholasville and surrounding counties may experience service interruptions over the next two weeks while work is done to the WKLE transmitter and antennae. The service interruptions will likely occur between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., as the transmitter must be shut off while work is done on the tower. Service should return to normal outside that time period. Continue reading KET viewers may experience service interruptions while work is done to WKLE-Lexington-Richmond service tower
May 19-25 Emergency Medical Services Week Proclamation
WHEREAS, emergency medical service is a vital public service; and Continue reading Mayor Fraley proclaims May 19-25 Emergency Medical Services Week
On Tuesday, Mayor Bruce Fraley recognized runner Raymond McKinney for his recent appearance in the Boston Marathon. The Certificate of Recognition for Raymond David McKinney read as follows: Continue reading Mayor recognizes McKinney for going the extra mile
Paper will no longer be accepted for recycling in the City of Berea after this week, at least until further notice.
Berea City Administrator Randy Stone made the announcement Tuesday evening at a meeting of the Berea City Council when he informed council members of the decision by Waste Connections, the city’s garage collection contractor. Waste Connections recently purchased Poff Carting.
In a statement released this week, Waste Connections gave the reason for the change in policy: Continue reading Paper no longer accepted for recycling in Berea
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The city of Berea is working with state and local officials to secure a project that will create an additional route in to the Berea Industrial Park.
Mayor Bruce Fraley revealed the effort last week during the comment portion of the Berea City Council meeting. Fraley reported attending a March 8 meeting of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 7, at the invitation of Madison County Judge/Executive Reagan Taylor.
Fraley expressed hope of getting two new road projects on the state’s six-year road plan: an access road from Richmond Road east toward the Farristown Industrial Drive near Farristown Middle School, and an extension of Mayde Road to Menelaus Road. Continue reading Berea, county working for industrial park road projects