City Staff

City Administrator

Alex Mattingly - Joined the City in February of 2021

General Duties:

  • Acts as the lead Economic Development Officer for the City
  • Oversees development and implementation of the City budget as directed by the Mayor
  • Investigates legislative issues and coordinates agenda with Mayor for City Council meetings
  • Acts as Zoning Administrator in reviewing and approving commercial or residential building permits and zoning matters
  • Acts as Liquor Administrator in reviewing establishments for conformance
  • Supervises City staff and oversees the Public Works department
  • Negotiates contracts for various City services
  • Plans, assists, and monitors committee meetings
  • Interacts with residents on matters of concern and ordinance issues
  • Maintains working relations with members of City Council and the Mayor
  • Works with developers and private sector businesses to ensure conformance with City Ordinances and Zoning Code
  • Calculates project costs and lists with appropriate committees for budgeting purposes

Affiliations:

  • International City/County Management Association
  • Kentucky City/County Management Association
  • Northern Kentucky City/County Management Association
  • Licensed Member, Kentucky Bar Association

Finance Officer/Treasurer

T.J. Holtman Joined the City in January of 2018


General Duties:

  • Assists City Administrator and Mayor in preparation of annual budget
  • Manages the annual audit process
  • Assists in compiling the City’s newsletter, The Eagle’s View
  • Maintains and researches as necessitated health, dental, general liability, building, and fleet insurances
  • Advises Mayor and City Administrator on financial and legal responsibilities, annual legislative changes, and annual GAAP and GASB updates
  • Negotiates rates of returns on investments
  • Performs daily, monthly, and annual accounting duties
  • Partners with the Kenton County Fiscal Court for information regarding domiciled or transient businesses and related business taxes
  • Maintains the City website
  • Handles citizen concerns and delegates or cooperates with other employees and municipal agencies to resolve
  • Investigates, coordinates, and provides support for recreational activities

Affiliations:

  • Governmental Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA)
  •  Kentucky Government Finance Officers Association
  • Northern Kentucky Government Finance Officers Association (NKGFOA) - President

City Clerk

Stacy Kellam Joined the City in April of 2019


General Duties: 

  • Attends all Council meetings and prepares minutes of these proceedings. Ensure legal notification of public hearings and meetings for City Council in accordance with Kentucky law.
  • Prepares City Council meeting agendas and packets.
  • Coordinate all required publishing for City, including public notices and legal advertising, and maintain affidavits of publication.
  • Drafts, signs and maintains ordinances, resolutions, minutes, municipal orders, agreements, contracts, and other official city documents.    
  • Assists City Administrator in preparation and distribution of City Committee agendas and correspondence.  
  • Prepares minutes for other assigned City Board and Committees (such as the Board of Adjustment).
  • Manages process for retention and periodic destruction of applicable City records.
  • Acts as Official Records Custodian for the City, and coordinates Kentucky Open Records Act requests.
  • Answers telephone calls, routes calls to appropriate City personnel or responds to citizen questions, greets customers, receives tax and other miscellaneous payments, and provides permits for garage sales, overnight parking, etc.
  • Assists in the preparation, filing and mailing of real estate tax bills.
  • Sorts and opens mail, types and prepares correspondence, and files City records.
  • Plans and manages special events sponsored by the City, as assigned by the City Administrator.
  • Manages or coordinates various projects, as assigned by the City Administrator or the Mayor.
  • Coordinates City Alcoholic Beverage Control license issuance and renewal.
  • Coordinates City communications, including City newsletter, web site, social media, and electronic sign content.
  • Maintains an understanding of City activities and initiatives in order to field inquiries from the public.
  • Assists Finance Officer/Treasurer in data entry and processing of bank deposits, accounts payables and property taxes, as necessary in a backup capacity.
  • This employee is encouraged to be active in the local and state municipal clerk organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the City Administrator.

Affiliations:

  • Northern Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association 
  • Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association
  • International Municipal Clerks Association

Finance and Administrative Clerk

Mary Bach Joined the City in May of 2023


General Duties:

  • Answers telephone calls, routes calls to appropriate City personnel or responds to citizen questions, greets customers, receives tax and other miscellaneous payments, and provides permits for garage sales, overnight parking, etc.
  • Assists Finance Officer/Treasurer in data entry and processing of bank deposits, accounts payable items, and property taxes.
  • Primary assistant for the preparation, filing, and mailing of real estate tax bills.
  • Primary duties related to entering invoices and other data into the City’s accounting system.
  • Sorts and opens mail, types and prepares correspondence, and files City records.
  • Serves as backup to City Clerk in regard to staffing City Council meetings and preparing City Council minutes.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Finance Officer/Treasurer or City Administrator.

Contracted Services

City Attorney:

Mary Ann Stewart with the firm Adams Law

 

City Engineer:

 Michael Yeager, Prime AE Engineers


Building Inspector and Zoning consultant: 

Planning and Development Services of Kenton County

                                                          phone: 859-331-8980   fax: 859-578-7964