Help Identify Transit Needs of Elderly, Disabled, and Veterans

January 2, 2018



To:                   Public Transportation Providers & Users

From:               Northern Kentucky Area Development District

            The Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD) is conducting a meeting to identify unmet public transit needs in the region, primarily regarding elderly persons, disabled persons, and veterans. Following this meeting all needs will be assessed and potential funding sources reviewed. Where possible the needs identified will be used to develop FY 2019 Sections 5310 and 5311 transit grant applications, however preparing a request does not guarantee that service will be provided.

            In order to thoroughly assess the needs of the region, a public input meeting has been scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the NKADD, 22 Spiral Drive, Florence, KY 41042. 

If you have questions regarding this public input process or would like to submit written comments please contact Stephanie King at (859) 283-1885 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Lisa Luke Earns International Certification



The Northern KY Area Development District is proud to announce that Lisa Luke, a member of our staff for 5 years, has successfully passed an international certification examination for her profession.

The AIRS Certification Program awards professional credentials internationally to individuals. It is a recognition of demonstrated competencies in the field of information and referral (I&R) that include the knowledge, skills, attitudes and work-related behaviors needed by I&R practitioners to successfully execute their duties. 

The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) is the professional association for over 1,200 community Information and Referral (I&R) providers, primarily in the United States and Canada - helping to bring people and services together.

Lisa is now a Certified Information and Referral Specialist – Aging/Disabilities (CIRS-A/D).

She lives in Burlington with her husband and two daughters, and is the Lead Resource Counselor for the ADRC (Aging and Disabilities Resource Center through NKADD.

AIRS Certification demonstrates NKADD’s quality assurance and commitment to constantly improve customer service.

Public Works Laborer - City of Fort Mitchell

Butler Foundation Honored for Community Service Through NKADD/Area Agency on Aging

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Butler Foundation Honored for Community Service Through NKADD/Area Agency on Aging

For Immediate Release
Contact: Amy Scalf, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FLORENCE, KY December 21, 2017 – The Butler Foundation was honored as the recipient of the Community Service Award by the Northern Kentucky Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living’s Council on Aging during an event December 7.

As the philanthropic organization supported by Covington-based real estate investment firm Corporex, the Butler Foundation was established in 1979 to directly help low-income Northern Kentucky families. In 2016, the Butler Foundation helped more than 150 individuals by providing emergency hardship relief.

One Northern Kentucky resident, Sandra Miller, received life-changing assistance from the Butler Foundation in 2017, when she received a grant to upgrade her motorized wheelchair. Miller, who has cerebral palsy, said she probably would have had to move to an assisted living facility without the  wheelchair modifications, which include headlights and electronically raising the chair’s seat.

Other grants funded by the Butler Foundation purchased a portable oxygen concentrator to help an oxygen-dependent client remain active in her community, purchasing or modifying electronic scooters, and helping to purchase prosthetics.

In the accompanying photo, NKADD Human Services Associate Director Anne Wildman stands with Sandra Miller and Barbara Schaefer, Executive Director of the Butler Foundation.

The Council on Aging meets monthly on the first Thursday, except January and June, at NKADD, 22 Spiral Drive, Florence KY 41042. Meetings start at 10 a.m. The public is welcome to attend. The next meeting will be February 1, 2018.

For more information, please contact Amy Scalf at 859-283-8174 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Used Communication System Tower Shelters

The Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD) on behalf of the Fiscal Courts of Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties hereby requests pricing for Used Communication System Tower Shelters to be provided in accordance with terms, conditions and specifications established herein.

Information received after the date and time set for opening requests for information will not be considered and will be returned unopened to the Submitter. It is the sole responsibility of the Submitter to assure that his/her information is received by the NKADD before the date and time set for opening the Request for Pricing.

Used Communication System Tower Shelters



  1. When it comes to delivery of the shelters, will they all be ready to be offloaded/delivered around the same time? Or will this be a situation to where there is weeks in between deliveries. Reason I ask is if we can try to offload a couple shelters in the same day it’s going to save on crane costs. If you want me to just quote it as being a separate deployment for each site I can do that now and then we can discuss this more down the road when it gets closer.
    Pricing should reflect separate deployment for each site.

  2. It mentions that an entry port shall be provided in the shelter for coax. All of our shelters will have an entry port in them somewhere and some may have multiples. If the shelter doesn’t have the entry port location in the right spot and we have to physically cut a whole then there is a charge to do so. This is going to be very hard to determine when we don’t know which shelters are going to which sites but I just want to bring that topic up.
    Please provide a cost for cutting a new entry port as a separate line item so that we can utilize if necessary.

  3. Are you ok with getting a mix of 10x20s and 12x20s or would you rather stick to all the same size?
    10X20 shelters are preferred but a mix of the two will be considered.

  4. All of our shelters either have 3 ton or 5 ton HVACs so when it comes to 10x20’s or 12x20’s we typically see 3 ton units. I know the bid states 5 Ton but would you be open to a shelter having (2) 3 Ton HVAC’s?
    Shelters with two (2) 3 Ton HVAC units will be acceptable.

  5. Where would you like to have pictures of the shelters sent? Via email? Via shared online storage?
    If the file size of the pictures are too large for email, a shared online storage link should be shared with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and with ‘Used Communication System Tower Shelters Request for Pricing’ and your company name in the subject line.

Contact Information

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 711
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