The Board of Overseers for Linden Grove Cemetery consists of 3 members appointed by the City of Covington, 3 members appointed by the Kenton County Fiscal Court, and 3 At Large members appointed by the City and County Board members. At least 1 At Large member must be familiar with Cemetery operations. The City of Covington Finance Department maintains all Cemetery funds and official records, and the Kenton County Attorney serves as Legal Counsel for the Cemetery Board. The City and County provide an annual allocation of $30,000 each from their respective General Fund operating budgets to provide for the Cemetery’s operating expenses.
The Board hires a Superintendent and adopts an annual operating budget that provides for the costs of maintenance staff, equipment purchase and repairs, materials and supplies. The Cemetery has a small Perpetual Care Trust Fund and its uses are restricted by Kentucky law.